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Give Thanks, O Christian People

Author: Mary Jackson Cathey

Mary Jackson Cathey (b. 1926) was born in Florence, SC, and educated at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. She received an advanced degree from Union Seminary - Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond. As a Christian Educator she finds hymn text writing a profound way to express her faith. Her hymns have won contests sponsored by The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, and a number of her poems have been published by John Knox Press, The Pilgrim Press, and Hope Publishing. She has four hymns to her credit in The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990) and others published by Selah Press, Choristers Guild, and Zimbel Press. She is an elder at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC. --www.hopepublishing.com… Go to person page >

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
Copyright: Reprinted by permissionof the publisher from Fresh Winds of the Spirit by Lavon Bayler, 1986, The Pilgrim Press, 1981, New York, NY.

Tune

ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN

ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVOGELEIN, a German folk tune, was first published in an early-seventeenth-century manuscript collection from Memmingen, Germany. It later became a setting for Christopher Wordsworth's (PHH 361) "O Day of Rest and Gladness" in George R. Woodward's Songs of Syon (1910 edition).…

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Glory to God #644

Presbyterian Hymnal #552

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