Before You Now, O God

Author: Sylvia Dunstan

After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy. Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Before you now, O God, your servants stand
Title: Before You Now, O God
Author: Sylvia Dunstan (1985)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1992 G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

Tune

LANGRAN

LANGRAN (also known as ST. AGNES) was composed by James Langran (b. London, England, 1835; d. London, 1909) and first published by Novello in a pamplet in 1861 as a setting for the hymn text "Abide with Me." Several other texts have also been set to the tune, which is one of Langran's best. Sing it…

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