Worship and sacred music

These songs are useful for worship settings, mostly Christian music – they include both congregational hymns and choral items.


Two hymns about the environment and our responsibility for it from Jubilate, both £1.99 to make unlimited copies:
You Made A Universe – words by Ally Barrett, music by Peter Burton (or can be sung to Finlandia)
O God of Boundless Hope – words by Brian Davis, sung to Darwall’s 148th or other similar tunes

Choral items – suitable for anthems, introits, motets etc.

Send Lazarus (SATB or ATBarB choir, easy, no divisi, no high ranges, 2020). Words by David Ervin, music by Chris Hutchings. Free for fundraising or other non-commercial use. Virtual choir recording and score follower video on YouTube.

O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name, by Peter Burton, for SATB choir and piano/organ, medium difficulty. A setting of Psalm 8, about stewardship of the world.

A Burning World by poet Malcolm Guite and composer Rhiannon Randle “exhorts action not somnolence in the face of the climate crisis”. Available from Stainer and Bell either as a printed title by post, or as a digital download with a single or 30-copy print licence. Click here to order. For SATB choir (some divisi) and organ.