Many of the songs of Jim Strathdee (b. 1941) represent an important part of this genre. Mr. Strathdee and his wife, Jean, are performing artists whose concerts reach thousands of people each year. They say their songs "are a musical offering of hope and encouragement for all people, bringing a message of compassion, justice and healing."
The Strathdees' ministry was centered for many years at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Sacramento, Calif., where they were directors of music. Since August 2006 they have been "in ministry to the church-at-large."
The congregational nature of many of their songs springs from their connection with this church. Their concert attendees are invited to participate as singers, not just observers. T… Go to person page >
Display Title: Come, Let Us SingFirst Line: Come, let us sing to the Lord our songTune Title: FORNEYAuthor: Jim StrathdeeMeter: IrregularDate: 1996Subject: God | Praise and Thanksgiving; Adoration and Praise | ; Brotherhood/Sisterhood | ; Opening Hymns | ; Redemption | ; Thankfulness | ; Water | ; Wilderness/Desert | ; Epiphany Last/Transfig. | Year A; Proper 13 | Year A; Proper 28 | Year A; Easter 6 | Year B; Advent 3 | Year C; Proper 26 | Year C