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Malachi 4:2 will be part of my pastor’s sermon text next Sunday:

But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.

It’s also the title of a song by The Welcome Wagon, a band composed of two friends of Sufjan Stevens–the Reverend Thomas Vito Aiuto and his wife Monique.  In the first video below, Vito talks a little about his music, his life, and his conversion.  In the second, you can listen to the full song I mentioned based on Malachi 4:2.

Below the videos are links to a free music download and more information about The Welcome Wagon.

You can download a free copy of the song “Sold! To The Nice Rich Man” as well as lead sheets for several other The Welcome Wagon songs from their Asthamatic Kitty web page.

Here’s an interesting list of Vito’s choices for “Albums of the Decade

The Welcome Wagon is one of the featured artists in this episode of The Habanero Hour.

You can pick up a copy of the CD at Amazon.