Janet Lindeblad Janzen is a choral composer, hymn writer, author, and church musician. She has served as organist/choir director in several different congregations and as worship leader for various retreats, conferences and meetings. Janet has served as Adjunct Faculty at Friends University, Wichita, Kansas where she taught worship in the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program. Her book Songs for Renewal
(Harper San Francisco, 1995) focuses on hymns in the devotional life. Janet is of Swedish Lutheran heritage and is currently an assisting cantor at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Wichita. Her particular area of interest is hymnology, especially the hymns of Scandinavia, and her passion is congregational song.