[I want to be a worker for the Lord] (Baltzell)

[I want to be a worker for the Lord] (Baltzell)

Composer: Isaiah Baltzell (1880)
Published in 43 hymnals

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Composer: Isaiah 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 >

Tune Information

Title: [I want to be a worker for the Lord] (Baltzell)
Composer: Isaiah Baltzell (1880)
Incipit: 51112 33212 52223
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #3192
Text: I Want to Be a Worker
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The Cyber Hymnal #13618
Text: Anhelo Trabajar Por El Señor
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