Merry Missionaries

We are merry missionaries

Author: Harriet D. Castle
Tune: [We are merry missionaries]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. We are merry missionaries,
Don’t you see?
And we give our shining pennies,
Give them free.

Don’t you hear the pennies dropping?
Dropping, dropping, dropping, dropping,
Never seem to think of stopping,
Hear them fall.

2. We’re so sorry heathen people
Never know
All about the gentle Jesus,
Kind and true. [Refrain]

3. Pennies help to tell the story
Once again,
How the loving, tender Savior
Died for them. [Refrain]

4. Now we’re coming down among you
With our cup,
And we hope that you will kindly
Fill it up. [Refrain]

5. You big people might give dollars,
We should say,
If you can’t give something smaller,
Any way. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4209

Author: Harriet D. Castle

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are merry missionaries
Title: Merry Missionaries
Author: Harriet D. Castle
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Don't you hear the pennies dropping
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #4209
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The Cyber Hymnal #4209

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