Holy Communion

In war, in peace (website only)

“In war, in peace” by Ian Smart New on 12 April 2016 – a communion hymn that explores the generous welcome of Jesus’ meal table in the context of war as well as peace     see details / comment

Categories: 77.9. and refrain, Chereponi, Ghana, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Reconciliation and Healing, Remembrance Sunday, Smart, Ian

The crowd had listened to your word (website)

“The crowd had listened to your word” by Anna Briggs New on 16 January 2016 – Jesus feeds 5,000 people and offers us a lesson about love     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Angelus, Briggs, Anna, Come Together, Dismissal/Sending Out, Gonfalon Royal, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Niagara

Jesus, Lamb of God (Agnus Dei) (website only)

“Jesus, Lamb of God” liturgical setting by John Bradley New on 21 April 2015 – simple setting incorporating four-part responses     see details / comment

Categories: Bradley, John, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Liturgical settings

Take, eat, this is my body (website only)

“Take, eat, this is my body” by Rachael Prince New on 9 March 2015 – a communion hymn     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Prince, Rachael (auth), Prince, Rachael (comp)

Throne of Grace (website only)

Throne of Grace (“May my heart re-tell your story”) by Kathy Flynn New on 1 December 2014 – a praise song for communion     see details / comment

Categories: Flynn, Kathy (auth), Flynn, Kathy (comp), Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk)

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

Our God is a God who is faithful and tender (website only)

“Our God is a God who is faithful and tender” by Linda Ashford New on 29 July 2014 – a hymn for the Methodist Covenant Service and other occasions     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Ashford, Linda, Covenant, Easter, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), The road and miles...

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

Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted (website only)

“Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted” by Sue McCoan and Matthew Prevett New on 24 February 2014 – a hymn based on the events of Maundy Thursday     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Holy Week, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), McCoan, Sue, Prevett, Matthew, Repentance and Forgiveness, The Ministry of Jesus, The Passion and the Cross

Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord): A Eucharistic Prayer

A prayer for Holy Communion written around “Lord Jesus Christ” (StF 594)     see details / comment

Categories: Appleford, Patrick (auth), Appleford, Patrick (comp), Holy Communion, Hymns as prayer, Living Lord, Making the most of hymns, Murphy, Andrew T, Worship Resources

New Jerusalem (website only)

“And did God’s feet in ancient time” (“New Jerusalem”) by Andrew T. Murphy New on 3 October, 2012 – a re-working of William Blake’s text with words that offer a flexible resource for many occasions.     see details / comment

Categories: Advent, Easter, Eucharistic, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus Risen and Ascended, Justice and Peace, Murphy, Andrew T 6 Comments

Poppies to remember (website only)

“Poppies to remember” by Dominic Grant New on 25 October 2011     see details / comment

Categories: 65.65.D. and refrain, Eucharistic, Evelyns, Grant, Dominic, Holy Communion, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday 5 Comments

Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) (StF 787)

Agnus Dei (Lamb of God)     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Liturgical settings, MacMillan, James, St Anne's Mass (Agnus Dei)

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (StF 568)

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus,
his the sceptre, his the throne     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Dix, William Chatterton, Eucharistic, Holy Communion, Hyfrydol, Prichard, Rowland Huw, Wales

An Upper Room did our Lord prepare (StF 569)

An Upper Room did our Lord prepare     see details / comment

Categories: 98.98., English traditional, Holy Communion, Holy Week, O Waly Waly, Pratt Green, Fred, Wright, Paul Leddington

As we gather, Father, seal us (StF 570)

As we gather, Father, seal us
in the love that knows no fear     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Kendrick, Graham (auth), Kendrick, Graham (comp)

As your family, Lord, see us here (StF 571)

As your family, Lord, see us here     see details / comment

Categories: 88.85., African American, Anonymous (auth), Gathering, Holy Communion, Kum ba yah, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people

Author of life divine (StF 572i)

Author of life divine,
who has a table spread     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Holy Communion, Sacrista, Turner, Guy, Wesley, Charles

Author of life divine (StF 572ii)

Author of life divine,
who has a table spread     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Holy Communion, Shirland, Wesley, Charles, Wood, Paul (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

Be known to us in breaking bread (StF 573)

Be known to us in breaking bread     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Belmont, Gardiner, William, Holy Communion, Montgomery, James

