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: In loving partnershipFirst Line: In loving partnership we comeTune Title: PARTNERSHIPAuthor: Jim StrathdeeMeter: LMDate: 1995Subject: God's Church | Christian Unity; Christian unity | ; Discipleship | ; Gathering |
Display Title: In Loving Partnership We ComeFirst Line: In loving partnership we comeTune Title: PARTNERSHIPAuthor: Jim StrathdeeMeter: 8 8 8 8Date: 1996Subject: Church in the World | Discipleship: Love in Action; Discipleship and Service | ; Jesus Christ | Presence; Love for God/Christ | ; Love for Others | ; Service Music | Gathering, Call to Worship, Greeting; Service Music | Following Lord's Supper; Proper 9 | Year A; Proper 16 | Year A; Easter 5 | Year B; Proper 24 | Year B