Singing In Celebration


This collection includes hymns to celebrate church anniversaries and events. Hymns are written in inclusive, contemporary language, set to singable melodies, and fully indexed.

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This collection includes hymns to celebrate church anniversaries and events. Hymns are written in inclusive, contemporary language, set to singable melodies, and fully indexed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664256487
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1996
  • Edition description: INDEXED
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Parker Huber was a renowned Presbyterian hymn writer. She was an advocate for women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), serving as interim Program Coordinator for Presbyterian Women and on the PC(USA)'s Council on Women and the Church. Parker Huber received the "Woman of Faith Award" from PC(USA) in 2002.
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Table of Contents

What Is Different about Writing Hymns?
Some Words about Words
1 God of Beauty, Truth, and Grace
2 When, in Awe of God's Creation
3 Sovereign God of Every Creature
4 Christ Has Come, Salvation Bringing!
5 O God of All Creation
6 Oh Dios de lo Creado
7 We Sing Our Praise to God
8 Sing, My Soul, in Praise Unending
9 Planting Seeds of Faith and Trust
10 "God Is Love," the Bible Teaches
11 Gracious God of All Creation
12 "I Am Who I Am, I Will Be Who I Will"
13 "I Am Who I Am" - Our Living God's Name
14 Creator of Mountains
15 Word of God in Human Language
16 God of All Communication
17 Words Are Tools of Peace and Justice
18 All Praise to God for Word and Words
19 We Will Sing a Song of Women
20 The Lord's My Shepherd
21 Your Word, O God, a Sharpened Blade
22 God of Time and Space and Thought
23 We Remember with Thanksgiving
24 God Is Here in Word and Action
25 O God in Christ, You Call Us into Mission
26 Loving God of All Creation
27 Holy God of All Creation
28 Holy God, We Name You
29 Seeking to Be Faithful Servants
30 Loving Spirit, Our Creator
31 Christ, You Give Us Living Water
32 Gratefully Offer Talents and Service
33 Loving Spirit, Great Creator
34 Sovereign God of All Creation
35 God beyond Us, God within Us
36 Sing We Now of Peace with Justice
37 "Peace to You" - These Words of Jesus
38 Justice Is a Journey Onward
39 O Give God the Praise for Friendships That Last
40 O God of Earth and Altar
41 Praise the God Who Formed and Loved Us
42 God of Our Years
43 God of Life, in Christ You Lead Us
44 God of Days and Years and Eons
45 O Faithful God of Years Long Past
46 God of Beginnings
47 O God, You Call to Service Day by Day
48 O Gracious God, by Whom the Church Is Founded
49 Creator God, You Build Your Church
50 Open the Doors for Christ!
51 O God, You Build the Church
52 Rejoice! Our Loving God
Comments on the Hymns
Index of Churches, Programs, and Individuals for Whom the Hymns Were Written
Index of Scriptural Allusions
Index of Composers, Arrangers, and Sources
Alphabetical Index of Tunes
Metrical Index of Tunes
Index of First Lines
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