Justice and Peace

Down the road run refugees (website only)

“Down the road run refugees” by John Bell and Graham Maule New on 6 May 2016 – a 1992 “protest song” as sadly relevant today as when it was written     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Christmas, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Maule, Graham, Refugee Sunday

More than dragons – singing for St George

Exploring hymns that speak of England’s patron saint     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bankhead, Dave (auth), Bankhead, Dave (comp), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Justice and Peace, Keble, John, Keyes. Aaron (auth), Keyes. Aaron (comp), Luther, Martin (auth), Maule, Graham, Monsell, J.S.B., Sparrow-Simpson, W.J., The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles, Willis, Love Maria, Words and music, Worship Resources 3 Comments

The crowd had listened to your word (website)

“The crowd had listened to your word” by Anna Briggs New on 16 January 2016 – Jesus feeds 5,000 people and offers us a lesson about love     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Angelus, Briggs, Anna, Come Together, Dismissal/Sending Out, Gonfalon Royal, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Niagara

We shall make peace (website only)

“We shall make peace, obedient to God’s Spirit” by Vince Gilbert New on 8 July 2015 – a hymn     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10.11.10., Finlandia, Gilbert, Vince, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace

Great God, whose name and heart is love (website only)

“Great God, whose name and heart is love” by Andy Fyall New on 3 July 2015 – a hymn that challenges Christians to offer hope to others and witness to the God of peace     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Easter, Fulda, Fyall, Andy, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus Risen and Ascended, Justice and Peace, Niagara, O Waly Waly, Remembrance Sunday 2 Comments

If we claim to love our neighbour (website only)

“If we claim to love our neighbour” by Andrew Pratt New on 9 April 2015 – exploring the challenging realities of Christian social holiness. With a commentary by Andrew Bradstock.     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bethany, Human Life and Relationships, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Pratt, Andrew, Scarlet Ribbons 2 Comments

‘I have a dream’, a man once said (website only)

“’I have a dream’, a man once said” by Pamela Pettitt New on 27 July 2013 – inspired by Martin Luther King’s 1963 “I have a dream” speech     see details / comment

Categories: 86.886.(6), Articles, Calling and Commissioning, Chalfont Park, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, People of faith, Pettitt, Pamela, Racial Justice Sunday, Repton 1 Comment

You call us out to praise you (website only)

“You call us out to praise you” by Anna Briggs New on 24 July 2013 – a hymn of praise that explores different images for the three persons of the Trinity. Published with notes.     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.D., Aurelia, Briggs, Anna, Ellacombe, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Life and Unity in the Church, Nature and Mystery of God, Praise, Praise and Thanksgiving, Reconciliation and Healing, Thornbury, Trinity (Season)

When our views are varied (website only)

“When our views are varied” by Gary Hopkins New on 9 July 2013 – a hymn praying for the respectful sharing of viewpoints and opinions within the Christian community     see details / comment

Categories: 65.65.D., Confession, Evelyns, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Hopkins, Gary, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Life and Unity in the Church, Repentance and Forgiveness

Where can we find you, Lord Jesus our Master? (StF 672)

Where can we find you, Lord Jesus our Master?     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Calling and Commissioning, Dickinson, Allan, Epiphany, Justice and Peace, Thrupp, Joseph Francis 1 Comment

A Hymn for New Year (website only)

“This day is a day of both prayer and praising” by Andrew Pratt New on 24 December 2012 – a hymn of hope, praise and divine vision for the future, suitable for singing at the turn of the year (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Commitment/Dedication, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, New Year: Watchnight, Praise and Thanksgiving, Pratt, Andrew, The road and miles...

