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Posts Tagged 'music for advent'

Holding Silence

Here’s a song that came to me this Advent. Lyrics below, recording and sheet music linked. Enjoy. -Angela Holding fear like a baby Holding darkness like light Holding space for a question Holding silence Christ come near us, Christ come in We are waiting Christ come near us, Christ come in We are waiting Holding [...]

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Songs for Advent 2017

Hello song leaders and hello everyone! Here’s the music we’ll be singing this Advent season. We observe a 7-week Advent at St. Lydia’s, which includes our services from Nov 12 to Dec 24. We’ll make a couple changes to the music when the month changes. Click the linked song titles to hear the recordings to [...]

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O Come Divine Messiah

This advent carol is the English version of an old French hymn. Listen to a version here, and see the sheet music here !

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God Came Down

Here’s a song we’ll use as a re-gathering song as we pass the offering plate. We’ll make a couple tweaks to the words of the song. These are the words we’ll use: God came down that we may know love God came down that we may know love God came down that we may know [...]

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Songs We Sing — “Comfort, Comfort Now My People” with harmony parts

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   Here are the parts for “Comfort, Comfort Now My People,” our final hymn for November and Advent.  Links for the sheet music and recordings of the four harmony parts are below. This hymn [...]

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