Christ the Lord Who Calls Us

Author: Christopher M. Idle

Christopher Idle. Born at Bromley, Kent. 11 September 1938. Educated at Eltham College, after which he worked in an office, a shop and a hospital. Studied English at Saint Peter's College, Oxford (BA 1962) and Theology at Clifton Theological College, Bristol. Married Marjorie Rycroft, who was then nursing, in 1963; they have four married sons and (to date) seven grandchildren. Ordained 1965, serving Church of England parishes at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria; Peckham, South East London; Poplar and Limehouse, East London; and North Hartismere, Suffolk, which comprised seven villages. He and Marjorie returned to Peckham in 1995; from then until 2003 he worked with local schools and churches (Anglican and Baptist), as well as writing and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ the Lord, who calls us
Title: Christ the Lord Who Calls Us
Author: Christopher M. Idle
Language: English
Copyright: © The Jubilate Group (admin. Hope Publishing Company)

Tune

KING'S WESTON

Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) composed KING'S WESTON for this text. It was published in Songs of Praise (1925). The combination of text and tune in a festive hymn¬¨-anthem by Vaughan Williams has become a favorite of many church choirs. The tune's title refers to a manor house on the Avon River n…

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Singing the New Testament #157



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