O Come to Mount Zion

Author: S. C. E.

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Alterer: John J. Overholt

John J. Overholt was born to an Amish family of limited means in the state of Ohio in 1918. As a child he was soon introduced to his father's personal collection of gospel songs and hymns, which was to have a marked influence on his later life. With his twin brother Joe, he early was exposed to the Amish-Mennonite tradition of hymn singing and praising worship. An early career in Christian service led to a two-year period of relief work in the country of Poland following World War II. During that interim he began to gather many European songs and hymns as a personal hobby, not realizing that these selections would become invaluable to The Christian Hymnary which was begun in 1960 and completed twelve years later in 1972, with a compilati… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O come to Mount Zion, the mount of the Lord
Title: O Come to Mount Zion
Author: S. C. E.
Alterer: John J. Overholt (1970)
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Source: Hymns of Zion, 1841
Language: English
Copyright: Copyright © 1972 by The Christian Hymnary Publishers

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The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #377

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