When We Lift Our Pack and Go

When we lift our pack and go

Author: Shirley Erena Murray (1988)
Tune: LEONARD (Render)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Source: Moravian Book of Worship #793

Author: Shirley Erena Murray

Shirley Erena Murray (b. Invercargill, New Zealand, 1931) studied music as an undergraduate but received a master’s degree (with honors) in classics and French from Otago University. Her upbringing was Methodist, but she became a Presbyterian when she married the Reverend John Stewart Murray, who was a moderator of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand. Shirley began her career as a teacher of languages, but she became more active in Amnesty International, and for eight years she served the Labor Party Research Unit of Parliament. Her involvement in these organizations has enriched her writing of hymns, which address human rights, women’s concerns, justice, peace, the integrity of creation, and the unity of the church. Many of her hymn… Go to person page >

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First Line: When we lift our pack and go
Title: When We Lift Our Pack and Go
Author: Shirley Erena Murray (1988)
Meter: with refrain
Place of Origin: New Zealand
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God is in the other place
Copyright: © 1992 by Hope Publishing Company



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Alleluia Aotearoa #153

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Moravian Book of Worship #793

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