We thank you, Lord of heaven

We thank you, Lord of heaven

Author: Jan Struther (1933)
Tune: SHINING DAY
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Jan Struther

Jan Struther, given name: Joyce Torrens-Graham (b. Westminster, London, England, 1901; d. New York, NY, 1953) wrote many poems and essays under the pen name of Jan Struther (derived from her mother's maiden name, Eva Anstruther). In addition to her pen name, Struther also had the married names of Mrs. Anthony Maxtone Graham and, from a second marriage, Mrs. Adolf Kurt Placzek. During World War II she moved with her children to New York City and remained there until her death. In England she is best known for her novel Mrs. Miniver (1940), which consists of sketches of British family life before World War II. Immensely popular, the book was later made into a movie. Struther also wrote comic and serious poetry, essays, and short stories, publ… Go to person page >

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First Line: We thank you, Lord of heaven
Author: Jan Struther (1933)

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

At Worship, a hymnal for young churchmen #d292

Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d271

Hymns of the Rural Spirit #d101

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #477

Songs of praise #692

Audio

The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #313

The Milton Hymnal #d140

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