The Commission on Worship has been preparing music resources for several decades for use across the church. This includes four Music Resource volumes, which may assist congregations.

Volume 1: KEYBOARD AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC FOR WORSHIP: Contains worship music mainly for organists, pianists and keyboardists. Hymn introductions, preludes and different harmonisations provide many ways in which to enhance worship. There are also arrangements for strings based on well-known hymns.

Volume 2: SUNG WORSHIP SERVICES: All the sung worship orders for holy communion and Services of the Word, ready for musicians to play on organ, keyboard, piano or guitar.

Volume 3: PSALM SETTINGS: Music settings of the book of Psalms. The selection of psalm texts has been based on the requirements of the Revised Common Lectionary. A revised edition with added guitar chords was released in 2022.

Volume 4: SONGS OF THE CHURCH – ADVENT, CHRISTMAS AND EPIPHANY: Published last year, this collection features hymns and songs from the broader ecumenical tradition, as well as familiar favourites with refreshed arrangements. It is available as a spiral-bound musician’s book or an e-book, and individual songs are also available for digital download.

All four volumes are available from Australian Christian Resources (www.shopacr.com.au).

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