Composer: Dale Wood
Published in 10 hymnals

Composer: Dale Wood

Dale Wood was born in Glendale, California, on February 13, 1934, of Finnish-Polish parentage (his father's last name was Wojtkiewiecz, which immigration authorities shortened to Wood). Dale grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Franklin High School, where he was voted "most likely to succeed" in his class. Raised a Lutheran, his career as a composer was launched at age 13 when he won a national hymn-writing competition for the American Lutheran Church. His first choral anthem was accepted for publication one year later. His knowledge of music was immense, and his appreciation ran the gamut from classical to the Broadway stage. He admired composers from Leroy Anderson to Villa Lobos, and he was comfortably conversant with artists such a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Dale Wood
Incipit: 12345 54551 75432
Key: c minor
Copyright: Tune © 1959, 1964, Schmitt, Hall & McCreary, c/o CPP/Telwin, Inc. International copyright secured. Made in USA. All rights reserved. Used by permission.


Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

Lord, Who Left the Highest Heaven

We Are Members of Christ's Body

We are members of Christ’s body, joined by faith in
one in calling, joy, and suffering, wholesome in
We will work with gifts that differ towards the
Kingdom’s destiny.

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #248


Moravian Book of Worship #392


Moravian Book of Worship #692

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #852

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RitualSong #778

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #235

Singing the New Testament #159

The Covenant Hymnal #576


Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #47

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