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Show tunes suited to (Christian) worship

Thanks to all who responded.
You may have inspired me to do a themed concert...

Here is a compilation of the suggestion. (Show tunes suited to a
Christian worship service)

"Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way" from Porgy And Bess



“Waiting for the Light to Shine” from Big River – in the style of some
Southern Gospel.



“Walk Him Up the Stairs”, from Purlie… a gospel knock-em-out.



"In the Beginning" from Children of Eden



"Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide



"Learn Your Lessons Well" (Godspell)

"Day by Day." (Godspell)

“Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord” (Godspell)

“All Good Gifts" (Godspell)



The Opening “Alleluias” from The Sound of Music



“Prayer for the Congregation” (Chorale: "Almighty Father") from
Bernstein's Mass


“Sabbath Prayer” from Fiddler On The Roof



“Requiem for Evita” from Evita (There's a great 'Salve Regina' for Womens
Chorus at the end sung to the tune 'Don't cry for me Argentina')



“Get Happy” from Summer Stock ("Shout Hallelujah, come on get happy....
get ready for the judgment day")



“The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha



“You'll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel



Chanukah Suite an original choral composition by Jewish composer Jason
Robert Brown (Song for a New World, Parade). Debuted in 12/05, at the
Walt Disney Concert Hall by the Los Angeles Master Chorale. In three
parts 8 min. appr, based on merging of traditional Hebrew songs with up-
tempo rock and roll rhythms and harmonic fanfares.



"Follow the Fold and Stray No More" (from Guys and Dolls) If the
congregation has a sense of humor…march in, singing, complete with finger-
wagging
“Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" from Guys & Dolls.



“Climb every mountain” The Sound of Music



"Seasons of Love” (Rent)


Ray Klemchuk
First Congregational Church of Western Springs
1106 Chestnut
Western Springs, IL 60558

"Let the singing singers
With vocal voices, most vociferous,
In sweet vociferation out-vociferize
Even sound itself"
Henry Carey


Ray Klemchuk
ray(a)wscongo.org