William W. Reid, Jr. (1923-2007), after graduating from Oberlin College and Seminary and Yale Divinity School served for more than fifty years as pastor in the Wyoming Conference in rural and inner-city Methodist churches. He served on the Executive Committee of The Hymn Society of America. He was involved in social issues, serving as a councilman and county commissioner. His hymns are widely published in hymnals of many denominations.
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Display Title: God's Glory Compassed Earth that NightFirst Line: [God's Glory Compassed Earth that Night]Author: William Watkins ReidScripture: John 1:18Date: 2008Source: My God Is There, Controlling (The Hymn Society of America, 1965)