Lord, whose Love through humble service
Lord, whose Love through humble service. Albert Bayly* (1901-1984).
Bayly composed this four-stanza hymn in response to an invitation for hymns on social concerns extended by the Hymn Society of America (HSUSC) and the Department of Social Welfare of the National Council of Churches in Christ in the United States. It was published, set to HYFRYDOL, in the society's Seven New Social Welfare Hymns (19610, described in the Preface as hymns to express ‘the interrelationship of worship and service of love as expressions of one deep abiding faith in God.’ It was the ‘Conference hymn’ of the second National Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare, Cleveland, Ohio, October 1961. The text has...
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