Calling and Commissioning

May this place be one of nurture (website only)

“May this place be one of nurture” by Ally Barrett New on 3 May, 2017 – a hymn reflecting the importance of being attentive to the welfare of children and vulnerable adults in our church life     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Iambic), Barrett, Ally, Calling and Commissioning, Calon Lân, Corvedale, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Human Life and Relationships, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus calls us, St Winifred

Who is this, whose face shines brighter (website only)

“Who is this, whose face shines brighter” by Vince Gilbert New on 8 July 2015 – a hymn that takes the mountain-top transfiguration of Jesus as the focal point for reflecting on Jesus’ life and example     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bethany, Calling and Commissioning, Gilbert, Vince, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Transfiguration

When our futures are uncertain (website only)

“When our futures are uncertain” by Adrian Low New on 10 March 2015 – reflecting the life and example of the disciple Thomas     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Calling and Commissioning, Calon Lân, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Covenant, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus calls us, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Low, Adrian, Our Journey with God, Scarlet Ribbons 4 Comments

Christ be in my understanding (website only)

“Christ be in my understanding” by Rachael Prince New on 9 March 2015 – a hymn influenced by celtic traditions for use throughout the day     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Dismissal/Sending Out, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Morning and Evening, Our Journey with God, Prince, Rachael (auth), Prince, Rachael (comp)

Gracious God, you call your people (website only)

“Gracious God, you call your people” by Michaela Youngson and Nicola Morrison New on 21 August 2014 – written to mark 40 years since the ordination of the first women to the presbyteral ministry of the Methodist Church in Britain     see details / comment

Categories: Bishop, Calling and Commissioning, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Mission and Evangelism, Morrison, Nicola, Youngson, Michaela

Dear Lord in heaven, we come as your people (website only)

“Dear Lord in heaven, we come as your people” by Ken Howcroft New on 20 June 2014 – a hymn to accompany the ordination of presbyters and deacons     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Calling and Commissioning, Conference Sunday, Holy Communion, Howcroft, Ken, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Spean 4 Comments

You call us, as you called the Twelve (website only)

“You call us, as you called the twelve” by Sue McCoan and Matthew Prevett New on 24 February 2014 – a hymn about God’s desire to invite all people into the tasks of discipleship, whatever their character, gifts or background.     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Covenant, Dismissal/Sending Out, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), McCoan, Sue, Mission and Evangelism, Mission Sunday, Prevett, Matthew, The Ministry of Jesus

We do not look for angel choirs (website only)

“We do not look for angel choirs” by Gareth Hill New on 19 November 2013 – a hymn for the Christmas season that speaks to our sense of Christian commitment throughout the year     see details / comment

Categories: 86.88.6. extended, Advent, Calling and Commissioning, Chalfont Park, Christmas, Commitment/Dedication, Epiphany to Jesus's Baptism, Hill, Gareth, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Mission and Evangelism, Repton

‘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

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

Listen, my people (website only)

“Listen, my people” by Gillian Collins New on 24 December 2012 – a text that explores the implications of the self-giving to which we commit during the Methodist Covenant Service (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 55.54.D., Bunessan, Calling and Commissioning, Collins, Gillian, Commitment/Dedication, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), The Passion and the Cross 1 Comment

Oyster Shells (website only)

“Oyster Shells” by Andrew Pratt and Barbara Honeyball Young New on February 7, 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88., Calling and Commissioning, Honeyball Young, Barbara (comp), Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Intercessory response, Pratt, Andrew 1 Comment

A charge to keep I have (StF 658)

A charge to keep I have     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Calling and Commissioning, Cambridge (Harrison), Harrison, Ralph, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, Samuel Sebastian

All the room was hushed and still (StF 266)

All the room was hushed and still     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Clarke, Martin V., Consecration, Dismissal/Sending Out, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Guitar chords available, Holy Week, Irregular, Kendrick, Graham (auth), Kendrick, Graham (comp), Mission and Evangelism, The Passion and the Cross 2 Comments

As dawn awakes another day (StF 659)

As dawn awakes another day,
the working sphere rolls into view     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Calling and Commissioning, English traditional, Herongate, Stainsby, Clare (auth), Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Called by Christ to be disciples (StF 660)

Called by Christ to be disciples     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Calling and Commissioning, Grindle, Harry, Leckebusch, Martin E., Stranmills

Christ, our King before creation (StF 318)

Christ, our King before creation     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Ascension, Calling and Commissioning, Christ the Saviour, Jones, Ivor H. (auth), Love Divine (Zündel), Muff Field, Prophet, Priest and King, Zündel, John

Colours of day dawn into my mind (StF 167)

Colours of day dawn into my mind     see details / comment

Categories: 9.10.10.11 and refrain, Advent, Calling and Commissioning, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Light up the fire, McClellan, Sue (auth), McClellan, Sue (comp), Paculabo, John (auth), Paculabo, John (comp), Ryecroft, Keith (auth), Ryecroft, Keith (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people

Come with me, come wander, come welcome the world (StF 462)

Come with me, come wander, come welcome the world     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Calling and Commissioning, Irregular, Maule, Graham, Our Journey with God

Eternal God, your love’s tremendous glory (StF 3)

