This is an episode of Songs in the Desert, a collaborative audio project designed to explore the words and music of Christian hymnody and our responses to them.
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Today's episode comes from Michelle Walker of St. Paul's, Richmond, Va.
Many thanks to Michelle who submitted a written reflection to the project, proving that you don't have to record yourself talking if you really don't want to!
The remaining spots in the project are being filled, so if you're still considering adding your own reflection to the project, don't delay! Visit sinden.org/hymns for details.
Like Episode 4, this episode also features that standout from the Hymnal 1982, Calvin Hampton's hymn tune ST HELENA sung to the words "There's a wideness in God's mercy".
Music used is "Going Home" and "Reflections," both by Lee Rosevere, distributed under a Creative Commons license.
Songs in the Desert began during the season of Lent 2017. You can read more about the project and learn how to submit your own reflection about any hymn you want at the Songs in the Desert homepage. Submissions are still being accepted!
Hymn numbers refer to the Episcopal Hymnal 1982.
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