Modern songs for congregation

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See also the main list of psalms and the songs for solo and group use, several of which may be used congregationally.
Title Score Audio Comments
O magnify the Lord with me (I will bless the Lord at all times) PDF MIDI From Psalm 34
Great is the Lord Not yet Not yet From Psalm 48
Let the peoples praise thee (God of mercy) Not yet Not yet From Psalm 67
How lovely is your dwelling place PDF MIDI From Psalm 84
Come let us sing for joy to the Lord PDF MIDI From Psalm 95
I give you thanks PDF MIDI From Psalm 138. Subconscious borrowing from Rachmaninov who in turn ...
God indeed is my deliverer PDF MIDI From Isaiah 12: 2-6, and coloured with the liturgical (also Isaiah) Sanctus (Holy, holy, holy) text.
You were in the form of God PDF MIDI From Philippians 2: 5-11. Published: Worship Live, Stainer & Bell, Autumn 2003
Great and wonderful are your deeds and works PDF MIDI From Revelation 15: 3-4. Published: Spring Harvest 2004 songbook.

Lyrics: George Herbert (1593-1633):
Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life PDF MIDI Occasions: general

Lyrics: Timothy Dudley-Smith:
As water to the thirsty PDF MIDI Occasions: general, communion
Be present, Spirit of the Lord PDF MIDI Occasions: Pentecost. Detailed elsewhere.
Bless the Lord as day departs PDF MIDI Written primarily as a hymn; detailed elsewhere.
Come and see where Jesus lay PDF (Eb/Gb)
PDF (D/F)
MIDI (Eb/Gb)
MIDI (D/F)
Occasions: Easter. Either congregational or solo/group introit.
From the night of ages waking PDF MIDI Occasions: Easter, general. Written for St. Paul's, Haswell, Co. Durham: church extension.
How silent waits the listening earth PDF MIDI Occasions: Christmas.
In our darkness light has shone, Alleluia! PDF MIDI Occasions: Christmas. Optional descant.
Soft the evening shadows fall PDF MIDI Occasions: Christmas. Optional double descants. Published: The Carol Book (RSCM).

Lyrics: Brian Wren:
Ever-journeying Friend via email MIDI Occasions: Meeting for worship; commitment, baptism, confirmation. Written to celebrate the baptism of Daniel Lee.
To Christ our hearts now given via email MIDI Occasions: Meeting for worship; moving on, departure. Written for the move of Revd. Michael Rusk from Durham to Leicester.

Lyrics: Martin Leckebusch:
How are we to sing our songs to you? Score (Eb)
Chords (D)
Lyrics
OHP
MIDI Occasions: trouble, sorrow, lament, hope.

Lyrics: Andrew Pratt:
In the beginning God played with the planets © S&B   Published: Sound Bytes, Stainer & Bell, 1999.
Long ago God spoke to people © S&B   Published: Sound Bytes, Stainer & Bell, 1999.
We come by many different paths © S&B MIDI Written for the uniting of St. John's and St. Margaret's, Durham. Available to CCLI holders, for CCLI-compliant use only, via email. All other enquiries to Stainer & Bell.
What if the Babel consequence © S&B MIDI Occasions: Churches, computers and I.T. Written for Revd. Stoker Wilson as Durham Diocesan I.T. Adviser. Available to CCLI holders, for CCLI-compliant use only, via email. All other enquiries to Stainer & Bell.

Lyrics: Michael Perry (1942-1996):
Heal me, hands of God via email Not yet There is also an unaccompanied choral setting.

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Last updated: 12th March 2006