Sep­tem­ber 2, 1903, Roby, Merseyside, Eng­land.

Oc­to­ber 22, 2000, Norwich, Eng­land. His ashes were scattered on the grounds of the Methodist retirement home into which he and his wife had moved in 1990.

Green was educated at Rydal School, Colwyn Bay, and Didsbury College, Manchester. Before turning to hymn writing, he served as a Circuit Minister, and Superintendent, and for seven years as Chairman of the Methodist York and Hull District. His works in­clude:

  1. By Gracious Powers So Wonderfully Sheltered
  2. Christ Is the World’s Light
  3. Church of Christ, in Every Age, The
  4. Come, Sing a Song of Harvest
  5. First Day of the Week, The (1967)
  6. For the Fruit of All Creation
  7. God Is Here
  8. How Blest Are They Who Trust in Christ
  9. Let Every Christian Pray
  10. Long Ago, Prophets Knew
  11. Now Praise the Hidden God of Love
  12. O Christ, the Healer
  13. Of All the Spirit’s Gifts to Me
  14. Rejoice in God’s Saints
  15. Seek the Lord Who Now Is Present
  16. This Is the Threefold Truth
  17. To Mock Your Reign, O Dearest Lord
  18. Upper Room, An
  19. When in Our Music God Is Glorified
  20. When Jesus Came to Jordan
  21. When Our Confidence Is Shaken
  22. When the Church of Jesus
  23. Whom Shall I Send?
  1. Blest Be the King
  2. All My Hope Is Firmly Grounded