Sunday Hymns Year C


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.

 

 

July 3, 2016
7th Sunday after Pentecost

203         When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee
208         In the cross of Christ I glory
209         O Love that wilt not let me go
231         When I survey the wondrous cross
238         Beneath the cross of Jesus
270         The head that once was crowned with thorns
307         God of the sparrow, God of the whale
321         Praise to the Lord, the almighty
324         Great Is thy faithfulness
331         The God of Abraham praise
353         Hail, our once rejected Jesus
400         Spirit of the living God
407         Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
481         Blest be the tie that binds
486         The church of Christ, in every age
489         Help us to help each other, Lord
574         With the Lord as my guide
592         I, the Lord of sea and sky (ch)
635         Brother, sister, let me serve you (ch)
638         Take time to be holy
643         Lift high the cross
645         Follow me, the Master said (ch)
646         Lead me, Jesus; I will follow (ch)
651         Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
670         Amazing grace
674         In the bulb there is a flower
697         How shall I sing to God  (not familiar at our church but worth learning)
709         What does the Lord require of you (ch)
722         Lord, whose love
740         Make me a channel of your peace
762         When the poor ones
765         We’ve a story to tell to the nations (ch)
778         Lord, you give the great commission
802         For the fruits of all creation (ch)

 

Year C
8th Sunday after Pentecost

307         God of the sparrow God of the whale (ch)
312         Mother God, you gave me birth (I’m not a fan but try to the tune 325)
327         Sing praise to God who reigns above
382         Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
386         Come down, O Love divine
468         Lord, dismiss us with your blessing
490         God of grace and God of glory
569         O Jesus, I have promised
571         Lord, I want to be a Christian (ch)
630         When we are living
634         Will you come and follow me
692         Where charity and love prevail
705         God who made the earth (ch)
707         More love to thee
709         What does the Lord require of you (ch)
715         Love the Lord your God (nice little chorus, not familiar at our church but easy)
729         Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love (ch)
736         For the healing of the nations
740         Make me a channel of your peace
760         Where cross the crowded ways of life
764         There’s a spirit in the air (may want to try to 96 or 698)

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9th Sunday after Pentecost

163         Of eternal love begotten
257         The strife is o’er, the battle done
260         Alleluia, Alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord   (ch)
290         Immortal, invisible, God only wise
310         Bring many names (ok, not one of my favs)
315         A mighty fortress Is our God
327         Sing praise to God who reigns above
353         Hail, our once rejected Jesus
376         Lord, the light of your love is shining (Shine Jesus Shine) (ch)
391         O Holy Spirit, root of life
451         Dear Father, Lord of humankind
461         Be thou my vision
472         We are God’s people
482         Christ Is made the sure foundation
486         The church of Christ, in every age (It is ok, might want to switch tunes)
490         God of grace and God of glory
569         O Jesus, I have promised (ch)
613         Give thanks (not familiar at our church but ok tune)
637         Take my life, and let it be consecrated
657         Woman in the night
707         More love to thee, O Christ
710         What does the Lord require of you
711         O Holy City, seen of John
721         All who love and serve your city
736         For the healing of the nations
817         O splendor of God’s glory bright

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10th Sunday after Pentecost
                                                    

6              How long, O Lord
12           Lift up the gates eternal
98           By the Babylonian rivers (I’m not sure we’ve done it at our church but nice haunting melody)
122         O come, O come, Emmanuel
184         What king would wade through murky streams
244         Hail, O festival day
255         Now let the vault of heaven resound
257         The strife Is o’er, the battle done
260         Alleluia, alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord    (ch)
268         All hail king Jesus (short, I would repeat it, perhaps an introit or processional if you do that)
269         Your kingdom come, O God
274         Crown Him with many crowns
330         O God, our help in ages past
366         Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
371         Love divine, all loves excelling
376         Lord, the light of your love is shining (ch)
385         Like the murmur of a dove’s song
449         Lord, listen to your children praying
457         Now thank we all our God
469         Our Father in heaven
472         We are God’s people (call and response piece)
479         The church’s one foundation
482         Christ is made the sure foundation
490         God of grace and God of glory
504         This is a story full of love
522         We know that Christ is raised
549         For the bread which you have broken
613         Give thanks for life the measure of our days
625         Seek ye first the kingdom of God  (ch)
642         O Master, let me walk with thee
660         Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire  (not bad)
668         Give us this day our daily bread (totally unfamiliar at our church but worth learning)
670         Amazing grace
692         Where charity and love prevail
716         Pray for the wilderness (nice but will take time to get familiar with it)
727         Let there be light
740         Make me a channel of your peace  (ch)
751         Forgive our sins as we forgive
769         Lord of light, whose name and splendour
773         Jesus bids us shine  (ch)
774         God forgave my sin/ Freely, freely (ch)
784         Thy kingdom come – on bended knee
789         O God, our father in heaven (rhythm will throw you off, do it as the folk song version)
831         Our Father, who art in heaven

