Come, Holy Spirit

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Come, Holy Spirit, Gracious heavenly dove

Author: John L. Bell; Author: Graham Maule
Tune: [Come, Holy Spirit, gracious heavenly dove]
Published in 4 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

(no biographical information available about Graham Maule .) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, Holy Spirit, Gracious heavenly dove
Title: Come, Holy Spirit
Author: John L. Bell
Author: Graham Maule
Refrain First Line: Come, Holy Spirit
Copyright: © WGRG / The Iona Community

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #758

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #758

Together in Song #710

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Voices United #204

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