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Tune: “St. Margaret” (Easy-Moderate) | Shaw Music ∙ $4.00

This tender setting, in ABA form, relies heavily on the tune throughout to focus listeners’ thoughts on the comforting promises in the hymn text. Written on commission in memory of a beloved pastor, this piece is useful in worship services, concerts, and memorial services.


  • Cello and piano
  • Flute and piano
  • Viola and piano
  • Violin and piano



Mari U. Washington and Naomi U. Scaggs, who commissioned the setting, perform “O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” at their father’s memorial service, February 25, 2017