Memorial Service Set for Bryan Jeffery Leech

OAKLAND, CA (July 10, 2015) – The memorial service for Bryan Jeffery Leech, one of the Covenant’s most prolific hymn writers, will be conducted at First Covenant Church of Oakland at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 15. He died June 30. Bryan leech

Leech wrote hymns that included “Come, Share the Lord,” “Let Your Heart Be Broken,” “Kind and Merciful God,” “Your Cause Be Mine,” “We Are God’s People,” and “Lord, When We Praise You with Glorious Music.” As a member of the Covenant’s 1973 Hymnal Commission, he also helped oversee the publication of the red hymnal.

He ministered at Covenant congregations in Boston, Massachusetts; Montclair, New Jersey; as well as in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Oakland, California. He was named pastor emeritus at First Covenant Church in Oakland.

He ministered at Covenant congregations in Boston, Massachusetts; Montclair, New Jersey; as well as in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Oakland, California. He was named pastor emeritus at First Covenant Church in Oakland.

A fuller obituary was printed earlier.

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  1. He also wrote the very meaningful “Glimpses of Glory” both as an anthem and as a hymn, included in the Covenant Hymnal

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