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To Abraham and Sarah

Representative text cannot be shown for this hymn due to copyright.

Author: Judith Fetter

This text was written by Judith Fetter in 1984 for the anniversary service of the United Church congregation of which her husband, Lawrence Fetter, was pastor. Hymnologist Paul Richardson states “This balladlike call to go to another culture, a summons to Sarah as well as to Abraham, anticipated by several years their acceptance of a ministry in Brazil.” The setting, THORNBURY, was written in 1898 by Basil Harwood, English organist and composer. --www.trinitystpauls.ca/ Go to person page >

Tune

THORNBURY


LLANFYLLIN


ST. THEODULPH (Teschner)

Now often named ST. THEODULPH because of its association with this text, the tune is also known, especially in organ literature, as VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN. It was composed by Melchior Teschner (b. Fraustadt [now Wschowa, Poland], Silesia, 1584; d. Oberpritschen, near Fraustadt, 1635) for "Valet wi…

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Catholic Book of Worship III #519

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #251

Common Praise (1998) #468

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Glory to God #51

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Lift Up Your Hearts #40

The Book of Praise #478

Voices United #634

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