Hymn History

"O Holy Night"

December 1, 2020

A parish priest in a small French town commissioned a local poet and wine commissionaire, Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure, to write a poem for the village’s Christmas Eve mass. Cappeau read...

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“I Don't Know About Tomorrow” by Diana Leagh Matthews

November 1, 2020

Ira Stanphill was an accomplished musician and minister. Ira served with 9 different organizations in the capacities of youth director, music director and pastor. He preached across America, and in...

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“All my Tears”

November 1, 2020

Sorry I was not able to get the Oct newsletter out last month, my pc went, then it was a week before I could get a new one, then we had a vacation planned to our cabin in Maine and another week to...

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Behind I Need Thee Every Hour

September 1, 2020

   The Pandemic Continues,  I was recently reading an article on a survey of the effect this pandemic has had on a lot of our population here in the US. The prevalence of...

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"The Gospel Train"

August 1, 2020

One night trying to think of a hymn or song for the newsletter, while reading about the song keep your eyes on the sparrow,  I feel asleep. I had a dream about an old small town railroad...

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