The Fanny Crosby Story

Saturday, May 17, 2014 @ 11:30 a.m. –  RSVP

Vermilion Evangelical & Reformed Church
752 Grand St.
Vermilion, Ohio 44089
Ch. Phone: 440-967-3559
www.VermilionChurch.com

Frances Jane van Alstyne Crosby (March 24, 1820 – February 12, 1915), more commonly known as Fanny Crosby, was an American mission worker, poet, lyricist, and composer. A lifelong Methodist, she was one of the most prolific hymnists in history, writing over 8,000 hymns and gospel songs, with over 100 million copies printed. This is despite her being blind from shortly after birth. Crosby is also known for her preaching, teaching, and her rescue mission work. By the end of the 19th century, she was “a household name” (from Wikipedia).

A DELICIOUS LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AFTER THE PRESENTATION

Fanny Crosby 2014

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