Back to the Church in the Wildwood (Leaning on the Everlasting Arms/Sweet By and By/Shall We Gather at the River/The Church in the Wildwood). Composed by Mary Mcdonald. For SATB choir, piano accompaniment (with optional rhythm). Sacred Anthem, All Saints' Day, Christian Life, General. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-4262L).
Mary McDonald's energetic Gospel number begins with an original song reminiscing about church singing in the "good old days" and then treats us to four Gospel favorites that everyone will enjoy. A lively piano part and rhythm accompaniment are sure to get a few members of the congregation tapping their toes.