1. My country,' tis of thee,
sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing;
land where my fathers died,
land of the pilgrims' pride,
from every mountainside let freedom ring!
2. My native country, thee,
land of the noble free, thy name I love;
I love thy rocks and rills,
thy woods and templed hills;
my heart with rapture thrills, like that above.
3. Let music swell the breeze,
and ring from all the trees sweet freedom's song;
let mortal tongues awake;
let all that breathe partake;
let rocks their silence break, the sound prolong.
4. Our fathers' God, to thee,
author of liberty, to thee we sing;
long may our land be bright
with freedom's holy light;
protect us by thy might, great God, our King.
|First Line:||My country, 'tis of thee|
|Title:||America (My Country, 'Tis of Thee)|
|Author:||Samuel F. Smith (1832)|
|Topic:||Particular Times of Worship: Special Days; Nation|
|AMERICA/MY COUNTRY 'TIS OF THEE (United Methodist Hymnal 697)|
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
|An American Tribute - A Suite of Patriotic Songs||Let Freedom Ring||MY COUNTRY 'TIS OF THEE|