Yellowshammer Hymns’ new album, “Safe from Harm”, is a collection of hymns was written during the COVID-19 crisis that engulfed the world in March 2020. The songs reflect the weakness and dependence forced upon Colson and Zipf as they journeyed through the uncertainty of those days coupled with other losses, trials, and adversities. The album explores how to seek and to find rest from the turmoil of life in the mercy and steadfast love of God revealed in Jesus Christ.
Derek Boemler is an Online Team Leader with United Adoration. He worked on this song, “Ash Wednesday Hymn,” at an online creative session.
“You Made Us in Your Image” is a hymn based on a prayer in the Book of Common Prayer 2019. The prayer inspired an artist to make an image in their local church, which was shared in the UA Slack group, which inspired a poet to craft a song in a UA Creative Session, and after collaboration was completed and returned to the local church and shared at a Sunday morning service.
Daughter Zion’s Woe, a new album from the indie group Cardiphonia and Liturgy Fellowship, an international group of liturgically-minded musicians and songwriters
This song is inspired by Psalm 18, particularly the opening 3 verses which describe God as an impenetrable force of protection for his people.
Amidst the bustle of synod preparation, the air was sweet with the sounds of new songs. It seemed the church hallways carried a different melodic tune every time the draft changed directions. I was standing, guitar in hand, looking out into the courtyard where the...