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Ep 8 - Hymn 469: "There's a wideness in God's mercy"

Michelle Walker, from St. Paul's, Richmond, writes in to share her story with Calvin Hampton's tune.

Ep 7 - "Here is love, vast as the ocean"

Is this hymn in your hymnal? Probably not. From Matthew Mazzoni, Music Director at Central Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, Mo.

It's not too late!

Download this episode (mp3). Is it too late to contribute to "Songs in the Desert"? No! Submissions are welcome now. Visit Sinden.org/hymns to learn how

Ep 6 - Hymn 686: "Come, thou fount of every blessing"

Today's episode comes from John-Westley Hodges, Director of Music Ministries, St. Paul's, Peoria, Ill., and Co-Founder of Church Music Forward

Ep 5 - Hymn 226: "Come, thou Holy Spirit bright"

Today's episode comes from the Rev. Ian Lasch, Associate Rector for Formation and Fellowship, St. Peter's, St. Louis.

Ep 4 - Hymn 469: "There's a wideness in God's mercy"

Today's episode comes from Robert Richter, Director of Music & Organist, St. Christopher's, Carmel, Ind.

Ep 3 - Coe Fen: "How shall I sing that majesty"

Today's episode comes from Abby Schoppe, Music Director at Faith Lutheran Church, Andover, Mass.

Ep 2 - Hymn 696: "By gracious powers so wonderfully sheltered"

Download this episode (mp3). 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.

Ep 1 - Hymn 324: "Let all mortal flesh keep silence"

Download this episode (mp3). Today's episode comes from Mary Davenport Davis, Minister for Youth and Social Media at Trinity Church, Boston. Mary recorded herself by using the voice memo app on her smartphone. (Hint: you can do this too!) The music in this episode comes from a live recording of Hymn 324 from St. Peter's, St. Louis. Special thanks to Jason Sims for naming this project.