Sunday 6 October, 2019

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Readings are laid out as for the continuous form of the lectionary. Alternative related readings (OT and psalm only) are below. Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading

Lamentations 1: 1-6

Down the road run refugees (website only)
God of my faith, I offer you my doubt (StF 629)
How long, O Lord, will you forget (StF 630)
It’s me, it’s me, O Lord (StF 523)
When we are tested and wrestle alone (StF 240)
YAHWEH (I cannot speak your name, O Lord) (website only)

Psalm 137

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

By the Babylonian rivers we sat down in grief and wept (StF 694)
Give us your comfort, Lord (website only) – a sung response
God who sets us on a journey (website only)
O come, O come, Immanuel (StF 180)
When we are living, we in the Lord (StF 485)
You call us to the wilderness (website only)

2 Timothy 1: 1-14

Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)
Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted (website only)
*Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
My God! I know, I feel thee mine (StF 390)
O thou who camest from above (StF 564)
Through the love of God our Saviour (StF 639)
We turn to God when we are sorely pressed (StF 640)

Luke 17: 5-10

A charge to keep I have (StF 658)
Eternity (website only)
Father, hear the prayer we offer (StF 518)
In Christ alone my hope is found (StF 351)
I, the Lord of sea and sky (StF 663)
Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see (StF 668)
The Kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)
When circumstances make my life too hard to understand (StF 641)
When, O God, our faith is tested (StF 643)

Alternative related readings

Habakkuk 1: 1-4; 2:1-4

A bloodied child (“The boy in the ambulance”) (website only)
And are we yet alive (StF 456)
*Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
Have you heard God’s voice; has your heart been stirred? (StF 622)
We turn to you in despair (website only)
When we were in the darkest night (StF 241)

Psalm 37: 1-9

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

Calm me, Lord, as you calmed the storm (StF 624)
Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming (StF 625)     see details / comment

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