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God’s Holy People

Text Author: John McCann

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Text Source: Matthew 11:28; 18:20; John 6:35; 1 Corinthians 10:16; 1 Peter 2:9–10; Psalm 23:5

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


This gathering hymn is built around Matthew 11:28, “Come to me all you who are weary,” and Matthew 18:20, “Where two or three are gathered...” The unison refrain for assembly has a choral descant, and the verses all follow the attractive pattern of four measures of cantor solo over choral accompaniment, followed by four measures of full choir.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Liturgical: Easter 5 A

Rites: Dedication of a Church, Eucharist, Gathering Rite

Bible Reference: Matthew 11:28, Matthew 18:20, John 6:35, 1 Corinthians 10:16, 1 Peter 2:9–10, Psalm 23:5

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 8

Format: Octavo