For the world and all its people

For the world and all its people

Author (English version): John L. Bell
Tune: SOMOS PUEBLOS
Published in 4 hymnals

Author (English version): 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 >

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First Line: For the world and all its people
Author (English version): John L. Bell
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Source: Spanish, from Misa Popular Nicaraguaense
Refrain First Line: Confidently, all can worship
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: © John L. Bell

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #262a

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #262b

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #262a

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #262b

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