To Worship, Work, and Witness

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Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #263

Author: Henry L. Lambdin

Lambdin, Henry Lyle. Professor of homiletics at Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. A native of Tennessee, all of his ministerial experience was in New Jersey. A member of the Northern New Jersey Methodist Conference, he served as pastor of the First Methodist Church of Summit, as District Superintendent, and a pastorate at Morristown Methodist Church. --The Hymn Society, DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

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First Line: To worship, work, and witness
Title: To Worship, Work, and Witness
Author: Henry L. Lambdin
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Words © Copyright 1969 by the Hymn Society of America.



George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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This tune was originally a love song composed in 1575 by Johann Steurlein (b. Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Germany, 1546; d. Meiningen, Germany, 1613) as a setting of "Mit Lieb bin ich umfangen." Steurlein studied law at the University of Wittenberg. From 1569 to 1589 he lived in Wasungen near Meiningen…

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