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.

Let all mortal flesh show reverence


Text by Chris R. Glaser, Adapted from Gerard Moultrie’s translation of the Liturgy of St James, “Let all mortal flesh keep silence”, 1995

Suggested tune(s): PICARDY

Meter: 10 7. 8 7. 8 7

Publication information: Cherry, Kittredge, and Zalmon O. Sherwood, eds. Equal Rites: Lesbian and Gay Worship, Ceremonies, and Celebrations. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1995, pp. 78–79.

Tags: queer-friendly hymns, hymns in queer collections, adaptations, diversity, unity, Christmas