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Short Name: Charles Parkin
Full Name: Parkin, Charles, 1894-
Birth Year: 1894
Death Year (est.): 1994

Parkin, Charles. (England, 1894--?). Studied at Oxford University, served in the British Army, 1916-1919, went to the United States in 1923 and was ordained a minister in the Maine Conference of the Methodist Church. Among his pastorates in Maine were parishes in Brunswick, Farmington, Bangor, Portland, and Ocean Park.

--The Hymn Society, DNAH Archives

From 1950 to 1952, [Parkin] was superintendent of the Portland District of the Maine Conference. From 1952 to 1964, Mr. Parkin was on the administrative and cultivation staffs of his church's Board of Missions, with offices in Philadelphia and New York. Throughout his active ministry and now "in retirement", Mr. Parkin has written many hymns, poems, and articles on missionary topics which have found wide use in the religious press of the nation. His hymn, "See the morning sun ascending", is one of the new "hymns of adoration" in The Methodist Hymnal, 1966.

--Seven New Hymns of Hope , 1971. Used by permission.

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