Queer Hymns

Queer hymn search: The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is seeking hymns and songs for Songs for the Holy Other, a new collection for those seeking to embrace queerness through congregational song.

Arise, shine out, your light has come


Text by Brian Wren, 1987

Suggested tune(s): CIRCLEVILLE

Meter: 8 8. 8 8 (LM)

Publication information: Landes, W. Daniel. Sing and be Glad. Nashville, TN: Smith Creek Music, 2018.

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Tags: queer-friendly hymns, hymns in queer collections, the church’s position challenged, hope, Christmas, coming out