Nancy M Raabe

New Hymns, Carols, Psalm Settings

Nancy Raabe 8/21
Rev Nancy M Raabe

Please consider using these compositions by Rev Nancy M Raabe in your worship.  You can use the downloads to distribute or display.  For some items, leader accompaniments are included.

You have the composer's permission to reproduce and distribute hard copies of any unaltered file among your worshipers on one calendar day.

Please send Pastor Raabe any comments on the pieces, and tell her how you have used them.


Baptism Song:  Come From Love (2017)

Text, tune, and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Text and Arrangement

Christ Is Our Peace (2014)


Text, Shirley Erena Murray; Tune and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

In collection Life into Life (2019) 
In Hope Publishing Online Hymns project
Hymn and Arrangement

A Fair and Glorious Gift (2012)

SATB choir, trumpet, organ, congregation     

Text, tune, and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Glorify Me In Your Presence (2012)

Text, tune, and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Full Hymn           Congregational Insert (jpg)                Congregational Insert (pdf)

Last of the Great Prophetic Line (2011)

Text, Timothy Dudley-Smith; Tune and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Full Hymn            Congregational Insert


The feast of John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24 for more than 1,500 years, gives us the opportunity to reflect on this powerful figure. Since there is a dearth of hymns devoted to John in our common hymnals, this setting of Timothy Dudley-Smith's stirring 2007 text may find a place in your worship for that day.

God Makes All Things Work Together (2010)

Text, tune, and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Romans 8:28-39

Text and arrangement

Canticle:  When We Were Baptized (2010)

Tune and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Romans 6:3-5

Text and arrangement

Cast Out Into Deep Waters (2009)

Text, tune, and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Luke 5:4-10, Matthew 28:20, John 6:15-21

Text and arrangement

Signs of Endings All Around Us (2007)

Text, Dean W Nelson; Tune and arrangement, Nancy Raabe

Luke 21:25-36

Text and arrangement


The text is based on Luke 21. The intent of the setting is to lift the difficult realities of the world in which we live (minor mode) into God's hands (major mode), giving everything over in trust to the God who makes all things new.


Please enjoy these carols during your Christmas season.  Pastor Raabe composed the music for all of the carols, and she also wrote the text for Carol of the Cross and The Dance of the Sheep.

Carol of Mary and Joseph (2020) Carol of the Cross (2019)

Song sheet     Song sheet       Video Sing-Along

Dance of the Sheep (2018) The Clanging of Joybells (2016)

Song sheet Video Sing-Along Song sheet    Video Sing-Along

Carol of the Birds (2015) Hymn on the Incarnation (2014)

Song sheet        Video Sing-Along Song sheet


Here is a sample of Psalm settings composed by Rev Nancy M Raabe.

Psalm 23, The Lord is My Shepherd
Anthem version, pdf
Refrain for chanting and accompaniment, pdf
Refrain only, jpeg

Psalm 51, Create In Me
Refrain and accompaniment, pdf
Refrain only, pdf
Refrain only, jpeg

Psalm 119, 6B, Happy Are They
Refrain and accompaniment, pdf
Refrain only, jpeg

Additional free downloads of Nancy Raabe's works may be found in the members section of the ALCM website.