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Author: Mary Jackson Cathey
Mary Jackson Cathey (b. 1926) was born in Florence, SC, and educated at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. She received an advanced degree from Union Seminary - Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond. As a Christian Educator she finds hymn text writing a profound way to express her faith. Her hymns have won contests sponsored by The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, and a number of her poems have been published by John Knox Press, The Pilgrim Press, and Hope Publishing. She has four hymns to her credit in The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990) and others published by Selah Press, Choristers Guild, and Zimbel Press. She is an elder at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC.
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Cyril V. Taylor (PHH 286) composed ABBOT'S LEIGH in May of 1941 when he was working for the Religious Broadcasting Department of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBC had received complaints about the use of AUSTRIA (tune for the Austrian national hymn) during this time of war, a tune…
Display Title: Come, Great God of All the AgesFirst Line: Come, great God of all the agesTune Title: ABBOT'S LEIGHAuthor: Mary Jackson CatheyMeter: 126.96.36.199 DDate: 2010Subject: God the Trinity | ; Calling-to Service | ; Church | ; Trinity |
Display Title: Come, Great God of All the AgesFirst Line: Come, great God of all the agesTune Title: ABBOT’S LEIGHAuthor: Mary Jackson CatheyMeter: 188.8.131.52.DScripture: Ephesians 2:20; Colossians 1:15-20Date: 2013Subject: Christian Year | Reign of Christ; The Church | ; Guidance | ; Ministry | ; Mission | ; A New Heaven and a New Earth | ; The Triune God |
Display Title: Come, Great God of All the AgesFirst Line: Come, great God of all the agesTune Title: ABBOT'S LEIGHAuthor: Mary Jackson Cathey, 1926-Meter: 184.108.40.206.D.Scripture: Matthew 16:18; 1 Timothy 3:15; Joel 2:28-32; Ephesians 2:20; Acts 2:17-18; John 1:14Date: 2008