Bells of Invitation

Sabbath bells are chiming, O so sweet and clear

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Sabbath bells are chiming, O so sweet and clear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sabbath bells are chiming, O so sweet and clear
Title: Bells of Invitation
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Sweetly chiming, chiming

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Himmelwaerts, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder fuer Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine [Mit Anhand] #d48
The Voice of Melody #69Page Scan



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