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Jubilate Hymns

From their website:

"The Jubilate Group, as it has come to be known, was founded in the early 1960s by Michael Baughen (at one time Rector of All Soul's, Langham Place, London, and then Anglican Bishop of Chester) and friends closely involved in work among young people. The group pooled its talents to meet the challenge of a new generation in the UK, a generation which wished to extend its singing beyond the foursquare ways of metrical hymnody.

"In the early 1970s the group comprised Michael Baughen, Richard Bewes, Christopher Collins, Timothy Dudley-Smith, Chritopher Idle, Edward Shirras, Michael Saward, James Seddon, Norman Warren, David Wilson and Michael Perry - a mixed bunch of talent, in terms of words and music.

"George Shorney of Hope Publishing in Carol Stream, Illinois, USA, had already enlisted the independent cooperation of Timothy Dudley-Smith, and then secured the alliance of the extended Jubilate Hymns group. George's determined effort to recruit English hymn writers has resulted in a mutual enrichment of the USA and UK repertoires. Thus The Jubilate Group and its works have found their way into USA hymnals - Worship, Rejoice in the Lord, The Hymnal 1982, Psalter Hymnal, The Worshiping Church, The Baptist Hymnal, Christian Worship, Trinity Hymnal and many others. Similarly, many American hymns have emerged in Jubilate publications."

Hope Publishing Company has been administering the hymns of Jubilate Hymns in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pacific-rim countries, Hungary, Mexico, Brazil, Italy and France since 1985. For more information on Jubilate Hymns, click here.



PACIFIC-RIM TERRITORIES include: Japan, China, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoan Islands, French Polynesia, and neighboring countries and territories.