For an alphabetical list of all songs in the database, click here.
Marilyn Haskell teaches "Peace, Perfect Peace" for a group singing a setting of Edward Henry Bickersteth's lyrics (1875).
Recorded at the All Saints Company conference, "Music that Makes Community" in St. Paul's Chapel of New York City, April 2008.
“Night Has Fallen” is a call-and-response piece: the cantor sings a line which the people echo, and then everyone sings a refrain together. The tune, “Dzuwa Lapita”, is from Malawi, and was arranged and harmonized for publication in the UK/US by John Bell. The words in English are by Tom Colvin, but also you can make up your own calls and responses.
This song is available in the Iona Community's There Is One Among Us: Shorter Songs for Worship from Wild Goose Publications.
Here is a video of AnnaMarie Hoos leading 'Night has Fallen' at an MMC event at Bishop's Ranch in January 2016.
This is a melody from the Democratic Republic of Congo, origin unknown; arranged by John L. Bell in One is the Body, available through GIA Publications, Inc.
There Are Angels Hovering Round is a song that has come to the MMC network through multiple channels. St. Gregory of Nyssa congregants have been singing this song at funerals for many years. Peter and Mary Alice Amidon have a lovely arrangement of it on their website amidonmusic.com, where you can listen to an mp3 and purchase sheet music.
"Holy, Holiness" by Peter and Ellen Allard From the Album: "Bring the Sabbath Home" notation available here: http://www.ellenallard.com/shop/page/2
At the Music that Makes Community Holy Week Retreat in February 2016, Lindsey Nye taught this original song, written for liturgical use on Good Friday.
At the Music that Makes Community Holy Week Retreat in February 2016, Liesl Spitz leads this energetic and inclusive version of the Lord's Prayer.
At the Music that Makes Community Holy Week Retreat in February 2016, Liesl Spitz leads this energetic interpretation of the Lord's Prayer.
At the Music that Makes Community Holy Week Retreat in February 2016, Lindsey Nye taught this song based on a popular prayer before meals. The Lyrics are: Some Have Food Some Have None God Bless the Revolution
At the Music that Makes Community Holy Week Retreat in February 2016, Elizabeth Nelson taught us this powerful melody. The lyrics are: Lord Bless the hands that Share with Us And Bless the Hands that Care for Us Now Hear this Simple Prayer from Us Amen Amen Now bless the Dawning of this Day And Bless the Friends that Come our Way Now Hear your People as we Pray Amen Amen
At the Music that Makes Community Holy Week Retreat in February 2016
This song is composed and shared by the Taize Community.
The Lyrics translate to: "Give Peace to every Heart."
Shalom chaverim is a beautiful Israeli folk song, a greeting that means "peace."
This song was written in 2003 by Miriam Klamkin, and can be found on the collection MotherTongue: Weaving the Web of Life. The Lyrics are as follows:
Peace in my heart
Peace between our hearts
Peace at the heart of the world
©2003 Miriam Klamkin
This "peace" was written by Benjamin and Tamika Jancewitz who teach it in the video at an MMC event in Baltimore 2015.
Paul Vasile led this tune at the Music that Makes Community event in Baltimore in November, 2015. An audio file of this tune, listing of printings and hymnals, and complete lyrics can be found here: