He Calls Today for Workers

He calls today for workers, Do you hear?

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [He calls today, for workers]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He calls today for workers, Do you hear?
Title: He Calls Today for Workers
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: Now, the Savior's voice obey
Publication Date: 1892
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

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