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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:
This is a new composition by Paul Vasile, a freelance church musician, consultant, and composer based in New York City. A frequent facilitator at Music that Makes Community events around the country, Paul is passionate about modeling and sharing leadership practices that sustain the musical and spiritual life of faith communities.
Paul Vasile is an interim/transitional church musician, consultant and composer based in NYC.
Paul Vasile wrote this song in December of 2015 at St. Lydia's Lutheran Church, and it's sweeping melody often elicits lush harmony when invited.
After the 2007 shooting rampage at Virginia Tech Mary Alice heard on the radio the pastor of a church near the college being asked what he could preach on the next Sunday. He answered with a quote from Psalm 30: " Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning." This inspired Mary Alice to write this song for the service she was leading the following Sunday at the Guilford (VT) Community Church, UCC. The singers are, from left to right: Cora Neilsen Kelly, Mary Alice Amidon, Zara Bode (Stefan's wife), Suzannah Park (soloist), Emily Miller, Jeff Fellinger, Gideon Crevoshay, Stefan Amidon (Peter & Mary Alice's younger son) Avery Book and Peter Amidon. You can hear, purchase, and download sheet music for this and other Amidon choral arrangements at: http://www.amidonmusic.com.
This song was written by Ana Hernandez in 2007, and can be found in the collection called Music By Heart (#26), the original collection of songs published as part of a Music that Makes Community project.