Parker, Edwin Pond, D.D., born at Castine, Maine, Jan. 13, 1836, and educated at Bowdoin College, Maine, and Bangor Theo. Sem., Maine. Entering the Congregational ministry, he became pastor of the Second Church of Christ, Hartford, Conn., Jan. 1860, and has remained there to the present date. Besides editing some Sunday School Hymn and Tune Books, now out of use, he was chief Editor of The Book of Praise . . . (Congregational) . . ., Phila., 1874; and Editor of The Christian Hymnal, Hartford, Conn., 1877, revised ed. 1889. His hymns in common use include:—
1. Blest are they in Christ departed. [Death and Burial.] Dated 1886. In the Christian Hymnal, 1889, and several other collections.
2. Come to Jesus, ye who labour.… Go to person page >
Display Title: Master, No Offering Costly and SweetFirst Line: Master, no offering costly and sweetTune Title: LOVE'S OFFERINGAuthor: Edwin P. ParkerMeter: 64.64.664Source: First published in The Christian Hymnal, 1889, and appeared in The Pilgrim Hymnal in 1904
Display Title: Savior, an Offering Costly and SweetFirst Line: Savior, an offering costly and sweetTune Title: LOVE'S OFFERINGAuthor: Edwin ParkerMeter: 126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.Scripture: Ephesians 5:1-2; John 12:1-3Date: 1995Subject: Biblical Names | ; Consecration | ; Faith and Aspiration | ; Service | ; Year A | Monday in Holy Week; Year B | Monday in Holy Week; Year C | Lent 5; Year C | Monday in Holy Week; Year C | Proper 22