Another happy hour has passed

Another happy hour has passed

Author: Susan Ketcham Bourne
Tune: HAWES (Martine)
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Another happy hour has passed
In prayer and converse sweet;
Lord, keep us faithful, kind and true,
Till here again we meet,
Lord, watch between us day by day,
Do Thou our witness be;
In all we do and all we say
We would be true to Thee!

2 May gentle words and kindly thoughts
Go with us as we part,
And tender Christian sympathy
Fill ev’ry loving heart.
Lord, watch between us as we go,
And witness from above,
If aught shall break this holy bond,
This fellowship of love.

3 United under Thy dear name,
O Lord Thy Spirit give,
And may our first endeavor be
A Christian life to live.
And in this holy parting hour
Do Thou our witness be,
That naught shall ever rule our hearts
But heavenly charity.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #498

Author: Susan Ketcham Bourne

Susan Ketchum Bourne was the widow of the Rev. Shearjashub Bourne. She was largely identified with church and missionary work in the Congregational church of Manhattan, and was an active and charter member of Sorosis. She was perhaps best known to old New Yorkers as the chief founder and President of the Lydia F. Wadleigh Association. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #498

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