One Is the Body

One is the body and one is the Head

Author: John L. Bell
CCLI Number: 1099301
Published in 10 hymnals

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Author: John L. Bell

John Bell (b. 1949) was born in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire, intending to be a music teacher when he felt the call to the ministry. But in frustration with his classes, he did volunteer work in a deprived neighborhood in London for a time and also served for two years as an associate pastor at the English Reformed Church in Amsterdam. After graduating he worked for five years as a youth pastor for the Church of Scotland, serving a large region that included about 500 churches. He then took a similar position with the Iona Community, and with his colleague Graham Maule, began to broaden the youth ministry to focus on renewal of the church’s worship. His approach soon turned to composing songs within the identifiable traditi… Go to person page >

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First Line: One is the body and one is the Head
Title: One Is the Body
Author: John L. Bell
Language: English
Copyright: © 1993 WGRG, Iona Community, GIA Publications Inc.



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