Hymn Suggestions based on the "Revised Common Lectionary" - Year C (New Year's Day through Easter)

January 1, 2013 - 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 6, 2013 - 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 13, 2013 - Baptism of Christ (First Sunday after Epiphany)

GOSPEL:

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

285 – O Holy Dove of God Descending

169 – What Ruler Wades through Murky Streams

HEBREW:

82 – Go, My Children with My Blessing

354 – God, When I Came into This Life

407 – How Firm a Foundation

 

January 20, 2013 - Second Sunday after Epiphany (Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)

GOSPEL:

50 – I Sing the Praise of Love Almighty

EPISTLE:

177 – God of Change and Glory

163 – Many Are the Lightbeams

PSALM:

459 – Come, O Fount of Every Blessing

1 – Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

 

January 27, 2013 - Third Sunday after Epiphany (Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)

GOSPEL:

154 – Go Tell It on the Mountain

584 – I Am the Light of the World

273 – Praise with Joy the World’s Creator

EPISTLE:

177 – God of Change and Glory

394, 395 – In Christ There Is No East or West

163 – Many Are the Lightbeams

401 – O God in Whom All Life Begins

 

February 3, 2013 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

GOSPEL:

161 – Amen, Amen

EPISTLE:

496 – Ekolu, Mea Nui (Three Greatest Things)

61 – Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

461 – Let Us Hope When Hope Seems Hopeless

411 – Praise the Source of Faith and Learning

540 – We Plant a Grain of Mustard Seed

 

February 10, 2013 - Last Sunday after Epiphany/Transfiguration

GOSPEL:

183 – Jesus, Take Us to the Mountain

175 – O Christ, the Healer, We Have Come

184 – O Wondrous Sight, O Vision Fair

182 – We Have Come at Christ’s Own Bidding

EPISTLE:

43 – Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

293 – Sweet, Sweet Spirit

 

February 13, 2013 - ASH WEDNESDAY

(See also LENT, 189-212)

GOSPEL

187 – Again We Keep This Solemn Fast

185 – Savior, When in Tears and Dust

EPISTLE

75 – Christ, Make Me More Holy

186 – Dust and Ashes Touch our Face

HEBREW

573 – Lead On, Eternal Sovereign

114 – Return, My People

 

February 17, 2013 - First Sunday in Lent

GOSPEL:

205 – Forty Days and Forty Nights

211 – Lord Jesus, Who through Forty Days

209 – O Love, How Vast, How Flowing Free

EPISTLE:

72 – Sekai no Tomo (Here, O God, Your Servants Gather)

PSALM:

460 – Be Not Dismayed (God Will Take Care  of You)

 

February 24, 2013 - Second Sunday in Lent

GOSPEL:

183 – Jesus, Take Us to the Mountain

212 – O Jesus Christ, May Grateful Hymns

184 – O Wondrous Sight, O Vision Fair

182 – We Have Come at Christ’s Own Bidding

 

March 3, 2013 - Third Sunday in Lent

GOSPEL:

586 – Come to Tend God’s Garden

45 – Cristo es la peña de Horeb (Christ Is the Mountain of Horeb)

23 – There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy

PSALM:

97 – Salup na ang Adlaw (Now the Sun Is Setting)

 

March 10, 2013 - Fourth Sunday in Lent

GOSPEL:

203 – Ah, What Same I Have to Bear

202 – O God, How We Have Wandered

EPISTLE:

614 – Camina, pueblo de Dios (Go Forth, O People of God)

43 – Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

476 – My Life Flows On in Endless Song (How Can I Keep from Singing)

 

March 17, 2013 - Fifth Sunday in Lent

GOSPEL:

206 – A Woman Came Who Did not Count the Cost

210 – Said Judas to Mary

536 – Savior, An Offering Costly and Sweet

EPISTLE:

491 – Awake, My Soul, Stretch Every Nerve

191 – Before Your Cross, O Jesus

224 – When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

PSALM:

461 – Let Us Hope when Hope Seems Hopeless

 

March 24, 2013 - Sixth Sunday in Lent

PALM SUNDAY

GOSPEL:

216, 217 – All Glory, Laud, and Honor

214 – Mantos y Ramos (Filled with Excitement)

215 – Ride On! Ride On in Majesty

EPISTLE:

304 – All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

PSALM:

65 – Este es el día (This Is the Day)

84 – This Is the Day

 

PASSION SUNDAY

(See also “Holy Week” 218-229)

GOSPEL:

343 – Jesus Took the Bread

330 – Let Us Break Bread Together

338 – Una Espiga (Sheaves of Summer)

EPISTLE:

199, 200 – Alas!  And Did My Savior Bleed

304 – All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

162 – In a Lowly Manger Born

209 – O Love, How Vast, How Flowing Free

111 – O Loving Founder of the Stars

 

Monday in Holy Week – March 25, 2013

GOSPEL:

206 – A Woman Came Who Did Not Count the Cost

210 – Said Judas to Mary

536 – Savior, An Offering Costly and Sweet

PSALM:

459 – Come, O Found of Every Blessing

482 – I Will Life the Cloud of Bight

1 – Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

 

Tuesday in Holy Week – March 26, 2013

GOSPEL:

542 – Born of God, Eternal Savior

204 – “Take Up Your Cross,” the Savior Said

EPISTLE:

193, 194 – In the Cross of Christ I Glory

220 – Sing, My Tongue

 

Wednesday in Holy Week – March 27, 2013

GOSPEL:

225 – It Was a Sad and Solemn Night

EPISTLE:

491 – Awake, My Soul, Stretch Every Nerve

497 – Guide My Feet

385 – O What Their Joy and Their Glory Must Be

 

March 28, 2013 - MAUNDY THURSDAY

GOSPEL:

498 – Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us with Your Love

396 – Where Charity and Love Prevail

EPISTLE:

339 – Adoro te devote (Truth Whom We Adore)

342 – Be Known to Us in Breaking Bread

346 – Bread of the World, in Mercy Broken

227 – Christ at Table There with Friends

225 – It Was a Sad and Solemn Night

333- O Bread of Life

PSALM:

511 – I Love My God, Who Heard My Cry

 

March 29, 2013 - GOOD FRIDAY

GOSPEL:

218 – Ah, Holy Jesus

190 – Beneath the Cross of Jesus

189 – Down at the Cross

219 – Journey to Gethsemane 

222 – My Song Is Love Unknown

226 – O Sacred Head, No Wounded

195 – On a Hill Far Away (The Old Rugged Cross)

228 – Ruler of Life, We Crown You Now

220 – Sing, My Tongue

229 – Where You There?

223 – What Wondrous Love Is This

224 – When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

PSALM:

515 – O God, My God

221 – The Royal Banners Forward Fly

 

Holy Saturday – March 30, 2013

(See Good Friday)

 

March 31, 2013 - EASTER

(See EASTER, 230-245)

GOSPEL:

253 – Yours Is the Glory, Resurrected One!

262 – Hail, O Festal Day!

195 – On a Hill Far Away (The Old Rugged Cross)

228 – Ruler of Life, We Crown You Now

84 – This Is the Day

229 – Were You There?

EPISTLE:

308 – At the Font We Start Our Journey

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