Special Sundays and weeks

Student Sunday 2019

Exploring the theme “Wondering and Wandering”     see details / comment

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Fairtrade fortnight 2019

Connecting this year’s Fairtrade theme with lecionary readings and hymns     see details / comment

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Torn from Home is the soul-searching theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January). StF offers hymn suggestions and makes a connection with our resources for Refugee Week.     see details / comment

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After the Armistice, what next?

The Revd Paul King begins the task of thinking beyond the events of 1918     see details / comment

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Boldly Go – Prisons Week 2018

Introducing the theme, with links and resources     see details / comment

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Bible Sunday 2018

Essential resources for Bible Sunday     see details / comment

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Homeless Sunday

Singing out for the poor and needy     see details / comment

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Christian unity – the issues and the hymns     see details / comment

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Creation Time

Creation Time offers a four-week series of reflections on the way we use the natural resources of our world – and spans the period that includes many local Harvest Festivals.     see details / comment

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

How can we sing to God in the face of genocide? StF+ attempts an answer and points to resources for marking Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January)     see details / comment

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Hymns for Hiroshima

The events of 6 August 1945 still raise complex questions – what responses do we find in our hymns?     see details / comment

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Hiroshima – the fallout

How the events of 6 August 1945 changed the world     see details / comment

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Singing Welcome: hospitality for refugees and immigrants

[Posted 30 May 2017] New resource of 46 hymns and songs from The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada     see details / comment

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Christian Aid Week 2017

What do refugees have to do with us?     see details / comment

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Transgender Remembrance

An introduction to Transgender Remembrance (20 November), with resources and suggestions.     see details / comment

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Remembrance Sunday

Still looking for Remembrance Day commemoration ideas and resources? Look no further.     see details / comment

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Peacemaking Sunday 2016

When I needed a neighbour – Peacemaking Sunday 2016     see details / comment

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Aldersgate – what changed for the Wesleys?

Wesley (and Wesley-related) hymns and links to “the Wesley story”     see details / comment

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Wandering people – learning from the Bible

What the Bible says about refugees – a brief overview     see details / comment

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A wandering Aramean was my ancestor – Refugee Week

Hymn suggestions inspired by Refugee Week     see details / comment

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Refugees and the Bible – readings to explore

Bible readings about those who were forced to leave their homes or who faced persecution     see details / comment

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Remembering conscientious objectors

Hymns that reflect the challenges of keeping the peace     see details / comment

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Hymns and war – conflicting views

Two recent hymns for Remembrance Sunday raise questions about commemorating fallen service personnel in worship.     see details / comment

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Hymns asking questions on StF+

Challenging and thoughtful new and recent hymns on StF+     see details / comment

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With what hymns will I wed thee?

Two new hymns for use at weddings     see details / comment

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Celebrating diversity

Hymns published by Singing the Faith Plus speak of unity in diversity     see details / comment

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Five hymns for Aldersgate

Explore the Wesleys in their own words and those of others     see details / comment

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Mothering Sunday resources

Alternative hymns and additional resources for Mothering Sunday
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Education Sunday

Resources and hymn suggestions to mark Education Sunday     see details / comment

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Hymns for Education Sunday 2015

Different perspectives on growth and learning in the light of Jesus’ example     see details / comment

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Hope in dark times: AIDS and Advent

Hymns and resources to mark World AIDS Day in the season of Advent     see details / comment

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Remembering conflict – singing for peace

Hymns for Remembrance Sunday     see details / comment

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Racial Justice Sunday 2014

Notes and suggestions to support this year’s worship materials     see details / comment

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Life and Unity in the Church

Life and Unity in the Church – the hymns we sing     see details / comment

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For those who die at our borders

June 20 – a day to remember those who die at the borders of the EU     see details / comment

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Social justice – part 1

Hymns to help mark Social Justice Day, 20 February 2013     see details / comment

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Social justice – part 2

More hymns to help mark Social Justice Day, 20 February 2013     see details / comment

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Halloween – a “thin place”?

Is there a case for reclaiming Halloween as an intrinsic element of the Christian celebration of All Saints? Laurence Wareing believes there may be.     see details / comment

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Singing All Saints and All-hallows Eve

Singing hymns may help us reflect on Halloween as well as All Saints.     see details / comment

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For those who experience loss: alternative hymns for Mothering Sunday

Three hymns included in Singing the Faith offer a different perspective on Mothering Sunday for those who find it a difficult day.     see details / comment

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