God, Who Calls Us to Be Teachers

God, who calls us to be teachers

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2010)
Tune: VIVIAN
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 God, who calls us to be teachers,
make us faithful learners too,
ever reading, thinking, growing,
keeping up with what is new.

2 New trends challenge old traditions.
Give us wisdom to discern
what is truth and what is falsehood.
Teach us, God, and help us learn.

3 Help us be creative teachers,
that the faith we love and share
may bring joy and hope to others,
precious gift beyond compare.


Source: Faith That Lets Us Sing: fifty new hymns and short worship songs #27

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: God, who calls us to be teachers
Title: God, Who Calls Us to Be Teachers
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2010)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: © 2017 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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