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Children singing, sweet bells ringing

Author: F. J. E.
Tune: [Children singing, sweet bells ringing!]
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

1 Children singing, sweet bells ringing!
Welcome, welcome, happy day!
Pray'rs of thousands now are winging
Up to heav'n their silent way.

Chorus:
Welcome, welcome, joyous welcome;
Teachers, scholars, welcome here!

2 'Tis an hour of happy meeting,
We have met for praise and pray'r;
But the hour is short and fleeting;
This is why we're early here. [Chorus]

3 We'll not keep our teachers waiting,
While we tarry by the way,
Nor disturb the school reciting,
'Tis the holy Sabbath day. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #273

Author: F. J. E.

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Text Information

First Line: Children singing, sweet bells ringing
Title: Welcome here
Author: F. J. E.
Refrain First Line: Welcome, welcome, joyous welcome
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