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Hymns are organized by publisher.

G.I.A. Publications

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All the Earth Is a Temple
Arise, Your Light Has Come!
As a Fire Is Meant for Burning
As Christ Has Welcomed Us
As Grain on Scattered Hillsides
As Pants the Deer
Called by Christ
Christ Jesus, the Lowly
Come, All Who Long for Peace on Earth
Come, God, and Hear My Plea
Come, Now You Blessed
Come, People of the Living God
Come, Sing to God with All Your Heart
Creative God, You Spread the Earth
Diverse in Culture, Nation, Race
Fireworks Light a Summer’s Night
For the Goodness of Our Bodies
“Ghosts are Walking,” Fools Believe
Give Thanks to God, Who Hears Our Cries
Give Thanks to the Source
God, Breathe New Spirit
God, Breathe upon Us with New Life
God, May Our Church Reflect Your Grace
God of Endless Life Unfolding
God of the Ages
God, We Thank You for Our People
Grace Moves in Rhythms
Great Spirit, Joy of Earth and Sky
Hope of Abraham and Sarah
How Can We Worship God?
How Good and Lovely Is the Place
How Good It Is
If God Had Not Been on our Side
In Solitude, In Solitude
In the Crossroads of this Moment
In this Holy Mystery
It’s a Song of Praise to the Maker
Jesus Took the Bread
Lead On, O Cloud of Presence
Living Spirit, Holy Fire
Look to this Day
Loving is the goal
Moved by the Spirit, Let Us Move
Mujer, Tu Luz Llego
My Heart Sings Out with Joyful Praise
North, South, and West and East
Now Bless the God of Israel
Now Let Your Servant Go In Peace
O God of Generations
O God of Matchless Glory
O Holy Wisdom, Show Your Face
O Loving Maker of the Earth
O Radiant Christ, Incarnate Word
Out of the Depths, O God, We Call to You
Prophets in their Ancient Dreaming
Rejoice in God, All Earthly Lands
Remember and Rejoice
Rooted and Grounded in One Loving Source
Send Us Your Spirit
Since Words Alone Cannot Convey
Sing Praise to Wisdom
Sing Praises, Bless the Living God
Sleep, Holy Child
Take Courage and Trust Your Creator and Friend
Thanks Be to God, Our Great Salvation
The Arts Charm Our Senses
The Broken Heart You Heal
The Call Is Clear and Simple
The Earth and All Who Breathe
The Work of Our Hands
There Is a New Heaven
This Is a Song for All Who Live Alone
Through the Years You Safely
To God Compose a Song of Joy
We Are Yearning for the Season
We Cannot Own the Sunlit Sky
We Humans Build
We Pray, O God, for Hearts…
When Earth Is Changed
When God Restored Our Common Life
When the Wind of Winter Blows
When the Winds of Change Have Blown
When We Must Bear Persistent Pain
Where the Waters of the Jordan
Why Do the People Set You Up for a Fall
Why Stand So Far Away, My God?
With Christ as Our Foundation
With Fluttering Wings
With My Own Breath I Formed Your Life
Womb of Life, and Source of Being
Worship is Praising the One
You Are Called to Tell the Story
You Have Found Each Other
You Planted Us in Hope

The Pilgrim Press

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As We Meet Beside the Lakeshore
Blessed Darkness
Come and Seek the Ways of Wisdom
Come, Healing Light, Expose My Pain
Creator of All Time and Space
Faithful God, You Have Been Our Guide
Glory to God, and Peace on Earth
God, How Can We Forgive
God Is at Work in Life
God of Wisdom, God of Grace
God, Our God, Majestic Creator
God Who Made the Stars of Heaven
Healing Christ, Shine on Me
Healing River of the Spirit
Here at Jordan’s River
Holy God of Cloud and Flame
Holy Wisdom, Lamp of Learning
I Reflect the Image of the Maker
In Christ Called to Worship
In Such a Time as This
In the Dawn of the Ages
Like a Pleading Widow
Not in Grand Estate
O Sons and Daughters, Sing Your Praise
O Spirit, Spring of Hidden Power
O Word Made Flesh Among Us
Pray for a World
Sacred the Body
Shepherd of My Soul
Spirit, Open My Heart
Take My Yoke Upon You
Today We Have Gathered
Twelve Baskets Left Over
Walls Mark Our Bound’ries
We Have Labored and We Have Baked the Bread
We Praise You, God, for Women
We Thank You, God, for Prayer
We Thank You, God, for Sunday
Welcome, Child of the Promise
When Mary Bathed Our Savior’s Feet
When Painful Mem’ries Haunt Each Day
When the Winds Rage All Around Us
Wildflowers Bloom and Fade
With Gifts that Differ by Your Grace
You Gave My Heart New Songs of Praise
You Shall Draw with Gladness
Your Glory, O God

Hope Publishing Company

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Ask and You Shall Receive
Black Lives Matter
Colorful Creator
Come, O Fount of Every Blessing
Come to the Waters, You Who Thirst
Give Us, O God, Our Daily Bread
God’s Got Your Back
God of Joy and Love and Laughter
Grace Is a Gift of God
How Tragic, O God, Is the Death of Our Children
I Give Thanks to God
I Was Sinking in Despair
If I Run to the Desert
In Joyful Thanksgiving
In this Ministry of Life
Jesus Christ, Hope of Glory
Joy Comes in the Morning
Make Us One and Make Us Holy
Now We Know Faith Is the Substance
O Holy God, You Speak Your Word
O Holy One, Revive Us
Sacred the Body
Sing to a God
Spirit, Open My Heart
Thank God for Saints of Seasoned Age
The Earth and All Who Breathe
The Holy One Wills Good for Us
The Roses that Bloom
We Are Singers of the Story
We Gather Here in Christ Set Free
We Will Spread this Table
When We Are Tested
You Are the One, God

Table Prayer
Introduction and Call to Praise (O Taste and See that God Is Good)
Lighting of the Lamps (God of Darkness, God of Light)
Blessing of the Cup (You Bring Forth Fruit)
Blessing of the Bread (Your Love Brings Forth Bread)
Prayers of the People (For All Who Labor without End)
Closing Hymn (Creation Is Singing)

The Copyright Company

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Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters

Selah Publishing Co.

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