Kyrie eleison, Have Mercy

As we come before you with the needs of our world

Author: Stuart Townend; Author: Keith Getty
Tune: HAVE MERCY (Getty and Townend)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Author: Stuart Townend

Stuart Townend (b. 1963) grew up in West Yorkshire, England, the youngest son of an Anglican vicar. He started learning piano at a young age, and began writing music at age 22. He has produced albums for Keith Routledge and Vinesong, among many others, and has also released eight solo albums to date. Some of his better-known songs include “How Deep the Father’s Love,” “The King of Love,” and “The Power of the Cross.” He continues to work closely with friends Keith and Kristyn Getty, and is currently a worship leader in Church of Christ the King in Brighton, where he lives with wife Caroline, and children Joseph, Emma and Eden. Laura de Jong Go to person page >

Author: Keith Getty

Keith Getty (b. December 16, 1974) is a world-renowned modern hymn writer. Keith developed a passion for writing good songs for the church in his twenties, and began writing for his small Baptist church. He writes and performs with his wife, Kristyn and they regularly tour the United States and the United Kingdom. (Also known as Julian Keith Getty) Laura de Jong Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: As we come before you with the needs of our world
Title: Kyrie eleison, Have Mercy
Author: Stuart Townend
Author: Keith Getty
Meter: Irregular
Source: trans. traditional; refrain from Greek liturgy Κύριε, ἐλέησον (Kyrie eleison) (Eastern Mediterranean), 4th c.
Refrain First Line: Kyrie eleison, have mercy
Publication Date: 2020
Copyright: © 2010 Thankyou Music/Getty Music Publishing


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