Because you have said (StF 574)

Because you have said:
‘Do this for my sake’     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.11.11. (see 55.55.65.65.), Germany, Holy Communion, Nicholson, Sydney Hugo, Paderborn, Wesley, Charles

Before I take the body of my Lord (StF 575)

Before I take the body of my Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.4., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Guitar chords available, Holy Communion, Laying Down, Maule, Graham

Bread is blessed and broken (StF 576)

Bread is blessed and broken     see details / comment

Categories: 65.63. Trochaic, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Grace in Essence, Holy Communion, Maule, Graham, Young people

Bread of life, hope of the world (StF 577)

Bread of life, hope of the world
(As we proclaim your death)     see details / comment

Categories: Farrell, Bernadette (auth), Farrell, Bernadette (comp), Holy Communion, Irregular

Bread of Life, Truth Eternal (StF 578)

Bread of Life, Truth Eternal,
broken now to set us free     see details / comment

Categories: Boyce, Jo (auth), Boyce, Jo (comp), Clarke, Martin V., Holy Communion, Irregular, Stanley, Mike (auth), Stanley, Mike (comp) 5 Comments

Break thou the bread of life, O Lord, to me (StF 153)

Break thou the bread of life, O Lord, to me     see details / comment

Categories: 64.64.D., Bethsaida, Groves, Alexander, Holy Communion, Lathbury, Mary Artemisia, Stainer, Rosalind F., The Holy Scriptures

Come, and let us sweetly join (StF 646)

Come, and let us sweetly join
Christ to praise in hymns divine     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.D., Holy Communion, Leach, Morrison, Nicola, Reconciliation and Healing, Wesley, Charles, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Come, Holy Ghost, your influence shed (StF 579)

Come, Holy Ghost, your influence shed,
and realise the sign     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Billing, Holy Communion, Terry, Richard Runciman, Wesley, Charles

Come, Lord, be our guest (StF 580)

Come, Lord, be our guest     see details / comment

Categories: 56.56.56.55., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Dietwein, Holy Communion, Maule, Graham

Come, my table is a meeting place (StF 581)

Come, my table is a meeting place     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Stainsby, Clare (auth), Stainsby, Clare (comp)

Come, now, you blessed, eat at my table (StF 695)

Come, now, you blessed, eat at my table     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Duck, Ruth (auth), France, Helmore, Thomas, Holy Communion, Justice and Peace, O Quanta Qualia 2 Comments

Come, sinners, to the gospel feast (StF 401)

Come, sinners, to the gospel feast     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Eucharistic, Fulda, Gardiner, William, Holy Communion, Mission and Evangelism, Wesley, Charles

Eat this bread and never hunger (StF 582)

Eat this bread and never hunger     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. and refrain, Damon, Dan (auth), Damon, Dan (comp), Holy Communion, Modesto, Wright, Paul Leddington

Eat this bread, drink this cup (StF 583)

Eat this bread, drink this cup     see details / comment

Categories: Berthier, Jacques, Eat this bread, Holy Communion, Irregular, Taizé Community (Author), Young people

Emmanuel, Emmanuel (StF 198)

Emmanuel, Emmanuel     see details / comment

Categories: Christmas, Holy Communion, Irregular, McGee, Bob (auth), McGee, Bob (comp), Young people

Food to pilgrims given (StF 584)

Food to pilgrims given,
strength upon the way     see details / comment

Categories: 65.65.55.75.75., Holy Communion, Lee, Geon-yong (auth), Lee, Geon-yong (comp), Weaver, Geoff

Glory, glory, glory in the highest (Lord God, heavenly King) (StF 754)

Glory, glory, glory in the highest (Lord God, heavenly King)     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Liturgical settings, Rolinson, Chris

God, whose love is all around us (StF 585)

God, whose love is all around us     see details / comment

Categories: 88.87., Germany, Holy Communion, Kaan, Fred, Quem Pastores Laudavere, Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Here is bread, here is wine (StF 586)

Here is bread, here is wine     see details / comment

Categories: Guitar chords available, Holy Communion, Irregular, Kendrick, Graham (auth), Kendrick, Graham (comp), Young people

I am the bread, the bread of life (StF 587)

I am the bread, the bread of life     see details / comment

Categories: Hoare, Brian (auth), Hoare, Brian (comp), Holy Communion, Irregular, Picket Wood

