As We Gather in the Kitchen

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1 As we gather in the kitchen
to prepare, with loving csre,
this hot meal for hungry neighbors,
God we offer you this prayer.

2 We give thanks that you have blessed us
with enough and more to spare.
Like the boy with loaves and fishes,
we are glad that we can share.


Source: Faith That Lets Us Sing: fifty new hymns and short worship songs #20

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn

Mary Nelson Keithahn, a retired United Church of Christ ordained pastor and church educator, has been a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She still works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota, as a free-lance writer. In 2016 she published Elfie: Adventures on the Midwest Frontier, a chapter book for children, and Embracing the Light: Reflectioins on God’s Holy Word, a collection of meditations for individual or small group use. Augsburg Fortress also published Sing the Stories of God’s NEW People, the third in a trilogy of Bible story-based collections of songs for young children, written with her longtime colleague, John D. Horman. The two have written over a hundred hymns togethe… Go to person page >

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First Line: As we gather in the kitchen
Title: As We Gather in the Kitchen
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2014)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: © 2017 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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Faith That Lets Us Sing #20

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