Posts Tagged: carolyn winfrey gillette

Something about the stones

by Rochelle Rawls-Shaw Presbyterians from the United States and Aotearoa New Zealand prepared to lead this morning’s Ecumenical Women (EW)’s worship service at the 57th Session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW) for over a month. As we met and got to know each other on conference calls, we shared our nicknames… Read more »

New hymn on the roles of prophets

Hymnwriter Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written a new hymn – A Prophet Has a Lonely Task based on the gospel lectionary reading (Matthew 10:40-42) for Sunday, June 26. Check out the hymn. If you would like to use the hymn, contact Carolyn and Bruce Gillette for permission and to get a copy of the hymn… Read more »

Lord, What a Parade! – new hymn for Palm Sunday

Lord, What a Parade! LYONS (“O Worship the King, All Glorious Above”) Lord, what a parade! The crowd quickly grew; What noise they all made in welcoming you. “Hosanna!” they shouted. “It’s David’s own son! Hosanna! Come save us!…

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Abraham Journeyed to a Far Country

“Abraham Journeyed to a Far Country” is a new hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette that focuses on issues related to immigration. Find the hymn with the music (thanks to David Gambrell). The hymn notes say: Throughout the Bible, we see…

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God, You Spoke Your Word Through Amos

“God, You Spoke Your Word Through Amos” is a new hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. This hymn was originally written to support Bread for the World’s Bread for the Preacher, July 2010. Carolyn is the author of of over 160…

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Pastoral Letter on Oil Spill

As the oil spill continues in the Gulf of Mexico and our prayers are with all those affected by the spill, Bruce Reyes-Chow, PC(USA) Moderator; Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly; and Linda Bryant Valentine, Executive Director of…

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Zaccheus Was a Tax Man

Bread for the World encourages congregations to observe Sunday, April 11, or Wednesday, April 14, as “Tax Day:” a to think and pray about the role of taxes and tax credits. Bread has created free resources to help mark the…

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New site for new hymns

Hymns by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette provides a new way to obtain hymns by this gifted songwriter. Many of her hymns deal with peace and justice concerns. “In Haiti There Is Anguish,” a new hymn for Haiti is included as are…

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A hymn for Haiti

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written a hymn reflecting on the earthquake in Haiti: In Haiti There is Anguish [pdf] The hymn concludes with a call to respond: “And may we see, in others’ pain, the cross we’re called to bear;…

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Hymn lamenting gun violence

As we reflect on incidents of gun violence in Fort Hood and Orlando and in places that did not make the national news, “God of Mercy, You Have Shown Us” is a hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette that can be…

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