Sunday Hymns Year A


These are some suggested options for hymn selection from the Book of Praise of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, to match the Revised Common Lectionary readings week by week.

October 15, 2017

19th Sunday after Pentecost

11        The Lord’s my shepherd

141      Good Christian friends rejoice

267      Rejoice the Lord is king

307      God of the sparrow, God of the whale

327      Sing praise to God who reigns above

399      Spirit, Spirit of gentleness

421      Sing praise to God who reigns above

457      Now thank we all our God

477      Your hand, O God, has guided

485      Saviour, like a shepherd, lead us

517      See Israel’s gentle Shepherd stand (familiar tune, don’t worry)

528      Jesus calls us here to meet him

557      Shout for joy! The Lord has let us feast (I didn’t know this one, but it is cute)

569      O Jesus, I have promised

574      With the Lord as my guide

638      Take time to be holy

640      Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling

650      He leadeth me

670      Amazing grace

672      Jesus calls us o’er the tumult

699      All the way my Saviour leads me

746      What a friend we have in Jesus

748      Lord of all hopefulness

760      Where cross the crowded ways of life

 

 

October 8, 2017

18th Sunday after Pentecost

49        Oh hear our cry, O Lord (tune isn’t great)

231      When I survey the wondrous cross

250      I danced in the morning/ Lord of the dance (ch)

279      In your Pentecostal splendour (tricky but good tune)

348      Tell me the stories of Jesus (ch)

349      My hope is built on nothing less (needs a tune)

352      And can it be that I should gain

367      Jesus, the very thought of thee

372      Praise him, praise him, Jesus our blessed Redeemer (ch)

377      Come, children, join to sing (ch)

399      Spirit, Spirit of gentleness

457      Now thank we all our God

461      Be thou my vision

462      All my hope on God is founded

477      Your hand, O God, has guided

486      The church of Christ, in every age

517      See Israel’s gentle Shepherd stand

628      This one thing I do (fun to learn, maybe choir first)

630      When we are living

637      Take my life, and let it be consecrated

648      I’m gonna live so God can use me

672      Jesus calls us, o’er the tumult

690      Fight the good fight

717      We cannot own the sunlit sky

736      For the healing of the nations

740      Make me a channel of your peace

751      Forgive our sins as we forgive

802      For the fruits of all creation (Thanksgiving)

803      Come, ye thankful people, come (Thanksgiving)

805      Give thanks, my soul, for harvest (Thanksgiving)

806      To bless the earth (ok, Thanksgiving)

807      We plough the fields and scatter (Thanksgiving)

Year A

16th Sunday after Pentecost

26    As pants the heart

72    Oh give thanks, for God is gracious (the tune is iffy but there is no good alternate in the BoP)

86    Those who rely on the Lord (use tune Morgan #174)

190   You thirsty ones

198   I hunger and I thirst

240   Rock of ages, cleft for me

468   Lord, dismiss us with our blessing

483   Glorious things of thee are spoken

534   All who hunger, gather gladly

585   Christ, you call us all to service *

635   Brother, sister let me serve you

651   Guide me, O thou great redeemer

663   God, whose giving knows no ending (tune Hyfrydol #110, or All the way #698)

680   Christ, of all my hopes the ground

688   As water to the thirsty *(nice tune but you may not know it)

792   Let us hope when hope seems hopeless* (tune In the bulb there is a flower #674

802   For the fruits of all creation



YearA

15th Sunday after Pentecost

74 – When Israel fled from Egypt land (unfamiliar tune)

209- O love that will not let me go

211 – Take up your cross

333 – I sing the almighty power of God

495 – The heavens declare your glory, Lord

498 – Sing them over again to me (ch)

515 – Out of deep, unordered water

632 – Help us accept each other

645 – Follow me, the Master said (ch)

651- Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

654- O God of Bethel, by whose hand

670- Amazing Grace

740- Make me a channel of your peace

751 – Forgive our sins as we forgive

Year A
3rd Sunday after Pentecost

Year A
1st Sunday after Christmas

  • 133 Go, tell it on the mountain
  • 134 Lord, you were rich (ok)
  • 135 Christians, awake
  • 136 The first nowell
  • 137 Born in the night (ok)
  • 138 While shepherds watched
  • 139 Hark! the herald angels sing
  • 141 Good Christians, all rejoice
  • 142 I wonder as I wander
  • 143 Infant holy, Infant lowly
  • 144 ‘Twas in the moon of wintertime
  • 145 In the bleak mid-winter
  • 146 Angels from the realms of glory
  • 147 Angels we have heard on high
  • 148 It came upon the midnight clear
  • 149 Away in a manger
  • 150 Jesus, our brother, kind and good
  • 151 Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming
  • 152 Still, still, still
  • 153 Joy to the world
  • 154 Silent night
  • 155 That boy-child of Mary (likely not known but cute)
  • 156 The angel Gabriel from heaven
  • 157 The snow lay on the ground
  • 158 The hands that first held Mary’s child
  • 159 Oh come, all you faithful
  • 160 Unto us a child is born
  • 161 What child is this
  • 162 On Christmas night all Christians sing
  • 163 Of eternal love begotten (plainsong arr. Healey Willan)
  • 164/165 O little town of Bethlehem
  • 166 Once in royal David’s city
  • 168 See amid the winter’s snow
  • 169 Il est ne

