A resource containing over 100 singable Psalms written in child-friendly language and set to familiar tunes like.
Each Psalm in the Revised Common Lectionary (the Protestant lectionary that closely correlates to the Roman Missal) is included, which makes this an excellent resource for churches who follow the lectionary scriptures in worship.
The Piggyback Psalms are great for use in intergenerational worship, children's worship, Sunday school, in children's choirs, and at home. Melody notes and chord symbols are included with each Psalm.
The familiar tunes include:
- Are You Sleeping?
- Brahms' Lullaby
- If You're Happy and You Know It
- I've Been Working on the Railroad
- London Bridge
- Mary Had a Little Lamb
- My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
- Pop Goes the Weasel
- She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain
- Skip to My Lou
- The Wheels on the Bus
- When the Saints Go Marching In
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Emily La Branche Delikat is a Development Editor of Children’s Resources at The United Methodist Publishing House. She holds a M.A. in Christian Ministries with an emphasis in Christian Education from Asbury Theological Seminary, and a B. A. in Music from Birmingham-Southern College. Emily is the author of Piggyback Psalms: 100+ Bible Songs to Tunes You Know, and writer and editor of Deep Blue Early Elementary and Deep Blue Kids Church. Emily has more than 10 years of experience in early childhood classrooms, and has worked as Director of Music, Director of Children’s Ministry, and Director of Spiritual Formation in United Methodist churches before joining The United Methodist Publishing House. She is passionate about helping children and families fully participate in the life of the church through worship, education and service. Emily lives in Franklin, TN with her husband, Andy, and her daughter, Maggie. She is a lifelong United Methodist and attends Blakemore United Methodist Church where she volunteers in worship and children’s ministries.