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 God, hear our cry from the depth of our pain

Hymn

Text by Margee Adams Iddings, 1995

Suggested tune(s): ST. DENIO (JOANNA)

Meter: 11 11. 11 11

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. 146–147.

Tags: queer-friendly hymns, hymns in queer collections, the church’s position challenged, justice, inclusion, lament