Mary Nelson Keithahn

Mary Nelson Keithahn
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Short Name: Mary Nelson Keithahn
Full Name: Keithahn, Mary Nelson, 1934-
Birth Year: 1934

Mary Nelson Keithahn, a United Church of Christ minister and church education specialist, works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota as a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She has also written over eighty hymns, and her texts are included in hymnals or supplements published by the Advent Christian Church, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Faith Alive Christian Resources, Alternatives for Simple Living/Selah, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church, United Church of Canada and the United Methodist Church. Mary is a Life Member and former board member of Choristers Guild and a Life Member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. She is also a member of ASCAP.

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Texts by Mary Nelson Keithahn (56)sort iconAsInstances
A father came to JesusMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
A long-lost lamb is in the foldMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
A mother lined a basketMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)4
A widow of Zarephath townMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
"Are you the one," they asked himMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
As of old God promised us inMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
This is the way I long have sought And mournedMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Be present, God of love, draw nearMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Come away with me to a quiet place,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)4
Come, praise God for faithful peopleMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Come to the table, sinner and saint,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Emmanuel, who walked among us here,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Faith is patience in the nightMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
God calls us to worship with glorious soundsMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
God of every generation,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Good friends, rejoice, be glad and sing!Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Good Shepherd, our Leader, Provider, and GuideMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Great God of all, we sing your praiseMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
In Matthew's gospel there are fiveMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
Jesus sang to fishermenMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Joyful God of youth and childrenMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Let songs of thanksgiving and glad psalms of praiseMary Keithahn Nelson (Author)3
Like ancient people on a questMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Like Miriam who danced to praiseMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
On Christmas Eve we celebrateMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
One holy night in BethlehemMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)4
One was old, another barrenMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Pipe a tune and beat the drumMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Sing of a stable built on a hillMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Spirit-child Jesus in joyful refrain,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
Spirit, falling like a doveMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
The church is our safe haven,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
The Holy One of IsraelMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
The kind heart of a woman failedMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
The kingdom we inheritedMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
The people came from everywhereMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
The wedding guests were waitingMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
There is a need for shepherdsMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Time now to gatherMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)4
Up to the temple one fine dayMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
We praise you, God of all creationMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
We sang our glad hosannasMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)4
We thank you for music inviting us hereMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
We walk today in darkness,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
When Cain killed Abel in a fightMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)4
When it seemed that love was dyingMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
When Jesus was a refugeeMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
When Jesus Was in BethanyMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
When people learned of Jesus ChristMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
When quiet peace is shatteredMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
When the world is babbling 'round us,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
When we are blind to the judgment of love,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
When we are called to sing your praiseMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3
When we lose a child or parent,Mary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Where lilies of the field once bloomedMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)2
Your Spirit, God, moves us to prayMary Nelson Keithahn (Author)3



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