Some hymns and songs for worship

Hymns from Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

A complete list of Carolyn's 180+ hymns with a lectionary index can be found at

You Made Us in Your Image - a hymn for Human Rights Day, or any service of social justice, freedom, oppression, dignity.

When Waters Roar and Foam - a hymn for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

O God, You Call for Justice - a hymn inspired by the Micah 6:8 biblical teaching.

Jesus, We Know Your Love in This - a hymn inspired by the I John 3:16-18 biblical teaching for compassion.

Once a Woman Seeking Water - a hymn for World Water Day and in support of CWS' water projects.

O God of Love, the Fast You Choose - a hymn for Ash Wednesday based on Isaiah 58:1-12.

O God, You Love the Needy - a hymn to support the churches' famine relief in Africa.

Lord, What a Parade! - a hymn written for Palm Sunday with peace and justice themes.

Whatever You Do - a hymn written in support of the relief efforts in Japan.

O God, in Christ You Call Us - a hymn written based on the theme: “Witnesses of These Things: Ecumenical Engagement in a New Era.”

Zacchaeus was a Tax Man - a hymn written to urge Congress to adopt changes to U.S. tax policy that will benefit low-income families.

O God, When Your Land Was Crushed and Destroyed - a hymn written in support of tree planting in Haiti.

In Haiti, There Is Anguish - a hymn in support of those suffering in Haiti from the January 12, 2010, earthquake

O God, You Send Us Out to Walk - A hymn of dedication for those participating in CROP Hunger Walks

Who Is My Neighbor? - A hymn inspired by the gospel lesson, Luke 10:25-37, the parable of the Good Samaritan.

God of Creation - a hymn for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

A Prayer for Our Children - originally written in response to the shootings at Columbine High School.

O God of Light, May Our Light Shine - a hymn written for World Day of Praye.

Be Doers of the Word of God - hymn from Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

God, We've Known Such Grief and Anger - a hymn written for churches' anniversary services of September 11

O God, Our Words Cannot Express - a hymn written for September 11
Music video of Noel Paul Stookey and the Northfield Mount Herman School Choir singing September 11 hymn, "O God, Our Words Cannot Express"

God, How Can We Comprehend? - for use by churches who want to support the relief efforts for the Afghan refugees

Bigger Barns - a hymn written based on the Parable of the Rich Fool in Luke 12:13-21

God, You Give Us Recreation - a hymn for Souper Bowl Sunday

God, With Joy We Look Around Us

"Fear Not," the Angel Said

There is a Mighty Question

God, You Wrap Your Love Around Us - a hymn for Blanket Sundays

God, How Can We Comprehend? - A hymn for refugees