When Christ Was Lifted from the Earth

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1 Dear Christ, uplifted from the earth,
your arms stretched out above
through every culture, every birth,
to draw an answering love.

2 Still east and west your love extends
and always, near and far,
you call and claim us as your friends
and love us as we are.

3 Where age and gender, class and race,
divides us to our shame,
you see a person and a face,
a neighbour with a name.

4 May we, accepted as we are,
yet called in grace to grow,
reach out to others, near and far,
your healing love to show.

Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #620a

Author: Brian A. Wren

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SAN ROCCO


MCKEE

MC KEE has an interesting history. According to a letter from Charles V. Stanford (PHH 512) to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (who arranged the tune for piano in his Twenty-Four Negro Melodies, 1905), MC KEE was originally an Irish tune taken to the United States and adapted by African American slaves. It…

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WINCHCOMBE (Blake)


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Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #620aText
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #620bText
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #562TextAudio
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #142a
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #142b
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #603Text
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #604Text
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #525
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #335
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #453
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #596
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #248
Worship and Rejoice #601TextPage Scan



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