This is part of Songs in the Desert, a collaborative audio project designed to explore the words and music of Christian hymnody and our responses to them.
Today's episode comes from Jessica Nelson, Organist & Director of Music at All Saints, Tupelo, Miss.
Jessica recorded herself by using the voice memo app on her smartphone. (Hint: you can do this too!)
The music is provided by Jessica at the piano, with additional piano music recorded in the choir room of St. Peter's, St. Louis.
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.
Hymn numbers refer to the Episcopal Hymnal 1982.
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