Eternal God, your love’s tremendous glory     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Calling and Commissioning, Gaunt, Alan, Guitar chords available, Highwood, Nature and Mystery of God, Praise, Terry, Richard Runciman, The Trinity, Trinity (Season)

Give me the faith which can remove (StF 661)

Give me the faith which can remove
and sink the mountain to a plain     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Calling and Commissioning, Mount Sion, Pleyel, Ignacz J., Wesley, Charles

Giving it all to you, giving it all to you (StF 551)

Giving it all to you, giving it all to you     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Gathering in God's Presence, Irregular, Latty, Geraldine (auth), Latty, Geraldine (comp), The Passion and the Cross

Go to the world! Go into all the earth (StF 402)

Go to the world! Go into all the earth     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10. and Alleluias, Calling and Commissioning, Dunstan, Sylvia, Hurley Green, Mission and Evangelism, Wright, Paul Leddington

God it was who said to Abraham (StF 464)

God it was who said to Abraham     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Calling and Commissioning, Dismissal/Sending Out, Gaelic, Irregular, Jesus calls us, Maule, Graham, Our Journey with God, The Communion of Saints

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

Have you heard God’s voice; has your heart been stirred? (StF 662)

Have you heard God’s voice; has your heart been stirred?     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Clarke, Martin V., Guitar chords available, Irregular, Jones, Jacqueline G. (auth), Jones, Jacqueline G. (comp) 1 Comment

I, the Lord of sea and sky (StF 663)

I, the Lord of sea and sky,
I have heard my people cry     see details / comment

Categories: 77.74.D. and refrain, Calling and Commissioning, Guitar chords available, Here I am, Lord, Schutte, Daniel L. (auth), Schutte, Daniel L. (comp), Young people

Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult (StF 250)

Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Alexander, Cecil Frances, Calling and Commissioning, Commitment/Dedication, Jones, Samuel Flood, St Catherine (Flood Jones), The Ministry of Jesus

Lord, you call us to your service (StF 664)

Lord, you call us to your service     see details / comment

Categories: 85.85.84.3., Calling and Commissioning, Dobson, Marjorie, Magdalene, Wright, Paul Leddington

Lord, you have come to the seashore (StF 558)

Lord, you have come to the seashore     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Commitment/Dedication, Gabaráin, Cesáreo (auth), Gabaráin, Cesáreo (comp), Irregular, Pescador de hombres, Trupia, Robert 1 Comment

Lord, you sometimes speak in wonders (StF 158)

Lord, you sometimes speak in wonders     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Cleveland, Guitar chords available, Idle, Christopher, Irregular, Johnson, Christopher, Nature and Mystery of God, Stuttgart, Teaching, The Holy Scriptures 2 Comments

Make us your prophets, Lord (StF 665)

Make us your prophets, Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 66.11.D., Calling and Commissioning, Gaunt, Alan, Harris, William Henry

Master, speak! Thy servant heareth (StF 666)

Master, speak! Thy servant heareth     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.77., Calling and Commissioning, Guitar chords available, Havergal, Frances Ridley, Mason, Lowell, Ottawa

O watcher in the wilderness (StF 667)

O watcher in the wilderness,
O Lord of bush and flame     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Calling and Commissioning, Coe Fen, Grant, Dominic, Naylor, Kenneth Nicholson

Sent by the Lord am I (StF 239)

Sent by the Lord am I     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.D., Calling and Commissioning, Central American folk, Lent/Christ's temptation, Maldonado, Jorge, Sent by the Lord, Short song, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people

Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see (StF 668)

Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Calling and Commissioning, English traditional, Herbert, George, Sandys, Vaughan Williams, Ralph

The Saviour, when to heaven he rose (StF 669)

The Saviour, when to heaven he rose,
in splendid triumph o’er his foes     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Buck, Percy, Calling and Commissioning, Doddridge, Philip, Gonfalon Royal

Thuma mina (Send me, Lord) (StF 782)

Thuma mina (Send me, Lord)     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Church Anniversary, Dismissal/Sending Out, Irregular, Liturgical settings, Nyberg, Anders (auth), Nyberg, Anders (comp), South Africa, Unaccompanied

We have nothing to give that didn’t first come from your hand (StF 670)

We have nothing to give that didn’t first come from your hand     see details / comment

Categories: Calling and Commissioning, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Redman, Matt (auth), Redman, Matt (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

What shall we offer our good Lord (StF 671)

What shall we offer our good Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Calling and Commissioning, Dismissal/Sending Out, Offering, Spangenberg, August Gottlieb, Wesley, John, Wright, Paul Leddington

When listening prophets dare to speak (StF 163)

When listening prophets dare to speak     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Calling and Commissioning, Damon, Dan (auth), Damon, Dan (comp), Rockhurst, The Holy Scriptures

Will you come and follow me? (StF 673)

Will you come and follow me
if I but call your name?
    see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Bell, John L. (auth), Calling and Commissioning, Kelvingrove, Maule, Graham, Scotland, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people

Would I have answered when you called (StF 674)

Would I have answered when you called
‘Come follow follow me!’     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Calling and Commissioning, Stuempfle, Hermann G., The Lord's my Shepherd, Watson, Watson, Merla