Month: December 2019

Advent 4A – December 22, 2019 Playlist

Songs of commitment and love in the midst of loss to accompany Advent 4A from Brandi Carlile, David Gray, John Lennon, Josh Ritter, Patty Griffin, Sara Bareilles, Benjamin Gibbard, Johnny Cash, Steve Earle, Michael Gungor, Lost Dogs, Ben Harper, Over the Rhine, and Tangled Blue

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Advent 3A – December 15, 2019 Playlist and Sermon

Songs for a moment of doubt, change, and finding a new path. Songs from Fiction Family, Bruce Cockburn, Over the Rhine, The Heavy, U2, Ingrid Michaelson, Dan Wilson, Brandi Carlile, Heatherlyn, Jonathan Rundman, David Wilcox, Pink Floyd, and Tangled Blue

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Advent 1A – Sunday, December 1, 2019

Want to start of the Church year in celebratory fashion?! Here’s a playlist for Advent 1A – Reggae and folks songs for the first Sunday in the church year, leaning into the lectionary readings. Songs from Ziggy Marley, Al Green, David Wilcox, Ben Kyle, Bruce Cockburn, John Hermanson, and more

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Advent Playlists 2019

In this year of internship my typical day includes 90 minutes of commuting between Westminster and Evergreen, Colorado… This time in the car has reignited an old spiritual practice. Back in the 1980s and early 90s I spent a good amount of time listening to the weekly top 40 radio hits and recording my favorites to a cassette tape… music to me is Spirit, especially when we do music in community… As we “do” Advent together, here are the songs that are forming me. What songs and messages are forming and formational to you and your journey through this season? 

Under the Mercy, Joel

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