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The accompaniment to the hymns and songs from the Listening Hearts Songbook are below. They are for the use of facilitators in leading these songs. Each hymn can either be played directly online or downloaded for use offline.

To download the audio accompaniment, click on the red, underlined Title of the hymn you wish to download. Once you are on the page with access to the audio file, double click (for mac) or right click (PC) and choose the “save as” or “download” option.

Invoking God’s presence and guidance

Hymn 1:      Jacob’s Ladder Sequel

Jacob's Ladder Sequel


Hymn 2:        Spirit, Be Our Spirit

Spirit, Be Our Spirit

Hymn 3:        Stay Here and Keep Watch

Stay Here and Keep Watch

Hymn 4:        Spirit of the Living God

Spirit of the Living God

Hymn 5:        Be Still and Know

Be Still and Know

Hymn 6:        Breathe on Us, Breath of God

Breath on Us, Breath of GodHymn 7:        The Spirit Song

The Spirit Song

Hymn 8:        Guide Us Another Day

Guide Us Another Day

Hymn 9:        God, Be in Our Head

God, Be In Our Head

Hymn 10:      Lord, You Give the Great Commission

Lord, You Give the Great Commision

Hymn 11:    Let Me Choose the Right Way

Let Me Choose the Right Way

Hymn 12:      God, You Dwell Here with Us

Listening Hearts Songbook 19

Hymn 13:    Teach Me to Think Kindly

Teach Me to Think Kindly

Hymn 14:      Lead, Kindly Light

Lead, Kindly Light

Offering and Opening Ourselves to GodListening Hearts Songbook 23

Hymn 15:      Take Our Hands

Take Our Hands

Hymn 16:      Lord of All Power

Lord of All Power

Hymn 17:    Take Our Life

Take Our Life

Hymn 18:      Father, I Adore You

Father, I Adore You

Alternative verse headings:

  1. ABBA, we
  2. JESUS, we
  3. SPIRIT, we
  4. LIFE’S SOURCE, we
  5. SAVIOR, we


Hymn 19:      Lord, We Want to Be More Christian

Lord, We Want To Be More Christian

Hymn 20: O God, Accept Our Heart 

O God, Accept Our Heart

Hymn 21:    Open My Eyes

Open My Eyes

Hymn 22:    Lord, We Are Blind

Lord, We Are Blind

Hymn 23:      Jesus Calls Us

Jesus Calls Us

Hymn 24:   The Call of Christ 

The Call of Christ

Hymn 25:   I Sing a Song of the Saints of God

I Sing a Song of the Saints of God


Hymn 26:      Christian Worker

Christian Worker

Hymn 27:      Prayer is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

Prayer is the Soul's Sincere Desire


Pondering the Mystery of GodListening Hearts Songbook 37

Hymn 28:      God’s Mysterious Threads

God's Mysterious Threads

Hymn 29:      God Moves in a Mysterious Way

God Moves in a Mysterious Way

Hymn 30:      God Is Working His Purpose Out

God is Working His Purpose Out

Hymn 31:    Surprise Is Always Part of God’s Call

Surprise is Always Part of God's Call

Hymn 32:      Eternal Father, Strong to Save

Eternal Father, Strong to Save

Hymn 33:      Joy Is Like the Rain

Joy is Like the Rain

Hymn 34:      God Is Love, with Mercy Bright’ning

God is Love, with Mercy Bright'ning

Hymn 35:      Changeless and Changing

Changeless and Changing

Hymn 36:    I Sought the Lord

I Sought the Lord

Hymn 37:      Bell of Creation

Bell of Creation

Hymn 38:    They Cast Their Nets, verse 4

They Cast Their Nets, verse 4

Hymn 39:      Holy and Creative Spirit

Holy and Creative Spirit

Hymn 40:      How Firm a Foundation

How Firm a Foundation

Hymn 41:      We Are in God Made One

Where Charity and Love Prevail, verse 5

Hymn 42:      Brooding Breath of God

Brooding Breath of God


Trusting God’s Wisdom and Goodness

Listening Hearts Songbook 53

Hymn 43:      Will You Come to the Meadow verses 3 & 4

Will You Come to the Meadow, verses 3 & 4

Hymn 44:    If Thou But Trust in God

If Thou But Trust in God

Hymn 45:      Almighty God, Your Word Is Cast Like Seed

Almighty God, Your Word is Cast Like Seed

Hymn 46:      Seek Ye First

Seek Ye First

Hymn 47:      Balm in Gilead

Balm in Gilead

Hymn 48:      We Walk By Faith

We Walk by Faith

Hymn 49:    Turn! Turn! Turn!

Turn! Turn! Turn!

Hymn 50:    We Know Not Where the Road Will Lead

We Know Not Where the Road Will Lead

Hymn 51:      Holy Ground

Holy Ground

Hymn 52:      Faith as a Mustard Seed

Faith as a Mustard Seed

HPT:    Prayer for Trust


Additional Music
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THE MOLDAU for Friday night conclusion of dramatic meditation


“Turn! Turn! Turn!” with the singing at the beginning of Saturday afternoon Creative Body Movement session of Time Retreat


“Turn! Turn! Turn!” meandering piano accompaniment for Creative Body Movement session on Saturday afternoon of Time Retreat