Mission 4/1 Earth Music Suggestions

Mission 4/1 Earth Music Suggestions


“All Nature Has a Song” – Douglas E. Wagner (Alfred Publishing)

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“Concertato on ‘For the Beauty of the Earth’” – Mark Hayes (Hinshaw Music)

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“For the Beauty of the Earth” – John Rutter (Hinshaw Music)

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“Jesus Christ the Apple Tree” – Bryan Lohr 

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“Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree” – various composers


“Look at the World” – John Rutter (Hinshaw Music)

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“The Creation” – Franz Joseph Haydn 

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“The Heavens are Telling”

“Achieved is the Glorious Work”

“The Song that Nature Sings” – Ruth Elaine Schram (BriLee Music)

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“Creation” – Larry Visser (Wayne Leupold Editions)

“Elms” from Views from the Oldest House – Ned Rorem (Boosey & Hawkes)

“Lantana” and “Salix” from A Plymouth Suite – Percy Whitlock (Oxford University Press)

“The Four Winds” – Daniel Pinkham (Thorpe Music)



“All Things Bright and Beautiful” – C. F. Alexander

“Creative God You Spread the Earth” – Ruth Duck 

“Earth and All Stars” – Herbert Brokering

“For Beauty of Meadows” – Walter Farquharson 

“God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale” – Jaroslav Vajda

“Mighty God Who Called Creation” – Carl P. Daw

“Mountain Brook with Rushing Water” – William W. Reid, Jr.

“Morning Has Broken” – Traditional Gaelic

“O God of Fertile Fields” – Georgia Harkness

“The First Day of Creation” – Thomas H. Troeger

“This Is My Father’s World” – Maltbie Babcock

“When In Awe of God’s Creation” – Jane Parker Huber

The New Century Hymnal:

Stewardship and Creation hymns #556–569 and:

“For the Beauty of the Earth” – TNCH #28

“God Marked a Line and Told the Sea” – TNCH #568

“God Reigns o’er All the Earth” – TNCH #21

“God, Who Stretched the Spangled Heavens” – TNCH #556

“Heaven and Earth, and Sea and Air” – TNCH #566

“In the Bulb There Is a Flower” – TNCH #433

“Joyful, Joyful We Adore You” – TNCH #4

“Many and Great, O God, Are Your Works” – TNCH #3

“O How Glorious, Full of Wonder” – TNCH #558

“Pray for the Wilderness” – TNCH #557

“Stars and Planets Flung in Orbit” – TNCH #567

“We Cannot Own the Sunlit Sky” – TNCH #563

“I Sing the Mighty Power of God” – TNCH #12

“Thank You, God” – TNCH #559


Hymns by Carolyn Winfrev Gillete


Earth Ministry



The music listed is available for purchase through your favorite music dealer.

Many thanks to Mr. Bryan Lohr, Organist and Director of Music at St. Paul's UCC in Somerset, PA for these music suggestions!

To suggest a choral anthem, organ or piano solo, hymn, or any additional music, please email Scott Ressman.