A sincere Thank You to all who have served, or are currently serving our country through its Armed Forces.
Below are the Veterans in our congregation --
Left to Right: Dale, U.S. Navy; Reno, U.S. Army; Freadom, U.S. Army; Frank, U.S. Coast Guard
Eternal Father, Strong to Save
Eternal Father, Strong to save, Whose arm hath bound the restless wave,
Who bids the mighty ocean deep. Its own appointed limits keep:
O hear us when we cry to Thee For those in peril on the sea.
O Christ, the Lord of hill and plain. O’er which our traffic runs a main
By mountain pass or valley low: Wherever, Lord, our brethren go,
Protect them by Thy guarding hand From every peril on the land.
O Spirit, whom the Father sent. To spread abroad the firmament:
O Wind of heaven, by Thy might. Save all who dare the eagle’s flight,
And keep them by Thy watchful care. From every peril in the air.
O Trinity of love and power, Our brethren shield in danger’s hour;
From rock and tempest, fire and foe, Protect them wheresoe’er they go;
Thus evermore shall rise to Thee. Glad praise from air and land and sea.
Text: William Whiting, stazas 1, 4
Robert Nelson Spencer, stanzas 2,3
Music: John Bacchus Dykes