...is one of the most important things the Christian community does together in worshiping God. We sing into ourselves, into each other, into the universe, holy stories, holy truths, wisdom, beauty.
We are shaped into one body by singing together holy songs. We begin to vibrate together. We are changed.
Into what are we being shaped by the songs that we sing?
hymns of susan palo cherwien
O BLESSED SPRING
Twenty-seven of Susan Palo Cherwien's hymn texts are collected in this volume, many of them set to music by a number of today's top composers.
COME, BELOVED OF THE MAKER
From the writer of hymn texts such as "O Blessed Spring" and "Rise, O Church, like Christ Arisen" comes this second collection of expressive texts for worship.
PEACE BE STILL
This third collection offers thirty elegant poems intended to be sung by a worshiping assembly. Most were written for a specific occasion, yet each is widely applicable within worship settings.
if you need copyright permission:
Choral anthems using texts by Susan Palo Cherwien
are available from these publishers.
To aid in searching for an appropriate text in the above three volumes of hymns, here are three indexes: a scripture index, a thematic index, and a church year index: