KHAO I DANG

Composer: Colin Alexander Gibson

Colin Gibson (b. 1933) was born in Dunedin, the south island of New Zealand. He has been writing hymn texts and hymn settings for over 20 years. His works have been published and performed in Africa, the United States, Asia and Australasia, Great Britain and Europe. He is organist and director of the Mornington Methodist Choir, Dunedin, New Zealand, a lay preacher, and retired in 1999 as Head of the Department and Donald Collie Professor of English at the University of Otago where he currently heads the Department of Theatre Studies and continues to lecture on English Literature as Emeritus Professor. He has conducted numerous hymn workshops in New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain, and has been co-editor of a number of hymn collections.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Colin Alexander Gibson
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 11122 33455 55434
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 1992 Hope Publishing Company

Texts

Here to the house of God we come

Here to the house of God we come,
home of the people of the Way,
here to give thanks for all we have,
naming our needs for every day,
we who have roof and rent and bread,
sure of a place to rest our head.

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #195

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