What’s your favorite hymn?

Harvest Sunday, October 25, 2020, marked the culmination of our three-month journey to St. David’s Favorite Hymn! Here is the countdown:

#9 Aug. 30: I want to walk as a child of the light arranged by Mark Wischkaemper
#8 Sept. 6: Let all mortal flesh keep silence arranged by David Stevens
#7 Sept. 13: All creatures of our God and King arranged by David Stevens
#6 Sept. 20: Joyful, joyful, we adore thee arranged by Eric Mellenbruch
#5 Sept. 27: O come, O come, Emmanuel with the original 15th-century harmony
#4 Oct. 4: Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty! arranged by Mark Wischkaemper
#3 Oct. 11: Come, thou fount of every blessing arranged by Mark Wischkaemper

IT WAS A TIE FOR #1!
Oct. 18: Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart arranged by Mark Wischkaemper and Eric Mellenbruch
Oct. 25: Amazing Grace arranged by David Stevens

Thank you to everyone who participated in this project.


Friday, Aug. 2, 2020
Music ministry leaders, David Stevens, Mark Wischkaemper, and Eric Mellenbruch, compiled a list of what they think are the 35 best-loved hymns from the different liturgies of our parish.     

Now they’re asking parishioners to rank the top three hymns from the list. Then, beginning on Aug. 30, join us each Sunday as we count down from #9 to the #1 favorite hymn in our liturgies this fall.

Choose your top three hymns now and stay tuned! Click this link or vote below. You only need to rank your top three choices (1, 2, 3).

Survey closes Sunday, Aug. 16

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List of 35 best-loved hymns

A mighty fortress is our God 688 
All creatures of our God and King 400
All glory, laud and honor 154
All hail the power of Jesus’ name 450
Amazing grace! How sweet the sound 671 
Be thou my vision 488; same tune as Lord of all hopefulness 482
Christ is made the sure foundation 518
Come, thou almighty King 365
Come, thou fount of every blessing 686 
Come, thou long-expected Jesus 66 
Come, ye thankful people, come 290
Deck Thyself, My Soul, With Gladness 339
Dona Nobis Pacem 712
For all the saints 287
Glorious things of thee are spoken 522
God of grace and God of glory 594
Guide me, O thou great Jehovah 690
Holy! Holy! Holy! Lord God Almighty 362
Humbly I adore thee 314
I want to walk as a child of the light 490
Jesus Christ is ris’n today 207
Joyful, joyful, we adore thee 376 
Let all mortal flesh keep silence 324
Like the Murmur of the Dove’s Song 513
Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing 344 
Love divine, all loves excelling 657; same tune as Alleluia! Sing to Jesus 460
Now thank we all our God 397 
O come, O come, Emmanuel  56
O for a thousand tongues to sing 493
O God, our help in ages past 680 
O sacred head, sore wounded 168
Savior, like a shepherd lead us 708
Songs of thankfulness and praise 135
The Church’s one foundation 525 
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? 172