Come, children, and join in our festival song

Come, children, and join in our festival song

Tune: [Come, children, and join in our festival song]
Published in 69 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, children, and join in our festival song,
The New Year has come, and the old year has gone;
We'll join our glad voices in one hymn of praise,
To God, who has kept us and lengthened our days.

Happy New Year to all! happy New Year to all!
Happy New Year, happy New Year, happy New Year to all!

2 Our Father in heaven, we lift up to thee
Our voice of thanksgiving, our glad jubilee;
Oh, bless us, and guide us, dear Saviour, we pray,
That from thy blest precepts we never may stray. [Refrain]

3 And if, ere this New Year has drawn to a close,
Some loved one among us in death shall repose,
Grant, Lord, that the spirit in heaven may dwell,
In the bosom of Jesus, where all shall be well. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #163a

Text Information

First Line: Come, children, and join in our festival song
Refrain First Line: Happy greeting to all



Instances (1 - 69 of 69)
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A Collection of Sabbath School Hymns: compiled by a Sabbath School Teacher #45

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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #394

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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #206

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d43

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Calvary Songs #163a

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d20

Children's Praise #d19

Christian Hymns #d21

Deseret Sunday School Songs #d29

Glad Tidings: New Hymns and Tunes for Sunday Schools #d11

Happy Greetings to All #d42

Heart and Voice #d37

Heart and Voice #d38

Hymns for Sabbath School Use #d6

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Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #204b

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d52

Kind Words #d14

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Kind Words: a new collection of hymns and tunes for sunday schools and the social circle #77

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d27

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d14

Musical Leaves for Sabbath Schools #d15

Oriola #d29

Plymouth Sabbath School Collection: or, Hymns and Tunes #19

Popular Hymns No. 3 #d18

Select Songs for School and Home #d19

Select Songs for the Singing Service in the Prayer Meeting and Sunday School #d29

Select Songs for the Sunday School #d30

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d25

Sunday School Hymn Book #d58

Sunday School Hymnal #d58

Sunday School Service and Hymn Book arranged by the Sunday School Committee #d21

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The Altar, a Service Book for Sunday Schools (New and Enl. Ed.) #144

The Anniversaary and Sunday School Music Book No. 1-5 #d26

The Anniversary and Sunday School Music Book Nos. 1 and 2 with additions #d4

The Canadian Warbler #d15

The Carol #d28

The Children's Choir #d4

The Children's Hymnal #d46

The Clariona #d27

The Confederate Sunday School Hymn Book #d15

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #5

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #205

The Primary Hymnal #d18

The Sabbath Chimes #d31

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d38

The Sabbath School Timbrel ... On the Same Notation as "The Timbrel of Zion" #d14

The Saint John's Church Sunday School Hymn Book #d14

The Singing Pilgrim #d27

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The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #28

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #74

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #342

The Sunday School Hymnal: a Collection of Music for Sunday and Week-day Schools #d37

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The Sunday-School Music Book: enlarged #1

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #704

The Westminster Collection of Sabbath School Hymns and Tunes #d18

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