What Gift Can We Bring: A Pastoral Musician Looks at the United Methodist Hymnal

John Yarrington

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1992

Issue: Music in the Church (Vol. 12, No 3, Summer, 1992)

Because of the open and public process of this hymnal revision, many in the Methodist church had a voice in what was included. This is good news for those of us who think the church’s song may be sung and heard in many different ways. Already, in its brief life, my experience with the book is positive, and I find its diverse resources exactly what most present-day Methodist congregations need and will use. Allow me to open the cover and introduce the book to you.

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