Herman G. Stuempfle

Short Name: Herman G. Stuempfle
Full Name: Stuempfle, Herman G., 1923-2007
Birth Year: 1923
Death Year: 2007

Rev. Dr. Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 83, died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, after a long illness. Born April 2, 1923, in Clarion, he was the son of the late Herman G. and Helen (Wolfe) Stuempfle, Sr. Stuempfle lived most of his life in Gettysburg, PA. He served as President of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. He attended Hughesville public schools, and was a graduate of Susquehanna University and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He received additional advanced degrees from Union Theological Seminary in New York and a doctoral degree at Southern California School of Theology at Claremont. He retired in 1989. Rev. Dr. Stuempfle was the author of several books and numerous articles and lectures on preaching, history, and theology. He was also among the most honored and respected hymn writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Rev. Dr. Stuempfle was known for his leadership in community and civic projects. Always taking an active stance on social issues, he participated in the creation of day care centers, served on the Gettysburg interchurch social action committee, helped create and support prison ministries and a homeless shelter, and tutored young people in the after school program of Christ Lutheran Church, where he was a long time member.

--Excerpts from his obituary published in Evening Sun from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2007


Texts by Herman G. Stuempfle (118)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
[A Beggar-King Comes Riding]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
A blind man sat beside the roadHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
A Sower came from ancient hillsHerman G. Stuempfle Jr. (Author)2
A sower's seed fell on a pathHerman G. Stuempfle (Adapter)English3
[A Wounded Man Lay by the Road]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
[All Dressed In Fair Linen]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Alone and Filled with Fear]Herman G Steumpfle (Author)English2
Are you the coming oneHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
[As On Hillsides Wrapped in Silence]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
As the deer runs to the riverHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
"Away from us" the demon criedHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Banned and banished by their neighborsHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English3
Be still, my soul, before the LordHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
[Blow Gently, Winter Wind, Tonight]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Breathing Hate, the Huntsman Hurries]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Cast down, O God, the idolsHerman G. Stuempfle, 1923-2007 (Author)English4
Christ, be our HostHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr. (Author)2
Christ, the Way we're called to followHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
Christ, we climb with you the mountainHerman G. Stuempfle Jr (Author)2
Christ, you formed the Church, your BodyHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Christ, your footprints through the desertHerman G Stuempfle (Author)English3
Come, join in Cana's feastHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
[Could Earth Not Find a Fairer Place]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Defenseless Now He Hangs]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
Deliver us, O Lord of TruthHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr, 1923-2007 (Author)English5
[Desert Wastes Stretch On Before Us]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Earth, earth, awake! Your praises sing!Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr (1923-2007) (Author)8
Far from home we run, rebelliousHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
Fishermen are sailing homewardHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
For all the faithful womenHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., b. 1923 (Author)English10
For builders bold whose vision pureHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)5
From shallow waters call usHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
God of tempest, God of whirlwindHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
God, our Father, you have grantedHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
God, who at the font once named usHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English3
God, you see your loved creation tortured, torn by violent handsHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Help us forgive, forgiving LordHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr, b. 1923 (Author)English5
How good and pleasant, Lord, it isHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
[How Great Your Mercy, Risen Lord]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
"How long, O Lord, how long," The starving millions cryHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
How long, O Lord, how long Will evil's power prevailHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)2
How shocking were the peopleHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
How small our span of life, O GodHerman G. Stuempfle Jr., b. 1923 (Author)English3
How wide the love of ChristHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr. (Author)English3
I lie, O Lord, within Your careHerman G. Stuempfle (Paraphraser)English3
Jesus, Tempted in the DesertHerman G. Stuempfle Jr. (Author)12
[Let All Creation Praise Our God]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
Loaves were broken, words were spokenHerman G. Stuempfle Jr. (Author)2
[Lone, Afraid, the Wanderer Rested]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Lone He Prays Within the Garden]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Lord Christ, the people flocked to youHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Lord Christ, the Word Is True]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Lord Christ, you called the twelveHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr. (Author)2
Lord, grant us grace to know the timeHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English3
Lord, help us walk Your servant wayHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English4
Lord, teach us how to pray As once the twelve you taughtHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
Lord, whose then shall they beHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English3
Martha, Mary, waiting, weepingHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
[Mary, Mary, My Beloved]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
Not alone where silent woodlandsHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Now the Earth's New Dawn Is Breaking]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
O Christ, who called the TwelveHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English5
O Christ, who shared our mortal lifeHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English4
O christ, within these wallsHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
O Christ, You walked the roadHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., b. 1923 (Author)English2
O Christ, your heart compassionateHerman G. Stuempfle Jr., b. 1923 (Author)English4
O God, as with a potter's handHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr. (Author)English2
[O God, Creation's Architect]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[O God, Our Strength Forevermore]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
O God, whose healing powerHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
O God, your justice towers above our human planeHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
[O Risen Christ, You Search Our Hearts]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Older Brother, Older Brother]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[One Among You Will Betray Me]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
[One With God Before Creation]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
"Prepare a room for meHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English8
Rejoice, O Zion's daughterHerman G. Stuempfle, b. 1923 (Author)English2
Rest, O Christ, from all your laborHerman G Stuempfle (Author)English3
Risen Lord, we gather round youHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)4
"Shepherd, do you tramp the hillsHerman G. Stuempfle (Versifier)English3
Sing praise to God for friends who bringHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)3
Sing praise to God, you heavens!Herman G. Stuempfle Jr. (Author)2
[Son of God, by God Forsaken]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Song of the Sower]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Stars and planets flung in orbitHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
Stay with us, Lord, the sun descendsHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)2
The night will soon be ending;Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr., b. 1923 (Translator)English4
[The Ranks of Death with Trophy Grim]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
The silent stars shine down on usHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
[The Sun Was Bright that Easter Dawn]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
The temple rang with golden coinsHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr. b. 1923 (Author)English5
The thirsty cry for water, LordHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English5
[The Walls of Hate Are Broken]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
They came a milling crowdHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
To whom, Lord, shall we go?Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
Unseen God, your hand has guidedHerman G. Stuempfle Jr (Author)2
Voices raised to You we offerHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English5
We are known and not unnumberedHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
We are your people, called from many landsHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
We come to you for healing, LordHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English4
We sing your praise, O ChristHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
[We Turn our Eyes to Heaven]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
[Weep for Eve, the Earth's First Mother]Herman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
When Jesus came from NazarethHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author (st. 1-4))English3
When Jesus passed through Jericho, the people crowded roundHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)3
When Jesus walked beside the shoreHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English2
When the bonds of love are breakingHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)4
[When We Wander, Lone, Bewildered]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
Where armies scourge the countrysideHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English5
Who are you who walk in sorrowHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)3
Wide open stand the gates adorned with pearlHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., b. 1923 (Translator)English2
Word of God, when all was silentHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)2
Would I have answered when you calledHerman G. Stuempfle Jr. (Author)English4
You never saw old GalileeHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr. (Author)English3
You strode within the temple, LordHerman G. Stuempfle (Author)English3
[You Struggled in the Garden, Lord]Herman G Stuempfle (Author)English2
Your hand, though hidden, guides usHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English3
Your Word went forth and light awokeHerman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1923-2007 (Author)English2
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