Human Life and Relationships

May this place be one of nurture (website only)

“May this place be one of nurture” by Ally Barrett New on 3 May, 2017 – a hymn reflecting the importance of being attentive to the welfare of children and vulnerable adults in our church life     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Iambic), Barrett, Ally, Calling and Commissioning, Calon Lân, Corvedale, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Human Life and Relationships, Jesus calls us, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), St Winifred

A bloodied child (“The boy in the ambulance”) (website only)

“A bloodied child foreshadowed by a cross” (“The boy in the ambulance”) by Andrew Pratt New on 19 August 2016 – a response to the widely viewed video image of a child rescued from a bombed building in Allepo, Syria     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10. and refrain, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Consecration, Eventide, Human Life and Relationships, Intercession and Petition, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Woodlands 2 Comments

Going home, moving on (StF 734)

“Going home, moving on” by Michael L. Forster – a personal reflection by Marjorie Dobson     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Dobson, Marjorie, Forster, Michael, Human Life and Relationships, Hymns and spirituality

To the dark place bring a candle (website only)

“To the dark place bring a candle” by Richard Lucas New on 16 November 2015 – two versions of a hymn for times of darkness: in response to war or natural disaster, and for those caring for older people suffering from memory loss     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Human Life and Relationships, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Lucas, Richard, Scarlet Ribbons

If we claim to love our neighbour (website only)

“If we claim to love our neighbour” by Andrew Pratt New on 9 April 2015 – exploring the challenging realities of Christian social holiness. With a commentary by Andrew Bradstock.     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bethany, Human Life and Relationships, Justice and Peace, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Scarlet Ribbons 2 Comments

Praise the Lord for his Creation (website only)

“Praise the Lord for His Creation” by Mike Dando New on February 8, 2012     see details / comment

Categories: Dando, Mike (auth), Dando, Mike (comp), Human Life and Relationships, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Praise and Thanksgiving, Wholeness of Creation

“Who is my neighbour?” asked the Scribe (website only)

“‘Who is my neighbour?’ asked the Scribe” by John M. Smith – a re-telling of the Parable of the Good Samaritan New on 27 January 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Bishop, John, Carey, Henry, Carey’s, Human Life and Relationships, Justice and Peace, Latest hymns (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Leicester (Bedford), New hymns and songs, Smith, John M., The Holy Scriptures, The Ministry of Jesus

All praise to our redeeming Lord (StF 608)

All praise to our redeeming Lord,
who joins us by his grace     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Human Life and Relationships, Lucius, Wesley, Charles

As we gather in your presence now (StF 609)

As we gather in your presence now     see details / comment

Categories: Gathering, Human Life and Relationships, Irregular, Payne, Joel (auth), Payne, Joel (comp)

Best of all is God is with us (StF 610)

Best of all is God is with us     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Abbott, Evelyn, F., Chapel Brae, Christmas, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Easter, Guitar chords available, Human Life and Relationships, Our Journey with God, Pratt, Andrew, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Brother, sister, let me serve you (StF 611)

Brother, sister, let me serve you     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Gillard, Richard (auth), Gillard, Richard (comp), Guitar chords available, Human Life and Relationships, Life and Unity in the Church, Pulkingham, Betty, Servant Song (Gillard), Young people

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 give us life (StF 612)

God give us life
when all around spells death     see details / comment

Categories: 44.6.86., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Campbell, Human Life and Relationships, Maule, Graham

God loves you, and I love you (StF 614)

God loves you, and I love you     see details / comment

Categories: Anonymous (auth), Anonymous (comp), Guitar chords available, Human Life and Relationships, Irregular, Thomson, Donald, Young people

God of Eve and God of Mary (StF 119)

God of Eve and God of Mary     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Baptism/Thanksgiving Services, English traditional, Human Life and Relationships, Kaan, Fred, Sussex, Thanksgiving, Times and Seasons, Vaughan Williams, Ralph

God, how can we forgive (StF 613)

God, how can we forgive
when bonds of love are torn?     see details / comment

Categories: 66.84.D., Duck, Ruth (auth), Hebrew, Human Life and Relationships, Leoni, Olivers, Thomas (comp), Repentance and Forgiveness

Going home, moving on (StF 734)

Going home, moving on,
through God’s open door     see details / comment

Categories: Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Dvorak, Antonin, Forster, Michael, Human Life and Relationships, Irregular, Tambling, Christopher

Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love (StF 249)

Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love     see details / comment

Categories: 77.9. and refrain, Chereponi, Colvin, Tom (auth), Ghana, Human Life and Relationships, Intercessory response, The Ministry of Jesus, Young people

Let love be real, in giving and receiving (StF 615)

Let love be real, in giving and receiving     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10.11.10. and refrain, Forster, Michael, Human Life and Relationships, Irish, Londonderry Air, Marriage, Wright, Paul Leddington

Lord, in our lonely hours (StF 616)

Lord, in our lonely hours,
and when our spirit faints     see details / comment

Categories: 66.84., Allein, Human Life and Relationships, Intercessory response, Pratt Green, Fred, Wright, Paul Leddington

O blessed spring, where Word and sign (StF 617)

O blessed spring, where Word and sign
embrace us into Christ the Vine     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Cherwien, Susan Palo, Come Together, Human Life and Relationships, Our Journey with God, Owens, Jimmy, Peacock, David

Sacred the body God has created (StF 618)

Sacred the body God has created     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Duck, Ruth (auth), Holy Week, Human Life and Relationships, Landes, W. Daniel, Lent/Christ's temptation, Reconciliation and Healing, Ruddle, Women against Violence

Thanks for friends who keep on loving (StF 619)

Thanks for friends who keep on loving     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Barnard, John, Heanish, Hopkins, Gary, Human Life and Relationships, Reconciliation and Healing 2 Comments

Thou God of truth and love (StF 620)

Thou God of truth and love,
we seek thy perfect way     see details / comment

Categories: Dykes, John Bacchus, Human Life and Relationships, Marriage, St Godric, Wesley, Charles

We gladly celebrate and praise (StF 120)

We gladly celebrate and praise     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Gaunt, Alan, Human Life and Relationships, Hutcheson, Charles, Intercession and Petition, Stracathro, Times and Seasons

When I needed a neighbour, were you there? (StF 256)

When I needed a neighbour, were you there?     see details / comment

Categories: Carter, Sydney (auth), Carter, Sydney (comp), Human Life and Relationships, Intercession and Petition, Intercessory response, Irregular, Mission and Evangelism, Neighbour, The Ministry of Jesus, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people

When memory fades and recognition falters (StF 621)

When memory fades and recognition falters     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10.11.10., Bringle, Mary Louise, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Finlandia, Human Life and Relationships, Sibelius, Jean

When our caring love wears thin (StF 622)

When our caring love wears thin     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.77. (7.7.7.D.), Charterhouse, Cooper, Alexander Samuel, Dobson, Marjorie, Human Life and Relationships

Would you walk by on the other side (StF 257)

Would you walk by on the other side     see details / comment

Categories: Human Life and Relationships, Intercessory response, Irregular, Mission and Evangelism, The Ministry of Jesus, Verrall, Pamela (auth), Verrall, Pamela (comp), Young people