Commitment/Dedication

Covenant of Grace (website only)

“Covenant of Grace” (“I am no longer mine but yours”) by Barbara Honeyball Young New on 23 March, 2017 – a setting of the Methodist Covenant Prayer     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88., Aldersgate Sunday, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Honeyball Young, Barbara (auth), Honeyball Young, Barbara (comp), Wesleys - anniversary hymns

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

In this house all people will be welcome (website only)

“In this house all people will be welcome” by Paul McDermott New on 16 November 2015 – a hymn about transforming a church of welcome into lives of service     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Gathering, Gathering in God's Presence, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus Risen and Ascended, McDermott, Paul, Mission and Evangelism

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

God who sets us on a journey (website only)

“God who sets us on a journey” by Joy Dine New on 13 February 2013 – a hymn about journeying with God, suitable for Lent and times of upheaval and change     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Austria, Blaenwern, Commitment/Dedication, Dine, Joy, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Lent/Christ's temptation, New Year: Watchnight, Our Journey with God, Wales 2 Comments

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

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...

Just as we are (website only)

“Just as we are” by Gillian Collins New on 24 December 2012 – a hymn of recommitment, Gillian Collins’ words are well suited to use during a Covenant Service (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 888.6., Collins, Gillian, Commitment/Dedication, Confession, Covenant, Gathering, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Misericordia 1 Comment

A prize that won’t perish (website only)

“A prize that won’t perish” by Dominic Grant New on 18 July, 2012 – a new Olympic hymn     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Grant, Dominic, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Mission and Evangelism, Reconciliation and Healing

Lift high the banner of these games (website only)

“Lift high the banner of these games” by Andrew Pratt New on 28 June, 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Gilmurray, Sue, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Reconciliation and Healing, Twenty twelve, Vox Dilecti 1 Comment

The witnesses are watching (website only)

“The witnesses are watching” by Andrew Pratt New on 20 April, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.D., Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Crüger, Crüger, Johann, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Monk, William Henry, Our Journey with God, Pratt, Andrew

As the deer pants for the water (StF 544)

As the deer pants for the water,
so my soul longs after you     see details / comment

Categories: As the deer (Nystrom), Commitment/Dedication, Irregular, Nystrom, Martin (auth), Nystrom, Martin (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (StF 545)

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart     see details / comment

Categories: 10.11.11.11., Byrne, Mary, Clarke, Martin V., Commitment/Dedication, Guitar chords available, Hull, Eleanor, Irish, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Routley, Erik, Slane

Behold the servant of the Lord! (StF 546)

Behold the servant of the Lord!     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Commitment/Dedication, Mozart, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, Wesley, Charles

Beyond these walls of worship (StF 547)

Beyond these walls of worship,
in the stress and joy of life     see details / comment

Categories: Church Anniversary, Commitment/Dedication, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Mission and Evangelism, Morrison, Nicola, Wood, Paul (auth), Wood, Paul (comp), Worsfold, Ian (auth), Worsfold, Ian (comp) 2 Comments

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine (StF 548)

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine     see details / comment

Categories: 99.99. and refrain, Blessèd Assurance, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Knapp, Phoebe Palmer, Praise, van Alstyne, Frances Jane

Breathe on me, Breath of God (StF 370i)

Breathe on me, Breath of God     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Hatch, Edwin, Jackson, Robert, The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Trentham

Breathe on me, Breath of God (StF 370ii)

Breathe on me, Breath of God     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Carlisle, Commitment/Dedication, Hatch, Edwin, Lockhart, C., The Gift of the Holy Spirit

Breathe on me, Spirit of Jesus (StF 371)

Breathe on me, Spirit of Jesus     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Irregular, Pownall, Tina (auth), Pownall, Tina (comp), The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Young people 2 Comments

Come, let us use the grace divine (StF 549)

Come, let us use the grace divine     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Dundee, Wesley, Charles

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go (StF 550)

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Gibbons, Orlando, Song 34, Wesley, Charles, Wilson, John

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

Here am I, Lord (StF 552)

Here am I, Lord,
I’ve come to do your will     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Duke, Keith, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Northumbria Community, Young people

I am a new creation (StF 553)

I am a new creation,
no more in condemnation     see details / comment

Categories: Bilborough, Dave (auth), Bilborough, Dave (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Irregular, Peacock, David, Young people

In this place, with God’s word (StF 554)

