Bread is blessed and broken

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Bread is blessed and broken

Author: John L. Bell; Author: Graham Maule
Tune: GRACE IN ESSENCE
Communion Songs
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John L. Bell

John Bell (b. 1949) was born in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire, intending to be a music teacher when he felt the call to the ministry. But in frustration with his classes, he did volunteer work in a deprived neighborhood in London for a time and also served for two years as an associate pastor at the English Reformed Church in Amsterdam. After graduating he worked for five years as a youth pastor for the Church of Scotland, serving a large region that included about 500 churches. He then took a similar position with the Iona Community, and with his colleague Graham Maule, began to broaden the youth ministry to focus on renewal of the church’s worship. His approach soon turned to composing songs within the identifiable traditi… Go to person page >

Author: Graham Maule

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Text Information

First Line: Bread is blessed and broken
Author: John L. Bell
Author: Graham Maule
Meter: 6.5.6.3
Copyright: From "Love From Below" © 1989, WGRG, Iona Community (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)
Liturgical Use: Communion Songs

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Ancient and Modern #429

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #82

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #81

Singing the Faith #576

Together in Song #707

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