Music

stained glass 31 (2)To listen to an audio file, click on the “Play” button. To download an audio file to your computer’s default media player, click on the “Download” link. To download to a specific location, right-click on the “Download” link, then click “Save Target As.” Navigate to a folder on your computer and click “Save.”

Click to access the St. Paul’s, Ivy Music Archive  (you will be directed to another site).

 

 

Appalachian Lord’s Prayer by Rick Sowash

The First Sunday in Lent – March 5, 2017

Beloved God, beyond the mountains,
hallowed be Thy name,
Thy kin-dom* come,
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heav’n.

Give us this day our daily bread
and forgive us our debts
as we forgive our debtors
and lead us not into temptation.

Deliver us, we pray, from evil,
for Thine is the kin-dom,*
the pow’r of morning,
the sunset glory,
now and forever more. Amen.

*Composer’s Note: “Kin-dom” instead of “Kingdom” is consistent with Jesus’ teachings about being “kin” with God, that is, being in the family of God as “kinfolk,” a term and a concept which Appalachian persons cherish.

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