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Baptismal hymn. SATB arrangement.

"Covenant Child" is used in some churches whenever they have a baptism. The MP3 is from the recording, "Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs Volume 1," a Sunday school project from Great Commission Publications. The middle verse is missing on the recording because I hadn’t written it at the time the recording was made. The CD is available here: http://www.cepbookstore.com/p-5323-psalms-hymns-spiritual-song-cd.aspx

"Covenant Child" is included in the 2011 hymnal of Methodists in the UK, "Singing the Faith." http://www.singingthefaithplus.org.uk/?page_id=9091

"Covenant Child" has been sung as a vocal solo (with various accompaniments), as a congregational hymn, by adult choirs and by children’s choirs (who sometimes do sign language as they sing). It has even been used in an adult Sunday school class to teach about baptism.

A Piano & Vocal arrangement is also available here on Score Exchange. http://www.scoreexchange.com/scores/123632.html

Feel free to use the transpose button if you’d like to print this out in a different key - e.g. for easier guitar chords.

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