Go Make of All Disciples

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Author: Leon M. Adkins

Adkins, Leon McKinley. (Ticonderoga, NY, July 14, 1896-Saratoga Springs, NY, October 11, 1986). Methodist. Son of George H. and Lary L. (Brooks) Adkins. Middlebury College, B.A. 1919; honorary D.D. 1945; Boston University School of Theology, S.T.B. 1925. Clergyman, with pastorates in Delmar, Schenectady, and Syracuse, NY (1927-1955). General secretary, Division of the Local Church, Board of Education of the Methodist Church, 1955-1966. Member of the 1964 Methodist hymnal committee. Writer of religious poems and hymns, one of these being "Go, make of all disciples." Anastasia Van Burkalow, DNAH Archives Go to person page >



Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of Würtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

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Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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