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CONGO (Congregational Hymn Practice)


'New' hymns/songs/tunes for you to learn or revise; traditional or contemporary. Listen to them and become more familiar with them so that we can use them in church when we are able to sing together again. Click on TUNE for the music and TEXT for the words.

Week One: Come, people of the risen king

Week Two: How Shall I Sing that Majesty (John Mason) TUNE TEXT

Week Three: Sing alleluya forth - NEH 446

Words: G. B. Timms 1910 - 1997
Tune: Percy Buck 1871-1947

Week Four: Sing praise to God - NEH 447

Words: Johann Schutz 1640-90
                trans. Frances Cox 1812-97

Tune: Michael Fleming 1928-2006

Week Five: When all the mercies, O my God - NEH 472

Words: Joseph Addison 1672-1719
Tune: William Horsley 1774-1858

Week Six: Our God is  a great big God

Words: Nigel Hemming
Tune: Jo Hemming

Week Seven: O God of earth and altar

Words: G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
Tune: English trad, arr Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Week Eight: Praise the Lord, rise up rejoicing 

Words: H. C. A. Gaunt (1902-1983)
Tune: Adapted by J. S. Bach from melody by Johann Lohner (1691) and others

Week Nine: Hosanna, Hosanna

Words:Carl Tuttle
Tune:Carl Tuttle