Come Sunday, congregations throughout America will sing the Thanksgiving hymn, We Gather Together.?Reminiscent of the day when the Pilgrims first celebrated Thanksgiving, people gather round to join in giving thanks and to eat bountiful meals.

This traditional hymn was first sung in the Netherlands in 1597 and the Modern English text was written by Theodore Baker in 1894.

When you have time this week, pop on the Web site HymmSite.com.? You can play this song using bells, piano and organ.?Each sound uniquely different, and it brings Thanksgiving just a little closer to home:

?We Gather Together

?We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing;

?He chastens and hastens His will to make known.

?The wicked oppressing now cease from distressing.

?Sing praises to His name, He forgets not His own.

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