Go Now in Peace

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Brian Wren

Lyrics as Poetry

Go now in peace; though friends must part,
your presence lives in every heart.
Your gifts to us no words can tell:
go now in peace, in Christ go well.Go now in hope, and hopeful stay,
though shadowed valleys hide your way;
through good and evil, joy and pain,
with God, in Spirit, you remain.Go now in faith, through time and chance,
until we join the wedding dance
as partners of the Three-in-One,
where all is ended, and begun.

Words by
Brian WrenCopyright © 1993 by Hope Publishing Company
(Carol Stream, Illinois) for USA,
Canada, Australia and New Zealand.Copyright © 1993 by Stainer & Bell Limited
(London, England) for all other territories

Comments About Song

from his book “Piece Together Praise” (p 139):

“June 1990 / July 1991. Developed from several occasions when a leaving blessing was needed and [originally] written for the tune,

Piece Together Praise
(A Theological Journey)
is co-published by:Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, IL USA
(for USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand)Stainer & Bell, Limited
London, England
(for all other countries)

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One Verse
played on piano by Ron Klusmeier

Scripture Reference

  • Psalm 23:4

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Anzac Day (NZ)
  • Beauty
  • Blessing∶ benediction
  • Close of Worship
  • Funeral
  • Letting Go
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Memorial Service
  • Remembrance Day (Canada, Australia)
  • Remembrance Sunday (United Kingdom)
  • Sending out
  • Trinity
  • Veterans Day (U.S.)

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