Come, sing praises to the Lord above

Come, sing praises to the Lord above

Author: Michael Perry
Tune: CALYPSO CAROL
Published in 3 hymnals

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Source: Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #53
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Author: Michael Perry

Initially studying mathematics and physics at Dulwich College, Michael A. Perry (b. Beckenham, Kent, England, 1942; d. England, 1996) was headed for a career in the sciences. However, after one year of study in physics at the University of London, he transferred to Oak Hill College to study theology. He also studied at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and received a M.Phil. from the University of Southhampton in 1973. Ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1966, Perry served the parish of St. Helen's in Liverpool as a youth worker and evangelist. From 1972 to 1981 he was the vicar of Bitterne in Southhampton and from 1981 to 1989, rector of Eversley in Hampshire and chaplain at the Police Staff College. He then became vicar of Tonbridge in Ke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, sing praises to the Lord above
Author: Michael Perry
Meter: 9.9.9.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God is king above the mountains high
Publication Date: 2000
Copyright: Words by permission of Hope Publishing Co.

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Church Family Worship #115

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #689

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Together in Song #53

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