Music Shuffle – Choice Assignment #1

“Maplewood Methodist Church”

Gordon Mote – Don’t Let Me Miss the Glory (4:04)

My Poem:

Who knows about the good you do?

Who knows about the heart you wear?

Who notices when you hurt too?

Who picks up the slack when you’re not there?

 

God sees your deeds when no one can.

He knows your secret needs and cares.

He feels the hurt of every man.

He always wants to respond to prayers.

Lyrics: (I tried to do an erasure poem, but it didn’t work with this song)

Spends every night inside these walls
Dumps the trash and sweeps the halls
And he makes sure
That stained glass shines
Picks up paper in the pews
And stacks the chairs in the choir room
But his real work don’t start
Till quittin’ time
When he goes through every prayer request
Lying on the pastor’s desk
He hits his knees
And says God bless Miss Sommersby
Lord it’s hard to live alone
And Marianna Thompson
Wants her daddy back at home
And Mr. Nelson needs forgiveness
Old Man Miller’s crops need rain
While the whole town’s fast asleep
He’s hard at work
Pullin’ that midnight shift
At the Maplewood Methodist Church
Every night’s the same routine
And by the time he finally leaves
He’s done so much more
Than clean the building
He’s called down angels from on high
And helped someone through a sad goodbye
And lost souls finally find what they’ve been missing
The congregation will never see
That simple man who still believes
He can change the world
By saying please
Give Johnny Mays
The strength to put that bottle down
Mrs. Bailey and her husband
Find a way to work things out
And Mrs. Olsen hold on long enough
To see her daughter’s wedding day
While the whole town’s fast asleep
He’s hard at work
Pullin’ that midnight shift
At the Maplewood Methodist Church
The sign out front says Sunday service
Starts at nine and ten-fifteen
But he holds his own revival
Seven nights a week
While the whole town’s fast asleep
He’s hard at work
Pullin’ that midnight shift
At the Maplewood Methodist Church
Spends every night inside these walls
Dumps the trash and sweeps the halls
And he makes sure that stained glass shines

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