Where can I find a Contemporary Christian Songs Topical Index?

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I am planning to create a topical index of the contemporary songs we use in worship, but don't want to "reinvent the wheel." Does anyone know of such an index already created?

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I know CCLI's SongSelect has topics listed for most songs, but I don't know if it's searchable by topic. It seems like I've seen various efforts toward that on message boards before, but I can't seem to find any now.

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Diane, I have a Word document with a bunch of contemporary songs we sing here at Telkwa CRC. I've "tagged" each song with its topic(s) and/or Scripture reference(s). It's likely not entirely what you're looking for, but if it sounds helpful, I can email it to you. Stanley Groothof

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Thanks JT and Stanley! CCLI has been very helpful--when I search for the song, I can click on it and it gives the themes that the song is associated with. This will help a lot.

Stanley--I'd love to have your Word doc. How do I give you my email without it going out to everyone on the network?

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[quote=Diane Ritzema]How do I give you my email without it going out to everyone on the network?[/quote]

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In addition to CCLI, you can also search songs by topic at www.hymnary.org.

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Thanks, Tim.