Sunday 9 January, 2022


Sunday after Epiphany and the 1st in Ordinary Time
Baptism of the Lord

Also see suggestions and resources highlighted for Epiphany (6 January).

If you are planning a Covenant Service, see Covenant and renewal - hymns to explore, which also links to further information about the origins and meaning of this unique Methodist service.

Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading


*Be still, for the presence of the Lord (StF 20)
God is here! As we his people (StF 25)
In this place, with God’s word (StF 554)
Jesus lead us to the Father (StF 29)

Isaiah 43: 1-7

All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
Amazing grace – how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me (StF 440)
Be still and know that I am God (StF 18)
In heavenly love abiding (StF 736)
Praise, my soul, the king of heaven (StF 83)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation! (StF 88)

Psalm 29

Hymn’s echoing the psalmist’s theme

Into a world of dark, waste and disordered space (StF 387)
I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)
*Sing to him in whom creation (StF14)

Acts 8: 14-17

Come, Holy Spirit, descend on us (StF 374)
Holy Spirit, come, confirm us (StF 382)
O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace (StF 392)
*Sing to him in whom creation (StF14)

Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22

*Be still, for the presence of the Lord (StF 20)
Crashing waters at creation (StF 376)
Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
Make us your prophets, Lord (StF 665)
River (website only)
To the river I am going (StF 541)
When Jesus came to Jordan (StF 233)

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