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11th Sunday after Pentecost

96 Let us with a gladsome mind
190 You thirsty ones
209 O love that wilt not let me go
243 Jesus Christ is risen today
247 Christ the Lord Is risen today
249 The day of resurrection
318 Glory to God (neat one to do with kids, can start as call and response until they know it)
324 Great is thy faithfulness
327 Sing praise to God who reigns above
338 Let all things now living
457 Now thank we all our God
480 In Christ there is no east or west
486 The church of Christ, in every age
522 We know that Christ Is raised and dies no more
530 I come with joy (ch)
534 All who hunger
540 One bread, one body
569 O Jesus, I have promised
570 I have decided to follow Jesus (ch)
613 Give thanks for life, the measure of our days
625 Seek ye first
637 Take my life, and let it be consecrated
651 Guide me, O thou great redeemer
692 Where charity and love prevail
762 When the poor ones
764 There’s a spirit in the air (I’m not a fan of the tune)

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12th Sunday after Pentecost

303 Holy, holy, holy!
299 Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty
623 Holy, holy, holy!
829 Holy, Holy, Holy!
73 Praise to the Lord
87 When God restored our common life
111 Creator of the stars of night
290 Immortal, invisible, God only wise
307 God of the sparrow, God of the whale (ch)
321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
326 Give to the winds thy fears
376 Lord, the light of your love is shining (ch)
462 All my hope on God is founded
486 The church of Christ, in every age
510 Deep in the shadows of the past
561 Lord, have mercy (this is a Kyrie response, a single line)
592 I, the Lord of sea and sky (ch)
611 For all the saints
620 Go now in peace (a bit square but ok)
625 Seek ye first (ch)
638 Take time to be holy
651 Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
682 Just as I am, without one plea
685 How firm a foundation
709 What does the Lord require of you (ch)
710 What does the Lord require
721 All who love and serve your city
762 When the poor ones
786 O day of God, draw nigh (nothing wrong with this one, but I don’t really like it)

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14th Sunday after Pentecost

50 Sing a psalm of joy (the tune is ok)
73 Praise to the Lord
108 Praise ye the Lord (bouncy, ch)
111 Creator of the stars of night (I would use the alternate rhythm)
181 All Praise to you, O Lord
190 You thirsty ones
229 Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us with Your Love (ch)
287 O God, whose fire lit the stars
315 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
343 All Praise to Thee
434 For the Beauty of the Earth
448 O God Beyond All Praising
462 All My Hope on God is founded
481 Blest Be the Tie that Binds
569 O Jesus, I Have Promised
592 I, the Lord of sea and sky
598 O Perfect Love (meh)
612 Christ is the King
624 Blest Are They (ch)
634 Will you come and follow me (ch)
635 The Servant Song (Brother, Sister, Let Me Serve You)
685 How Firm a Foundation
690 Fight the good fight
692 Where Charity and Love Prevail
722 Lord, Whose Love
748 Lord of All Hopefulness (I would use the tune Slane, 461)
751 Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive
764 There’s a Spirit in the Air
772 Christ for the World We Sing
814 Morning is broken

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15th Sunday after Pentecost

73 Praise to the Lord
105 I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath
211 Take up your cross
290 Immortal, invisible, God only wise
296 The clay-stained hands of love
312 Mothering God, You gave me birth (not on my favourites list)
321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
327 Sing praise to God who reigns above
332 O Lord my God!
339 Who made the earth and the heavens/ He’s got the whole world (ch)
382 Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
400 Spirit of the living God
457 Now thank we all our God
480 In Christ there is no east or west
548 Let us break bread together (ch)
549 For the bread which you have broken
555 Worship the Lord (ch)
570 I have decided to follow Jesus (ch)
575 Lead me, Lord (a nice little chorus)
632 Help us accept each other
637 Take my life, and let it be consecrated (I like it to the tune for 680 better)
643 Lift high the cross
646 Lead me, Jesus; I will follow (ch)
647 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
652 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
692 Where charity and love prevail
703 Happy the home when God is there
707 More love to thee

