11 Hymns for the Dog Days of Summer

Here in the U.S. the weather is heating up, so today I’m sharing eleven sheet music arrangements that can help you keep your cool as you plan church music for the dog days of July and August. Enjoy! 🙂

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Be Thou My Vision (Lord of All Hopefulness)

Be Thou My Vision Piano Sheet Music
Deepen devotional times with this pastoral piano arrangement of the Irish hymn tune Slane. Perfect for adding simple beauty to church services any Sunday in July, the first Sunday in August, or for weddings, funerals, and memorial services.

  • Format: PDF Download (4 pages)
  • Performance Time: 2:32
  • Level: Early Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus


Christ the King Medley

Christ the King Medley Piano Sheet Music
Celebrate Christ’s majesty with this piano medley of four regal hymns: Crown Him with Many Crowns (Diademata), Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun (Duke Street), All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name (Coronation), and O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Azmon). Fits with the RCL readings for any Sunday in July and for August 6th, 20th, and 27th.

  • Format: PDF Download (5 pages)
  • Performance Time: 3:26
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus


Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown (We Cannot Measure How You Heal)

Come O Thou Traveler Unknown Piano Sheet Music
An easy, breezy piano hymn arrangement of traditional Scottish tune Ye Banks and Braes that can liven up church services on July 9th or August 20th. But it’s especially perfect on August 6th as it directly relates to the RCL reading about Jacob wrestling with God.

  • Format: PDF Download (3 pages)
  • Performance Time: 1:34
  • Level: Early Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing Piano Sheet Music
Snappy syncopation will excite listeners in this fresh piano arrangement of the hymn tune Nettleton. Easier than it sounds, enjoyable to play, and fits with the RCL readings on July 16th or 23rd and August 27th.

  • Format: PDF Download (5 pages)
  • Performance Time: 2:22
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind Piano Sheet Music

Enrich meditative moments in church services with this piano medley that weaves together two of this hymn’s most common tunes: Repton and Rest. This hymn is great to match the RCL readings on July 9th and 23rd as well as August 6th and 13th.

  • Format: PDF Download (4 pages)
  • Performance Time: 2:39
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds (My God, Accept My Heart This Day)

How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds Piano Sheet Music
Listeners will savor this sweet-sounding, simple-to-prepare piano arrangement of the hymn tune St. Peter during baptisms, funerals, memorial services, or church services on August 6th or 13th.

  • Format: PDF Download (4 pages)
  • Performance Time: 2:17
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say or Come, Join the Dance of Trinity

O Sing a Song of Bethlehem Piano Sheet Music
Often known as O Sing a Song of Bethlehem, the cheerful, bouncy rhythms in this piano arrangement of the hymn tune Kingsfold can enhance the RCL readings during church services on July 9th or 23rd and August 6th.

  • Format: PDF Download (3 pages)
  • Performance Time: 1:15
  • Level: Early Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus


I Sing the Almighty Power of God with Praise to the Lord

I Sing the Mighty Power of with God Praise to the Lord Piano Sheet Music
Energize listeners with this jubilant piano medley featuring the hymn tunes Ellacombe and Lobe den Herren. Great for July 23rd or 30th and for August 6th or 13th.

  • PDF Download (3 pages)
  • Performance Time: 1:31
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

Let All Things Now Living or Sent Forth By God’s Blessing

The Ash Grove Piano Sheet Music
Captivate listeners with this playful arrangement of the Welsh hymn tune The Ash Grove. Available for solo piano, clarinet with piano, or oboe with piano, the fun, whimsical rhythms will brighten church services on July 16th, 23rd or 30th.


O Worship the King with Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

O Worship the King with Immortal Invisible God Only Wise Piano Sheet Music
Add zest to church services on July 23rd or 30th and August 13th with this spirited, syncopated piano medley that pairs the hymn tunes Hanover and St. Denio. Quick to prepare and fun to play!

  • Format: PDF Download (3 pages)
  • Performance Time: 1:27
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

Praise My Soul the King of Heaven

Praise My Soul the King of Heaven Piano Sheet Music
This piano arrangement of the hymn tune Lauda Anima will raise listeners’ spirits heavenward as it progresses through ascending key signatures. A traditional favorite to use at weddings and ideal for the RCL readings on August 13th and 20th.

  • Format: PDF Download (5 pages)
  • Performance Time: 3:28
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: 3.49 at Sheet Music Plus

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