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Author: Brian Wren Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: [Transfiguration] Scripture: Matthew 17:9 Text Sources: Piece Together Praise (Hope Publishing, 2000)

Come to the Mountain Peak (A Hymn for Transfiguration Sunday)

Author: F. Richard Garland Meter: D Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: Come to the mountain peak Lyrics: within a cloud, transfigures with Love's grace ... Topics: Transfiguration Scripture: Mark 9:2-9 Used With Tune: DIADEMATA

We are standing on holy ground

Author: Geron Davis Meter: Appears in 17 hymnals Topics: God Holiness; Praise of Christ


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Composer: Sir John Goss, 1800-1880 Meter: D Appears in 79 hymnals Incipit: 12176 55124 33231 Used With Text: O Master, it is good to be


Composer: George J. Elvey Meter: D Appears in 598 hymnals Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 11133 66514 32235 Used With Text: Come to the Mountain Peak (A Hymn for Transfiguration Sunday)


Composer: Michael Burkhardt Meter: R with alleluias Appears in 1 hymnal Tune Key: C Major Used With Text: Jesus, on the Mountain Peak


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Transfigured Christ, None Comprehends

Author: Alan Gaunt (1935-) Hymnal: Common Praise (1998) #168 (1998) Meter: Lyrics: 1 Transfigured Christ, none comprehends your majesty, ... share your grief and loss, transfigure us, when all is done ... Topics: Transfiguration Scripture: 1 Kings 19:1-18 Languages: English Tune Title: BROCKHAM

Transfigure Us, O Lord

Author: Bob Hurd, b. 1950 Hymnal: Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #726 (2012) First Line: Down from heights of glory Lyrics: Transfigure us, O Lord, ... Topics: The Liturgical Year The Transfiguration of the Lord (August 6) Scripture: Luke 9:28-36 Languages: English Tune Title: [Down from heights of glory]


Author: Brian Wren Hymnal: Scripture Song Database #3728 (2008) First Line: [Transfiguration] Scripture: Matthew 17:9 Languages: English


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Brian A. Wren

b. 1936 Person Name: Brian Wren Author of "Transfiguration" in Scripture Song Database Brian Wren (b. Romford, Essex, England, 1936) is a major British figure in the revival of contemporary hymn writing. He studied French literature at New College and theology at Mansfield College in Oxford, England. Ordained in 1965, he was pastor of the Congregational Church (now United Reformed) in Hockley and Hawkwell, Essex, from 1965 to 1970. He worked for the British Council of Churches and several other organizations involved in fighting poverty and promoting peace and justice. This work resulted in his writing of Education for Justice (1977) and Patriotism and Peace (1983). With a ministry throughout the English-speaking world, Wren now resides in the United States where he is active as a freelance lecturer, preacher, and full-time hymn writer. His hymn texts are published in Faith Looking Forward (1983), Praising a Mystery (1986), Bring Many Names (1989), New Beginnings (1993), and Faith Renewed: 33 Hymns Reissued and Revised (1995), as well as in many modern hymnals. He has also produced What Language Shall I Borrow? (1989), a discussion guide to inclusive language in Christian worship. Bert Polman

Sylvia G. Dunstan

1955 - 1993 Person Name: Sylvia G. Dunstan, 1955-1993 Author of "Transform Us" in RitualSong After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy. Sing! A New Creation

George J. Elvey

1816 - 1893 Composer of "DIADEMATA" in Discipleship Ministries Collection George Job Elvey (b. Canterbury, England, 1816; d. Windlesham, Surrey, England, 1893) As a young boy, Elvey was a chorister in Canterbury Cathedral. Living and studying with his brother Stephen, he was educated at Oxford and at the Royal Academy of Music. At age nineteen Elvey became organist and master of the boys' choir at St. George Chapel, Windsor, where he remained until his retirement in 1882. He was frequently called upon to provide music for royal ceremonies such as Princess Louise's wedding in 1871 (after which he was knighted). Elvey also composed hymn tunes, anthems, oratorios, and service music. Bert Polman


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