In Christ There Is No East or West

In Christ there is no east or west (Oxenham)

Author: John Oxenham (1908)
Published in 244 hymnals

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1 In Christ there is no east or west,
in him no south or north,
but one great fellowship of love
throughout the whole wide earth.

2 In Christ shall true hearts everywhere
their high communion find;
his service is the golden cord
close-binding humankind.

3 Join hands, disciples of the faith,
whate'er your race may be.
All children of the living God
are surely kin to me.

4 In Christ now meet both east and west;
in him meet south and north.
All Christly souls are one in him
throughout the whole wide earth.



Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #317

Author: John Oxenham

William Arthur Dunkerley (12 November 1852 - 23 January 1941) was a prolific English journalist, novelist and poet. He was born in Manchester, spent a short time after his marriage in America before moving to Ealing, west London, where he served as dea­con and teach­er at the Ealing Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church from the 1880s, and he then moved to Worthing in Sussex in 1922, where he became the town's mayor. He wrote under his own name, and also as John Oxenham for his poetry, hymn-writing, and novels. His poetry includes Bees in Amber: a little book of thoughtful verse (1913) which became a bestseller. He also wrote the poem "Greatheart." He used another pseudonym, Julian Ross, for journalism. Dunkerley was a major contributor to Jer… Go to person page >

Tune

ST. PETER (Reinagle)

Composed by Alexander R. Reinagle (b. Brighton, Sussex, England, 1799; d. Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, 1877), ST. PETER was published as a setting for Psalm 118 in Reinagle's Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (c. 1836). The tune first appeared with Newton's text in Hymns Ancient and Mode…

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MCKEE

MC KEE has an interesting history. According to a letter from Charles V. Stanford (PHH 512) to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (who arranged the tune for piano in his Twenty-Four Negro Melodies, 1905), MC KEE was originally an Irish tune taken to the United States and adapted by African American slaves. It…

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African American Heritage Hymnal #398TextImage
African American Heritage Hymnal #399TextImage
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #385TextImageAudioScore
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #394TextImage
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #273Image
Celebration Hymnal #428Image
Chalice Hymnal #687TextAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #539Text
Church Family Worship #429
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #522
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #624Text
Common Praise (1998) #484
Complete Anglican Hymns Old & New #326
Complete Mission Praise #329
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #650Image
Gather (3rd ed.) #832Image
Gather Comprehensive #738Text
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #726
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #317TextImageAudioFlexscore
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #318TextImageAudioFlexscore
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #529TextImage
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #322
Hymns from the Four Winds: A Collection of Asian American Hymns #35
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #244
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #664
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #62Text
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #268ImageAudioFlexscore
Lutheran Service Book #653Text
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #439TextImage
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #440TextImage
Rejoice in the Lord #410Text
Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #49
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #575
Sing Joyfully #137TextImage
The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Bicentennial Hymnal #230
The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Bicentennial Hymnal #231
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #593
The Cyber Hymnal #2754TextAudioScore
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #285
The New Century Hymnal #394Image
The New Century Hymnal #395Image
The United Methodist Hymnal #548TextImage
The Worshiping Church #697TextImage
Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II #459
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #606TextAudio
Worship and Rejoice #603TextImageAudioScore