Go Forth and Tell! O Church of God

Go forth and tell! O Church of God, awake!

Author: J. E. Seddon
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #477

Author: J. E. Seddon

James E. Seddon (b. Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, 1915; d. London, England, 1983) received his musical training at the London College of Music and Trinity College in London and his theological training at the Bible Churchmen's Theological College (now Trinity College) in Bristol. He served various Anglican parishes in England from 1939 to 1945 as well as from 1967 to 1980. Seddon was a missionary in Morocco from 1945 to 1955 and the home secretary for the Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society from 1955 to 1967. Many of his thirty hymns are based on mission­ary themes; he wrote some in Arabic while he lived in Morocco. Seddon joined other Jubilate Group participants to produce Psalm Praise (1973) and Hymns for Today's Church (1982). Bert… Go to person page >

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First Line: Go forth and tell! O Church of God, awake!
Title: Go Forth and Tell! O Church of God
Author: J. E. Seddon
Language: English
Copyright: © Mrs. C. Seddon/Jubilate Hymns, admin. by Hope Publishing Company



WOODLANDS (Greatorex)

WOODLANDS is a perfect match for the bold text. Walter Greatorex (b. Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, 1877; d. Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, 1949) composed this tune in 1916, and it was published in the Public School Hymn Book in 1919. The tune's title refers to one of the schoolhouses at Gre…

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Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Ancient and Modern #477

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #232

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #596

Church Family Worship #506

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #478

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Common Praise #437

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #238

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Complete Mission Praise #178

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CPWI Hymnal #325


Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #505a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #505b

Hymns Old and New #164

Sing Glory #596

The Irish Presbyterian Hymnbook #634a


The Irish Presbyterian Hymnbook #634b

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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