Silent night

A contemplative Christmas carol reflecting on Christ's birth.

Words: Words: German, Joseph Mohr; translation, John Freeman Young. Music: Franz Gruber. Public domain.

It is well with my soul

A hymn about having faith in God through the trials of life. 

Words: Horatio G. Spafford. Music: Philip P. Bliss. Public domain.

Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven

A hymn of gratitude, worship, and praise, based on Psalm 103.

Words: Henry Francis Lyte. Music: John Goss. Public domain.

Holy, holy, holy

A hymn proclaiming the Trinity, based on Isaiah 6 and Revelation 4.

Words: Reginald Heber. Music: John Bacchus Dykes. Public domain.

Hark! the herald angels sing

A classic Christmas carol proclaiming Christ's birth and its theological implications.

Words: Charles Wesley. Music: Felix Mendelssohn. Public domain.

What child is this

A Christmas carol about a child who fulfills the prophecy of Isaiah 9.

Words: William Chatterton Dix. Music: English traditional. Public domain.

Hamba Nathi (Come With Us)

A South African freedom song about journeying together.

Public domain.

The Lord's Prayer

In the New Testament, this is the prayer Jesus uses when teaching his disciples to pray. 

Words: Matthew 6:9-13, Luke 11:2-4; paraphrase. Music: Richard Langdon. Public domain.

Rejoice, the Lord is King

This hymn celebrates the ascension and reign of Christ.

Words: Charles Wesley. Music: John Darwall. Harmony: William Henry Monk. Public domain.

If ye love me

A 4-part motet based on John 14. 

Words: John 14:15-17. Music: Thomas Tallis. Public domain. 

What a friend we have in Jesus

A fun, new twist on an old favourite. 

Words: Joseph Scriven. Music: Charles Converse. Public domain. 

Arrangement © Claire Lemiski, 2021. All rights reserved. Used with permission. 

Jesus Christ is risen today

A celebratory Easter hymn. Hallelujah!

Words: Latin, anonymous; translation, Tate and Brady's New Version 1698; vs. 4 Charles Wesley. Music: Lyra Davidica 1708, 1749. Public domain.

Take up your cross

This is a Lenten hymn based on Luke 9. 

Words: Charles William Everest. Music: Henry Baker. Public domain. 

God, whose almighty word

This hymn about the Trinity is a prayer for God's light to shine in the world... something we could all use in the darkness of winter, in the midst of a pandemic. 

Words: John Marriott. Music: Felice de Giardini. Public domain. 

Love divine, all loves excelling

A hymn about the love of God in Christ.

Words: Charles Wesley. Music: Rowland Hugh Pritchard. Public domain. 

Joy to the world!

A Christmas carol based on Psalm 98. 

Words: Isaac Watts. Music: Lowell Mason. Public domain. 

Comfort, comfort you my people

An Advent hymn based on Isaiah 40. 

Words: German, Johannes Olearius; translation, Catherine Winkworth. Music: Genevan Psalter 1551. Public domain. 

Lead me, Lord

A contemplative song based on verses from Psalms 4 and 5. 

Words: Psalm 4:8, Psalm 5:8 Music: Samuel Sebastian Wesley. Public domain.

Arrangement: © Claire Lemiski, 2020. All rights reserved. Used with permission. 

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

This doxology features a 3-part canon in the first verse and 4-part harmony in the second verse. 

Words: v. 1, Thomas Ken, public domain; v. 2: © Claire Lemiski, 2020, all rights reserved. Used with permission. Music: Thomas Tallis, public domain.