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.

We are not going away


Text by Lee Krähenbühl, 1995

Suggested tune(s): [no tune name]

Meter: Irregular with refrain

Publication information: Turney, Kelly, ed. Shaping Sanctuary: Proclaiming God’s Grace in an Inclusive Church. Chicago, IL: Reconciling Congregation Program, 2000. Pp. 366 – 367.

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