WE ARE ONE

Composer: Jeeva Sam

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Arranger: David Kai

David Kai grew up in Toronto attending the Centennial-Japanese United Church. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, the Humber College music program where he specialized in arranging and composing, and The Centre for Christian Studies. Commissioned as a diaconal minister in 1987, David served in pastoral charges in Birtle, Manitoba, Orleans, Ontario and Ajax, Ontario. David has written hymn tunes and arrangements in collaboration with authors and composers such as Ruth Duck, Linnea Good, Neil Lemke, Pat Mayberry, Jeeva Sam, Doreen Lankshear-Smith and Brian Wren. He was a member of the committee that produced the Voices United hymn book, and also provided music for the Bible Quest curriculum. His hymns and arrangements have appea… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Jeeva Sam (1987)
Arranger: David Kai (1995)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34534 53456 54342
Key: C Major/D♭ Major
Copyright: Music copyright © 1995 Jeeva Sam. Arrangement copyright © 1995 David Kai.

Texts

We Are One

We are one as we come,
as we come, joyful to be here,
in the praise on our lips
there’s a sense that God is near.
We are one as we sing,
as we seek, we are found;
and we come needful of God’s grace
as we meet, together in this place.

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Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #402

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