Composer: Joy F. Patterson

Joy F. Patterson (b. 1931), of Wassau, Wisconsin, is an elder in the Presbyterian Church who has written many texts and tunes; twenty-nine are collected in Come, You People of the Promise (Hope Publishing, Co., 1994); another collection, Teach Our Eyes New Ways of Seeing, was published in 2005 (Selah). Patterson has enjoyed a varied career as a French professor, homemaker, and claim representative for the Social Security Administration. Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joy F. Patterson (1989)
Meter: Irregular
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 1990 Joy F. Patterson. All rights reserved. Used by permission.


O God the Creator

O God the Creator, the Three in One,
The Creator of earth and moon and sun,
You have loved and protected us since time first begun
And we're brothers and sisters in God's love, in God's love,
And we're brothers and sisters in God's love.

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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The New Century Hymnal #291

The Presbyterian Hymnal #273

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