JENKINS, Jill. b. Ealing, west London, 14 October 1937. She was educated at Blackheath High School for Girls, and as an external student at Napier University, Edinburgh. She has worked as a Personal Assistant in the London Probation Service and as a volunteer administrator of a Bereavement Support Service (one of her hymns on HymnQuest is ‘Gracious God of might and mercy’, written for a friend whose grand-daughter had died of leukaemia). Jenkins is the author of two hymns, ‘Living God, your joyful Spirit’ in RS, and a wedding hymn, ‘We pledge to one another’, in BPW.
‘Living God, your joyful Spirit’ was written for her own church, Palmers Green United Reformed Church in north London, and...
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