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16th Sunday after Pentecost
7      The foolish in their hearts deny
68   Bless the Lord (nice little chorus)
111    Creator of the stars of night
235   Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed
286   Creator God, creating still (may prefer another tune)
290   Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
310    Bring Many Names
318    Glory to God (great one for the kids)
328   This is my Father’s world (ch)
347   There were ninety and nine
349   My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less (tune 162)
352   And Can It Be that I Should Gain
387   Holy Spirit, Come to Us
485   Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us (ch)
568   I Sought the Lord, and Afterward I Knew
629   Salvation and immortal praise
640   Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling (ch)
660   Prayer Is the Soul’s Sincere Desire (ok tune)
670   Amazing Grace
681   We have heard a joyful sound
691   My shepherd is the King of love
706   Come, let us sing (ch)
748   Lord of All Hopefulness
786   O Day of God, Draw Nigh (not my fav)
794   Abide with me
812   Glory to God

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17th Sunday after Pentecost

27      As the Deer
209    O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go
309    God of Many Names
451    Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
575    Lead Me, Lord
613    Give Thanks
625    Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God
626    Lord of All power
637    Take My Life, and Let It Be Consecrated
646    Lead me, Jesus; I will follow (ch)
652    Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I Go
672    Jesus Calls Us o’er the Tumult
675    Precious Lord, Take My Hand
676    Jesus, Lover of My Soul
707    More Love to Thee, O Christ
709    What Does the Lord Require of You (round)
710    What Does the Lord Require of You (minor)
721    All Who Love and Serve Your City
733    O God of love, true source of peace
735    Dona Nobis Pacem (chorus)
736    For the Healing of the Nations
737    Dona Nobis Pacem (round)
740    Make Me a Channel of Your Peace
747    There Is a Balm in Gilead
748    Lord of All Hopefulness
805    Give thanks, my soul, for harvest

 

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18th Sunday after Pentecost

152 Still. still, still
206 Jesus, Remember Me
247 Christ the Lord Is Risen
266 King of Kings (ch, chorus)
290 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
293 Come, Thou Almighty King
315 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
330 O God, Our Help in Ages Past
338 Let All Things Now Living
370 Hallelujah! sing to Jesus
381 Holy Spirit, hear us (ch)
387 Holy Spirit, come, confirm us
391 O Holy Spirit, Root of Life
408 I Will Call upon the Lord (call and response)
411 Stand up and bless the Lord
416 Blessed Jesus, at your Word
422 Sing a New Song to the Lord
462 All My Hope Is Firmly Grounded
621 God be with you till we meet again
630 When We Are Living
634 Will you come and follow me
637 Take My Life, and Let It Be Consecrated
638 Take Time to Be Holy
658 By Gracious Powers So Wonderfully Sheltered
676 Jesus, lover of my soul
690 Fight the good fight
697 How shall I sing to God
709 What Does the Lord Require of You (can be a cannon) (ch)
710 What Does the Lord Require
749 Be Still, My Soul
762 When the Poor Ones
805 Give thanks, my soul, for harvest

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22nd Sunday after Pentecost

 

  • 18 Through all the changing scenes of life
  • 26 As pants the heart
  • 27 As the deer
  • 76 I love You, Lord
  • 77 From all that dwell below the skies
  • 78 This Is the day (ch)
  • 80 Teach me, O Lord, your way of truth
  • 96 Let us with a joyful mind
  • 109 All Earth is waiting to see the Promised One (newish)
  • 209 O Love that wilt not let me go
  • 260 Alleluia
  • 275 Jesus shall reign where’er the sun
  • 286 Creator God, creating still
  • 299 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty
  • 303 Holy, holy, holy
  • 305 God, who stretched the spangled heavens
  • 324 Great is Thy faithfulness
  • 328 This is my Father’s world (ch)
  • 332 How great Thou art
  • 338 Let all things now living
  • 348 Tell me the stories of Jesus (ch)
  • 389 Breathe on me, Breath of God
  • 408 I will call upon the Lord (ch, call and response)
  • 410 Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee
  • 449 Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying (as a call to prayer, or you may want to repeat)
  • 461 Be thou my vision
  • 496 Thy Word Is a lamp unto my feet (ch)
  • 498 Sing them over again to me (ch)
  • 510 Deep in the shadows of the past
  • 592 Here I am, Lord (I, the Lord of Sea and Sky)
  • 623 Holy, holy, holy
  • 642 O Master, let me walk with Thee
  • 683 I know not why such wondrous grace
  • 698 Saviour, teach me day by day (ch)
  • 704 Teach me, God, to wonder (ch)
  • 746 What a friend we have in Jesus (ch)
  • 767 Lord, speak to me, that I may speak
  • 778 Lord, You give the great commission
  • 827 Holy, holy, Lord
  • 829 Holy, holy, holy

