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In Parables the Lord doth shew

Meter: 8.8.8.8 Appears in 3 hymnals Lyrics: 1 In Parables the Lord doth shew, What ... , We find here in this Parable. 2 The Church, a Vineyard ... Topics: Septuagesima Sunday Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16

Parable

Author: M. D. Ridge Appears in 3 hymnals First Line: A sower went out to sow the seed Refrain First Line: To ev'ry thing there is a season Topics: Eternal Life/Heaven; Harvest; Hope; Journey; Meditation; Providence; Retreats; Word; Rites of the Church Order of Christian Funerals: Funeral Liturgy Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-9 Used With Tune: [A sower went out to sow the seed]
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Parable of the sower

Author: E. E. Hewitt Appears in 2 hymnals First Line: A sower went forth with precious seed Refrain First Line: Sowing, sowing, Scatter the seed both here and there

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ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR

Composer: George J. Elvey, 1816-1893 Meter: 7.7.7.7 D Appears in 395 hymnals Tune Key: F Major Incipit: 33531 23335 31233 Used With Text: Come, You Thankful People, Come

PARABLES

Composer: John D. Horman Meter: 8.6.8.6 with refrain Appears in 1 hymnal Tune Sources: Time Now to Gather Tune Key: C Major Used With Text: A Long-Lost Lamb

[A sower went out to sow the seed]

Composer: M. D. Ridge Appears in 3 hymnals Tune Key: G Major or modal Incipit: 51715 61565 32132 Used With Text: Parable

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In Parables the Lord doth shew

Hymnal: Church Hymn Book #XLV (1816) Meter: 8.8.8.8 Lyrics: 1 In Parables the Lord doth shew, What ... , We find here in this Parable. 2 The Church, a Vineyard ... Topics: Septuagesima Sunday Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16
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In parables the Lord doth show

Hymnal: Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #92 (1838) Topics: For the Gospels and Epistles Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16

In parables the Lord doth show

Hymnal: Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d237 (1850)

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Herman G. Stuempfle

1923 - 2007 Person Name: Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr, 1923-2007 Author of "Deliver Us, O Lord of Truth" in Gather (3rd ed.) 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

E. E. Hewitt

1851 - 1920 Author of "Parable of the sower" Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)

Mary Nelson Keithahn

b. 1934 Author of "A Long-Lost Lamb" in Time Now to Gather Mary Nelson Keithahn, a retired United Church of Christ ordained pastor and church educator, has been a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She still works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota, as a free-lance writer. In 2016 she published Elfie: Adventures on the Midwest Frontier, a chapter book for children, and Embracing the Light: Reflectioins on God’s Holy Word, a collection of meditations for individual or small group use. Augsburg Fortress also published Sing the Stories of God’s NEW People, the third in a trilogy of Bible story-based collections of songs for young children, written with her longtime colleague, John D. Horman. The two have written over a hundred hymns together, some of which are included in these hymnals and supplements: Community of Christ Sings, God’s Mission, God’s Song, Hymns of Heritage and Hope, Lift Up Your Hearts, Sing Justice! Do Justice, Sing the Faith, Singing Our Savior’s Story, Singing the New Testament, The Faith We Sing, Upper Room Worshipbook, Voices Found, Voices United, and Worship and Song. They have also published four collections of their hymns: Come Away with Me and Time Now to Gather (Abingdon, 1998), The Song Lingers On (Zimbel, 2003), and Faith That Lets Us Sing (Wayne Leupold Editions, 2017). Mary is a Life Member and former board member of Choristers Guild and a Life Member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. She is also a member of ASCAP. In 2006 she received a Distinguished Achievement Award from her alma mater, Carleton College in Northfield, MN, in recognition of her work in composing text for religious music. Mary was married to the Rev. Richard K. Keithahn, a U.C.C. pastor, and widowed in 1986. She has three children, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. --mnk

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