How "Press Forward, Saints" Made it to the Hymnal

by | Apr. 07, 2014


The current hymnal used by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was first published in 1985. In the years leading up to the creation of the hymnal, the Hymnbook Executive Committee was formed to select and edit the texts and music of the hymnal. Marvin Gardner and Vanja Watkins were both members of that committee and, in an unusual way, created the beloved hymn “Press Forward, Saints.”
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