 

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23 Sunday after Pentecost

  • 73 Praise to the Lord
  • 194 Come, let us to the Lord our God
  • 209 O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go
  • 211 Take up your cross, the Saviour said
  • 220 My song is love unknown
  • 240 Rock of ages, cleft for me
  • 281 Wind who makes all winds that blow
  • 321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • 327 Sing praise to God who reigns above
  • 333 I sing the almighty power of God
  • 352 And can it be, that I should gain
  • 373 Jesus loves me, this I know
  • 377 Come, children, join to sing
  • 382 Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
  • 386 Come down, O Love Divine
  • 399 Spirit, spirit of gentleness
  • 400 Spirit of the living God
  • 422 Sing a new song unto the Lord
  • 433 All creatures of our God and King
  • 434 For the beauty of the earth
  • 451 Dear Father, Lord of humankind
  • 457 Now thank we all our God
  • 462 All my hope on God is founded
  • 468 Lord, dismiss us with your blessing
  • 510 Deep in the shadows of the past
  • 563 Let us talents and tongues employ (ch)
  • 611 For all the saints
  • 630 When we are living
  • 631 Jesus’ hands were kind hands (ch)
  • 632 Help us accept each other
  • 635 Brother, sister, let me serve you (ch)
  • 639 We are marching/ Siyahamba (ch)
  • 641 One more step along the world I go
  • 645 Follow me, the Master said (ch)
  • 648 I’m gonna live so God can use me
  • 651 Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
  • 652 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
  • 682 Just as I Am, Without One Plea
  • 685 How firm a foundation
  • 690 Fight the good fight
  • 732 O Day of Peace That Dimly Shines
  • 738 God the omnipotent
  • 742 Lead on, O King eternal
  • 746 What a friend we have in Jesus
  • 751 Forgive our sins as we forgive
  • 758 Christ’s is the world
  • 761 Who’s goin’ to tell the story (ch)
  • 762 When the poor ones
  • 763 To show by touch and word
  • 773 Jesus bids us shine (ch)
  • 777 Send me, Lord/ Thuma Mina (with a good leader for call and response this would be great)
  • 794 Abide with me
  • 802 For the fruits of all creation

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24th Sunday after Pentecost

  • 87 When God Restored Our Common Life
  • 108 Praise Ye the Lord
  • 111 Creator of the stars of night
  • 260 Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord
  • 267 Rejoice, the Lord Is King
  • 270 The Head That Once Was Crowned with Thorns
  • 274 Crown Him with Many Crowns
  • 275 Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun
  • 318 Glory to God (great for children)
  • 321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • 332 How Great Thou Art
  • 338 Let All Things Now Living
  • 349 My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less (needs tune)
  • 353 Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus
  • 356 You, Lord, Are Both Lamb and Shepherd
  • 363 All Hail the Power of Jesus’
  • 367 Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee
  • 374 Oh For a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Azmon)
  • 411 Stand Up and Bless the Lord
  • 422 Sing a New Song to the Lord
  • 433 All Creatures of Our God and King
  • 439 When in Our Music God Is Glorified
  • 445 Open Our Eyes
  • 461 Be Thou My Vision
  • 466 Praise the Lord with the Sound of Trumpet
  • 472 We Are God’s People
  • 496 Thy Word Is a Lamp unto My Feet
  • 500 Open my eyes, that I may see
  • 507 Break Thou the Bread of Life
  • 530 I Come with Joy to Meet My Lord
  • 568 I Sought the Lord, and Afterward I Knew
  • 601 How Blest Are They Who Trust in Christ
  • 607 Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones
  • 608 Oh What Their Joy and Their Glory Must Be
  • 611 For All the Saints
  • 613 Give thanks for life, the measure of our days
  • 624 Blest Are They
  • 631 Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands
  • 648 I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me
  • 670 Amazing Grace! How Sweet the Sound
  • 685 How Firm a Foundation
  • 692 Where Charity and Love Prevail
  • 711 O Holy City, Seen of John
  • 749 Be Still, My Soul
  • 762 When the Poor Ones
  • 830 Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow (Old 100th)

