642. Heleluyan, We Are Singing

Text Information
First Line: Christians everywhere shall sing now and always
Title: Heleluyan, We Are Singing
Author (English verses): Brian Wren (2008)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 66; Psalm 113; Psalm 148
Topic: Adoration; Community in Christ; Gathering (1 more...)
Source: Muskogee (Creek) hymn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Heleluyan, we are singing
Copyright: English Vers. © 2008 General Board of Global Ministries t/a GBGMusik
Tune Information
Transcriber: Carlton R. Young (2008)
Meter: Irregular
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Muskogee (Creek) melody
Copyright: Music Trancr. © 2008 General Board of Global Ministries t/a GBGMusik

Text Information:

This Muscogee hymn is a Trail of Tears song, a testimony that their Christian faith was more powerful than their mistreatment by those who took away their ancestral homelands. Revered and cherished, it remains the most popular Muscogee hymn sung in churches in Oklahoma.

Audio recording: Audio (MP3)