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LIFE OF THE WORLD

Composer: Ian Galloway

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Arranger: John L. Bell

John Bell (b. 1949) was born in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire, intending to be a music teacher when he felt the call to the ministry. But in frustration with his classes, he did volunteer work in a deprived neighborhood in London for a time and also served for two years as an associate pastor at the English Reformed Church in Amsterdam. After graduating he worked for five years as a youth pastor for the Church of Scotland, serving a large region that included about 500 churches. He then took a similar position with the Iona Community, and with his colleague Graham Maule, began to broaden the youth ministry to focus on renewal of the church’s worship. His approach soon turned to composing songs within the identifiable traditi… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LIFE OF THE WORLD
Composer: Ian Galloway
Arranger: John L. Bell
Meter: 13.11.12.8
Incipit: 32117 53211 21753
Key: g minor
Copyright: Arrangement © Church of Scotland Panel on Worship;© Ian F. Galloway

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Ancient and Modern #548

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #586

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #141

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #141

Iona Abbey Music Book #96

Singing the Faith #114

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #599

Worship in the city #72

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