O God, Our Hearts Were Shattered

Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette is a hymn writer and Presbyterian pastor. Carolyn and her husband Bruce have been the co-pastors of Limestone Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware since August 2004. Carolyn's hymns have been sung by congregations in every state of the USA and in several other countries; they have been on national PBS-TV three times and the BBC-TV in the United Kingdom. Noel Paul Stookey of "Peter, Paul and Mary" made a music video with Emmy winner Pete Staman of Carolyn's hymn, "O God, Our Words Cannot Express," which was written on September 11. Her hymns are found on the national websites of the General Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR, the Presbyterian Church (USA), American Baptist Church… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O God, our hearts were shattered
Title: O God, Our Hearts Were Shattered
Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (2011)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Notes: Alternate tune: PASSION CHORALE, Hans L. Hassler, 1601, harmony by Johann S. Bach, 1729; The following hymn was written for the Tenth Anniversary of September 11th
Copyright: © 2011 Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9446
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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