STU MO RUN

STU MO RUN

Arranger: John L. Bell
Published in 4 hymnals


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: STU MO RUN
Arranger: John L. Bell
Meter: 10.9.8.11 with refrain
Incipit: 12345 34327 12345
Key: c minor
Source: Gaelic folk melody
Copyright: Arr. © WGRG / The Iona Community

Texts

Sing to God with gladness, all creation

Sing to God with gladness, all creation,
sing to God the song of God's great love,
sing to God who made the heavens,
sing to God who made the loveliness of earth!
[Refrain:]
Sing to the Lord, sing Alleluia,
sing to the Lord, sing with joy!

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Sing to God the Father, all creation

Sing to God the Father, all creation,
sing to God his dear and only Son,
sing to God the loving Spirit,
sing with joy to God, one God, for evermore.
Sing to the Lord, sing Alleluia,
sing to the Lord, sing with joy!

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #150

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #817

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #150

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #817

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