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As We Walked Home at Close of Day

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As we walked home at close of day

Author: The Iona Community (1988)
Tune: ANGELUS (Joseph)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Author: The Iona Community

Iona Community, an ecumenical Christian group of men and women based on the small island of Iona off the coast of Scotland. The community began in 1938 when the Rev. George MacLeod of the Church of Scotland began a ministry among the unemployed poor who had been neglected by the church. He took a handful of men to the island to rebuild the ruins of a thousand-year-old abbey church. That rebuilding became a metaphor for the rebuilding of the common life, a return to the belief that daily activity is the stuff of godly service – work, and worship. The Community has since grown to include a group of members, associates, and friends all over the United Kingdom and many other countries. In addition to many conferences that attract people to I… Go to person page >

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First Line: As we walked home at close of day
Title: As We Walked Home at Close of Day
Author: The Iona Community (1988)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © WGRG / The Iona Community / G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

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Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #253

Scripture Song Database #343

Voices United #184

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