We Are Pilgrims on a Journey

We are pilgrims on a journey To another time and place

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (1998)
Tune: JORDAN JOURNEY
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 We are pilgrims on a journey
to another time and place,
singing songs and telling stories
to recall God's love and grace.

2 Light a candle on our journey
where we stop to rest and pray,
mindful of the love of Jesus
and his kindly, caring way.

3 We are pilgrims on a journey,
with the faithful at our side.
Holy Spirit, light our pathway,
walk with us, our friend and guide.


Source: Faith That Lets Us Sing: fifty new hymns and short worship songs #80

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: We are pilgrims on a journey To another time and place
Title: We Are Pilgrims on a Journey
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (1998)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: © 2017 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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Faith That Lets Us Sing #80

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