Sign up for Lent 2019!

Sign-ups for the Lent 2019 Songs in the Desert Project are now open. Sign up here. Songs in the Desert is a collaborative audio project about Christian hymns and our responses to them. What is your favorite hymn and why? What's a hymn that speaks to you? This project will be published as a podcast and on the web every weekday during Lent 2019. Hymns need not be Lent-specific (and Alleluias are okay!). A different contributor is sought for every day of the project. This sign-up sheet is for the day by which you commit to providing your finished reflection. This day is exactly one month before the day your reflection will air. (For example: Feb. 7 will air on Mar. 7; Mar. 1 will air on Mar. 29) Submissions may be text or audio (you can record yourself with whatever you have, even the voice memo app on your smartphone). Submissions should be no more than 600 words, or five minutes long (remember these will be sent out almost daily.) Please note that there's no need to s…

Advent 2018 and Lent 2019 info

Dear Songs in the Desert contributors and listeners, ADVENT - There seems to be some interest in doing a weekly series for Advent. Proposals for Advent hymn reflections are now being accepted. At least four proposals are needed. Please email if you are interested in submitting a reflection for Advent. LENT - Lent sign-ups will begin on All Saints Day, Thursday, November 1!

Friday in the Fifth Week of Lent

"Now let us rise and hymn the grace" (Hymn 781 in Wonder, Love, and Praise) from Westley Hodges.

Thursday in the Fifth Week of Lent

"Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle" (Hymn 165/166) from the Rev. Ian Lasch

Wednesday in the Fifth Week of Lent

"A stable lamp is lighted" (Hymn 104) from Suzanne Daniel

Tuesday in the Fifth Week of Lent

"What wondrous love is this" from Alec Peters. Hymn 489 in the Hymnal 1982; Hymn 215 in Glory to God the Presbyterian Hymnal.

The Feast of St. Joseph

"By the Creator, Joseph was appointed" (Hymns 261/262) from David Ouzts.