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Lord, You Call Us to Your Service

Author: William H. Willimon

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Author: Stephen P. West

Stephen P. West is a husband, father, minister, musician, and writer. Along with his wife Sandy, also an ordained elder, he serves as a pastor in the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church. Coming from a long line of Methodist clergy, he finds that, with Augustine, singing is his way of 'praying twice.' As a vocalist, pianist, and trombonist he has performed in major choral works and played in local musical theater productions, He leads singing at the piano for Annual Conference, clergy retreats, and events such as SoulFeast at Junaluska. He has coordinated liturgy and led music at Academies for Spiritual Formation in Alabama, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, and Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Birmingham-Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, You call us to Your service, Summon us for work divine
Title: Lord, You Call Us to Your Service
Author: William H. Willimon (2005)
Author: Stephen P. West (2005)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Copyright: © 2006 William H. Willimon and Stephen P. West

Tune

LAUDA ANIMA (Goss)

John Goss (PHH 164) composed LAUDA ANIMA (Latin for the opening words of Psalm 103) for this text in 1868. Along with his original harmonizations, intended to interpret the different stanzas, the tune was also included in the appendix to Robert Brown¬ Borthwick's Supplemental Hymn and Tune Book (18…

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