Resources for celebrating Black History Month, observed each February
The Global Praise Program offers many resources featuring black hymn composers, preachers and performers.
Rich diversity of hymnody and song has been born out of the African American experience. Find deas and suggestions on using music from Beams of Heaven and Steal Away to Jesus in worship services during February and into March for Lent.
Spirituals of the African American experience often expressed the despair and/or hope of a people who refused to give up in the midst of horrendous life circumstances for they understood God to be at the helm of history.
Charles Albert Tindley was a clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church and a founding figure in American gospel music.
12 Songs from the American Experience
Songs of faith in twelve languages from nine African countries performed by the Africa University Choir of Mutare, Zimbabwe, conducted by Patrick Matsikenyiri.
African American songs in Global Praise 1, 2, and 3.
68, Guide my feet
48, My Lord, what a morning
53, Jesus in the morning
86, In the morning when I rise (Give me Jesus)
95, Courage, my soul
125, Praise ye the Lord
16, Hallelujah, Amen
56, I love the Lord
60, Lord, I will lift mine eyes (Total Praise)
Steal Away to Jesus - CD (2), songbook