Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

GILLETTE, Carolyn Winfrey. b. Harrisonburg, Virginia, 28 May 1961. Hymn writer and ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Raised, baptized, and confirmed in the United Methodist Church, she earned a bachelor’s degree in religion from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania before going on to receive her M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary (1985). She was ordained in 1986. Gillette has served at churches in New Jersey and Delaware, and as a hospital and hospice chaplain. In addition to her prolific output of hymns, which have been sung, shared, and promoted cross-denominationally in the USA and beyond, Gillette has also composed articles and columns, and given...

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