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Jesus, We Are Here

Jesus, we are here (Jesu tawa pano)

Author: Patrick Matsikenyiri; Translator (Spanish): Pedro P. Piron
Opening Hymns
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Author: Patrick Matsikenyiri

Patrick Matsikenyiri-- Since his retirement from Africa University in Mutare in December of 2002, Matsikenyiri has been teaching in several institutions in the United States by invitation. Some of which are Shenandoah University, VA; Drew University, NJ; Adrian College, MI; which honored him with a Doctorate in 1999. Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. He also participated in a series of lectures in places like Calvin Institute of Worship in Michigan and Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. Dr. Matsikenyiri did workshops and worship services on African Music in many churches and organizations in California, Washington, Idaho, Virginia and New York, just to name a few. Previously when Dr. Matsikenyiri was employed at Africa… Go to person page >

Translator (Spanish): Pedro P. Piron

(no biographical information available about Pedro P. Piron.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, we are here (Jesu tawa pano)
Title: Jesus, We Are Here
Shona Title: Jesu Tawa Pano
Author: Patrick Matsikenyiri
Translator (Spanish): Pedro P. Piron
Source: Zimbabwean (Shona)
Language: English; Shona; Spanish
Copyright: © 1990, 1996 General Board of Global Ministries, license #1062.
Liturgical Use: Opening Hymns



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