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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

Album covers - TTSUF & WWHWJohn Bell - Wild Goose Music Resources

Download individual tracks or a whole album
The Truth That Sets Us Free - a collection from various parts of the world: Hawaii, Singapore, Mozambique, Glasgow and elsewhere; songs intended, as the title suggests, to liberate from limited horizons.
We Walk His Way - An album from the Wild Goose Resource Group. 19 of the songs from the We Walk His Way collection, recorded by John L. Bell, Graham Maule and the Wild Goose Collective.

For The Truth That Sets Us Free – whole album
For The Truth That Sets Us Free – individual tracks

For We Walk His Way – whole album
For We Walk His Way -– individual tracks

For all music audio downloads
For all sheet music download

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

Illustrated Ministry has released the chord charts and sheet music for each of their Compassion Camp songs; they’re available individually in their store here.

  • Their first single, “Welcome Home,” is great as a gathering any time, and especially for fall kickoff Sunday service!
  • Need a quiet, meditative, and Taize-like song for a worship service, check out “When We Breathe.”
  • Are you leading a service focusing on the vastness of God’s creation? “A Creation Hymn” is based on Psalm 104 and an earworm you will love! Grab the music today!

Illustrated Ministry has six original tracks; search "Illustrated Ministry" on your preferred music streaming platform. And/or:  

  • Listen to them on Apple MusicSpotify, or wherever you stream music.
  • Professionally recorded and produced; share with anyone needing theologically-progressive, high-quality tunes for children and worship.
  • Songs are registered with CCLI; find chords and lyrics on their SongSelect website.

Songs are included with the purchase of Compassion Camp: What Every Living Thing Needs. They will soon be available for individual purchase.

Lyric Videos! Six lyric videos are also available for Compassion Camp or anytime! Find them on YouTube here.

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

Harc, Ana Hernandez, Ruth Cunningham - Blessed By Light - 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