July 21, 1861, Highworth, Wiltshire, England.

Circa November 1932, in the Ipswich district of Suffolk, England.

Sheppard was educated at Queen’s College, Oxford (BA in honors 1888, MA 1892). Ordained in 1888, he was Curate of Christ Church, Temperley (1888–90); Missioner of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) (1895–96); CMS Centenary Secretary (1896–1900); and Vicar of St. Peter’s, Ipswich (1900).

  1. Father, We Are Gathered Here
  2. Father, Who Didst Give Thy Son
  3. From Christ to Learn, for Christ to Teach
  4. In the Cleansèd Temple
  5. O Lord of Lords, and King of Kings
  6. We Scan the Years Swept from Us
  7. Where Hast Thou Gleaned Today?