Merrick Daniel B. (Bloomington, Illinois, April 29, 1926--November 11, 2004). Married Dagmar Gustafson in 1952 while a student at Phillips Theological Seminary (A.B., 1948; B.D., 1954); three children. Served churches in Sandoval, Ill.; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Panama Canal Zone; Peoria, Illinois; and Havana, Ill. Won his first hymn writing contest in the mid-1950s. The hymn "O God whose Love Compels Us" was a winning entry for a theme hymn for the American Baptist convention in 1967.
Edited the Chalice Hymnal for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
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Display Title: Welcome to this Feast of WitnessFirst Line: Welcome to this feast of witnessTune Title: OFERTAAuthor: Daniel B. Merrick, 1926-2004Meter: 87 87Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13; Philippians 1:6Date: 2006Subject: Communion |