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.

This is our Father’s world (Earth Day Hymn)


Text by Timothy Kocher-Hillmer, 1995

Suggested tune(s): TERRA PATRIS

Meter: 6 6. 8 6 D (SMD)

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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Tags: queer-friendly hymns, adaptations, feminine imagery for God, inclusion, creation care