At age 94, Carlton Young is still making music. The collection, “Today I Live,” speaks to the COVID-19 pandemic in hymn after hymn.
“It’s breaking my heart,” says Bishop Laurie Haller. She explains that coronavirus makes choral singing “a super-spreader event.”
“We Are the Church” is a song for Pentecost, yet the hymn almost didn’t make it into the latest version of The United Methodist Hymnal.
New hymnal committee is authorized and UMs may be singing a new song by 2021.