Worship Interludes: Piano Instrumentals for Prayer, Reflection, Meditation, Relaxation
By Fred McKinnon
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Worship Interludes (WorshipInterludes.Com) is an instrumental podcast created by pianist & composer, Fred McKinnon (www.FredMcKinnon.Com). These short, improvised, instrumental performances are designed to provide a peaceful, restful interlude away from the noise and clamor of our society. These interludes are perfect for times of prayer, rest, or meditation.
||CleanWorship Interludes: Waiting In the Storm [Episode 56, November 9, 2017]||Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a storm? You want to run and find shelter. Protection is your biggest objective. I loved this beautiful picture and I can imagine running into this barn for protection.||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: The Simple Things [Episode 55, November 7, 2017]||Some times we should stop and pray, meditate, or reflect on the simple things of life. Those small; yet faithful, simple things that bring us hope, pleasure, and joy. How often do we neglect to be grateful for the simple things of life.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Serenity [Episode 54]||Serenity: the state of being calm, serene, or tranquil. In this busy world, I hope you can find a bit of serenity today. May this music help you find that place.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: A New Beginning [Episode 53, October 16, 2017]||There are two things that I appreciate and both have similar meanings: sunrises Monday mornings Yes, you read that correct – Monday mornings. Most people absolutely hate the thought of Monday morning. But for me, much like the sunrise,||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Take My Life [Episode 52, Oct 5, 2017]||Today’s interlude is a simple piano rendition of the classic hymn, “Take My Life and Let It Be”. As I spent time in prayer and meditation today it became my renewed prayer. Take my life, and let it be Consecrated, Lord,||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Winding Down [Episode 51, Sept 28, 2017]||Hello dear friends, I’ve been a bit out of my typical “2x per week” routine of recording and releasing these instrumental interludes. Lots of schedule changes in recovery from Hurricane Irma and then a trip out to LA have me way off schedule.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: After Irma [Episode 50, Sept 19, 2017]||I’d hoped to do something very special for the 50th episode of my “Worship Interludes” podcast but I never dreamed it would be a tribute composition and video from our experience the past week with Hurricane Irma.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Peace Be Still (Pre Hurricane Irma) [Episode 49, Sept 7, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “Peace, Be Still”. Hurricane Irma is a major hurricane that is ripping through the Caribbean and is threatening Florida, Georgia and the southern US. We are still a few days away from having the impact of this s||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: In the Waiting [Episode 48, August 29, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “In The Waiting”. We all have times when all we can do is wait. We’ve done everything else we know to do. Waiting is often the most difficult part of life. Waiting for dreams to become a reality … waitin||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Determination [Episode 46, August 9, 2017]||Determination: we need it in life. Whether you are determined to make a goal, to resolve a problem, or to get back on track … getting the right mindset is so important. In many cases, sheer will power is never enough.||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Stones [Episode 45, August 7, 2017]||Stones. Young David in the Bible used a stone and a sling to conquer the feared giant, Goliath. Stones. Some in the Bible used them to execute justice on sinners who violated the Law. Once, Jesus even rescued a woman who was about to be stone||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Speak to Me [Episode 44, July 24, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “Speak to Me”. It was inspired by the story of young Samuel in 1 Samuel 3 of the Bible. In this story Samuel hears a voice calling his name but does not realize it’s the voice of God. He goes to his priest,||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Are You Weary? [Episode 43, July 18, 2017]||Are you weary? I love this great photo courtesy of Pexels.Com. This guy looks like he’s just about to give up. He can’t take it anymore. Just pull over, stop it all, and crash. I’ll be honest. July has been a very difficult month for m||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Storms [Episode 42, July 12, 2017]||For those who read the show notes, I’m grateful. You’ll begin seeing that these instrumental interludes are part of my life. I play them first for me, for my own times of devotion, prayer, meditation .. and then share them with the world.||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoAmerica the Beautiful [Episode 41, July 4, 2017]||Happy 4th of July. I realize that thousands of listeners to this podcast are outside of the United States of America but today is our birthday as a country. I hope you enjoy my piano interlude of “America the Beautiful” and the slideshow.||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Questions [Episode 40, July 3, 2017]||Questions. I love this picture (courtesy of Pexels.Com). As I thought about today’s worship interlude I was reminded of all the questions that I have. I’ve been reading about Gideon in the Bible and how despite being visited by the “angel of||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Persisting [Episode 39, June 29. 2017)||Today as I recorded this interlude I thought about persistence. Just like the force of the water in this beautiful photo (courtesy of Pexels.Com), persistence is a necessary force when we are striving for the goals that we have.||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Trust [Episode 38, June 26, 2017]||TRUST. What an amazing thing. It’s a decision you have to make and it can’t be made for us. It’s not often that my “worship interludes” include an actual song. Typically, they are spontaneous improvisations.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Overcome Evil with Good [Episode 37, June 19, 2017]||“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” (Romans 12:21) This morning as I spent a little time having my own prayer, meditation, and devotion time I was reminded of the passage in Romans 12:21 quoted above.||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Waiting [Episode 36, June 14, 2017]||Sometimes the waiting is the hardest part. When you’re patiently (or impatiently) waiting … stay the course. I know there are things deep down in your soul that you are waiting to see fulfilled. Stay the course. I hope you enjoy this episode||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Keep Trusting [Episode 35, June 8, 2017]||ARE YOU LISTENING? I’d be honored to hear from you. Please consider leaving a review on iTunes, or emailing me! Keep On Trusting: There are days when I have to simply close my eyes, pray, and trust that it’s all going to work out.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Speechless [Episode 34, June 5, 2017]||Speechless. Sometimes, there are simply no words. Nothing can be said.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Take It In [Episode 33, June 1, 2017]||I love this beautiful photo from Pexels.Com. Today’s interlude came to me quickly from a personal place of feeling at ease. School has ended, Summer has begun, our kids are around the house more, and I’m just taking it all in.||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Rains [Episode 32, May 25, 2017]||It’s rained here for the past several days. There were times when, in the middle of the day, it was raining so hard that it was dark outside. Rain is often a metaphor in our lives and even in our spiritual walk. Rain can signify blessings.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Fresh Start [Episode 31, May 22, 2017]||Today is a Monday. The thing I like about Monday is that it’s considered the start of my week. A new start means a new chance. As you listen to today’s interlude, I hope that you’ll meditate and think about the various goals, plans,||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I have known Fred for over 20 years and his music continues to glorify our Father with excellence! Thank you Fred for sharing once again!
Peace like a River.... You will love this!!!
You will love this!
Peaceful & prophetic...
Few can flow so smoothly on the piano... these "played prayers" are peaceful & prophetic, conveying waves of relaxing, meditative piano music. Absolutely beautiful... a worthy "subscribe".