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You Call to Us, Lord Jesus

Author: Joy F. Patterson, b. 1931

Joy Patterson (b. 1931) was born in Lansing, Michigan, and raised in LaGrange, Illinois. She holds a B.A. in French Studies and an M.A. in French Literature, both from the University of Wisconsin. A Fulbright scholar, she has taught French at the college level and worked for the Social Security Administration. She writes both texts and tunes, and her concerns as a hymn writer are for the unity and inclusiveness of the church, peace, justice, and the stewardship of the earth. A resident of Wausau, Wisconsin, she is an elder of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and has been active on the local, presbytery, and national levels. http://www.selahpub.com/SelahPeople/Patterson.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You call to us, Lord Jesus
Title: You Call to Us, Lord Jesus
Author: Joy F. Patterson, b. 1931
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1994, Hope Publishing Company

Tune

ELLACOMBE

Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of Würtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

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Worship (4th ed.) #775



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