The church by the side of the road

Through the mist [of years] I can seem to see

Author: W. C. Poole
Tune: [Through the mist of years I can seem to see]
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: W. C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Through the mist [of years] I can seem to see
Title: The church by the side of the road
Author: W. C. Poole
Refrain First Line: Then on memory's page I can see again



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Divine Praise #d159

Glad Gospel Songs #44

Gospel Crusade Hymns #d141

Gospel Crusade Hymns No. 2 #d65

Gospel Songs and Poems #d37

New Joy in Service Songs No. 5 #d107

New Songs for Service #44


Praise and Worship Hymns #30

Premier Hymns #d241

Seth Parker's Hymnal #53

Seth Parker's Hymnal. 5th ed. #d168

Songs of Faith and Triumph Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Combined #d281

The Gospel in Song #d131

The King's Praise ... a General Purpose Song Book #d217

Worship and Praise #d249

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