Worship is an integral part of our life at First Presbyterian Church Tacoma. The Bible teaches us to worship God (1 Chronicles 16:23-31, Psalm 100, Ephesians 5:18-20), and worship is a way we can connect ourselves more deeply to God with our heart, mind, and soul. At the request of Pastor Eric, First Presbyterian Church’s Worship Committee came up with a list of 26 hymns and praise songs that are particularly meaningful to our life as a community.
We created this list from around 100 recommendations sent in by members of the congregation. These are not all of the songs we sing at First Presbyterian Church. But they are special songs that are important to our congregation.
For example, “The Days of Elijah” became an important song during a time of repentance and revival in our congregation several years ago (our year of “jubilee”).
“Amazing Grace” expresses our belief that we are saved by grace alone (not works); it has been used at the conclusion of our