Worship Prayer and Music
Explore opportunities for worship.
Explore the weekly Children’s Worship liturgy, including stories, songs, and Work Time.
Bach’s St. John Passion
Wheaton College Music Professor and some-time All Souls piano accompanist, Dr. Daniel Horn, recommends to the Souls Hearing the Music, a podcast. Season 1, from 2014, takes a deep dive Johann Sebastian Bach’s Saint John Passion. You’ll learn about the music and the meaning behind it, and you’ll also have the pleasure of hearing Dan’s wife, mezzo-soprano soloist, Denise Gamez.
Daily Prayer for Families
Sprouts Catechist, Amanda Brandimore’s, roommate illustrated this Daily Prayer for Families book, based upon the Book of Common Prayer. This integration of art and worship fits well with the work we do in our atria at All Souls.
Kathy Cathey shares that we know this can be a scary time for children, who see us concerned about what is happening all around us and feel so small and powerless. Here is a story about a lamb based on Psalm 23 that Kathy Cathey has found comforting to children. Hear her read it to Theo and Thomas (before the shelter-in-place):
And here, Mrs. Cathey reads the book to you.
Jason Harrod Hymns
Enjoy some wonderful hymns together: as you work, as you do chores, as you prepare meals.
Ellie Holcomb: book + songs
Ellie Holcomb has some wonderful books for kids, including her latest, “Don’t Forget to Remember.” She has several kids’ CDs as well. The one that goes with this latest book is called “Sing: Remembering Songs.”
You might enjoy reading this book together as a family and learning the songs!