Thismusic resource offers more than 175 songs in both contemporary and traditional musical styles. Praise choruses, scripture songs, meditative songs, prayer responses, mantras, African-American music, songs for communion and three complete communion Eucharist settings. Give voice to your spirituality as you sing the mantras and chants from Taize, the Iona Community, the Spirituality Program of San Francisco Theological Seminary, and many parts of the world.
Spirit Anew was supervised by an outstanding international editorial team of musicians, composers, and music ministers:
Andrew Dreitcer, Director of the Graduate Certificate Programs in Spiritual Direction & Spiritual Formation Studies, San Francisco Theological SeminaryWayne Irwin, Executive Director of Lowville Prayer Centre, Burlington, ONEileen M. Johnson, Music Director of El Sobrante Unite Methodist Church, El Sobrante, CAStephen Lee, Music Therapist, Professional Music Services, Inc. and pianist/song leader for St. Monica Catholic Church, New OrleansFlora Litt, Spiritual Director and Program Director of Lowville Prayer Centre, Burlington, ONJeeva Sam, Composer and Minister of Rosemont United Church, Regina, SKHeather Walt & Gordon Walt, Co-directors of Covenant Music & Liturgy Resources, Kanata, ONAlan C. Whitmore, Music and Liturgy Editor of Wood Lake Books, Kelowna, BC
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