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Feast of Paul Gerhardt (May 27)

Above:  Paul Gerhardt

Image in the Public Domain

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PAUL GERHARDT (MARCH 12, 1607-MAY 27, 1676)

German Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer

Paul Gerhardt was a giant among German Lutheran hymn writers.   704 more words

Church Calendar 05--May

Geh aus mein Herz und suche Freud...

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Lieder

Carol Stories, week 2

All My Heart Again Rejoices (ELW #273, stanzas 1 & 2)

Last week we started with a non-favorite Christmas carol, and we’re going to again. I discovered this is one of only two carols in the Christmas section of the hymnal we hadn’t used in the 8 seasons of these carol stories. 795 more words

More Great Music: "Mit Paul Gerhardt durch das Kirchenjahr" (2012)

At some point in the near-distant future I’ll begin uploading spoken-word recordings of Gerhardt’s hymns (as a solo-singer, I consider myself more in the “goose-farts on a muggy morning” camp that Leo Kottke so eloquently described–I like to hide in the four-part harmonies ;-) ), but until then, here’s a gorgeous recording from the Choir, Orchestra, and Organ of St. 15 more words

Hymns

I Will Sing My Maker's Praises

  1. I will sing my Maker’s praises

And in Him most joyful be,

For in all things I see traces

Of His tender love to me. 548 more words

Hymns

Paul Gerhardt's hymn about a father losing his son

The Bereaved Father Comforts Himself Concerning his Now Sainted Son

Mine art thou still, and mine shalt be,
Who will be this denying?
Not only thou belong’st to me, 607 more words

Good Quotes

Feast of Edward Timothy Mickey, Jr. (December 1)

Above:  The Title Page of the Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church (1969)

Scanned by Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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EDWARD TIMOTHY MICKEY, JR. (MAY 5, 1908-DECEMBER 1, 1986) 463 more words

Saints Of The 1910s