The Challenge of Migration
Words: Andrew Pratt, 2015
Music: tune, KINGSFOLD, English melody, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1906
Topics: migration; emigration; drowning
British Methodist pastor and hymn writer Andrew Pratt composed this hymn text in response to reports of more than 800 people drowned off Libya's coast on Sunday, April 19, 2015, bringing the number of deaths in 2015 to 1,750.