For the Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday.
The passion part, inspired by Isaiah 51: The Servant Song sung by the Maranatha Singers. The group was formed out the so-called “Jesus-freak” movement of the mid 1970’s and now 40 years later, they don’t seem so freaky anymore..” Too bad.
And for the palm part: The Sowetto Gospel Choir sings Hosanna. The choir was formed in Soweto, South Africa by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer. The 30+ member ensemble blends elements of African gospel, Negro spirituals, reggae, and American popular music. The group performed several concerts for Nelson Mandela, and has toured internationally several times. Their albums Blessed and African Spirit won a Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album in 2007 and 2008 respectively.
Videos are free for use in worship. A donation may be made to St John Lutheran Church, PO Box 206 Lithopolis, Ohio 43136. tell them wolfie sent you.