This music resonates with the lectionary texts for Sunday, August 16, and can be done without a choir or other large ensemble:
- "For the Least" by Wayne L. Wold (2-part). While the voice leading is simple, Wold has created an anthem that is wonderfully lyrical and carries a message of love and charity. Listen to a recording. View a video.
- "May God Bestow on Us Grace" by Aaron David Miller (2-part). Aaron David Miller creates another masterful composition with this lyrical setting of a Martin Luther text. View a sample. Listen to a recording. View a video.
- "All Things are Possible with God" by Nancy Raabe in ChildrenSing in Worship, Volume 2 (unison). This volume presents another excellent collection of new music for singers aged 8 to 12 years. Written in a variety of styles, this collection of nine songs includes both the complete score with accompaniment for the director and a reproducible melody line version for the young singer. View the table of contents.
- "Healer of Our Every Ill" by Franklin D. Ashdown in Augsburg Organ Library: Healing and Funeral. Augsburg Organ Library: Healing and Funeral, contains 40 pieces for worship or recitals based on Healing and Funeral hymn tunes. The Augsburg Organ Library is a highly acclaimed multi-volume series that reflects the twentieth century renewal of the organ and its music. View the table of contents.
- "Pán Bůh" from Yours Is the Glory: Settings of Global Tunes for Organ by Ronald Roschke. Pastor/musician/composer Ronald Roschke of Colorado has contributed his first volume of organ variation-sets on world tunes, which are perfect pre-service material for times when the respective tunes are sung in worship. View the table of contents and tune index.
- "McKee" from Organ Miniatures: Hymn Introductions and Settings by Joe Cox. These brief and imaginative hymn settings are useful as introductions, organ stanzas, interludes, ways of extending a hymn after being sung by the assembly, as well as models for further improvisation and composition. View a sample.