The Great Thanksgiving

Adapter: Stephen P. West

Stephen P. West is a husband, father, minister, musician, and writer. Along with his wife Sandy, also an ordained elder, he serves as a pastor in the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church. Coming from a long line of Methodist clergy, he finds that, with Augustine, singing is his way of 'praying twice.' As a vocalist, pianist, and trombonist he has performed in major choral works and played in local musical theater productions, He leads singing at the piano for Annual Conference, clergy retreats, and events such as SoulFeast at Junaluska. He has coordinated liturgy and led music at Academies for Spiritual Formation in Alabama, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, and Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Birmingham-Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: May the Lord our God be with you
Title: The Great Thanksgiving
Adapter: Stephen P. West (2007)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Source: The Prayer of Consecration form the official ritual of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1878
Language: English
Notes: This hymn may be reproduced and used for worship from http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/great-thanksgiving-musical-responses-hymn-to-joy
Copyright: Adaptation © 2007 Stephen P. West

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