Words: Jay T. Stocking (1870-1936); alt. Lawrence Wik, 2015
Music: tune, KINGSFOLD, English melody, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1906
Scriptures: Proverbs 8:30; Sirach 38:27; Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3; John 10:37
Topics: faith; labor; work; calling
United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Lawrence Wik has altered the hymn "O Master Workman of the Race," no. 171 in The Methodist Hymnal (1966). It explores our response to God's call for work and service. It is also appropriate for Labor Day Sunday.
O Carpenter of Nazareth (Sibelius)
O Carpenter of Nazareth (pdf)