Jane Parker Huber

HUBER, Jane McAfee Parker (née Parker). b. Jinan, China, 24 October 1926; d. Hanover, Indiana, 15 November 2008. Born to Presbyterian missionary parents, Jane Parker spent her youth in Hanover, Indiana. She attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts, married William A. Huber in 1947, and graduated from Hanover College (BA, 1948). An active Presbyterian, Huber emphasized peacemaking, justice, and inclusiveness in her ministry and her hymn texts. For many years she ran a feature, ‘Ask Jane’, in Horizons, the women’s magazine for the Presbyterian Church of America. She served on the committee for The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990), in which seven of her hymns appeared, including ‘Called as...

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