Creation and Providence

Fragile earth – experiencing God in the desert

Hymns about humanity’s experience of God’s created world – a reflection inspired by the Jewish festival of Sukkot     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Exploring themes, Nature and Mystery of God, Our Journey with God, Worship Resources

Heaven’s heart is pulsing (website only)

“Heaven’s heart is pulsing” by Gareth Hill New on 21 October 2014 – a hymn about God’s presence within all of creation, and our response to that good news     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Hill, Gareth, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Mission and Evangelism, Wholeness of Creation

All creatures of our God and King (StF 99)

All creatures of our God and King     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre and Alleluias, Creation and Providence, Draper, William Henry, St Francis (Lasst uns erfreuen), St Francis of Assisi, Vaughan Williams, Ralph

All things bright and beautiful (StF 100i)

All things bright and beautiful     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76. and refrain, Alexander, Cecil Frances, All things bright and beautiful, Creation and Providence, Monk, William Henry, Young people

All things bright and beautiful (StF 100ii)

All things bright and beautiful     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76. and refrain, Alexander, Cecil Frances, Creation and Providence, English traditional, Royal Oak, Shaw, Martin Edward Fallas

Before the world began (StF 101)

Before the world began,
one Word was there     see details / comment

Categories: 64.64.66.64., Advent, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Christmas, Creation and Providence, Incarnation, Maule, Graham, Nature and Mystery of God

For the beauty of the earth earth (StF 102i)

For the beauty of the earth     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77. and refrain, Creation and Providence, Evans, David J. (comp), Human Life and Relationships, Lucerna Laudoniae, Pierpoint, F S, Thanksgiving

For the beauty of the earth earth (StF 102ii)

For the beauty of the earth     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77. and refrain, Creation and Providence, Human Life and Relationships, James, Frederick, Noricum, Pierpoint, F S, Thanksgiving

God is Love: let heaven adore him (StF 103)

God is love: let heaven adore him     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Creation and Providence, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Hyfrydol, Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings, Praise and Thanksgiving, Rees, Timothy, The Adoration of God, Wales, Young people

God moves in a mysterious way (StF 104)

God moves in a mysterious way     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Cowper, William, Creation and Providence, Irish, Irish

God said world and the world spun round (StF 105)

God said world and the world spun round     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Evans, Hazel, Hemming, Nigel (comp), Irregular, Turner, Steve, Young people

God, whose almighty word (StF 106)

God, whose almighty word
chaos and darkness heard     see details / comment

Categories: 66.4.666.4., Clarke, Martin V., Creation and Providence, Giardini, Felice de, Marriott, John, Moscow

I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)

I sing the almighty power of God     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Baker, F. G., Creation and Providence, Guitar chords available, St Saviour, Watts, Isaac

In the beginning God played with the planets (StF 108)

In the beginning God played with the planets     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Irregular, Lee, David (comp), Pratt, Andrew, Young people

In the beginning was darkness and nothing (StF 386)

In the beginning was darkness and nothing     see details / comment

Categories: Beeching, Vicky (auth), Beeching, Vicky (comp), Creation and Providence, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Pentecost, The Gift of the Holy Spirit

In the darkness of the still night (StF 109)

In the darkness of the still night     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Guitar chords available, Irregular, Rizza, Margaret (auth), Rizza, Margaret (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

In the wonder of creation (StF 110)

In the wonder of creation     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bethany, Creation and Providence, Murphy, Andrew T, Smart, Henry Thomas

Into a world of dark (StF 387)

Into a world of dark,
waste and disordered space     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66., Clarke, Martin V., Creation and Providence, Higham Lane, Pentecost, Phillips, Ann, The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Wood, Paul (comp)

Lord of the boundless curves of space (StF 111)

Lord of the boundless curves of space     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Bayly, Albert F., Creation and Providence, London New, Wren, Brian

O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder (StF 82)

O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Guitar chords available, Hine, Stuart K (auth), Hine, Stuart K. (comp), Irregular, Praise and Thanksgiving, The Passion and the Cross, Wright, Paul Leddington

O Lord, our Lord, throughout the earth (StF 112)

O Lord, our Lord, throughout the earth
how glorious is you name     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Creation and Providence, Scotland, Tramps and Hawkers

O worship the King, all-glorious above (StF 113)

O worship the King, all-glorious above     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.11.11. (see 55.55.65.65.), Creation and Providence, Croft, William, Grant, Robert, Hanover, Wilson, John 1 Comment

Oh the life of the world is a joy and a treasure (StF 114)

Oh the life of the world is a joy and a treasure     see details / comment

Categories: 13.11.12.8., Bell, John L. (comp), Creation and Providence, Galloway, Ian, Galloway, Kathy, Life of the world

Praise ye the Lord! ‘Tis good to raise (StF 115)

Praise ye the Lord! ‘Tis good to raise
our hearts and voices in his praise     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88. extended, Creation and Providence, Eagleton, J., Justification, Praise and Thanksgiving, Watts, Isaac

She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters (StF 393)

She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters     see details / comment

Categories: 11.11.D., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Creation and Providence, Howarth, Ian, Maule, Graham, Thainaky, The Gift of the Holy Spirit 1 Comment

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

Sing praise to God who reigns above (StF 117)

Sing praise to God who reigns above     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.88.7., Bohemia, Cox, Frances Elizabeth, Creation and Providence, Mit Freuden Zart, Schütz, Johann Jakob, Thwaites, Honor Mary

Tell me who made all of creation (StF 118)

Tell me who made all of creation     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Irregular, Johnson, Helen (auth), Johnson, Helen (comp), Johnson, Mark (auth), Johnson, Mark (comp), Young people

Think of a world without any flowers (StF 92)

Think of a world without any flowers     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Irregular, Newport, Doreen, Praise and Thanksgiving, Westcott, Graham Clifford, Wholeness of Creation, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people