I come with joy, a child of God (StF 588)

I come with joy, a child of God     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Holy Communion, Slater, Gordon Archbold, St Botolph, Wren, Brian 2 Comments

In bread we bring you, Lord, our bodies’ labour (StF 589)

In bread we bring you, Lord, our bodies’ labour     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Moore, Andrew, Nichols, Kevin (auth), Nichols, Kevin (comp)

Jesus the Lord said: ‘I am the Bread’ (StF 252)

Jesus the Lord said: ‘I am the Bread’     see details / comment

Categories: Eucharistic, Holy Communion, Irregular, Monahan, Carl Dermott, The Ministry of Jesus, Urdu, Westbrook, Francis Brotherton, Yisu Ne Kaha, Young people 1 Comment

Jesus, we thus obey (StF 590)

Jesus, we thus obey
your last and kindest word     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Bach, Johann Sebastian, Gathering, Gildas, Holy Communion, Wesley, Charles

Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world (StF 767)

Lamb of God, Lamb of God,
you take away the sin of the world     see details / comment

Categories: Confession, Guitar chords available, Holy Communion, Irregular, Liturgical settings, Morrison, Nicola, Worsfold, Ian (comp), Young people

Let all mortal flesh keep silence (StF 591)

Let all mortal flesh keep silence     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.87., France, Holy Communion, Moultrie, G., Picardy, The Adoration of God, Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Let us break bread together with the Lord (StF 592)

Let us break bread together with the Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10. and refrain, African American, Cleall, Charles, Guitar chords available, Holy Communion, Let us break bread, 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, enthroned in heavenly splendour (StF 593)

Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.87., Bourne, G.H., Eucharistic, Holy Communion, Martin, George Clement, Praise, St Helen, The Adoration of God

Lord, we have come at your own invitation (StF 595)

Lord, we have come at your own invitation     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Epiphany, Holy Communion, Pratt Green, Fred, Thrupp, Joseph Francis

Now let us from this table rise (StF 596)

Now let us from this table rise
renewed in body, mind and soul     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Holy Communion, Jackson, Robert, Kaan, Fred, Mission and Evangelism, Niagara 1 Comment

O thou who this mysterious bread (StF 597)

O thou who this mysterious bread
did in Emmaus break     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, American Folk, Holy Communion, Land of Rest, Wesley, Charles, Wilson, John

Santo, santo, santo Dios de gloria y poder (Holy, holy, holy God of power and might) (StF 766)

Santo, santo, santo Dios de gloria y poder (Holy, holy, holy God of power and might)     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Liturgical settings, Loperano, William (auth), Loperano, William (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

Shout for joy! The Lord has let us feast (StF 598)

Shout for joy! The Lord has let us feast     see details / comment

Categories: 99.99., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Holy Communion, Lansdowne, Maule, Graham

Up to your table, Lord, you call us (StF 599)

Up to your table, Lord, you call us     see details / comment

Categories: Holy Communion, Irregular, Nowell, Jonathan (auth), Nowell, Jonathan (comp)

Victim divine, thy grace we claim (StF 600)

Victim divine, thy grace we claim     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Credo, Holy Communion, Stainer, John, The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles

We do not presume to come to this table (StF 601)

We do not presume to come to this table     see details / comment

Categories: Field, Paul (comp), Holy Communion, Irregular, Liturgical settings 2 Comments

What kind of love is this (StF 286)

What kind of love is this
that gave itself for me?     see details / comment

Categories: Guitar Chords, Guitar chords available, Haworth, Bryn (auth), Haworth, Bryn (comp), Haworth, Sally (auth), Haworth, Sally (comp), Holy Communion, Irregular, Responses, The Passion and the Cross

When I survey the wondrous cross (StF 287ii)

When I survey the wondrous cross     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, English traditional, Holy Communion, Holy Week, O Waly Waly, Watts, Isaac, Wright, Paul Leddington

When I survey the wondrous cross (StF 287i)

When I survey the wondrous cross     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Holy Communion, Hullah, John Pyke, Miller, Edward, Rockingham, Watts, Isaac

With all my heart I thank you, Lord (StF 602)

With all my heart I thank you, Lord     see details / comment

Categories: Field, Paul (auth), Field, Paul (comp), Holy Communion, Irregular, Morrison, Nicola, Young people