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Source: Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #89
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Author: Shirley Erena Murray

Shirley Erena Murray (b. Invercargill, New Zealand, 1931) studied music as an undergraduate but received a master’s degree (with honors) in classis and French from Otago University. Her upbringing was Methodist, but she became a Presbyterian when she married the Reverend John Stewart Murray, who was a moderator of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand. Shirley began her career as a teacher of languages, but she became more active in Amnesty International, and for eight years she served the Labor Party Research Unit of Parliament. Her involvement in these organizations has enriched her writing of hymns, which address human rights, women’s concerns, justice, peace, the integrity of creation, and the unity of the church. Many of her hymns… Go to person page >

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Chalice Hymnal #575

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #716

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #716

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Hymns of Promise #89

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The Faith We Sing #2128

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Voices United #374

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Worship and Rejoice #477

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