Born: September 13, 1954, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A lifelong Presbyterian, John Dalles has lived in Pittsburgh, Coatesville, Lancaster, and State College, Pennsylvania; and South Bend, Indiana. He received the Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Pennsylvania State in 1976. While engaged in a semester abroad in Petworth, England, he sensed a call to the ministry. An architectural designer before divinity studies, he received the Master of Divinity from Lancaster Theological Seminary in 1982. During seminary, he served as a resource consultant for the original Parish Resource Center in L… Go to person page >
Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns."
The tune is lively an…
Display Title: God Bless Your Church with Strength!First Line: God bless your church with strength!Tune Title: DIADEMATAAuthor: John A. Dalles, 1954-Meter: S.M.D.Scripture: Micah 6:8; John 15:1-10Date: 1996Subject: Church and Life Together | ; Empowerment | ; Justice and Peace | ; Mission |
Display Title: God, Bless Your Church with Strength!First Line: God, bless your church with strength!Tune Title: ICH HALTE TREULICH STILLAuthor: John A. DallesMeter: SMDScripture: John 15:1-5Date: 1990
Display Title: God, Bless Your Church with Strength!First Line: God, bless your Church with strength!Tune Title: DIADEMATAAuthor: John A. Dalles, b. 1954Meter: SMDDate: 2011Subject: Mission / Ministry | ; Easter V | B