So far in 2023, 13 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to:, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

Your donation:



Composer: Jim Strathdee
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: Recording

Composer: Jim Strathdee

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 >

Tune Information

Title: MOON
Composer: Jim Strathdee
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 11177 66544 433
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: © Desert Flower Music, 1986



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #690

Chalice Hymnal #661

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #70


Lift Up Your Hearts #713

Sing the Faith #2174


The Book of Praise #709

The Faith We Sing #2174

Together in Song #751

Voices Together #207

Voices United #701

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us