Sunday 24 June, 2018

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

1 Samuel 17: (1a, 4-11, 19-23) 32-49

Even as the world began (StF 71)
*Give thanks with a grateful heart (StF 78)
Lord the light of you love is shining (StF 59)
May the God of hope go with us every day (StF 411)
My soul rejoices in God, my Saviour (StF 60)
Our God is a great big God (StF 61)
Praise is rising, eyes are turning to you (StF 64)
Sing of the Lord’s goodness, Father of all wisdom (StF 65)
Spirit of the living God (StF 395)
*Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord (StF 89)
Who would true valour see (StF 486)

Psalm 9: 9-20

Now thank we all our God (StF 81)
Oh freedom, Oh freedom. Oh freedom (StF 697)
Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise (StF 50)
Sing praise to God who reigns above (StF 117)
You give rest to the weary (StF 657)

or 1 Samuel 17: 57 – 18: 5, 10-16

A charge to keep I have (StF 658)
Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (StF 545)
*Let love be real, in giving and receiving (StF 615)
Lord, you call us to your service (StF 664)
*Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord (StF 89)
Thanks for friends who keep on loving (StF 619)

Psalm 133

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Because the Saviour prayed that we be one (StF 675)
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (StF 686)
Let us build a house where love can dwell (StF 409)

See also section: Life and Unity in the Church (StF 675 – 692)

2 Corinthians 6: 1-13

Come let us sing of a wonderful love (StF 443)
Come, now is the time to worship (StF 24)
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast (StF 401)
*Give thanks with a grateful heart (StF 78)
I’ve had questions without answers (StF 632)
Just as I am, without one plea (StF 556)
*Let love be real, in giving and receiving (StF 615)
Longing for light, we wait in darkness (StF 706)
Make me a channel of your peace (StF 707)
Soldiers of Christ, arise (StF 637)
Though the fruit tree doesn’t blossom (StF 93)

Mark 4: 35-41

Be still and know that I am God (anon.) (StF 18)
Eternal Father, strong to save (StF 517)
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (StF 626)
Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult (StF 250)
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (StF 238)
O Jesus I have promised (StF 563)
Praise to the Lord, the almighty, the King of creation! (StF 88)
Rock of Ages, cleft for me (StF 434)
When we were in the darkest night (StF 241)
Will your anchor hold in the storms of life (StF 645)

Alternative related readings

Job 38: 1-11

Even as the world began (StF 71)
From the highest of heights (StF 48)
In the beginning God played with the planets (StF 108)
Lord of creation, to you be all praise! (StF 449)
Praise ye the Lord! ‘Tis good to raise (StF 115)

Psalm 107: 1-3, 23-32

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Always remember, never forget (StF 70)
Calm me Lord as you calmed the storm (StF 624)
Come all you people (Uyau mose) (StF 22)
Eternal Father, strong to save (StF 517)
Give thanks with a grateful heart (StF 78)

Categories: Lectionary.

2 Responses to Sunday 24 June, 2018

  1. David Andrews says:

    624 Calm me Lord seems a perfect pair to the Marcan reading.

  2. Gordon Webb says:

    Am I at sea in finding ‘Have you heard God’s voice’ (StF 662) a very appropriate response to 2 Corinthians 6:1-13?

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