Sailing o'er the sea

We're a happy pilgrim band, sailing

Author: I. Baltzell
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: I. Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We're a happy pilgrim band, sailing
Title: Sailing o'er the sea
Author: I. Baltzell
Refrain First Line: We are sailing o'er the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Band Music #168Page Scan
Echoes of Eden #d147
English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d279
Golden Songs: for the Sabbath School, Sanctuary and Social Worship #52Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d235
Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #324Page Scan
Salvation Echoes: for Sabbath School, Gospel, Prayer and Praise Meetings #49Page Scan
Sing Out the Glad News #d80
Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d173
Songs of the Kingdom: a choice collection of songs and hymns for the Sunday school and other social services #125Page Scan
The Evangelist No. 3. (Music ed.) #87Page Scan
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #165Page Scan
The Life Line: a Choice Collection of New and Standard Gospel Songs, Adapted for Use in Christian Endeavor ... and all Young People's Societies #d121
The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #295Page Scan
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #184Page Scan
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