Good News! Great Joy to All the Earth

Author: Frank von Christierson, 1900 -

Frank von Christierson (1900-1996) was born near Helsinki, Finland. He attended San Jose (California) High School, Stanford University (BA, Psychology, 1923), and San Francisco Theological Seminary (BD 1929). In 1983 he was awarded the citation of distinguished alumnus, and became a Fellow of The Hymn Society. He has served as youth director at First Presbyterian Church, San Luis Obispo, and pastor at Calvary Presbyterian Church, Citrus Heights, California. He has published a hymnal collection entitled Make a Joyful Noise (1987) and is represented in many hymnals. Three of his hymn texts have been included in the new Hope hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001). http://www.hopepublishing.com/html… Go to person page >

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First Line: Good news! Great joy to all the earth
Title: Good News! Great Joy to All the Earth
Author: Frank von Christierson, 1900 -
Copyright: copyright 1976 The Hymn Society of America; used by permission.



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