164. Down Galilee’s Slow Roadways

Text Information
First Line: Down Galilee's slow roadways
Title: Down Galilee’s Slow Roadways
Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan (1991)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Scripture: Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; John 1:29-34
Topic: Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Jesus Christ: Life
Language: English
Copyright: © 1991 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: WEST MAIN
Composer: John D. Horman (1998)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: © 1998 Abingdon Press (admin. The Copyright Company)
Notes: (alternate tune: WIE LIEBLICH IST DER MAIEN)


Text Information:

When reviewing baptismal resources with other members of the United Church of Canada’s Working Unit on Worship, the author was struck by how few hymns had been written for adult baptism. This meditative text on the Baptism of Jesus is an effort to remedy that situation.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)




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