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25th Sunday after Pentecost

  • 332 O Lord my God!/ How Great Thou Art
  • 799 God is here! as we your people meet
  • 73 Praise to the Lord (ch)
  • 105 I’ll Praise My Maker While I’ve Breath
  • 110 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
  • 122 Oh Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  • 209 O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go
  • 251 Christ is alive
  • 253 Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain
  • 271 Let All the World in Every Corner Sing
  • 290 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
  • 321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • 331 The God of Abraham Praise
  • 338 Let All Things Now Living
  • 372 Praise him, praise him, Jesus our blessed Redeemer (ch)
  • 374 O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing
  • 377 Come, children, join to sing (ch)
  • 400 Spirit of the Living God
  • 407 Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
  • 410 Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
  • 412 Come, let us sing to the Lord our song (ch)
  • 413 Come, Let Us Join Our cheerful songs
  • 416 Blessed Jesus, at your word
  • 433 All Creatures of Our God and King
  • 449 Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying
  • 459 O Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim
  • 472 We Are God’s People
  • 483 Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken
  • 490 God of grace and God of glory
  • 613 Give thanks for life, the measure of our days
  • 637 Take My Life, and Let It Be Consecrated
  • 642 O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee
  • 685 How Firm a Foundation
  • 752 Blest be the God of Israel
  • 775 Sent Forth By God’s Blessing

 

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26th Sunday after Pentecost

  • 73 Praise to the Lord
  • 77 From all that dwell below the skies
  • 78 This is the day (ch)
  • 96 Let us with a joyful mind
  • 108 Praise ye the Lord (ch)
  • 111 Creator of the stars of night
  • 141 Good Christians, all rejoice
  • 214 All glory, laud, and honor
  • 218 Hosanna, loud hosanna
  • 244 Hail, O festival day
  • 249 The day of resurrection
  • 253 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain
  • 260 Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord
  • 271 Let all the world in every corner sing
  • 299 Holy, holy, holy (best known)
  • 303 Holy, holy, holy
  • 315 A mighty fortress is our God
  • 321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • 374 Oh for a thousand tongues to sing
  • 377 Come, children, join to sing (ch)
  • 411 Stand up and bless the lord
  • 418 Praise the Lord (we haven’t used it but it is cute)
  • 434 For the beauty of the earth (ch)
  • 446 O Lord, hear my prayer
  • 482 Christ is made the sure foundation
  • 522 We know that Christ is raised and dies no more
  • 613 Give thanks for life, the measure of our days
  • 623 Holy, holy, holy (ok)
  • 652 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
  • 658 By gracious powers so wonderfully sheltered (not my fav)
  • 685 How firm a foundation
  • 718 Holy, holy, holy Lord (call and response a bit complex)
  • 721 All who love and serve your city
  • 732 O day of peace that dimly shines
  • 760 Where cross the crowded ways of life
  • 767 Lord, speak to me, that I may speak
  • 773 Jesus bids us shine (ch)
  • 786 O day of God, draw nigh
  • 802 For the fruits of this creation
  • 803 Come, ye thankful people, come
  • 805 Give thanks, my soul, for harvest
  • 828 You are holy, you are whole (ch)
  • 829 Holy, holy, holy Lord

 

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1st Sunay of Advent

 

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2nd Sunday of Advent

 

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3rd Sunday of Advent

 

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4th Sunday of Advent

 

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Christmas Sunday/1st Sunday after Christmas

 

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Epiphany

 

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1st Sunday after Epiphany

 

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2nd Sunday after Epiphany

 

176         Songs of thankfulness and praise (may be new but worth it)

265         Hail the day that sees Christ rise

290         Immortal, invisible, God only wise

321         Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

327         Sing praise to God who reigns above

385         Like the murmur of  dove’s wing

540         One bread, one body (may not be familiar but great!)

563         Let us talents and tongues employ (I love this one!) (ch)

574         With the Lord as my guide

588         A prophet-woman broke a jar (tune 717)

676         Jesus, lover of my soul (may not be familiar)

678         I greet thee, who my sure Redeemer art

719         God in great love for us lent us this planet

 

