Hymn Story: As We Gather at Your Table
As We Gather at Your Table is a communion song. The hymn was written by Carl P. Daw.
Daw was born in 1944 to a Baptist Minister. He became an Episcopal Priest and served congregations in Virginia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. He began writing hymns and served as editor for several hymnals.
“He is Curator of Hymnological Collections and Adjunct Professor of Hymnology at Boston University School of Theology, and was Executive Director of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada from 1996 to 2009. In May 2011, he was named a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music.”