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.

What are those bells that call to us (The Bells of the Season)


Text by Karen Oliveto, 2012

Suggested tune(s): TRURO

Meter: 8 8. 8 8 (LM)

Publication information: Turney, Kelly, ed. Shaping Sanctuary: Proclaiming God’s Grace in an Inclusive Church. Chicago, IL: Reconciling Congregation Program, 2000. P. 270.

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