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Where the Promise Shines

Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan

After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy. Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When a star is shining
Title: Where the Promise Shines
Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lead us on, lead us on
Copyright: © 1995, GIA Publications, Inc.

Tune

[When a star Is shining]


KING'S WESTON

Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) composed KING'S WESTON for this text. It was published in Songs of Praise (1925). The combination of text and tune in a festive hymn¬-anthem by Vaughan Williams has become a favorite of many church choirs. The tune's title refers to a manor house on the Avon River n…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Gather (3rd ed.) #450

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #376

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #514

Voices United #97

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