Send us out in the power of thy Spirit

*** I wrote this at Lee Abbey to be the post-Communion hymn for Pentecost Sunday. In view of the special character of that Feast-day, I consciously pushed the limits of what a congregation could and would sing way beyond what is usual; the resulting vocal uplift was something I will never forget. But it is a long time since I have been in a congregation that I suppose would be willing to offer this hymn.


I lost the manuscript of this hymn shortly after it was sung. Although recalling the music was not a problem, I have had freshly to create some part of the words.



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