When Aimless Violence Takes Those We Love

When Aimless Violence Takes Those We Love

Author: Joy F. Patterson
Tune: SURSUM CORDA (Smith)
Published in 5 hymnals

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Source: Lutheran Service Book #764
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Author: Joy F. Patterson

Joy Patterson (b. 1931) was born in Lansing, Michigan, and raised in LaGrange, Illinois. She holds a B.A. in French Studies and an M.A. in French Literature, both from the University of Wisconsin. A Fulbright scholar, she has taught French at the college level and worked for the Social Security Administration. She writes both texts and tunes, and her concerns as a hymn writer are for the unity and inclusiveness of the church, peace, justice, and the stewardship of the earth. A resident of Wausau, Wisconsin, she is an elder of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and has been active on the local, presbytery, and national levels. http://www.selahpub.com/SelahPeople/Patterson.html Go to person page >



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Chalice Hymnal #512TextPage Scan
Hymnal Supplement 98 #890
Lutheran Service Book #764Text
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #457
Worship and Rejoice #632TextScoreAudioPage Scan