SIGNUM

Composer: Colin 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 Gibson
Meter: 7.6.7.6.7.6.6.6
Incipit: 11713 21171 32112
Key: c minor
Copyright: © 1992 Hope Publishing Co.

Texts

From the waiting comes the sign

From the waiting comes the sign,
come, Holy Spirit, come;
from the presence comes the peace,
come, Holy Spirit, come;
from the silence comes the song,
come, Holy Spirit, come;
and be to us the truth,
the sign, the peace, the song.

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