Sermons are powerful but words combined with a melody “stick with us,” says Zebulon M. Highben, director of Music at Duke University Chapel. What’s a song that sticks with you?
With COVID-19 forcing churches to move to online worship, many are concerned about finding music they can legally use on the internet. These two Korean United Methodist clergy share free recordings.
“This Advent season,” says Bishop David Bard, “we find ourselves in the wilderness, exiled from our usual practices.” The bishop offers a song about the new thing God is doing in these troubled times.
We listen. We hum. We sing along. But how much do we know about our favorite songs of the season?
Advent starts December 2nd. If you want to preserve the integrity of the season in song, here are five Advent hymns set to more familiar Christmas tunes.
Fusing deeply held Wesleyan traditions with revitalized local worship contexts was the focus of a recent ground-breaking conference in North Carolina.