Friends of All

Friends of all we'd like to be

Author: Elizabeth M. Shields
Tune: [Friends of all we'd like to be]
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Friends of all we’d like to be
In our work and play;
Each one giving of his best,
Each one sharing with the rest
In a friendly way,
In a friendly way.

Source: The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #278

Author: Elizabeth M. Shields

Shields, Elizabeth McEwen. (Camden, South Carolina, September 22, 1879--May 5, 1962, Asheville, North Carolina). She was named for her grandmother, Elizabeth McEwen of South Carolina. Director, Children's Work of the Presbyterian Board of Christian Education; Chair, children's section of what is now known as the National Council of Churches. Published many books for children, including Junior Hymns and Songs and Worship and Conduct Songs. --Tina Schneider, from information in the DNAH Archives, which includes correspondence from Elizabeth McEwen Shield's sister. Go to person page >

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First Line: Friends of all we'd like to be
Title: Friends of All
Author: Elizabeth M. Shields


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The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #278

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