Until her retirement, Ruth was Professor of Worship at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. She has also authored a number of books on the subject of worship. Her hymn texts are published in many denominational hymnals as well as in numerous other collections.
Prior to…View Bio
Shirley Erena Murray
Shirley was born in Invercargill, New Zealand in 1931 and died in Wellington (New Zealand) in 2020. She was a prolific hymn text writer and hymnal editor. Her Church traditions were Methodist, Presbyterian and ecumenical. Shirley’s work appears in over 50 collections worldwide, and…View Bio
The Very Rev. Walter Farquharson was elected Moderator of The United Church of Canada in 1990, at the 33rd General Council. Born in Rosetown, SK, he was settled at the Saltcoats-Bredenbury Pastoral Charge in Saskatchewan Conference in 1961 and remained in pastoral ministry there…View Bio
JRW. “Reginald Heber.” The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology. Canterbury Press, accessed January 27, 2020, http://www.hymnology.co.uk/r/reginald-heber.
Reginald Heber was born in 1783 and died in 1826. He was consecrated Bishop of Calcutta in June 1823, arriving in India in October of that year. His see covered…View Bio
Ron lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He has worked in music and arts as a full-time ministry since 1971 as a composer, editor, and arranger.
As a composer, Ron collaborates with authors Walter Farquharson (Canada), Ruth Duck (U.S.A.), Fred Kaan (England), Brian Wren (U.S.A.),…View Bio
Sheelah is a vibrant singer-song leader who also writes and performs dramatic monologues which interpret and present Scripture in a powerful and innovative style. Her creative ministry gives new life to biblical stories, bringing them into the present and inspiring listeners and readers to…View Bio
Brian is an ordained minister of the United Reformed Church of Great Britain and an internationally published hymn writer whose work appears in hymnals from many denominations and traditions throughout the English-speaking world. Born in London in 1936, he studied at Oxford, taking degrees…View Bio