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.
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Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…
Display Title: For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free!First Line: For freedom Christ has set us freeTune Title: AZMONAuthor: Sylvia Dunstan, 1955-1993Meter: 86 86Scripture: Galatians 5:36; Galatians 5Date: 2002Subject: Confession and Assurance |
Display Title: For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free!First Line: For freedom, Christ has set us free!Tune Title: AZMONAuthor: Sylvia DunstanMeter: 188.8.131.52Scripture: Galatians 5Date: 2008Subject: Comfort and Encouragement | ; Deliverance | ; Sickness and Healing |