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Global Praise: Singing the CHURCH Together

Global Praise is a program of the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church created to gather, receive, and share the songs of the people called Methodists and other Christians around the world.

The Global Praise ministry includes:

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The Amazing Message of ChristmasAdvent Wreath Lighting Liturgy 2011

by Rev. Debra Tyree
One of the primary symbols of the season is the Advent Wreath, a symbol of life without end. The lighting of a candle each week marks our journey through the four weeks of Advent.

A composition student working on his musicA Litany from the Grief of the Nations

Arrangement By Anita Phillips (Cherokee)
This reading was created by the Reverend Anita Phillips in response to the disaster on September 11, 2001. (GBOD)


A composition student working on his musicSigns of the Holy Spirit Among Us

by Rev. Debi Tyree
Global Praise traveled to Chiang Mai, Thailand, in January 2011 to lead a two-week Worship and Music Training with the leaders of Global Ministries' Mission Initiative in Laos and Thailand.

Advent 2010Advent Wreath Lighting Liturgy 2010

by Rev. Debi Tyree
11/02/10: Litany and music ideas for celebrating this season of light and hope. Story and links to PDF resources.


Praising God through music in Honduras.Singing the Church Together: Yo sé que estás aquí

by Rev. Debra Tyree
9/23/10: Sheet music and audio files of the Spanish and English versions of "I know that you are here" are available for this song from Honduras.

"Probhoo Lay lay mujhay / O Lord JesusSinging the World Together: Pakistan

by Rev. Debra Tyree
8/17/10: As we respond through gifts to UMCOR, we also pray for the communities impacted by flooding. The refrain to "Probhoo Lay lay mujhay / O Lord Jesus, enfold me" can be used within prayer or sung as a choral response.

Global Praise on Facebook.Connect Through Music

Facebook is a great place to ask your questions, find the answers, and make connections.Visit and join Global Praise.



Sheet Music; Jesu de Nazaret - Haitian Hymn.Jezu de Nazaret: Singing the Church Together

by Rev. Debra Tyree
5/26/10: Sophony Lamour, originally from Haiti, shared this infectious song with Global Praise; it is easy to teach and quick to learn.

Women singing in Côte d'IvoireAgneau de Dieu: Singing the Church Together

by Rev. Debra Tyree
3/16/10: Singing is core to the faith community in Côte d'Ivoire. Global Praise brings us "Lamb of God" - easy to learn and beautiful to share.

Clapping and Singing in rythm can be a joyous part of worship.Haitian Hymn: "Béjè mouin, sé you Roua d'amou / Adonai's my loving Shepherd"

by Rev. Debi Tyree
1/25/10: Global Praise offers Haitian music to include as part of your connection in prayer and support with Haiti.

Singing God's song in ManaguaServe God and Sing God's Song/Sirve a Dios y canta sus canciones

12/3/09: 113 Methodist leaders from all over Central America gathered in Managua,, Nicaragua, to sharpen their gifts and share their spirits.

Advent wreath with all 5 candles lit.Advent Wreath Lighting Devotion 2009

by Rev. Debi Tyree
11/13/09: Litany and music ideas for celebrating this season of light and hope. Story and links to PDF resources.


Global Praise participants bring their voices and instruments to workshops.Global Praise Songleader Training in Richmond, Virginia

by R. DeAndre Johnson
7/7/09: Songleaders from around the country shared resources and experiences on issues such as teaching congregations to sing, the art of drumming, vocal improvisation, and incorporating global music into the liturgical framework.

Put Your Arms Around the World: Global Song and Activities for ChildrenPut Your Arms Around the World: Global Song and Activities for Children

Songs from more than 15 countries and regions provide an opportunity for children to sing Bible stories and songs that illuminate biblical images.

Singing the Sacred: New Native American MusicJoin in the Blessing, Sing the Sacred: New Native American Songbook

Singing the Sacred: Musical Gifts from Native American Communities, features 21 songs of faith. arrow Listen to clips and find sample pages from the songbook

For Everyone Born; Global Song for an Emerging ChurchFor Everyone Born shares sung prayers and stories in a format that makes them accessible to a variety of emerging worship styles.

arrowListen to clips and read more about the songbook and CD


Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley was one of the founders of Methodism as well as a prolific and profound poet. He wrote thousands of hymns including "Hark! the herald angels sing," "Christ the Lord is risen today," "O for a thousand tongues to sing," and "Love divine, all loves excelling."

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