Songs to play or sing during or to receive the Offering

  • *NCH370 / W&R685 / URW127 What gift can we bring? A good offering song. Also good for a church anniversary. Lyrics. This song has great words for the offering, and seems appropriate to both Epiphany and New Year. The tune is a bit tricky.
  • UMH592 / HPP548 / W&R555 / Cha470 When the Church of Jesus shuts its outer door (Pratt Green) Sung to tune KING'S WESTON, this hymn has strong words of reproach and mission. Could work as a confession, sending out, or offering song. Lyrics. New words to old tunes.
  • ATAR632 Share your gift (Busch) A good song for the offering, particularly on Sundays when the theme of being part of the body of Christ, or sharing gifts or talents is being explored. Words are simple enough to make sense to kids. Sound sample and Lyrics. Good for kids.
  • MV187 / ELW682 We give our thanks / Reamo leboga (Traditional Botswana) A great song to sing for the offering. Video of some guys and a keyboard having fun with it. Good for kids. 
For receipt of the offering / doxologies
  • CH207 Grant now your blessing upon this offering (Tinio) Simple short song for receipt of the offering to a familiar tune (HALAD). New words to old tunes.
  • *MV060 / Cha026 / STB112  God we give you thanks and praise / God we give you heartfelt praise (Tan) Lovely chant that also works as a round, and would be appropriate for receiving the offering. From Taiwan.   
  • STB113 Ay ay salidummay (Philippines) A very simple chorus for the offering  
  • VU540 Grant us God the grace of giving (Anonymous) Good simple meaningful words and easy tune for an offering. Sung to the familiar doxology tune STUTTGART. New words to old tunes. 
  • NCH778-781 / VU541 Praise God From whom all blessings flow / Doxology (Thomas Ken) These two hymnals offer updated lyrics for the traditional Doxology. I really love the ones in VU. "Praise God from whom all blessings flow; praise God all creatures high and low; give thanks to God in love made known; Creator, Word, and Spirit, One. 
  • CH809 Praise God the Source of life and birth (Ruth Duck) Excellent inclusive doxology which can be sung instead of "Praise God from whom all blessings flow" to Old Hundredth. Highly recommended! Lyrics New words to old tunes.
  • Online Resource Creator of this great land we adore you / Doxology (Ross Langmead) A strong favourite in our congregation.  A well-loved song, but suprisingly, I don't think it's published anywhere. Lyrics & sheet music
  • GtG609 Praise God From whom all blessings flow / Doxology (Brian Wren) A joyful doxology. Lots of Alleluias - sung to LASST UNS ERFREUEN. New words to old tunes.
  • NCH782 To God all glorious heavenly light (Charles Coffin) An Advent doxology. Can be sung to OLD HUNDRED or any other standard doxological tune. New words to old tunes.
  • Online Resource With grateful joy (Richard Bruxvoort-Colligan) A joyful doxology. Youtube. Lyrics and purchasing options

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