Sing a New Church

Author: Delores Dufner

Delores Dufner is a member of St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph, Minnesota, with Master's Degrees in Liturgical Music and Liturgical Studies. She is currently a member and a Fellow of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, the National Pastoral Musicians (NPM), the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), and the Monastic Worship Forum. Delores is a writer of liturgical, scripturally based hymn and song texts which have a broad ecumenical appeal and are contracted or licensed by 34 publishers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and China. She has received more than 50 commissions to write texts for special occasions or needs and has published over 200 hymns, many of which h… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Summoned by the God who made us
Title: Sing a New Church
Author: Delores Dufner
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Let us bring the gifts that differ
Copyright: © 1991, Sisters of St. Benedict. Published by OCP Publications

Tune

NETTLETON

The authorship of this tune is not clear, with different editors attributing the tune to different composers (or not naming one at all). See the instances list above for the different attributions. From William J. Reynolds, Companion to Baptist Hymnal (1976): "Nettleton first appeared as a two-part…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Ancient and Modern #504

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #417

Gather (3rd ed.) #743

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #644

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #569

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #830

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #591

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #848

Singing the Faith #689

Voices Together #1

Worship (4th ed.) #727

Worship and Rejoice #577

Worship in the city #145

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