Become to us the living bread

Become for us the living bread. Miriam Drury* (1900-1985). This hymn, one of several by the author that won awards in competitions sponsored by The Hymn Society in America (nowThe Hymn Society in the United States and Canada*), was written in 1970. The best known hymn by this author, it first appeared in The Worshipbook—Services and Hymns (Philadelphia, 1972), a joint Presbyterian hymnal for the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church (USA), and the United Presbyterian Church in the United States. Subsequently it was chosen for inclusion in the Chalice Hymnal (1995), Hymnal: A Worshipbook (1992), The Moravian Book of Worship (1995), The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990), and...

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