Join GIA Editor for Congregational Song Adam M. L. Tice as he explores texts for the season of Lent (Year B). 

For specific resources referenced in this video, please see the links below. Visit GIA’s Unbound project for more hymns, texts, and resources. 

New Songs for Lent (Year B)

various authors and composers

For download only, this compilation features 17 Lenten hymn texts from a variety of authors set to both new and traditional tunes.

After the Flood

REPAIR, Mark Miller, text by David Bjorlin

Drawing upon the imagery of the story of Noah and the Great Flood, this hymn focuses on the ways hope can spring up even after disasters.

A River Flows through Babylon/En Babilonia Hay Ríos

SOJOURN, Carlos Colón, text by Adam M.L. Tice

Written during the 2018 Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College, this text contextualizes Psalm 137 and Amos 5:24 within the experience of modern day refugees.