God Abundant, God of Wonder

A Christian Hymn against Christian Nationalism

God abundant, God of wonder, God of every living thing,

God of justice and of righteousness, empower us as we sing.

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Hymn: Blest Are You, the Poor in Spirit

A Beatitudes hymn text with a suggested public domain hymn tune.

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You Cannot Serve God and Guns: A Prayer of Protest

Initially written as a somber a cappella piece for a worship service, this version is musically full and rich, leaning toward hope while still acknowledging the grief so many of us feel from deaths caused by gun violence.

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Love Will Have the Final Laugh: An Easter Hymn

A pretty, simple Easter Hymn: Love Will Have the Final Laugh

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Hymn for the Hurting

Amanda Gorman's Poem

Maybe everything hurts,
Our hearts shadowed & strange.

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We Believe

We Believe is a sweeping love song for all creation, equally suitable as standalone anthem or as a sung creed.

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Hymn: “The Day of Crucifixion”

Tune: St. Christopher

Jesus is not my scapegoat / for any wrong I’ve done
It isn’t fair to place on him / what he had never done

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“Earth Aura with Miracle and louder”

Listen to the Eco-Hymn “Earth Aura with Miracle and louder” set to the tune of “Breathe on me, breath of God”

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Lo, Christmas Songs Reworded; SF Opera chorister Amy McKenzie sings

Blessed Christmas-tide even in a particularly bleak mid-winter. One carol includes a metaphorical rose blooming in darkest winter.

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The Creatures We Love

A new hymn by Amanda Udis-Kessler for The Blessing of The Animals Services

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Celebrating the Cosmos Liturgy

This presentation is a celebration of the cosmos and its processes. Why? We are living in a time not only of the meltdown of glaciers but also of ideological systems.

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MLK’s Favorite Hymn, “Precious Lord”

A remarkable circa 1990 recording of Martin Luther King’s favorite gospel hymn, “Precious Lord,” has been posted on YouTube, accompanied with visuals and quotations from the Civil Rights Era

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Come then, fellow travellers – an Eco-Hymn

Listen below to the Eco-Hymn “Come then, fellow travellers” set to the tune of “Onward, Christian soldiers”.

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“Only Now” and “Our Earth Needs You” – Two Eco-Hymns

To the tune of Robbie Burns’ famous song ‘My love is like a red red rose’, ‘ONLY NOW is an example of eco-lyrics set to famous, beautiful old tunes. Eco-lyrics by Gaia Dance.

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Love Language for progressive church worship

These three words sum up progressive Christian theology. They represent a turning point in the evolution of human understanding of Ultimate Reality.  The Bible starts with Superman-In-The-Sky and ends with agape – unconditional love – as the identity of the Divine.

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Hymn “O God, Who Does Love Me”

Tune: Gordon 11 11.11 11

O God, who does love me / And brought me to birth
With me through my childhood / You welcomed my mirth
I still can remember / When to you I would pray
You promised to love me / To never skip a day

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God Is Within

The following church service was conducted by George Stuart at Toronto New South Wales in Australia March 2021.

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Love Had a Dream

An Easter Journey

A progressive Christian encounter with the Easter story that situates it within the longer story of sacred love and within our lives today.

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