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We Are People of God's Peace

Translator: Esther Bergen

Esther Bergen was born on June 18, 1921 in Mor­den, Man­i­to­ba, Can­a­da. She was the daughter of a Mennonite minister and graduated from the Men­non­ite Col­lege In­sti­tute in Gret­na, Man­i­to­ba. After teaching in several rural schools, she attended the Men­non­ite Breth­ren Bi­ble Col­lege in Win­ni­peg. She taught mu­sic at the Men­non­ite Breth­ren Bi­ble Col­lege, and served as Dean and Re­gis­trar at the Ca­na­di­an Men­non­ite Bi­ble Col­lege. She al­so worked as a mis­sion­a­ry in Mex­i­co with her hus­band, Men­no Ber­gen (1956-68). She trans­lat­ed some 150 hymns, and com­posed sev­eral hymn tunes. She was a teacher, musician, poet, translator, church worker, wife, and mother… Go to person page >

Author: Menno Simons

Dutch Anabaptist church leader Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are people of God's peace, As a new creation
Title: We Are People of God's Peace
Author: Menno Simons (1552)
Translator: Esther Bergen
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Copyright: © 1990 Mennonite World Conference

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #256

Community of Christ Sings #306

Hymnal #407

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Worship Together #677

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