This package includes a hymn for each Sunday of Advent, plus a bonus hymn. These hymns focus on the lectionary readings for Advent Year A.
First Sunday: Isaiah 2:1-5, Hymn: “Here’s a Promise You Can Count On!”
Second Sunday: Matthew 3:1-12, Hymn: “When John the Baptist Preached”
Third Sunday: Matthew 11:2-11, Hymn: “Are You the One Who is to Come?”
Fourth Sunday: Matthew 1:18-25, Hymn: “Joseph Heard the Troubling News”
Bonus hymn: “O God, Your Grace Has Now Appeared”
Use this webpage to buy all four hymns that correspond to Advent Year A.
If you would like to purchase individual weeks, please visit: week one, week two, week three, or week four. For each week, you will receive one hymn that corresponds to the lectionary readings and a bonus hymn for a total of $10.
If you would like to purchase all of our 14 Advent hymns, including the hymns that correspond to Advent Year A, please visit this product page. The total package is $90.
This is a great opportunity to give variety to your congregation’s Advent services as well as support the Outlook. With your purchase, you will be emailed the master and can print as many copies as you need or display the hymn digitally during the service.
All hymns were written by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. Carolyn is the author of over 400 hymns that have been sung by thousands of congregations around the world. She and her husband Bruce are Presbyterian ministers who have served congregations in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. She has two new books: I Sing to My Savior: New Hymns from the Stories in the Gospel of Luke (July 2022), and God’s World is Changing: New Hymns for Advent and Christmas (November 2022). For each of the hymns in these books, there is also a scripture reading, a meditation, and questions for personal or group reflection.