Children's Choral Music for Advent-Epiphany

The following music is appropriate for use in the worship service during the Advent, Christmas, or Epiphany season. The list includes music used with the children in our church school music program over the past several years. Those titles with a star (*) were used in the 1987 candlelight service. All music is sung in unison with piano accompaniment. Optional two parts, descants, or instruments are indicated below.

ADVENT  
*Light One Candle
(in Sunday Songbook) Hinshaw HMB-102 
Sleeth
O Come, O Come, Immanuel
unison/descant, Choristers Guild 
Sleeth
Prepare the Way
in Song List
Augsburg 11-9194
Leaf
We Look for the Star
Choristers Guild CGA216 
Hopson
CHRISTMAS  
*Away in a Manger
in Festive Hymns with Descants 
Augsburg 11-9181
Pooler
in The Holy Child   
Dordt College 7000
Grotenhuis
*Birthday of a King, The
G. Schirmer  
Neidlinger
*Born Today
Belwin Mills SCHCH 2587, (S/SA)  
Eilers
Come Run, Ye Shepherds
Choristers Guild R-41 
Poff
Emmanuel, Emmanuel
Sing and Celebrate for Kids I
Word 37772
Brown
For unto Us a Child Is Born
AMS196-2742 (S/SA)  
Sleeth
Gifts, The
Studio Publications/Recordings 
Wilson
Good News
Laudamus
Hinshaw HBM 126
Sleeth
Infant Holy
Concordia 98-2476
Beck
Lowly Little Jesus, The
Sing! Jesus Christ Is Born!
WORD, Inc. 20050
Hallett
*Once in Royal David's City
in Children's Hymnbook, Eerdmans
or Preston Flammer, Inc. E-5183 (S/SA)
Gauntlett
On Christmas Day in the Morning
in Sing! Jesus Christ Is Born!
Word Pub. 20050
Hallett
Only a Baby Came
in Laudamus  
Hinshaw HBM 126
Sleeth
Shepherds, Play Your Melody
Choristers Guild A-77 (SS/ recorders)
Page
That Boy-Child of Mary
in Psalter Hymnal, 1987
CRC Publications
Colvin
Tiny King
Schmitt Music Center-240
(S/SSA)
Eilers
*Were You There on That Christmas Night?
Hope Publishing Company CF190  
(S/SA)
Sleeth
What Can I Give Him
in Children's Hymnbook, Eerdmans
Hoist
*What Is This I See?
in Folk Hymnal for the Now Generation
Zondervan
Johnson
*You Are the King of Glory
in Spirit of Praise, ed. Lamont 
WORD, Inc. 30/10022360
Ford
EPIPHANY  
Light of the World
in The Mountain Song
Broadman 4516-13
Lee
You and I
in Sunday Songbook  
Hinshaw HBM 102
Sleeth

Charlotte Larsen is music director of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Christian Reformed Church.