Go Gather the Wanderers In

Go gather them in from the byways of sin

Author: Rev. W. G. Cooper
Tune: [Go work with your might]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Rev. W. G. Cooper

Rv William Gustin Cooper USA 1861-1938. Born in Evansville, WI, he married Mabel Luella Cooper. He became a Baptist minister having pastorates in Hortonville Village, WI, 1897 – 1901, and later in Ira, VT, in 1922. He also conducted camp meetings. He wrote a number of hymn lyrics and a few tunes. He died in Canton, ME. Note: In a campmeeting service in 1889, when the service was over, a lyricist, Warren Cornell, sat writing a poem. As he left the site, he dropped the paper he was writing and didn't notice it. An hour or or so later, Rev. Cooper came in to tidy up the tent area for the next service, saw the paper, picked it up and read it, and was so inspired by the words, that he finished writing the text and went to the organ… Go to person page >

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First Line: Go gather them in from the byways of sin
Title: Go Gather the Wanderers In
Author: Rev. W. G. Cooper
Refrain First Line: Go gather the wanderers in
Copyright: Public Domain

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Dortch's Gospel Voices #397

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The Christian Church Hymnal #324

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