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SHILLINGFORD

Meter: 7.8.7.8 with alleluia Appears in 4 hymnals Tune Person: Peter Cutts Hymnal Title: The United Methodist Hymnal Tune Key: c minor Incipit: 35613 23431 75433 Used With Text: Christ, upon the Mountain Peak

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Christ, upon the Mountain Peak

Author: Brian Wren Meter: 7.8.7.8 with alleluia Appears in 42 hymnals Hymnal Title: The United Methodist Hymnal Lyrics: 1 Christ, upon the mountain peak, stands alone in glory blazing; let us, if we dare to speak, with the saints and angels praise him: Alleluia! 2 Trembling at his feet we saw Moses and Elijah speaking. All the prophets and the law shout thru them their joyful greeting: Alleluia! 3 Swift the cloud of glory came, God proclaiming in its thunder Jesus as the Son by name! Nations, cry aloud in wonder: Alleluia! 4 This is God's beloved Son! Law and prophets fade before him; first and last and only one, let creation now adore him: Alleluia! Topics: Christian Year Transfiguration; Christ's Gracious Life Life and Teaching; Adoration and Praise; Biblical Narrative; Christian Year Transfiguration; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ Name of Scripture: Matthew 17:1-8 Used With Tune: SHILLINGFORD

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Christ, upon the Mountain Peak

Author: Brian A. Wren Hymnal: Ecumenical Praise #67 (1977) Hymnal Title: Ecumenical Praise Topics: Jesus Christ His Transfiguration Languages: English Tune Title: SHILLINGFORD
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Christ upon the Mountain Peak

Author: Brian Wren Hymnal: Rejoice in the Lord #257 (1985) Meter: 7.8.7.8.4 Hymnal Title: Rejoice in the Lord Lyrics: 1 Christ upon the mountain peak stands alone in glory blazing; let us, if we dare to speak, with the saints and angels praise him. Alleluia! 2 Trembling at his feet we saw Moses and Elijah speaking. All the prophets and the law shout through them their joyful greeting. Alleluia! 3 Swift the cloud of glory came, God proclaiming in the thunder Jesus as his Son by name! Nations cry aloud in wonder. Alleluia! 4 This is God's beloved Son! Law and prophets before him; First and last and only One, let creation now adore him! Alleluia! Topics: Biblical Characters Moses; Prophets; Biblical Characters Elijah Scripture: Matthew 17:1-9 Languages: English Tune Title: SHILLINGFORD
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Christ upon the mountain peak

Author: Brian A. Wren, b. 1936 Hymnal: The Hymnal 1982 #130 (1985) Meter: 7.8.7.8 with alleluia Hymnal Title: The Hymnal 1982 Lyrics: 1. Christ upon the mountain peak stands alone in glory blazing; let us, if we dare to speak, with the saints and angels praise him. Alleluia! 2. Trembling at his feet we saw Moses and Elijah speaking. All the prophets and the Law shout through them their joyful greeting. Alleluia! 3. Swift the cloud of glory came. God proclaiming in its thunder Jesus as his Son by name! Nations cry aloud in wonder! Alleluia! 4. This is God's beloved Son! Law and prophets fade before him; first and last and only One, let creation now adore him! Alleluia! Topics: Epiphany Languages: English Tune Title: SHILINGFORD

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Brian A. Wren

b. 1936 Person Name: Brian Wren Hymnal Title: The United Methodist Hymnal Author of "Christ, upon the Mountain Peak" in The United Methodist Hymnal Brian Wren (b. Romford, Essex, England, 1936) is a major British figure in the revival of contemporary hymn writing. He studied French literature at New College and theology at Mansfield College in Oxford, England. Ordained in 1965, he was pastor of the Congregational Church (now United Reformed) in Hockley and Hawkwell, Essex, from 1965 to 1970. He worked for the British Council of Churches and several other organizations involved in fighting poverty and promoting peace and justice. This work resulted in his writing of Education for Justice (1977) and Patriotism and Peace (1983). With a ministry throughout the English-speaking world, Wren now resides in the United States where he is active as a freelance lecturer, preacher, and full-time hymn writer. His hymn texts are published in Faith Looking Forward (1983), Praising a Mystery (1986), Bring Many Names (1989), New Beginnings (1993), and Faith Renewed: 33 Hymns Reissued and Revised (1995), as well as in many modern hymnals. He has also produced What Language Shall I Borrow? (1989), a discussion guide to inclusive language in Christian worship. Bert Polman

Peter Cutts

b. 1937 Hymnal Title: The United Methodist Hymnal Composer of "SHILLINGFORD" in The United Methodist Hymnal