Hymn Suggestions based on the "Revised Common Lectionary" - Year A (First Sunday in Advent through Transfiguration Sunday)

December 1, 2013 - First Sunday of Advent

(See Advent, 101-123)

GOSPEL:

112 – Keep Awake, Be Always Ready

HEBREW:

571 – O God of Love, O God of Peace

 

December 8, 2013 - Second Sunday of Advent

GOSPEL:

115 – The Baptist Shouts on Jordan’s Shore

EPISTLE:

158 – O Morning Star, How Clear and Bright

HEBREW:

108 – Isaiah the Prophet Has Written of Old

609 – Now Is the Time Approaching

114 – Return, My People

109- With Joy Draw Water

 

December 15, 2013 - Third Sunday of Advent

GOSPEL:

p. 732 – Canticle of Mary (Magnificat)

123 – May, Woman of the Promise

15 – My Heart Is Overflowing (The Song of Hannah)

106 – My Heart Sings Out with Joyful Praise

119 – My Soul Gives Glory to My God

HEBREW:

107 – Awake! Awake, and Greet the New Morn

612 – Strengthen All the Weary Hands

 

December 22, 2013 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

GOSPEL:

105 – Gentle Joseph, Joseph Dear

137 – Hitsuji wa nemureri (Sheep Fast Asleep)

138 – Jesus, Our Brother, Strong and Good

116 – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

 

December 25, 2013 - Christmas Day

(See Christmas, 124-153)

GOSPEL:

140 – Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light

156, 157 – Brightest and Best

584 – I Am the Light of the World

165 – Love Came Down at Christmas

431 – Now Greet the Swiftly Changing Year

HEBREW:

110 – Now Bless the God of Israel

 

Christmas Day 2

(See Christmas Day 1)

 

Christmas Day 3

(See Christmas, 124-153)

GOSPEL:

44 – Beautiful Jesus

93 – Christ, Mighty Savior

p. 739 – O Holy Radiance, Joyous Light (Phos Hilaron)

57 – O Holy Spirit, Root of Life

87 – O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright

p. 740 – O Wisdom Breathed from God (O Sapientia)

PSALM:

36 – To God Compose a Song of Joy

HEBREW:

21 – God Reigns O’er All the Earth

 

December 29, 2013 - First Sunday after Christmas

GOSPEL:

161 – Amen, Amen

51 – O Sing a Song of Bethlehem

EPISTLE:

162 – In a Lowly Manger Born

209 – O Love, How Vast, How Flowing Free

148 – What Child Is This

 

January 1, 2014 - New Year’s Day

GOSPEL:

583 – Like a Mother Who Has Borne Us

538 – Standing at the Future’s Threshold

EPISTLE:

413 – By Gracious Powers

576 – For the Healing of the Nations

616 – I Want to Be Ready

613 – O Holy City, Seen of John

417 – This Is a Day of New Beginnings

HEBREW:

433 – In the Bulb There Is a Flower

 

January 5, 2014 - Second Sunday after Christmas

GOSPEL:

152 – Born in the Night

93 – Christ, Mighty Savior

154 – Go Tell It on the Mountain

142 – Manglakat na kita sa

p. 739 – O Holy Radiance, Joyous Light (Phos Hilaron)

87 – O Splendor of God’s

118 – Of the Parent’s Heart

APOCRYPHA:

p. 740 – O Wisdom Breathed from God (O Sapientia)

 

January 6, 2014 - EPIPHANY

(See Epiphany, 154-166)

GOSPEL:

126 – Angels from the Realms of Glory

156, 157 – Brightest and Best

584 – I Am the Light of the World

155 – Los magos que llegaron a Belén

165 – Love Came Down at Christmas

139 – The First Nowell

151 – ‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime

148 – What Child Is This

153 – Who Would Think That What Was Needed

HEBREW:

589 – Let There Be Light, O God of Hosts

168 – O Radiant Christ, Incarnate Word

 

January 12, 2014 - First Sunday after Epiphany/Baptism of Jesus

GOSPEL:

167 – Mark How the Lamb of God’s Self-Offering

285 – O Holy Dove of God Descending

168 – O Radiant Christ, Incarnate Word

169 – What Ruler Wades through Murky Streams

EPISTLE:

308 – At the Font We Start Our Journey

56 – Soplo de Dios viviente (Breath of the Living God)

 

January 19, 2014 - Second Sunday after Epiphany

GOSPEL:

281 – Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove

167 – Mark How the Lamb of God’s Self-Offering

513 – O Source of All That Is

 

January 26, 2014 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

GOSPEL:

502 – Dear God, Embracing Humankind

171, 172 – Jesus Calls Us, o’er the Tumult

493 – O Jesus, I have Promised

503 – O Savior, Let Me Walk with You

173 – Tu has venido a la orilla (You Have Come Down to the Lakeshore)

 

February 2, 2014 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

GOSPEL:

180 – Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

EPISTLE:

436 – God of Grace and God of Glory

193, 194 – In the Cross of Christ I Glory

575 – O for a World

 

February 9, 2014 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

GOSPEL:

311 – Renew Your Church

528 – Sois la Semilla (You Are the Seed)

524 – This Little Light/This Joy I Have

525 – This Little Light of Mine

181 – You Are Salt for the Earth, O People

EPISTLE:

294 – There’s a Spirit in the Air

HEBREW:

573 – Lead On Eternal Sovereign

 

February 16, 2014 - Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

GOSPEL:

544 – Si Fui Motivo de Dolor, Oh Dios (If I Have Been the Source of Pain, O God)

EPISTLE:

370 – What Gift Can We Bring?

396 – Where Charity and Love Prevail

 

February 23, 2014 - Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

GOSPEL:

492 – I Would Be True

170 – Your Ways Are Not Our Own

EPISTLE:

400 – Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

407 – How Firm a Foundation

403 – My Hope is Built on Nothing Less

386 – The Church’s One Foundation

 

March 2, 2014 - TRANSFIGURATION

GOSPEL:

183 – Jesus, Take Us to the Mountain

184 – O Wondrous Sight, O Vision Fair

182 – We Have Come at Christ’s Own Bidding

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