Nancy M Raabe

Lutheran Pastor
Author, Composer

Madison, Wisconsin


Rev Nancy M Raabe

Ordained as ELCA Pastor  1.13.2018

     Service folder    Nancy's Stole

Installed at Holy Trinity  1.28.2018



Growth in Righteousness

SATB choir, piano   VIDEO

Augsburg Fortress   Catalog 9781506445632  (2017) 

A powerful setting of a Martin Luther text about the Christian's spiritual journey.

Springtime Birds are Singing, Singing

Choristers Guild catalog CGA1447   Listen

An Easter anthem for unison choir and piano, with a youthful melody and a historic text.  Suitable for choirs of any age. 

Grace and Peace Vol 8: Lament and Longing

Augsburg Fortress catalog  97815064143679

New perspectives on familiar hymns about the walk from lament to hope.  Many opportunities for the musician to explore and express lament, hope, and praise.

Carl F Schalk: A Life in Song     EXCERPTS

Concordia catalog 992276

A critical biography of the leading authority on Lutheran church music.  Filled with quotes, anecdotes, and observations about the hymns and worship life of the church.


The Fullness of God

Augsburg Fortress catalog  9781451462494 
Listen   Video  Interview

A moving new text and tune for two-part choir, piano, and low instrument.  Accessible, perfect for large and small choirs.

At Your Altars

Hope Publishing catalog 8607

A collection of chants and refrains for use in worship.


The Magi Who to Bethlehem Did Go

MorningStar Music catalog 50-9934        Listen

A spirited setting of the Puerto Rican carol for piano, two-part choir and solo voice.  May be sung in English and/or Spanish.

Foot-Friendly Preludes

Augsburg Fortress catalog    9781451479539 

Accessible collection for organists, with easy pedal notation.  For a variety of days and occasions in the church year.


One-Minute Devotions for the Church Musician Cycle A, B, C

MorningStar Music catalog 90-47   REVIEWS

Reflections on the week's scripture readings -- most useful as choir devotionals or as the musician's personal devotions.


Only Through Faith

Northwestern Publishing  OL-286112E

A new hymn for Reformation or any other celebration of the church and its ministries.  Based on the "Three Solas" of the Reformation.  Great for choir, congregation, or both.





Madison WI



Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Marshall WI


Videos  Nancy Raabe's YouTube channel

A recent story about Nancy's position at Holy Trinity.

Nancy gave the judicial invocation of a newly appointed Circuit Judge in Rock County WI.

A recent story about Nancy in the Milton WI Courier.

listing of commissioned works by Bill and Nancy Raabe, and her remarks about patronage of church music at the Good Shepherd Institute.

Nancy Raabe discusses one of her recent anthems.

Raabe -- Carl Schalk, A Life in Song

Nancy and William Raabe, January 2018

January 2018
Nancy's Ordination featured Kantor Linda Kempke of Cleveland