In this place, with God’s word,
what we’ve hoped is now made true     see details / comment

Categories: Clarke, Martin V., Commitment/Dedication, Gathering in God's Presence, Irregular, Pollitt, Relf, Peter (auth), Relf, Peter (comp)

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

Jesus, all for Jesus (StF 555)

Jesus, all for Jesus;
all I am and have and ever hope to be     see details / comment

Categories: Atkinson, Jennifer (auth), Atkinson, Jennifer (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Mark, Robin (auth), Mark, Robin (comp), Young people

Just as I am, without one plea (StF 556i)

Just as I am, without one plea     see details / comment

Categories: 888.6., Brown, Arthur Henry, Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Elliott, Charlotte, Saffron Walden

Just as I am, without one plea (StF 556ii)

Just as I am, without one plea     see details / comment

Categories: 888.6., Commitment/Dedication, Elliott, Charlotte, Misericordia, Smart, Henry Thomas

Just as I am, without one plea (StF 556iii)

Just as I am, without one plea     see details / comment

Categories: 888.6., Bradbury, William Batchelder, Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Elliott, Charlotte, Woodworth

Let him to whom we now belong (StF 557)

Let him to whom we now belong     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Byzantium, Church Anniversary, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Jackson, Thomas, Wesley, Charles

Light of the world, you stepped down into darkness (StF 175)

Light of the world,
you stepped into darkness     see details / comment

Categories: Advent, Christmas, Commitment/Dedication, Guitar chords available, Hughes, Tim (auth), Hughes, Tim (comp), Irregular, Praise, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people

Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us (StF 594)

Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us     see details / comment

Categories: 98.88.83., Appleford, Patrick (auth), Appleford, Patrick (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Guitar chords available, Holy Communion, Holy Week, Living Lord, Young people

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 have my heart (StF 559)

Lord, you have my heart
and I will search for yours     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Irregular, Smith, Martin J. (auth), Smith, Martin J. (comp), Young people

My eyes be open to your presence (StF 560)

My eyes be open to your presence     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Dedication, Haigh, Anita (auth), Haigh, Anita (comp), Haigh, Nick (auth), Haigh, Nick (comp), Irregular, Morrison, Nicola, Orton, Andrew

Now I have found the ground wherein (StF 561)

Now I have found the ground wherein
sure my soul’s anchor may remain     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Madrid (Matthews), Matthews, William, Rothe, J.A., Wesley, John

O God, what offering shall I give (StF 562)

O God, what offering shall I give     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Commitment/Dedication, Holmes, Henry James Ernest, Lange, Joachim, Pater Omnium, Wesley, John

O Jesus, I have promised (StF 563i)

O Jesus, I have promised
to serve you to the end     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.D., Bode, J.E., Commitment/Dedication, Ferguson, William Harold, Wolvercote, Young people 2 Comments

O Jesus, I have promised (StF 563ii)

O Jesus, I have promised
to serve you to the end     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.D., Beaumont, Geoffrey, Bode, J.E., Commitment/Dedication, Hatherop Castle, Warren, Norman, Young people

O thou who camest from above (StF 564i)

O thou who camest from above     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Hereford, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, Samuel Sebastian

O thou who camest from above (StF 564ii)

O thou who camest from above     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Stanley, Samuel, Wesley, Charles, Wilton

Only by grace can we enter (StF 565)

Only by grace can we enter     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Gathering, Gustafson, Gerrit (auth), Gustafson, Gerrit (comp), Irregular

Show me the way of the cross once again (StF 452)

Show me the way of the cross once again     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Conversion and New Life, Irregular, Redman, Matt (auth), Redman, Matt (comp)

Spirit of the living God (StF 395)

Spirit of the living God,
fall afresh on me     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Confession, Gathering, Hathaway, W. G., Irregular, Iverson, Daniel (auth), Iverson, Daniel (comp), Responses, The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Young people

Take my life, and let it be (StF 566i)

Take my life, and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77., Commitment/Dedication, Consecration, Covenant, Havergal, Frances Ridley, Müller, Wenzel, Nottingham (Müller)

Take my life, and let it be (StF 566ii)

Take my life, and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77., Commitment/Dedication, Consecration, Covenant, Havergal, Frances Ridley, Havergal, William Henry

You are the centre (StF 567)

You are the centre,
you are my life     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Rizza, Margaret (auth)