Lay Me Low


This song was composed by Daniel Schwandt at our Music that Makes Community Composers' Gathering in Brattleboro, VT in 2013. Sheet music can be found in Singing In Community, published by Augsburg Fortress. 

Note that the second line of the original Shaker text has been adapted from 'so God can own me' to 'so God can hold me.' To make the text more broadly inclusive, some leaders have also changed the phrase 'Lay me low, so the Lord...' to 'Lay me low, so God...' 


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