After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy.
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LAND OF REST is an American folk tune with roots in the ballads of northern England and Scotland. It was known throughout the Appalachians; a shape-note version of the tune was published in The Sacred Harp (1844) and titled NEW PROSPECT as the setting for "O land of rest! for thee I sigh." The tune…
Display Title: Show Me Your Hands, Your Feet, Your SideFirst Line: [Show Me Your Hands, Your Feet, Your Side]Author: Sylvia DunstanScripture: John 20:29Date: 2008Source: In Search of Hope and Grace (GIA Publications, 1991)
Display Title: Show Me Your Hands, Your Feet, Your SideFirst Line: Show me your hands, your feet, your sideTune Title: LAND OF RESTAuthor: Sylvia G. Dunstan, 1955-1993Meter: CMDate: 2011Subject: Faith | ; Easter II | A; Easter II | B; Easter II | C