In the quiet of this place

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1 In the quiet of this place,
hold us in your warm embrace,
hear us as we pray for grace.
Holy God, redeem us.

2 As we listen to your voice,
may it guide our every choice,
in your way let us rejoice.
Holy Jesus, teach us.

3 When it’s time for us to part,
write your words on eery heart,
let our deeds your love impart.
Holy Spirit, lead us.

Source: Faith That Lets Us Sing: fifty new hymns and short worship songs #50

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: In the quiet of this place
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2014)
Language: English
Copyright: © 2017 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.


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