Come Zion's Daughters

Author: Wilmer D. Swope

Born Dec. 16, 1925 in Leetonia, OH to Herman and Mabel Swope. He was a farmer and also worked at the A & P Warehouse in Salem, OH and the Buechner Residence Hall near YSU in Youngstown, OH. He served as Fairfield Township Trustee from 1970-2001. He was a member of the Midway Mennonite Church and enjoyed writing hymns and Mennonite Church history. He died in Leetonia, OH on February 1, 2010. --See Youngstown News. Go to person page >

Author (stanza 5): Lawrence Burkhart Brunk

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Text Information

First Line: Come, Zion's daughters, come, rejoice
Title: Come Zion's Daughters
Author: Wilmer D. Swope (1970)
Author (stanza 5): Lawrence Burkhart Brunk (1970)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Text of hymn copyright by Wilmer D. Swope.

Tune

PENTECOST (Boyd)

William Boyd (b. Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1847; d. Paddington, England, 1928) composed PENTECOST in 1864 for the hymn text "Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire"; it was published in 1868 in Thirty-Two Hymn Tunes Composed by Members of the University of Oxford. The name PENTECOST derives from the subjec…

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Instances

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The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #475
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