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A New Hymn for Christ the King

Relatively new in the church's liturgical calendar, Christ the King Day (the last Sunday before Advent, November 21 this year) merits a new hymn. Here a text by Francis Fike, the Poetry Editor of Perspectives, is paired with a musical setting by John Hoyer, Music Librarian at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. The hymn was first sung by the choir and congregation of Hope Reformed Church in Holland, on Christ the King Day, November 23, 2003. We have asked Francis…