John Ellerton (b. London, England, 1826; d. Torquay, Devonshire, England, 1893) Educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man and at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1851. He served six parishes, spending the longest time in Crewe Green (1860-1872), a church of steelworkers and farmers. Ellerton wrote and translated about eighty hymns, many of which are still sung today. He helped to compile Church Hymns and wrote its handbook, Notes and Illustrations to Church Hymns (1882). Some of his other hymn texts were published in The London Mission Hymn Book (1884).
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SCHUMANN is one of many hymn tunes arranged by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). He first published the arrangement in Cantica Laudis (1850), a collection he edited with George J. Webb (PHH 559). First called WHITE, the tune was marked "Arr. from Schumann" and was thus ascribed to the German composer Robert A.…
Display Title: Our Day of Praise is DoneFirst Line: Our day of praise is doneTune Title: SCHUMANNAuthor: John EllertonMeter: S. M.Scripture: Psalm 84:4Date: 2017Subject: Public Worship | Closing of Service
Display Title: Our Day of Praise is DoneFirst Line: Our day of praise is doneTune Title: ST. THOMASAuthor: John EllertonScripture: Psalm 139:12Date: 1986Subject: Benediction | ; Closing Hymns | ; Lord's Day |