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God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending

Author: Robert L. Edwards Meter: D Appears in 31 hymnals Lyrics: dreaming, all our stewardship ... Topics: Stewardship and Creation Used With Tune: AUSTRIAN HYMN


Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: Speak unto the children of Israel Topics: Responsive Readings
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We give Thee but Thine own

Author: Bishop W. Walsham How Meter: Appears in 436 hymnals Lyrics: 1 We give Thee but Thine own, Whate'er the gift may be: All that we have is Thine alone, A trust, O Lord, from Thee. 2 May we Thy bounties thus As stewards true receive, And gladly, as Thou blessest us, To Thee our first fruits give. 3 To comfort and to ... Topics: The Kingdom of God on Earth Stewardship; Stewardship Used With Tune: SCHUMANN


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Composer: Valerie Anne Ruddle, b. 1932 Meter: Appears in 4 hymnals Tune Key: d minor Incipit: 55554 32343 15557 Used With Text: God in his love for us lent us this planet


Meter: Appears in 225 hymnals Tune Sources: Mason and Webb's Cantica Laudis, Boston, 1850 Tune Key: A Flat Major Incipit: 51567 11432 11771 Used With Text: We Give Thee But Thine Own


Composer: Mrs. F. W. (Kittie L.) Suffield Meter: Appears in 9 hymnals Incipit: 32123 235


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Hymnal: Children's Hymnal #134 (1957) First Line: I want to keep my record book Lyrics: 1 I want to keep my record book, And pay my tithing, too, For this is how I learn to be A steward wise and true. 2 It's one way I can show the Lord I want to do my part To learn his laws and then obey With willing happy heart. Topics: Stewardship Tune Title: [I want to keep my record book]
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Little Is Much When God Is in It

Author: Kittie L. Suffield Hymnal: The Celebration Hymnal #661 (1997) Meter: with refrain First Line: In the harvest field now ripened Lyrics: 1 In the harvest field now ripened There’s a work for all to do; Hark! the voice of God is calling To the harvest calling you. Refrain: Little is much when God is in it, Labor not for wealth or fame; There’s a crown, and you can win it, If you go in Jesus’ ... Topics: Walking with God Stewardship and Service Languages: English Tune Title: STEWARDSHIP

God in great love for us lent us this planet

Author: Fred Pratt Green, 1903- Hymnal: The Book of Praise #719 (1997) Meter: Topics: Stewardship Scripture: Genesis 1:28 Languages: English Tune Title: STEWARDSHIP


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Fred Pratt Green

1903 - 2000 Person Name: Fred Pratt Green, 1903- Author of "God in great love for us lent us this planet" in The Book of Praise The name of the Rev. F. Pratt Green is one of the best-known of the contemporary school of hymnwriters in the British Isles. His name and writings appear in practically every new hymnal and "hymn supplement" wherever English is spoken and sung. And now they are appearing in American hymnals, poetry magazines, and anthologies. Mr. Green was born in Liverpool, England, in 1903. Ordained in the British Methodist ministry, he has been pastor and district superintendent in Brighton and York, and now served in Norwich. There he continued to write new hymns "that fill the gap between the hymns of the first part of this century and the 'far-out' compositions that have crowded into some churches in the last decade or more." --Seven New Hymns of Hope , 1971. Used by permission.

Kittie L. Suffield

Author of "Little Is Much When God Is in It" in The Celebration Hymnal Kittie Louise Suffield, wife of Frederick W. Suffield

Ralph Vaughan Williams

1872 - 1958 Arranger of "HYFRYDOL" in Voices Together Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence in his life was the English folk song. A knowledgeable collector of folk songs, he was also a member of the Folksong Society and a supporter of the English Folk Dance Society. Vaughan Williams wrote various articles and books, including National Music (1935), and composed numerous arrange­ments of folk songs; many of his compositions show the impact of folk rhythms and melodic modes. His original compositions cover nearly all musical genres, from orchestral symphonies and concertos to choral works, from songs to operas, and from chamber music to music for films. Vaughan Williams's church music includes anthems; choral-orchestral works, such as Magnificat (1932), Dona Nobis Pacem (1936), and Hodie (1953); and hymn tune settings for organ. But most important to the history of hymnody, he was music editor of the most influential British hymnal at the beginning of the twentieth century, The English Hymnal (1906), and coeditor (with Martin Shaw) of Songs of Praise (1925, 1931) and the Oxford Book of Carols (1928). Bert Polman


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Ten New Stewardship Hymns

Publication Date: 1961 Publisher: The Hymn Society of America Publication Place: New York, NY

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary

Publication Date: 2007 Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI: Christian Classics Ethereal Library

16 New Hymns On The Stewardship of the Environment [Ecology]

Publication Date: 1973 Publisher: The Hymn Society of America Publication Place: New York, NY


Based on the beloved hymn text by Frances Havergal, this "stewardship of life" anthem is a fresh and…
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