WOW! It has been a banner fall for new releases from the #liturgyfellowship community. Here are three that you should check out asap. Greg LaFollett - Songs of Common Prayer New album of songs for worship inspired by the Book of Common Prayer. You can find an insightful interview at the Rabbit Room and Greg's... Continue Reading →
Quick round-up of things we've been checking out recently. LISTEN: - This album builds off of work from Paul Zach and the Porters Gate Project! Thanks Paul for the charts! Resound Worship - Love Songs - An EP of 5 songs designed to be congregationally singable, biblically inspired and spiritually uplifting. And they're all ready to... Continue Reading →
Today (Ash Wednesday) Cardiphonia released a new compilation of songs inspired by the shape note tradition. These songs draw from a long history of sacred music in america captured in the Sacred Harp and Southern Harmony (and many other) hymnals that have flourished in the south since the early 1800's. Should be a perfect soundtrack... Continue Reading →
Here is your introduction to everything Nathan Partain, the current Worship Director at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, IN. Nathan is originally from Nashville, TN and grew up steeped in music. He had a band in High School called Ceasar's Glass Box that got signed to a major label. That didn't work out so headed... Continue Reading →
Our good friend Rick Jensen of the Liturgy Fellowship has recently moved over to the UK to help with a church and it got me thinking about music resources I've run across from England/Scotland/Ireland over the past couple of years. My wife and I lived in London for a few years and I was thankful... Continue Reading →
This Sunday and next many churches celebrate as "Reformation" Sunday and "All Saints" Sunday. These are Sunday's where congregations will give thanks for the work of the saints in building and leading God's church and to celebrate Christian unity with the “great cloud of witnesses” (Heb. 12:1). To honor the work of the saints in... Continue Reading →
Friend and fellow liturgy fellowship compatriot Nathan Partain has written music to a wonderful hymn by Margaret Clarkson to accompany the celebration of the Lord's Supper during the Christmas Season. Gathered 'Round Your Table mp3 | leadsheet | chordchart . Gathered round Your table on this holy eve, Viewing Bethlehem's stable we rejoice and grieve.... Continue Reading →
Nathan Partain, the music director at Redeemer Presbyterian in Indianapolis and a member of the liturgy fellowship has a new record out of offertories he recorded while chief musician at Green Lake Presbyterian in Seattle. Click the link to hear samples at CDBaby and buy the thing. Check it out!