What We Need Is Here

The sheet music for the melody of "What We Need Is Here"

Paul Vasile, of Music That Makes Community, leading "What We Need Is Here."

"What we need is here" is a perfect, simple song by Episcopalian priest Rev. Amy McCreath.

Its five words are the closing sentence of a Wendell Berry poem, "The Wild Geese," which inspired Amy to write this tune. As the accompanying video demonstrates, singers can find rich and powerful harmonies as the song unfolds.

About the Author

Amy McCreath

Rev. Amy McCreath is an Episcopal priest serving as dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston. Music has always been at the heart of her spirituality, and she loves finding ways to build community and heal hearts through simple song. She is active in Associated Parishes for Liturgy and...

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