Hymns

Join in the hymn of all creation!


Below on this page are a variety of new hymns, some shared exclusively here on LetAllCreationPraise.org, which incorporate themes of caring for creation.


List by Hymnals of Selected Hymns with an Environmental Focus

Here are pages highlighting some hymns in denominational hymnals. This list is intended to give you an idea of the breadth of hymnody with creation imagery that is already present in the hymnals you use!

Lutheran Hymnals

Presbyterian Hymnals

United Church of Canada Hymnals

United Methodist Hymnal

Earth Ministry also has a wonderful hymn bibliography of Creation Care Hymns.


Newly Written Hymn Texts with an Environmental Focus

These below are available free for reproduction, with proper acknowledgement. 

 If you have a text to submit and be posted, please share it! 


NEW Hymn by Rob Monath Within Creation

Also available as a beautiful video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3v4EFZ2itYY


Hymn by Leah Schade, with thanks to the original hymnwriter Herb Brokering Earth and All Kin


Hymn by Susan Zencka for Four Directions Sunday in the Season of Creation

We Come From North, South, East, and West

 

Hymns by Nick Utphall 

By Means of Earthly Things

From the Waters

God Labors in Creation

Our Faith Began with Wind O'er Waves

You Are Our Rock


Song celebrating earth, by the Rev. Elinor (Ellie) Stock, Presbyterian pastor in St. Louis, MO.

Read the lyrics Let the Earth Breathe or hear the song at www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLOrz3FIOs0 May be downloaded and used with attribution.

Hymns by Carolyn Gillette, a pastor at Limestone Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE
    For more information about Carolyn, for more hymns, and for contact information for           reproduction, visit her website.

At The Dawn of Your Creation HYMN TO JOY  A celebration of God's creation and the command to care for it (optional verse for dedication of solar panels at a church).
Creator God, You Made the Earth ST. COLUMBA Keeping Sabbath time, relating to others, forgiveness and reconciliation.

Creator, We Thank You for All You Have Made ST. DENIO The beauty of creation in every day.

O God, the Great, Wide Seas are Yours MELITA Creation care, after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

O God, When Your Land LYONS A hymn for reforestation efforts.

O God, Your Creatures Fill the Earth ELLACOMBE  A hymn for the care and blessing of animals (good for St. Francis Day).

On the Beach, the Waves of Waters HYMN TO JOY  The joys of God’s creation at the beach. Shades of Purple, Shades  DIX God’s covenant with Noah and all creation.
The Earth is the Lord's ST. DENIO A celebration of God's creation and our call to care for it.