O Sing a New Song (Psalm 96)

O sing a new song to the Lord, Sing to the Lord all the earth (Wright)

Author (response): Helen L. Wright (1983)
Tune: [O sing a new song to the Lord] (Hopson)
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Author (response): Helen L. Wright

Helen L. Wright (b. 1927) wrote the refrain for the Psalter Task Force of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), for which she served as chair. A native of Baltic, Ohio, Helen Wright is a graduate of the College of Wooster with a B.A. degree in English. For some years she served as treasurer and bookkeeper for her husband's medical corporation. She is an organist for the Presbyterian Church of Coshocton, Ohio, a position she has held for twenty-four years. Wright served on the Advisory Council for discipleship and worship of the United Presbyterian Church U.S.A. prior to the reunion of 1983. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O sing a new song to the Lord, Sing to the Lord all the earth (Wright)
Title: O Sing a New Song (Psalm 96)
Author (response): Helen L. Wright (1983)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O sing a new song to the Lord
Notes: Responsive refrain to chanting or reading of Psalm 96, tone included
Copyright: Response text © 1986 Helen L. Wright; Psalm text © 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America; © 1986 Helen L. Wright



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The Presbyterian Hymnal #217

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