Gracious Spirit

Translator: Howard S. Olson

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Author: Wilson Niwagila

Wilson Niwagila was born in Bukoba, Tanzania, and later studied theology in Tanzania, the United States, and Germany. He became a Lutheran parish pastor in several congregations in Tanzania and Germany. In Tanzania, he was the Lutheran secretary for Christian Education, the director of the Evangelical Academy, and provost of Makumira University College. He resided in Germany for a period as the Executive Secretary for Evangelism of the United Evangelical Mission for Germany, Asia, and Africa. Upon his return to Tanzania, he served as a member of the Task-Force for the establishment of the Bishop Josiah Kibira University College of the Tumaini University in the Kagera Region-Tanzania. --Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gracious Spirit, heed our pleading
Title: Gracious Spirit
Author: Wilson Niwagila ( 20th century)
Translator: Howard S. Olson
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Source: Tanzania
Refrain First Line: Come, come, come/ Njoo, njoo, njoo
Copyright: © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira, Tanzania, admin. Augsburg Fortress; © Lutheran Theological College

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