Easter People, Raise Your Voices

Author: William M. James

Born in Mississippi, June 4 1915. Died January 18, 2014 in New York. United Methodist minister, community developer and mentor to young African Americans. James was a pastor to United Methodist congregations in Harlem and the Bronx from 1940 to 1985. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

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First Line: Easter people, raise your voices
Title: Easter People, Raise Your Voices
Author: William M. James (1979)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Words © 1979 The United Methodist Publishing House

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REGENT SQUARE (Smart)

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REGENT SQUARE for the Horatius Bonar (PHH 260) doxology "Glory be to God the Father." The tune was first published in the English Presbyterian Church's Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship (1867), of which Smart was music editor. Because the text editor of that hymna…

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