Niedermeyer, Mabel. (Bloomington, Illinois, March 13, 1899--?). Disciples of Christ. Illinois Wesleyan University, B.S. 1924; Yale Divinity School, M.A. 1926; Director of Religious Eduction., Bloomington, Ill., 1928-1936; National Director of Children's Work, United Christian Missionary Society, Indianapolis, 1936-1948.
Married C.C. McCaw in 1948, widowed, 1978. Author of fourteen books for children and many children's songs. Her hymn "Our Church Proclaims God's Love and Care" is included in Hymns for Junior Worship (1940) and Christian Worship (1941); several hymns in Hymns for Primary Worship.
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TRURO is an anonymous tune, first published in Thomas Williams's Psalmodia Evangelica, (second vol., 1789) as a setting for Isaac Watts' "Now to the Lord a noble song." Virtually nothing is known about this eighteenth-century British editor of the two-volume Psalmodia Evangelica, a collection of thr…