Where Can We Find Thee, Lord, So Near

Where can we find thee, Lord, so near

Author: Thomas Bruce McDormand (1974)
Tune: FEDERAL STREET
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Author: Thomas Bruce McDormand

McDormand, Thomas Bruce. (Bear River, Nova Scotia, March 15, 1904--?). Baptist. Acadia University, B.A., 1929; St. Stephen's College (Edmonton), B.D., 1935; Emmanuel College (Toronto), Th.D., 1952. Pastorates at Middleton (1930-1933) and Amherst, Nova Scotia (1936-1938); Edmonton, Alberta (1933-1936). Director of Christian Education for the Baptist Union of Western Canada, 1938-1942; editor, Canadian Baptist Sunday School Publications, 1942-1948; general secretary of the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec, 1948-1955; secretary-treasurer, Baptist Federation of Canada, 1955-1959; vice-president, Acadia University, 1959-1961; president, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1961-1967; retired to Amherst, N.S. His books and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Where can we find thee, Lord, so near
Title: Where Can We Find Thee, Lord, So Near
Author: Thomas Bruce McDormand (1974)
Language: English
Copyright: By permission of the author

Tune

FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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Baptist Hymnal (1975 ed) #245

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