Come forth, O Christian brothers

Come forth, O Christian brothers

Author: John Ellerton
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Ellerton

John Ellerton (b. London, England, 1826; d. Torquay, Devonshire, England, 1893) Educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man and at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1851. He served six parishes, spending the longest time in Crewe Green (1860-1872), a church of steelworkers and farmers. Ellerton wrote and translated about eighty hymns, many of which are still sung today. He helped to compile Church Hymns and wrote its handbook, Notes and Illustrations to Church Hymns (1882). Some of his other hymn texts were published in The London Mission Hymn Book (1884). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come forth, O Christian brothers
Author: John Ellerton
Copyright: Public Domain

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Angelic Songs #d30

Church Hymns with Tunes #317

Songs of Worship for the Sunday School #d32

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