1923-2007
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November 12, 1923, New York City.

March 27, 2007.

South Eaton Cemetery, Eaton Township, Pennsylvania.

Son of an hymnodist, Reid was educated at Oberlin College (BA), Oberlin, Ohio, and Yale Divinity School (BDiv), New Haven, Connecticut. He served as a medic in World War II, spent eight months as a prisoner of war in Germany. When he returned to America, he pastored Methodist churches in North Dakota and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. In 1978, he became a District Superintendent for the United Methodist Church. He was active in the Hymn Society of the United States and Canada.

  1. All Knowing God, Whose Science Charts
  2. America, How Great the Dream
  3. Bless, O Lord, the Village Road
  4. City Is Alive, O God, The
  5. Creator God, Who Gave the Planets Life
  6. Eternal Christ, Who Kneeling
  7. Forgive Us, Lord, for Shallow Thankfulness
  8. Give Thanks, My Soul, for Harvest
  9. Go, Says the Master, and Earth’s Paths
  10. God of Earth and Planets
  11. God’s Glory Compassed Earth That Night
  12. God’s Holy Quiet Calms My Soul
  13. Help Us, O Lord, to Learn the Truths
  14. Lord, at Your Table Kneeling
  15. Lord, Wake Your Church from Self Concern
  16. Lord, Who Took the Little Children
  17. Mountain Brook with Rushing Waters
  18. My Hope Is Not in Self
  19. O God and Father of Us All
  20. O God of Every Nation
  21. O God of Hill and Mountain
  22. O God, to Whom All Nature Bows
  23. O God Who Shaped Creation
  24. O Lord of Nature, Lord of Earth
  25. O Thou, Whose Youthful Years Were Spent
  26. Thou, Lord, Whose Comely Strength Was Gained
  27. Thy Presence, Lord, Brought Joy and Splendor
  28. Where Lies the Christian’s Hope