536. Rise, O Church, like Christ arisen

Text Information
First Line: Rise, O church, like Christ arisen
Title: Rise, O Church, like Christ arisen
Author: Susan Palo Cherwien (1997)
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: Isaiah 6:8; Matthew 11:28-30; Luke 9:23-25; Luke 9:57-62; Luke 14:25-33; John 12:23-26; John 15:18-21; Acts 5:27-29; 2 Corinthians 4:7-12; 2 Corinthians 6:4-10; Ephesians 4:1; Philippians 1:27-30; 2 Timothy 2:1-13; Hebrews 11:1-12:13; 1 John 5:3
Topic: The Church; Discipleship; Eucharist (6 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1997 Susan Palo Cherwien (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Composer: Timothy J. Strand (1997)
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1997 Augsburg Fortress

Text Information:

The second line of the first stanza shows that this hymn is meant for use in the context of the Lord’s Supper, but the last stanza further clarifies its special purpose as a sending hymn celebrating the values guiding the work of the church in the world: service, courage, mercy

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