January 24, 2016

3rd Sunday after Epiphany

118         Hark the glad sound

311         We worship God the Rock ( I would use the tune 794 Eventide)

346         Jesus Christ said: I am the world (ch) (this is cute, I haven’t used it but would like to)

374         Oh for a thousand tongues to sing

385         Like the murmur of the dove’s wing (try it, you’ll like it!)

507         Break now the bread of life

516         A little child the Savior came (this was the traditional Baptism hymn in my childhood church)

585         Christ, you call us all to service (this is such a jaunty tune! 248 or 483 would work well)

634         Will you come and follow me (great one)

661         We give thee but thine own

676         Jesus , lover of my soul (nice haunting melody but it works well to 176 which is more familiar)

712         Arise, your light has come

717         We cannot own the sunlit sky

January 31, 2016

4th Sunday after Epiphany

358         There is a redeemer

457         Now thank we all our God

505         O Christ, the Word, incarnate ( I would use 479 or 742 for the tune)

596         As man and woman we are made

600         When love is found

627         Not for tongues of heaven’s angels

695         Although I speak with angel’s tongue (tune She’s Like a Swallow, could use 79)

792         Let us hope when hope seems hopeless (use tune 248)

 

February 7, 2016

5th Sunday after Epiphany

 

78           Jesus, Jesus, Jesus in the morning (ch)

176         Songs of thankfulness and praise

177         Christ, whose glory fills the skies (tune alternate 434)

186         Swiftly pass the clouds of glory (I really like this one 647 is really nice with the words, you could also use 528 or other)

187         We have come at Christ’s own bidding (I don’t really like the tune but would also work with 647 or 528)

204         Thou didst leave thy throne

357         How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

376         Lord, the light of your love is shining (ch)

378         Jesus, Jesus, Jesus in the morning (ch)

505         O Christ, the Word, incarnate

590         We have this ministry

704         Teach me, God, to wonder (ch)

734         Lord of life, and Lord of nations (I’m not keen on the tune and it is the only one of this meter in the BOP)

760         Where cross the crowded ways of life

February 14, 2016

1st Sunday of Lent

188         Far across the burning desert

190         You thirsty ones

191         Now quit your care

192         The glory of these forty days

194         Come, let us to the Lord our God

195         Come, ye disconsolate

197         Forty days and forty nights

198         I hunger and I thirst

199         If I have been a source of pain

200         Lord Jesus, who through forty days

201         We come to ask your forgiveness (ch)

202         We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet

203         When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee (ch)

204         Thou didst leave thy throne

205         O love, how deep, how broad, how high

206         Jesus remember me

209         O Love that wilt not let me go

210         Man of sorrows, wondrous name

211         Take up your cross

515         Out of deep unordered water if doing a prep for Baptism focus (ch)

516         A little child the Savior came

517         Lord, I want to be a Christian (ch)

647         Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

676         Jesus, lover of my soul

 

Feb 21, 2016

2nd Sunday of Lent

15        The Lord’s my light

188         Far across the burning desert

190         You thirsty ones

191         Now quit your care

192         The glory of these forty days

194         Come, let us to the Lord our God

195         Come, ye disconsolate

197         Forty days and forty nights

198         I hunger and I thirst

199         If I have been a source of pain

200         Lord Jesus, who through forty days

201         We come to ask your forgiveness (ch)

202         We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet

203         When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee (ch)

204         Thou didst leave thy throne

205         O love, how deep, how broad, how high

206         Jesus remember me

209         O Love that wilt not let me go

210         Man of sorrows, wondrous name

211         Take up your cross

331      The God of Abraham praise  

568      I sought the Lord, and afterward I knew

640      Softly and tenderly

690      Fight the good fight

788      Come, know the joy, the Maker says

 

