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When We Gather Home

The heavens will be ringing with our joyous singing

Author: John W. Peterson
Tune: [The heavens will be ringing with our joyous singing]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The heavens will be ringing with our joyous singing
Title: When We Gather Home
Author: John W. Peterson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: When we gather home, never more to roam
Publication Date: 1943
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1943.

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New Songs Supreme #21

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