Called as partners in Christ’s service

Called as partners in Christ’s service. Jane Parker Huber* (1926-2008). Written in 1981 for a ‘women’s breakfast’ at the General Assemblies of the Presbyterian Churches of America at Houston, Texas, and published in Huber’s A Singing Faith (1981). It is concerned with the partnerships between men and women in Christ’s service, but then extends this to include (verse 2) ‘men and women, richer, poorer,/ All God’s people, young and old’. In addition to books in the USA, it is included in the Canadian VU. It is sung to the tune BEECHER, by John Zundel*, one of the music editors of the Plymouth Collection* (New York, 1855), named after the editor, Henry Ward...

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