There God Is
Celebratory Anthem for chorus, violin, and organ
Commissioned by the University Church at Yale on the occasion of its 250th Anniversary.
Martha Highsmith, pastor
Erin Westmaas, director of music
Kevin Zakresky, director of the University Church Choir
Ryan Jackson, organist
Dedicated to the mission of the University Church at Yale and to the open arms of the ecumenical message of Christ throughout the world.
“Christians have to listen to the world as well as to the Word -- to science, to history, to what reason and our own experience tell us. We do not honor the higher truth we find in Christ by ignoring truths found elsewhere.”
- The Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr. (1924-2006) Chaplain of Yale University, 1958-1975
Where love is, there God is also. - Gandhi
Kyrie eleison. Christe eleison. - fromtheMass
With these outflowing river-like with deltas that spread like arms to reach the open sea, with the recurrent tides that never cease will I acknowledge you, will I proclaim you as no one ever has before. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Do you love your Creator? Love your fellow-beings first. - Muhammad
At the center of non-violence stands thevprinciplevofvlove. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace. - Buddha
Peace begins with a smile. - Mother Theresa
Let us not love with words or tongue, but with actions and in truth. - 1 John 3:18