The Church Musician’s Toolbox
Your own copy of your congregation’s hymnal to mark in pedaling, registration, and improvisation ideas.
Other denominational hymnals to use as an additional music resource
Liturgical planning resource guide
Call to Worship published by the Presbyterian Church USA
Includes worship planning aids for every Sunday and holy day in the church year. You’ll find prayers of confession, calls to worship, suggestions for hymns, psalms, global music, praise and worship songs, choral anthems, organ selections and handbell music. Tied to the Revised Common Lectionary.
The People’s Psalter by Hal Hopson published by MorningStar. An accessible collection of responsorial psalms for use throughout the church year.
The translation used by your congregation
Online resource – www.Biblegateway.com
Online resource – www.biblegateway.com/resources /commentaries/
Hymn Introductions/Harmonizations/Improvisation Ideas
“The Creative Use of the…Piano, Organ, Instruments, Choirs, Handbells…in Worship” series by Hal Hopson