A second EP released recently by City Church in San Francisco featuring the City Church choir. Music Director Karl Digerness and composer Minna Choi's attempt to integrate a small choir into supporting congregational music. This one featuring songs for Holy Week. A pdf of leadsheets is included with the album download.
There aren't a lot of songs that wonder on the transfiguration (Matt 17). Sufjan Stevens has a wonderful one and I've heard that a few churches have used this in worship. David Crowder covered the song and I just heard there is an EP coming out soon from City Church with a symphonic/choir version of it.... Continue Reading →
Back to my new digs at Hope College and feeling very thankful for time spent in San Francisco with friends old and new. Did I mention the toast? I was out there for a conference that City Church San Fran was hosting with the ARLW focused on the theme of Liturgy and Evangelism. A bunch... Continue Reading →
Years in the writing, and decades in the making - Karl Digerness, under the moniker "City Hymns," has recently released one of the most finely produced reHabbed hymn albums that I have heard. Tuning his songwriting skills for years under the banner of Birmingham, AL unit Red Mountain Music it finally became time to explore... Continue Reading →
Our congregation celebrates the Lord's Supper every Sunday and we always have non-Christians present. We print these prayers in our bulletin to give those who are investigating faith a place to direct both their anxieties and their searching hearts. *borrowed and adapted from City Church, San Francisco. --- PRAYERS FOR THOSE NOT TAKING THE LORD’S... Continue Reading →
Karl Digerness is the chief musician at City Church in San Francisco. I've had the opportunity to hangout with Karl a couple of times and he is an all around fantastic musician. Besides contributing to a slew of Red Mountain Music projects he also writes fantastic stuff for his own congregation. I recently asked him... Continue Reading →