In God’s most holy presence

In God’s most holy presence. Ernest James Dodgshun* (1876-1944).  This was published in the Fellowship Hymn-Book (1909). It was one of the earliest hymns by Dodgshun, who had joined the Society of Friends in 1908, and who later gave up work as a businessman to join the National Adult School Union, of which he became Secretary in 1924. It remained in the 1933 revision of FHB, published by the NASU and The Brotherhood Movement, Incorporated. Dodgshun and his wife Mary were members of the committee for this book. It had three stanzas:  In God’s most holy presence We meet with one accord, To grasp the hand of friendship, And learn of Christ our Lord. We leave the week...

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