Tagged: Sacred Music

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Sacred Music Sunday: But Thanks Be to God

This week, people in the USA will be celebrating Thanksgiving. Starting next Sunday, most of the Christian world begins preparations for Christmas. (And some have already started preparation.) It’s a time of joy and...

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A Christmas Sacrament Meeting

This past Christmas, I was responsible for the Sacrament Meeting Christmas program at my local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ward. For most of the musical numbers, I asked the performer, choir...

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Sacred Music Sunday: For All the Saints

I love big, bold brassy hymns, and anything written by Ralph Vaughan Williams tops my list. One of my favorites is For All the Saints, written to the tune Sine Nomine, which means “without...

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Sacred Music Sunday: Come, We That Love the Lord

Come, We That Love the Lord is a short hymn by Isaac Watts. I rarely hear it sung in LDS services, but it’s lovely and I wish we would sing it more often. The...