God, who gives to life its goodness

Author: Walter Farquharson

Farquharson, Walter Henry. (Rosetown, Saskatchewan, May 30, 1936- ). United Church. University of Saskatchewan, B.A., 1957; B.D., 1961 (St. Andrew's College). His single pastorate (1961- ) has been a "tentmaker" ministry" at Saltcoats, Sask., which he combined with teaching English in the town's high school, and which he has from time to time shared with other clergy, notably Margaret Joyce Dickin. Many of his hymns have been set to music by Ron Klusmeier. --Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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ABBOT'S LEIGH

Cyril V. Taylor (PHH 286) composed ABBOT'S LEIGH in May of 1941 when he was working for the Religious Broadcasting Department of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBC had received complaints about the use of AUSTRIA (tune for the Austrian national hymn) during this time of war, a tune…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Catholic Book of Worship III #559
Common Praise (1998) #428Page Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #260
Include 4 pre-1979 instances



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