Sunday 10 November, 2019


32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Sunday is also Remembrance Sunday. Below the suggested hymns and readings for 10 November are alternative Remembrance Day readings, and links to a range of StF+ resources.

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

Haggai 1: 15b-2:9

Angel voices ever singing (StF 39)
I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)
May the glory of the Lord fill his temple (StF 31)
Over all the earth, you reign on high (StF 63)
Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord (StF 710)
Sing praise to God to reigns above (StF 117)
Take my life, and let it be (StF 566)
Unless the Lord builds the house (StF 515)

Psalm 145: 1-5, 17-21

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

Everlasting God, the years go by (StF 46)
Faithful One, so unchanging (StF 628)
Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise (StF 50)
Majesty, worship his majesty (StF 333)
My Jesus, my Saviour (StF 363)
O for a thousand tongues to sing (StF 364)

2 Thessalonians 2: 1-5, 13-17

Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)
Come, Lord Jesus, come (StF 168)
Day of judgement! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
Great is the darkness that covers the earth (StF 405)
My Lord! What a morning (StF 179)
Praise to the God who clears the way (StF 183)
Sing we the King who is coming to reign (StF 185)
There’s a light upon the mountains (StF 188)
We pray until the hour (StF 741)

Luke 20: 27-38

Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord (StF 295)
Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)
He is Lord, he is Lord (StF 348)
Now the green blade rises (StF 306)
Sing we the King who is coming to reign (StF 185)
There is a new heaven; there is a new earth (StF 738)
Thou God of truth and love (StF 620)

Alternative related readings

Job 19: 23-27a

All heaven declares the glory of the risen Lord (StF 293)
God is Love: let heaven adore him (StF 103)
I know that my Redeemer lives (StF 303)
In heavenly love abiding (StF 736)
In the darkness of the still night (StF 109)

Psalm 17: 1-9

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

Captain of Israel's host, and Guide (StF 459)
Jesus, lover of my soul (StF 355)
O Lord we are always in your presence (StF 33)
Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed (StF 711)


Alternative readings:

Isaiah 25: 1-9 or Isaiah 52: 7-12 or Micah 4: 1-8
Psalm 9: 9-20 or Psalm 46
Romans 8: 31-35, 37-39 or Revelation 22: 1-5
Matthew 5: 1-12 or Matthew 5: 43-48 or John 15: 9-17

A range of resources and hymn suggestions as available on the following StF+ pages:

Remembrance Sunday
Remembering conflict – singing for peace
Hymns and war – conflicting views
Remembering Conscious Objectors

and for a service of communion, In war, in peace (website only) by Ian Smart

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