1. Amahoro
    By: Tracy Howe Wispelwey

    Amahoro” is a word from the Kirundi language, spoken in Burundi as well as adjacent parts of Tanzania, Uganda and the D.R. Congo. It is a common greeting meaning “peace” and is used in this song as a prayer and blessing that could be translated, “Let peace flow between us!”  Composer Tracy Howe Wispelwey is committed to composing songs that honor and draw from cultural traditions and communities that have been historically marginalized.  Congregations that love to sing songs like "We Are Marching In The Light of God"  (Siyaham' ekukhanyen' kwenkhos') will jump right on this one!

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  2. Arise
    By: Tracy Howe

    From singer/songwriter Tracy Howe: "Based on Isaiah 60, this is an upbeat gathering song declaring the promises of God that God's love brings God's people together." Learn More

  3. As We Gather Draw Us Nearer
    By: Andra Moran

    "As We Gather, Draw Us Nearer" marries the traditional hymn melody Beach Spring with vibrant images of nature, family, communion and belonging. This text explains holiness in a fresh, new way. It's a CMP staff favorite! Lyric video for this is coming soon! Learn More

  4. Belong To You
    By: Bryan Sirchio

    This is a brand new song written specifically to go with the Day 1 Scripture and Themes of the 2018 "Beyond Belief" Outdoor Ministries Camp Curriculum published by Chalice Press. Based on Psalm 139 and the theme, "What If I Belong?"--this is easy to learn and sing and will be useful in many contexts, including Sunday morning worship services. Learn More

  5. Called To Be God's Glory
    By: Ken Medema

    “See the glory of Creator in the wonders of creation! See the glory of our Savior in the lives that Love makes new! See the glory of God present in the power of Love awakened! We are called to be God’s glory in everything we think and say and do!” These lively, compelling lyrics by Terry W. York and Ken Medema with music by Ken Medema are a call to service based on gratitude for all the love and merciful provisions God grants us in this life. Originally composed for the Alleluia Conference at Baylor University in July 2019, this new choral arrangement by Ken Medema and Cathy Chamblee features choir, piano, organ, cello, and rhythm section with an opportunity for the congregation to join in on the chorus. Suitable for a variety of worship settings, this piece is sure to become a favorite for your congregation! Because of the pandemic, a performance recording is not available for this anthem, but you can acquaint yourself with the piece through the free MIDI-generated recording available on this website. Learn More