Called as Partners in Christ's Service

Author: Jane Parker Huber

Born: Oc­to­ber 24, 1926, Tsi­nan, Chi­na. Died: No­vem­ber 17, 2008, Han­o­ver, In­di­a­na. Huber’s par­ents were Pres­by­ter­ian mis­sion­ari­es in Chi­na. In 1928, the fam­i­ly re­turned to Amer­i­ca, and in 1929 moved to Han­o­ver, In­di­a­na, when her fa­ther, Al­bert G. Park­er, be­came pre­si­dent of Han­o­ver Col­lege. Jane grad­u­at­ed in 1944 from North­field School for Girls in Mass­a­chu­setts. Af­ter three years at Well­es­ley Coll­ege, she re­turned to Han­o­ver & grad­u­ated from Han­o­ver Coll­ege in 1948. In 1988, Han­over Coll­ege con­ferred a Doc­tor of Hu­mane Let­ters on her. In Au­gust 1948, she and her hus­band moved to Chi­cago, Il­li­nois. Fol… Go to person page >

Tune

BEECHER

John Zundel's BEECHER (named after Henry Ward Beecher, his pastor) was first published in his Christian Heart Songs (1870) as a setting for Charles Wesley's "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" (568). The tune is also known as ZUNDEL. Approximating the shape of a rounded bar form (AA'BA'), BEECHER is…

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BLAENWERN

Composed by William Penfro Rowlands (b. Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 1860; d. Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales, 1937) during the Welsh revival of 1904-1905, BLAENWERN was published in Henry H. Jones's Cân a Moliant (1915). The tune's name refers to a farm in Pembroke shire where Rowlands conval…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (6)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Chalice Hymnal #453Text
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #761TextImageAudioFlexscore
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #343TextImage
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #715
The New Century Hymnal #495Image
Worship and Rejoice #581TextImage



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