"This resource has been prepared by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for provisional use" -- verso of t.-p.
"It is important to emphasize that this volume is not the complete collection of hymns to be proposed for the worship resources that will replace `Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW)'. This provisional volume is a representative sampling of congregational song offered for testing and evaluation, part of the process of refining the compilation of songs to be included in more long-term core resources". -- Intro., p. vi.
Some hymns in English and Spanish.
Contents: Preface -- Introduction -- Hymns and Songs -- Acknowledgements and Copyright Holders -- Indexes -- Evaluation.