NEW AMERICA

NEW AMERICA

Composer: L. B. Longacre
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: L. B. Longacre

Lindsay Bartholomew Longacre was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, on January 26, 1870, the son of Orleans and Rachel (Bartholomew) Longacre. Longacre wanted to become a musician, but pursuant to his father’s wishes, he attended the Columbia University School of Mines and was graduated from there with a degree in mining engineering in 1892. Following a call to the ministry, he attended Drew Theological Seminary, where he received a B.D. degree in 1896, and was subsequently ordained a minister in the Methodist Church that same year. From 1896-1910, Rev. Longacre served several small churches in the New York Conference. These included Glenville, St. Luck, Madison Avenue (later called Christ Methodist after a move to a new location), F… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: L. B. Longacre
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Key: C Major

Texts

God bless our native land

God bless our native land!
Firm may she ever stand,
Through storm and night;
When the wild tempests rave,
Ruler of wind and wave,
Do Thou our country save
By Thy great might.

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My country is the world, My flag with stars impearled

Notes

In moderate time

Instances

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Christian Worship: a hymnal #514
Hymns of the United Church #214Page Scan
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