New Jerusalem (website only)

“And did God’s feet in ancient time” (“New Jerusalem”) by Andrew T. Murphy New on 3 October, 2012 – a re-working of William Blake’s text with words that offer a flexible resource for many occasions.     see details / comment

Categories: Advent, Easter, Eucharistic, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus Risen and Ascended, Justice and Peace, Murphy, Andrew T 6 Comments

Dressed up on the kerbside (website only)

“Dressed up on the kerbside” by Damian Boddy New on 27 September, 2012 – a challenging text that addresses the subject of prostitution, and the economic conditions that give rise to it.     see details / comment

Categories: Boddy, Damien, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Women against Violence

Give voice to the prophets who speak the hard word (website only)

“Give voice to the prophets who speak the hard word” by Michael Docker New on 28 June, 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 11.11.11.11. (11.11.11.11.) (see 5.6.5.6.D.), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Docker, Michael, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Intercession and Petition, Intercessory response, Justice and Peace, Mission and Evangelism, Routley, Erik, Stowey

‘Who is my neighbour?’ asked the Scribe (website only)

“‘Who is my neighbour?’ asked the Scribe” by John M. Smith – a re-telling of the Parable of the Good Samaritan New on 27 January 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Bishop, John, Carey, Henry, Carey’s, Human Life and Relationships, Hymns on StF+, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Leicester (Bedford), Smith, John M., The Holy Scriptures, The Ministry of Jesus

Beauty for brokenness (StF 693)

Beauty for brokenness,
hope for despair     see details / comment

Categories: God of the poor, Guitar chords available, Intercession and Petition, Irregular, Justice and Peace, Kendrick, Graham (auth), Kendrick, Graham (comp), Young people

By the Babylonian rivers we sat down in grief and wept (StF 694)

By the Babylonian rivers we sat down in grief and wept     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Bash, Ewald Joseph, Justice and Peace, Kas Dziedaja, Latvia, Weaver, Geoff

Come, now, you blessed, eat at my table (StF 695)

Come, now, you blessed, eat at my table     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Duck, Ruth (auth), France, Helmore, Thomas, Holy Communion, Justice and Peace, O Quanta Qualia 2 Comments

Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming (StF 625)

Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Berry, Jan, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, High Point, Justice and Peace, Reconciliation and Healing, Wright, Paul Leddington

For the healing of the nations (StF 696)

For the healing of the nations,
Lord, we pray with one accord     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.87., France, Grafton, Intercession and Petition, Justice and Peace, Kaan, Fred, Nicholson, Sydney Hugo, Rhuddlan

God of justice, Saviour to all (StF 699)

God of justice, Saviour to all     see details / comment

Categories: Hughes, Tim (auth), Hughes, Tim (comp), Irregular, Justice and Peace

God weeps at love withheld (StF 700)

God weeps at love withheld     see details / comment

Categories: 2.448.82., Empathy, Justice and Peace, Murray, Shirley Erena, Render, Ian P., Women against Violence

God! As with silent hearts we bring to mind (StF 698)

God! As with silent hearts we bring to mind
how hate and war diminish humankind     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Justice and Peace, Kaan, Fred, Supreme sacrifice

God, who made the stars of heaven (StF 7)

God, who made the stars of heaven     see details / comment

Categories: 85.85.85.75., Calling and Commissioning, Dismissal/Sending Out, Duck, Ruth (auth), Justice and Peace, Life and Unity in the Church, Loh, I-to (comp), Nature and Mystery of God, Thian Beng

God’s spirit is in my heart (StF 404)

God’s spirit is in my heart     see details / comment

Categories: 88.85 and refrain, Calling and Commissioning, Dale, Alan T., Go Tell Everyone, Justice and Peace, Mission and Evangelism, Pulkingham, Betty, Richards, Hubert (auth), Richards, Hubert (comp), Young people 2 Comments

Heaven shall not wait (StF 701)

Heaven shall not wait
for the poor to lose their patience     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Heaven shall not wait, Justice and Peace, Maule, Graham

I will speak out for those who have no voices (StF 702)

I will speak out for those who have no voices     see details / comment

Categories: Bankhead, Dave (auth), Bankhead, Dave (comp), Bassett, Steve (auth), Bassett, Steve (comp), Goudie, Ray (auth), Goudie, Ray (comp), Irregular, Justice and Peace, Rinaldi, Sue (auth), Rinaldi, Sue (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (StF 79)