February 28, 2016

3rd Sunday of Lent

188         Far across the burning desert

190         You thirsty ones

191         Now quit your care

192         The glory of these forty days

194         Come, let us to the Lord our God

195         Come, ye disconsolate

197         Forty days and forty nights

198         I hunger and I thirst

199         If I have been a source of pain

200         Lord Jesus, who through forty days

201         We come to ask your forgiveness (ch)

202         We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet

203         When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee (ch)

204         Thou didst leave thy throne

205         O love, how deep, how broad, how high

206         Jesus remember me

209         O Love that wilt not let me go

210         Man of sorrows, wondrous name

211         Take up your cross

321      Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

412      Come, let us sing to the Lord our song (perky and great tune)

461      Be thou my vision

483      Glorious things of thee are spoken

512      At the dawning of creation (you may not know this tune but it is simple)

515      Out of deep, unordered water

699      All the way my Savior leads me

March 6, 2016

4th Sunday of Lent

188 Far across the burning desert

190 You thirsty ones

191 Now quit your care

192 The glory of these forty days

194 Come, let us to the Lord our God

195 Come, ye disconsolate

197 Forty days and forty nights

198 I hunger and I thirst

199 If I have been a source of pain

200 Lord Jesus, who through forty days

201 We come to ask your forgiveness (ch)

202 We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet

203 When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee (ch)

204 Thou didst leave thy throne

205 O love, how deep, how broad, how high

206 Jesus remember me

209 O Love that wilt not let me go

210 Man of sorrows, wondrous name

211 Take up your cross

307 God of the sparrow, God of the whale

471 We are one in the Spirit (ch)

640 Softly and tenderly

706 Come, let us sing

 

March 20, 2016

Palm Sunday

78 This is the day

129 Prepare the way, O Zion

134 Lord, you were rich

141 Good Christians, all rejoice

204 Thou didst leave thy throne

206 Jesus, remember me

214 All glory, laud and honour

215 Filled with excitement

217 Ride on, ride on in majesty

218 Hosanna, loud hosanna

220 My song is love unknown

221 O dearest Lord

231 When I survey the wondrous cross

343 All praise to thee

244 Hail, O festival day

348 Tell me the stories of Jesus (ch)

356 You, Lord, are both lamb and shepherd

372 Praise him, praise him, Jesus our blessed redeemer

377 Come, children, join to sing (ch)

423 When morning gilds the skies

500 Open my eyes, that i may see

644 May the mind of Christ my saviour

722Lord, whose love

723 Lord, in this broken world

768 Sometimes a healing word is comfort (may not be familiar)

829 Holy, holy, holy Lord (meh)

 

April 3, 2016

2nd Sunday in Easter

120 Lo! Christ comes with clouds (unfamiliar?)

261 Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! (may be unfamiliar)

163 Of eternal love begotten (really nice but may be unfamiliar)

249 The day of resurrection

254 Jesus is risen from the grave (fun)

258 Thine be the glory

287 O God, whose fire lit the stars

298 Glory be to God the Father

321 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

338 Let all things now living

368 Let Christian faith and hpe dispel

439 When in our music God is glorified

452 Jesus, stand among us

466 Praise the Lord with the sound of trumpet

488 O God, in whom we live and move

553 Oh sing to our God (latin feel)

681 We have heard a joyful sound

692 Where charity and love prevail

777 Send me, Lord (tricky, maybe for choir?)

795 Christ is coming

828 You are holy, you are whole (ch, may be unfamiliar)

 

April 10, 2016

3rd Sunday in Easter

 

11           The Lord’s my shepherd

146         Angels from the realms of glory

242         What wondrous love is this

270         The head that once was crowned with thorns

351         There is a fountain opened wide

363         All hail the power of Jesus’ name

459         O servants of God

485         Saviour, like a shepherd lead us

517         See Israel’s gentle Shepherd stand

550         Broken for me (unfamiliar?)

574         With the Lord as my guide

607         Ye watchers and ye holy ones

620         Go now in peace

623         Holy, holy, holy

650         He leadeth me

691         My shepherd is the king of love

699         All the way my Saviour leads me

Year C

4th Sunday in Easter

 

May 8, 2016

Christian Family Sunday/ 7th Sunday of Easter

 

Year C

 Pentecost Sunday

290 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

299 Holy, holy, holy

301 Many and great, O God, are your works

626 Lord of all power

339 He’s got the whole world (ch)

307 God of the sparrow, God of the whale

389 Breathe on me breath of God

384 O breath of life, come sweeping

265 Hail the day that sees Christ rise

403 She comes sailing on the wind

395 Fire of God, O sacred flame

475 I am the church!

399 Spirit, Spirit of gentleness

276 Come, O Spirit, with your sound (may be unfamiliar)

385 Like the murmur of the dove’s song

287 O God, whose fire lit the stars

281 Wind who makes all winds that blow

278 That day in Jerusalem

399 Spirit, Spirit of gentleness (ch)

403 She comes sailing on the wind

 

