A Mosaic of Faith and Hope: A Festival of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Alumni of the James Abbington Church Music Academy of the Hampton Ministers' Conference lead a festival of congregation songs.
These psalms, hymns and spiritual songs come from a variety of cultural settings that explore contrasting, but complementary ways that music brings to expression Christian faith and hope.
Outline of the service:
Opening Hymn: Sing a New World into Being
Words: Mary Louise Bringle © 2006 GIA Publications, Inc.
Music (HYMN TO JOY): Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827); arr. Edward Hodges (1796-1867), P.D.
Acceptable to You Psalm 91:14
Words and Music: Eli Wilson, Jr. © 1989 Chenaniah Publications, Inc.
With Hands Lifted Up Psalm 113:1-3
Words and Music: Psalm 113:1-2, 4-6; Refrain, Leon C. Roberts (1950-1999) © 1998 OCP Publications
If It Had Not Been for the Lord on My Side Psalm 124:1-2
Words and Music: Margaret P. Douroux © 1980 Margaret P. Douroux
The Solid Rock (My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less)
Words: Edward Mote (1797-1874)
Music (SOLID ROCK): William B. Bradbury (1816-1868)
Words: Fred Pratt Green (1903-2000) © 1971 Hope Publishing Co.
Music (JULION): David Hurd © 1983 GIA Publications, Inc.
My Faith Has Found a Resting Place
Words: Eliza Edmunds Hewitt (1851-1920)
Music: André Grétry (1741-1813); arr. William Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)
Come unto Jesus
Words and Music: Charles H. Nicks, Jr (1941-1988); arr. Brandon Waddles © 2006 Bridgeport Music, Inc.
Words and Music: Walter Hawkins © 1977 Bud John Music, admin. EMICMGPublishing.com
Words: Jennie Wilson
Music: Franklin L. Eiland (1860-1909); arr. Stephen Key © 2000 GIA Publications, Inc.
Closing Hymn: Be With Us All, Lord
Words and Music: Uzee Brown, Jr © 1995 Roger Dean Publishing Co.
Leaders: James Abbington, alumni from the James Abbington Church Music Academy, Debra Perry,
Emmett G. Price III, and Kathleen Turner