Come, Light of Lights


Come, Light of Lights is layered song composed by Ruth Cunningham that can also be sung as a 2, 3 or 4-part canon/round. 

The song is useful as an invocation or introit, a call to prayer, or a sung Prayer for Illumination. Many communities also sing it during Advent.

"Come, light of lights into my heart.
Come, wisdom of Spirit into my heart."

Ruth has given faith communities permission to sing and share the song without copyright restrictions.

Sheet music can be found in Singing In Community, our latest songbook published by Augsburg Fortress, and in Music By Heart.

Here's video of Emily Scott leading the song at a Music that Makes Community workshop in Atlanta:

Here's a step-by-step teaching video made by Paul Vasile:

 


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