May 18, 2016

1st Sunday after Pentecost

5              Lord, our Lord, your glorious name

163         Of eternal love begotten

244         Hail, O festival day

267         Rejoice, the Lord is King

293         Come, thou almighty King

301         Many and great, O God, are your works

325         Eternal Father, strong to save

331         The God of Abraham praise

332         How great thou art

333         I sing the almighty power of God

338         Let all things now living

353         Hail, our once-rejected Jesus

391         O Holy Spirit, root of life (minor tune)

409         O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name

429         Your strong word once cleaved the darkness     

441         Can a little child like me (ch)

457         Now thank we all our God

479         The church’s one foundation

482         Christ is made the sure foundation

504         This is a story full of love

516         A little child the Saviour came

522         We know that Christ is raised and dies no more

529         O holy Father, God most dear

589         God the Spirit, Guide and Guardian

607         Ye watchers and ye holy ones

642         O Master, let me walk with me

647         Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

730         O for a world where everyone respects each other’s ways

732         O day of peace that dimly shines (tune Jerusalem)

740         Make me a channel of your peace

Year C

2nd Sunday after Pentecost

 

Year C

3rd Sunday after Pentecost

 

June 12, 2016

4th Sunday after Pentecost

 

11           The Lord’s my shepherd

39           God of mercy, God of grace

103         O Lord, thou art my God and King

260         Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord (?)

267         Rejoice, the Lord is king

293         Come, thou almighty King

313         O worship the King

407         Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

461         Be thou my vision

651         Guide thee, O thou great Redeemer

670         Amazing Grace

683*      I know not why such wondrous grace

691         My shepherd is the King of love

739         Lord, make us servants of your peace

740         Make me a channel of your peace

747         There is a balm in Gilead

 

June 19, 2016

5th Sunday after Pentecost

25           As longs the hart

27           As the deer

29           O send thy light forth

307         God of the sparrow, God of the whale (ch)

339         He’s got the whole world in his hands (ch)

451         Dear Father, Lord of humankind

475         I am the church! You are the church! (ch)

528         Jesus calls us here to meet him

529         O Holy Father, God most dear

530         I come with joy

534         All who hunger, gather gladly

537         ‘Twas on that night

538         You satisfy the hungry heart

540         One bread, one body

543         Here, O my Lord, I see thee

548         Let us break bread together

555         Worship the Lord

558         The Son of God proclaim

663         God, whose giving knows no ending (Beechspring)

717         We cannot own the sunlit sky

 

 June 26, 2016

6th Sunday after Pentecost
I’ve Got Peace Like a River     (ok, so this isn’t in the BOP but it is an awesome action song to do with the kids!)

98           By the Babylonian Rivers
115         Hail to the Lord’s Anointed
146         Angels from the Realms of Glory
204         Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne
211         Take Up your Cross, the Savior Said
220         My Song Is Love Unknown
229         Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your Love  (ch)
281         Wind Who Makes All Winds That Blow
315         A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
330         O God, Our Help in Ages Past
332         How Great Thou Art
333         I Sing the Almighty Power of God
371         Love Divine, All Loves Excell0ing
382         Spirit of God, Descend u9chpon My Heart
385         Like the Murmur of the Dove’s Song
399         Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness
400         Spirit of the Living God, Fall Afresh on Me
449         Lord, Listen to Your Children
459         O  Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim
471         We are one in the Spirit                (ch)
560         Put peace into each other’s hands
563         Let us talents and tongues employ
569         O Jesus, I Have Promised
570         I have decided to follow Jesus
571         Lord, I Want to Be a Christian (ch)
634         Will you come and follow me
635         Brother, Sister, Let Me Serve You (ch)
641         One more step along the world I go (ch)
642         O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee
643         Lift High the Cross
672         Jesus Calls Us o’er the Tumult
692         Where Charity and Love Prevail
736         For the Healing of the Nations
740         Make Me a Channel of Your Peace
748         Lord of All Hopefulness (tune Slane)
774         God forgave my sin/ Freely, freely
794         Abide with me
802         For the fruits of all creation