The Revd Thomas Caryl Micklem (1 August 1925 – 2 June 2003) was an English minister in the Congregational and United Reformed churches, hymn writer and religious broadcaster.
Micklem was born in Oxford into a family steeped in nonconformist tradition, and was educated at Mill Hill School and New College, Oxford. He was accredited a minister of the Congregational Church in 1949 and ordained in 1952. He served at congregations in Oundle, Banstead, Kensington and Oxford.
As a hymn writer, he was as skilled at composing tunes as he was in writing words. One of his best known hymns is "Give to me, Lord, a thankful heart", included in New Church Praise (1975) and "Rejoice and Sing" (1991). Micklem was on the board of compilers for both pu… Go to person page >
Display Title: Give to me, Lord, a thankful heartFirst Line: Give to me, Lord, a thankful heartTune Title: GATESCARTHAuthor: Thomas Caryl Micklem, 1925-2003Meter: 86 88 6Scripture: 1 Kings 3:9; 1 Peter 1:13; 1 Peter 5:16; Colossians 3:17; Colossians 4:17; Isaiah 42:1-9; Isaiah 61:3; James 4:17; Luke 11:2; Luke 24:32; Matthew 6:10; Psalm 126:5-6Date: 2011Subject: Prayer: Intercession and Petition |
Display Title: Give to Me, Lord, a Thankful HeartFirst Line: Give to me, Lord, a thankful heartTune Title: GATESCARTHAuthor: Thomas Caryl MicklemMeter: 8 6 8 8 6Date: 1996Subject: The Church at Worship | Profession of Faith, Ordination, Commissioning, Installation; Commissioning | ; Confirmation | ; Ordination |