Hi, and welcome to SingPraises.net! In 2015 we did a survey to find out which songs are sung most often in sacrament meeting.
We're conducting another survey and we'd love your help! Sign up here. Thanks! – Samuel

October 2000 General Conference Music

Oct 7–8, 2000

Talks and media from this conference are available at LDS.org or in Gospel Library.
Streaming video is on the LDS General Conference YouTube channel.
A PDF conference report is available at Archive.org.

Regular Sessions

Saturday Morning Session
Saturday, Oct 7, 2000, 10:00 AM

Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, Oct 7, 2000, 2:00 PM

Sunday Morning Session
Sunday, Oct 8, 2000, 10:00 AM

Sunday Afternoon Session
Sunday, Oct 8, 2000, 2:00 PM

Other Sessions

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, Sep 30, 2000, 6:00 PM

General Priesthood Session
Saturday, Oct 7, 2000, 6:00 PM

Summary of Conference Music

The Tabernacle Choir provided music for the Saturday morning, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon sessions. Craig Jessop, Mack Wilberg, and Barlow Bradford directed the choir. John Longhurst, Richard Elliott, and Bonnie Goodliffe were the organists.

Music for the Saturday afternoon session was provided by a combined Missionary Training Center choir. The choir was directed by Douglas Brenchley. Linda Margetts was the organist.

Music for the general priesthood session was provided by an Aaronic Priesthood choir from stakes in Roy,Hooper, Kanesville, and Riverdale, Utah. Michael Huff directed the choir, and Clay Christiansen was the organist.

Throughout the conference sessions, prelude, postlude, and interlude music and accompaniments on the organ were played by John Longhurst, Clay Christiansen, Richard Elliott, Bonnie Goodliffe, and Linda Margetts.


From the October 2000 Conference Report booklet


General Relief Society Meeting(Return to top) Download Stream Online

Sweet Is the Work

Words: Isaac Watts

Music: John J. McClellan Jr.

Come, Come, Ye Saints

Words: William Clayton

Music: English folk song

Medley: As Sisters in Zion; We’ll Bring the World His Truth

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee; Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Go Forth with Faith

Words: Ruth Muir Gardner

Music: Lyall J. Gardner

Saturday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, with organist Richard Elliott: “Glory to God on High” (Hymns, no. 67); “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” (Hymns, no. 136); “Father in Heaven” (Hymns, no. 133); “Redeemer of Israel” (Hymns, no. 6); “Oh, What Songs of the Heart” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 286); “I Believe in Christ” (arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Hymns, no. 134).

Glory to God on High

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James Allen

Music: Felice de Giardini

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Samuel Medley

Music: Lewis D. Edwards

Father in Heaven

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Angus S. Hibbard

Music: Friedrich F. Flemming

Redeemer of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph Swain

Music: Freeman Lewis

Oh, What Songs of the Heart

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

I Believe in Christ

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Bruce R. McConkie

Music: John Longhurst

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Saturday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by a combined Missionary Training Center choir, directed by Douglas Brenchley, with organist Linda Margetts: “We Will Sing of Zion” (Hymns, no. 47); “Hark, All Ye Nations!” (Hymns, no. 264); “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” (Hymns, no. 19); “Called to Serve” (Hymns, no. 249); “Jesus, Once of Humble Birth” (arr. Kasen, published by Jackman; Hymns, no. 196).

We Will Sing of Zion

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Merrill Bradshaw

Music: Merrill Bradshaw

Hark, All Ye Nations!

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Louis F. Mönch

Music: George F. Root

We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet (Congregational)

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Words: William Fowler

Music: Caroline E. Sheridan Norton

Called to Serve

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Jesus, Once of Humble Birth

Artist: Combined choir from the Provo MTC

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: Giacomo Meyerbeer; English Chorister

Arr.: James C. Kasen

General Priesthood Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by an Aaronic Priesthood choir from stakes in Roy, Hooper, Kanesville, and Riverdale, Utah, directed by Michael Huff, with organist Clay Christiansen: “See the Mighty Priesthood Gathered” (arr. Huff; Hymns, no. 325); “My Redeemer Lives” (Hymns, no. 135); “Hope of Israel” (Hymns, no. 259); “Carry On” (arr. Huff; Hymns, no. 255).

See the Mighty Priesthood Gathered

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Jean L. Kaberry

Music: Robert P. Manookin

Arr.: Michael Huff

My Redeemer Lives

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Gordon B. Hinckley

Music: G. Homer Durham

Hope of Israel (Congregational)

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Joseph L. Townsend

Music: William Clayson

Carry On

Artist: Aaronic Priesthood choir

Words: Ruth May Fox

Music: Alfred M. Durham

Arr.: Michael Huff

Sunday Morning Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop, with organist John Longhurst: “The Morning Breaks” (Hymns, no. 1); “Sabbath Day” (Hymns, no. 148); “The Lord Is My Shepherd” (Hymns, no. 108); “High on the Mountain Top” (Hymns, no. 5); “Hosannah Anthem” (Evan Stephens, arr. Wolford; Choirbook, 69).

The Morning Breaks

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Parley P. Pratt

Music: George Careless

Sabbath Day

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Paul L. Anderson

Music: Lynn R. Carson

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: James Montgomery

Music: Thomas Koschat

High on the Mountain Top (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joel H. Johnson

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Hosannah Anthem

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Evan Stephens; William W. Phelps

Music: Evan Stephens

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Sunday Afternoon Session(Return to top) Download Stream Online
From the November 2000 Ensign — Music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, directed by Craig Jessop and Barlow Bradford, with organist Bonnie Goodliffe: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” (Hymns, no. 72); “I Need Thee Every Hour” (Hymns, no. 98); “How Firm a Foundation” (Hymns, no. 85); “Be Thou Humble” (Hymns, no. 130); “Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing” (arr. Wilberg; Hymns, no. 163).

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Joachim Neander

Music: Stralsund Gesangbuch

I Need Thee Every Hour

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Annie S. Hawks

Music: Robert Lowry

How Firm a Foundation (Congregational)

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Robert Keen

Music: J. Ellis

Be Thou Humble

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Music: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing

Artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Words: John Fawcett; Walter Shirley

Music: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Arr.: Mack Wilberg