Exploring themes

The Widow’s Mite – a hymn question

What hymns to sing to accompany one of Jesus’ most familiar observations?     see details / comment

Categories: Commitment/Dedication, Exploring themes, The Ministry of Jesus, Worship Resources

For all the (patron) saints

Introducing StF’s series of articles about the United Kingdom’s patron saints and the hymn traditions that reflect their lives     see details / comment

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Hymns for a net worker – Saint Andrew (Patron Saints 4)

Scotland’s melodic legacy for Singing the Faith, and Saint Andrew’s pointers for Christian discipleship     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Bonar, Horatius, Briggs, Anna, Bunessan, Exploring themes, Fisher, Leith, Galbraith, Douglas (auth), Galloway, Kathy, Herbert, George, Idle, Christopher, Jones, Jacqueline G. (auth), Kelvingrove, Leckebusch, Martin E., Matheson, George, Maule, Graham, Montgomery, James, Murray, Shirley Erena, Worship Resources

Hymns for Covenant and renewal

Introducing the Covenant Service and a range of suitable hymns, old and new     see details / comment

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This is the day

Five hymns that punch above their weight. Taking a look at The Lord’s Day section of Singing the Faith (rev. June 2017)     see details / comment

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Responding to Orlando

Some pointers to possible hymns and prayers     see details / comment

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More than dragons – singing for St George

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

Categories: Bankhead, Dave (auth), Bankhead, Dave (comp), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Exploring themes, 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, Worship Resources 3 Comments

Migration – reflecting on a crisis

Hymns and resources to aid our thinking about migrants and assylum seekers     see details / comment

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Hymns for St Patrick

Singing the Faith words and tunes associated with Ireland     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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Songs for St David

Exploring Welsh tunes in Singing the Faith     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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No hymn for Thomas?

Laurence Wareing asks which hymns best reflect individual saints. He begins with St Thomas, whose story is re-told on the 2nd Sunday of Easter.     see details / comment

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Treading the path: hymns of “moving on”

Hymns about change and risking     see details / comment

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The ministry of Jesus – a gap in Singing the Faith?

StF+ responds to Leith Fisher’s sense that our modern hymn books are “very light on the life of Jesus”     see details / comment

Categories: Exploring themes, The Ministry of Jesus, Worship Resources

Things Jesus said (Jesus’ ministry 1)

First in our explorations of StF hymns about Jesus’ ministry and teachings     see details / comment

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Events in Jesus’ life (Jesus’ ministry 2)

Second in our explorations of StF hymns about Jesus’ ministry and teachings     see details / comment

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More about the metaphor (Jesus’ ministry 3)

Third in our explorations of StF hymns about Jesus’ ministry and teachings     see details / comment

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Singing in the polling booth

Can hymns help inform our political choices?     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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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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This sporting life

Hymns that use sporting endeavour as a starting point for Christian reflection     see details / comment

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Celebrating Singing the Faith

A Service of Thanksgiving order of service and other prayers for use when celebrating and introducing Singing the Faith.     see details / comment

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