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Worship: Music

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     For the Beauty of the Earth     Four by Four, Volume 2: Hymns for Piano and Four Ringers          Click on the book cover for the Amazon link     

Music - Websites & Other Media

Convergence Music ProjectConvergence Music Project represents a "worship renaissance," bringing together a new generation of songwriters who are writing songs that are theologically thoughtful, artistically satisfying, congregationally singable, and musically enjoyable. Discover music for a more just Christianity, online: download mp3s, lead sheets, and/or piano arrangement.

Watch the trailer here:

Click on the book cover for the Amazon linkRev, Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has been re-writing hymn lyrics for over two decades. Find her seasonally relevant, theologically progressive, contextually significant writing here. Hymns can be searched by topic, scripture index, RCL or general Google Search.

Find her hymnbook, God's World Is Changing, here.

St. CeciliaDear St Cecilia is an advice column on the ALCM web site, supported by Pastor Ron Koch, who welcomes all questions and concerns - which remain anonymous and confidential. Check the web site regularly for the latest updates.


Reach Ron via:

  • email:
  • snail mail: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1735 Hecker Pass Highway, Gilroy, CA 95020
  • or telephone (408) 842-2713

Welcome to Cathy's Music - Cathy's Music

Cathy’s Music is music where faith and fun meet. Your children will sing about the promises of God and the stories of God’s people and have fun at the same time.

Kid-friendly Christian songs that make a director’s job easy!

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Birdtalker: Check out the whole album, especially the title track, One.

offers tips for congregational SINGING IN A VIRTUAL REALITY

has pieces available on Prelude Music Planner for download. Nonsubscribers can find pieces for purchase on the Augsburg Fortress website; sign up for their biweekly newsletter with streaming music ideas for upcoming Sundays.

"The nation's premiere faith-based music academy for high school students" - created a resource page which includes links to a beautiful Virtual Evening Prayer, the LSM virtual choir singing Luther's Morning Prayer (Carl Shalk), and faculty tips and commentaries for church musicians.

Music of Lament/Justice

The Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, a Presbyterian pastor and hymn writer, has published a new hymn lamenting gun violence and remembering “the beloved children of God who died in the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas”.

Children's Music

ChildrenSing Around the World     ChildrenSing at Christmas: Nine Unison and 2-Part Anthems for Advent and Christmas     ChildrenSing Creation     ChildrenSing in Worship     ChildrenSing Psalms     Sing the Stories of God's New People: Twenty-Five More Songs for the Youngest Singers     Young ChildrenSing, Volume 2

In Our Library - Music

          ChildrenSing Around the World     cover of The 6 Marks of Progressive Christian Worship Music     Every Time I Feel The Spirit   -     By: Gwendolyn Sims Warren     Great Hymns of Our Faith                         Singing in Community: Paperless Music for Worship     p1Songbook###     Songs and Prayers from Taizé     Taizé: Songs for Prayer - Assembly edition     Taizé: Songs for Prayer - Instrument edition