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.

O come, O come, Emmanuel


Text by Chris R. Glaser, Adapted from John Mason Neale’s translation of anonymous latin text., 1994

Suggested tune(s): VENI EMMANUEL

Meter: Irregular

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, p. 77.

Tags: queer-friendly hymns, hymns in queer collections, adaptations