O Blessed Spring

Author: Susan Palo Cherwien

Susan Palo Cherwien is a freelance writer and musician. She received her bachelor’s degree in church music and voice from Wittenberg University, the Abschlusspruefung in voice from the Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin, and a Master of Liberal Studies from Mundelein College, where she focused on spirituality, ritual, and the arts. Susan has written numerous hymn texts which appear in denominational hymnals in the United States and Canada, and she is the author of O Blessed Spring: Hymn Texts of Susan Palo Cherwien (AugsburgFortress), Crossings: Meditations for Worship (Morningstar), To God Will I Sing (AugsburgFortress), From Glory Into Glory (Morningstar), and Come, Beloved of the Maker (Augsburg). http://www.luther.edu/events/ Go to person page >

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First Line: O blessed spring, where Word and sign
Title: O Blessed Spring
Author: Susan Palo Cherwien
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Text © 1993 Susan Palo Cherwien

Tune

O WALY WALY

O WALY WALY is a traditional English melody associated with the song "O Waly, Waly, gin love be bony," the words of which date back at least to Ramsay's Tea Table Miscellany (1724-1732), and as the setting for a folk ballad about Jamie Douglas. It is also well known in the Appalachian region of the…

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #447

Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #794

Lutheran Service Book #595

Sing the Faith #2076

Singing the Faith #617

The Faith We Sing #2076

Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #632

With One Voice #695

Wonder, Love, and Praise: a supplement to the Hymnal 1982 #765

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