Year A
Advent 4

ADVENT HYMNS

  • 109 All earth is waiting
  • 110 Come, thou long-expected Jesus
  • 111 Creator of the stars of night
  • 112 Prepare the way of the Lord (a simple fanfare, could be done as round)
  • 114 Emmanuel, Emmanuel ( introit type)
  • 115 Hail to the Lord’s Anointed
  • 117 Herald! Sound the note of judgement (may not be familiar)
  • 118 Hark the glad sound
  • 119 Hope is a star (ch)
  • 121 Long ago, prophets knew
  • 122 Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel
  • 123 My soul gives glory to my God (ok)
  • 124 People in darkness
  • 125 People, look east
  • 126 On Jordan’s bank
  • 127 Sleepers, wake!
  • 128 There’s a voice in the wilderness crying
  • 129 Prepare the way, O Zion
  • 130 To a maid whose name was Mary

Year A
Advent 3

ADVENT HYMNS

  • 109 All earth is waiting
  • 110 Come, thou long-expected Jesus
  • 111 Creator of the stars of night
  • 112 Prepare the way of the Lord (a simple fanfare, could be done as round)
  • 114 Emmanuel, Emmanuel ( introit type)
  • 115 Hail to the Lord’s Anointed
  • 117 Herald! Sound the note of judgement (may not be familiar)
  • 118 Hark the glad sound
  • 119 Hope is a star (ch)
  • 121 Long ago, prophets knew
  • 122 Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel
  • 123 My soul gives glory to my God (ok)
  • 124 People in darkness
  • 125 People, look east
  • 126 On Jordan’s bank
  • 127 Sleepers, wake!
  • 128 There’s a voice in the wilderness crying
  • 129 Prepare the way, O Zion
  • 130 To a maid whose name was Mary

Year A
Advent 2

ADVENT HYMNS

  • 109 All earth is waiting
  • 110 Come, thou long-expected Jesus
  • 111 Creator of the stars of night
  • 112 Prepare the way of the Lord (a simple fanfare, could be done as round)
  • 114 Emmanuel, Emmanuel ( introit type)
  • 115 Hail to the Lord’s Anointed
  • 117 Herald! Sound the note of judgement (may not be familiar)
  • 118 Hark the glad sound
  • 119 Hope is a star (ch)
  • 121 Long ago, prophets knew
  • 122 Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel
  • 123 My soul gives glory to my God (ok)
  • 124 People in darkness
  • 125 People, look east
  • 126 On Jordan’s bank
  • 127 Sleepers, wake!
  • 128 There’s a voice in the wilderness crying
  • 129 Prepare the way, O Zion
  • 130 To a maid whose name was Mary

Year A
Advent 1

Advent hymns

  • 109 All earth is waiting
  • 110 Come, thou long-expected Jesus
  • 111 Creator of the stars of night
  • 112 Prepare the way of the Lord (a simple fanfare, could be done as round)
  • 114 Emmanuel, Emmanuel ( introit type)
  • 115 Hail to the Lord’s Anointed
  • 117 Herald! Sound the note of judgement (may not be familiar)
  • 118 Hark the glad sound
  • 119 Hope is a star (ch)
  • 121 Long ago, prophets knew
  • 122 Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel
  • 123 My soul gives glory to my God (ok)
  • 124 People in darkness
  • 125 People, look east
  • 126 On Jordan’s bank
  • 127 Sleepers, wake!
  • 128 There’s a voice in the wilderness crying
  • 129 Prepare the way, O Zion
  • 130 To a maid whose name was Mary

5 responses to “Sunday Hymns Year A

  1. Dianne MacKeigan

    What has happened to your list for January 22 and 29? I look forward to your choices and comments

  2. Dianne MacKeigan

    Thank you for your great choices. We use them in our music planning and we are usually plannin for 3-4 weeks in advance. I can now take you to planning sessions and access your site on my i-pad.
    Dianne

  3. Thanks for the great feedback Dianne!

  4. So glad you,re back. Missed your input.

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