Kindle a Flame to Lighten the Dark

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Kindle a flame to lighten the dark

Author: The Iona Community (1987)
Tune: [Kindle a flame to lighten the dark]
Published in 8 hymnals

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Author: The Iona Community

Iona Community, an ecumenical Christian group of men and women based on the small island of Iona off the coast of Scotland. The community began in 1938 when the Rev. George MacLeod of the Church of Scotland began a ministry among the unemployed poor who had been neglected by the church. He took a handful of men to the island to rebuild the ruins of a thousand-year-old abbey church. That rebuilding became a metaphor for the rebuilding of the common life, a return to the belief that daily activity is the stuff of godly service – work, and worship. The Community has since grown to include a group of members, associates, and friends all over the United Kingdom and many other countries. In addition to many conferences that attract people to I… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Kindle a flame to lighten the dark
Title: Kindle a Flame to Lighten the Dark
Author: The Iona Community (1987)
Place of Origin: Scotland
Language: English
Copyright: © WGRG / The Iona Community, G.I.A. Publications, Inc., exclusive agent



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Ancient and Modern #839

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #415

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #932

Global Praise 3 #130

RitualSong #861

Sing a New Creation #210

Sing Glory #658

Voices United #19

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