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Come Sing a Song with Me: A Songbook for All Ages
is a collection of 25
beloved and popular songs from Singing the Living Tradition and Singing the
Journey in simple, child-friendly arrangements.
The songbook is designed for families, summer camps, religious education, and multigenerational worship.
Provides easy piano arrangements and guitar chords for volunteer and amateur
musicians. 9x12 in. format. Spiral bound.
The piano arrangements increase in difficulty throughout the book. A guitar chords used chart and capo options are also provided. New lyrics ("Love Will Guide Us," "Filled with Loving Kindness," "Come, Come, Whoever You Are," and "Circle 'Round for Freedom") and Spanish translations ("Spirit of Life" and "Meditation on Breathing") are included.
Piano arrangements by Judy Harrison and Susan Peck. Edited by Melodie
Feather, with commentary by Judy Harrison and a foreword by Nick Page.
"Sing a new song! What a joy to have these child-friendly arrangements of our
beloved songs. Music takes us where words alone cannot, lifts our spirits and
binds us together across the generations. We sing our beliefs, our values, our
dreams, our praise and our gratitude. This collection gives us every reason to
sing and rejoice!"
—Rev. Barbara Hamilton-Holway, author, Evensong for
"This wonderful songbook provides us with a deeply meaningful way to share
music with our children. Singing together in community is one of the most
profoundly important expressions of spirituality that we can offer one another,
and the songs in this book touch the core of our UU [Unitarian Universalist] Principles, bringing them to
life. It is a great honor to be included in this very special publication."
—Shelley Jackson Denham, composer, "When I Am Frightened"
"Now that I've strummed and hummed my way through this songbook, I can't
imagine leading a multigenerational event without it! With arrangements as
playable as the songs are singable, Come Sing a Song with Me fills a
longstanding void in Unitarian Universalist worship resources. This collection
of old standbys and new favorites is destined to be found wherever UUs—young
and old, gather together to lift their voices in song."
—Phil Lund, lifespan
program director, Prairie Star District
"This songbook provides religious education programs and youth groups with a
wonderful variety of songs from a wide range of ethnic and spiritual traditions.
There is something in this book for just about any worship experience or group
setting. The succinct notes about each song's author, history or faith tradition
are excellent and help people to learn more about how song helps us 'pray
—Anne Barker, former director of religious education, Fox Valley UU
Fellowship, Appleton, WI
"This is a wonderful resource filled with singable songs that warm the heart,
inspire the spirit and bring courage to the soul. These are songs we love and
will love even more as we use this songbook in a myriad of ways to weave
community together with the threads of hope, possibility and love. These are the
songs of our Unitarian Universalism come alive."
—Rev. Makanah Morriss, former
president, Liberal Religious Educators Association
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This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
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Last updated on Wednesday, June 2, 2010.
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