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644. Give Thanks, O Christian People

Text Information
First Line: Give thanks, O Christian people
Title: Give Thanks, O Christian People
Author: Mary Jackson Cathey (1984)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Life; Community in Christ; Ministry (3 more...)
Copyright: © 1986 Fresh Winds of the Spirit by Lavon Bayler (admin. The Pilgrim Press)
Tune Information
Name: ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
Harmonizer: George Ratcliffe Woodward (1904)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Key: G Major
Source: Memmingen ms., 17th cent.


Text Information:

This text was written by a Presbyterian director of Christian education in Washington, DC, to honor the ministry of a colleague who was leaving the area. It is an effective reminder that God’s people serve in many vocations and ministries. The tune adapts a secular German song.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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