I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath     see details / comment

Categories: 88.8.D., Davis, Gabriel, Justice and Peace, Monmouth, Praise and Thanksgiving, Watts, Isaac

In an age of twisted values (StF 703)

In an age of twisted values
we have lost the truth we need     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Justice and Peace, Kilve, Leckebusch, Martin E., Marsh, John

In labour all creation groans (StF 704)

In labour all creation groans
till fear and hatred cease     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, American Folk, Dufner, Delores, Justice and Peace, Morning Song, Wright, Paul Leddington

It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his hand (StF 705)

It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his hand     see details / comment

Categories: 15.15.15.6., Davies, Henry Walford, Justice and Peace, Praise, Pratt Green, Fred, Vision, Wilson, John

Longing for light, we wait in darkness (StF 706)

Longing for light, we wait in darkness     see details / comment

Categories: 98.96. and refrain, Christ be our light, Farrell, Bernadette (auth), Farrell, Bernadette (comp), Guitar chords available, Justice and Peace, Young people

Love inspired the anger (StF 253)

Love inspired the anger     see details / comment

Categories: 65.65., Holy Week, Justice and Peace, Pratt, Andrew, Racial Justice Sunday, Temple Court, The Ministry of Jesus, Wright, Paul Leddington

Make me a channel of your peace (StF 707)

Make me a channel of your peace     see details / comment

Categories: Irregular, Justice and Peace, Prayer of St Francis, Pulkingham, Betty, Temple, Sebastian (auth), Temple, Sebastian (comp), Young people

May the God of hope go with us every day (StF 411)

May the God of hope go with us every day     see details / comment

Categories: 11.11.11.11. and refrain, Ann Mitchell, Argentina, Brink, Emily, Justice and Peace, Mission and Evangelism, Schutmaat, Alvin

My soul rejoices in God my Saviour (StF 60)

My soul rejoices in God my Saviour     see details / comment

Categories: Advent, Alstott, Owen (auth), Alstott, Owen (comp), Irregular, Justice and Peace, The Adoration of God

O God of hope, your prophets spoke (StF 708)

O God of hope, your prophets spoke
of days when war would cease     see details / comment

Categories: 86.88.6., Bridge, Basil E., Chalfont Park, Justice and Peace, Routley, Erik 1 Comment

Of all the Spirit’s gifts to me (StF 709)

Of all the Spirit’s gifts to me     see details / comment

Categories: 88.84. (88.84.), Cocker, Norman, Dismissal/Sending Out, Justice and Peace, Pratt Green, Fred, Ripponden

Oh freedom, Oh freedom, Oh freedom (StF 697)

Oh freedom, Oh freedom, Oh freedom     see details / comment

Categories: Freedom is coming, Irregular, Justice and Peace, Notman, K. B., Nyberg, Anders (auth), Parkman, Lars, Parkman, Ljungsbro, South Africa, Young people

Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord (StF 710)

Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord     see details / comment

Categories: Irregular, Justice and Peace, Mayhew, Kevin (auth), Mayhew, Kevin (comp), Young people

Pray for a world where every child (StF 527)

Pray for a world where every child
finds welcome in a sheltered space     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Duck, Ruth (auth), Howarth, Ian, Intercession and Petition, Justice and Peace, Women against Violence

Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed (StF 711)

Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.10.10., Gibbons, Orlando, Intercession and Petition, Justice and Peace, Pratt Green, Fred, Song 1

Put peace into each other’s hands (StF 712)

Put peace into each other’s hands     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Iambic), Eucharistic, Justice and Peace, Kaan, Fred, St Columba (Erin)

Send down the fire of your justice (StF 413)

Send down the fire of your justice     see details / comment

Categories: Haugen, Marty (auth), Haugen, Marty (comp), Howarth, Ian, Intercession and Petition, Irregular, Justice and Peace, Mission and Evangelism, Wright, Paul Leddington

Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)

Show me how to stand for justice     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Dim ond Iesu, Justice and Peace, Leckebusch, Martin E., Lowry, Robert (comp), Wales 2 Comments

Sing for God’s glory that colours the dawn of creation (StF 116)

Sing for God’s glory that colours the dawn of creation     see details / comment

Categories: 14.14.4.7.8., Bell, John L. (comp), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Creation and Providence, Galloway, Kathy, Justice and Peace, Lobe den Herren, The Communion of Saints

Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord! (StF 186)

Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord!     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Advent, Dudley-Smith, Timothy, Greatorex, Walter, Justice and Peace, Woodlands, Wright, Paul Leddington

The Church of Christ, in every age (StF 415)

The Church of Christ, in every age     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, English traditional, Herongate, Justice and Peace, Mission and Evangelism, Pratt Green, Fred, Vaughan Williams, Ralph

The God who sings (StF 714)

The God who sings
a new world into being shows the way     see details / comment

Categories: 4.10.10.4., Chanson, Galbraith, Douglas (auth), Justice and Peace, Wright, Paul Leddington

The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)

The kingdom of God is justice and joy     see details / comment

Categories: 55.55.65.65., Barnes, Gerald L., Christ the Saviour, Confession, Justice and Peace, Paderborn, Rees, Bryn, Tetherdown, The Ministry of Jesus 1 Comment

The right hand of God is writing in our land (StF 715)

The right hand of God is writing in our land     see details / comment

Categories: Dexter, Noel G., Guitar chords available, Irregular, Justice and Peace, Prescod, Patrick, The Right Hand of God 4 Comments

There are no strangers to God’s love (StF 716)

There are no strangers to God’s love     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Holmes, Henry James Ernest, Justice and Peace, Pater Omnium, Pratt, Andrew

To be a soldier (StF 133)

To be a soldier,
to fight for peace till war shall end     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Irregular, Justice and Peace, Maule, Graham, Miles Christi, Our Journey with God, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Times and Seasons

We cannot gloat: a time for grief (website only)

“We cannot gloat: a time for grief, another mother’s son is dead” by Andrew Pratt     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Barnby, Joseph, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Pratt, Andrew, St Chrysostom

We do not hope to ease our minds (StF 717)

We do not hope to ease our minds
by simple answers, shifted blame     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.D. Double Long Metre extended, Barrell, Marnie, Before the throne of God, Cook, Vikki, Justice and Peace, Wright, Paul Leddington

We lay our broken world (StF 718)

We lay our broken world
in sorrow at your feet     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Briggs, Anna, Intercession and Petition, Intercessory response, Justice and Peace, Sorrow, Wright, Paul Leddington 3 Comments

We pray for peace (StF 719)

We pray for peace,
but not the easy peace     see details / comment

Categories: 46.66.68., Gaunt, Alan, Hounsfield, Intercession and Petition, Justice and Peace, Remembrance, Wood, Paul (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

We turn to you, O God of every nation (StF 720)

We turn to you, O God of every nation     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Highwood, Justice and Peace, Kaan, Fred, Terry, Richard Runciman

What shall we pray for those who died (StF 721)

What shall we pray for those who died     see details / comment

Categories: 88.84. (88.84.), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Carnwardric Worship Group, Justice and Peace, Kingston, Remembrance

When disaster strikes a nation (website only)

“When disaster strikes a nation” by Norman Goreham     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.77., All Saints, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Goreham, Norman, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Intercession and Petition, Justice and Peace Comments Off

When mountains that we thought secure (StF 722)

When mountains that we thought secure
lie crumbled where we stand     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Dykes, John Bacchus, Hill, Gareth, Justice and Peace, Vox Dilecti

Who can sound the depths of sorrow? (StF 723)

Who can sound the depths of sorrow
in the Father heart of God     see details / comment

Categories: Irregular, Justice and Peace, Kendrick, Graham (auth), Kendrick, Graham (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington 2 Comments