Rev. A. J. F. Behrends, D.D. was pastor of the Union Congregational Church in Providence in Mar. 15, 1876. He also served as pastor of the Central Congregational Church, Brooklyn, N.Y. for seventeen years and was a member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
NN, Hymnary editor. Sources: http://www.worldcat.org/title/installation-of-rev-ajf-behrends-as-pastor-of-the-union-congregational-church-providence-mar-15-1876/oclc/24549272 and http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no93025956.html Go to person page >