Justice and Peace

  • God, who made the stars of heaven (StF 7)

    God, who made the stars of heaven

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  • My soul rejoices in God my Saviour (StF 60)

    My soul rejoices in God my Saviour

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  • I'll praise my Maker while I've breath (StF 79)

    I'll praise my Maker while I've breath

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  • Sing for God's glory that colours the dawn of creation (StF 116)

    Sing for God's glory that colours the dawn of creation

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  • To be a soldier (StF 133)

    To be a soldier, to fight for peace till war shall end

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  • Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord! (StF 186)

    Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord!

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  • Love inspired the anger (StF 253)

    Love inspired the anger

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  • The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)

    The kingdom of God is justice and joy

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  • God's spirit is in my heart (StF 404)

    God's spirit is in my heart

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  • May the God of hope go with us every day (StF 411)

    May the God of hope go with us every day

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  • Send down the fire of your justice (StF 413)

    Send down the fire of your justice

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  • The Church of Christ, in every age (StF 415)

    The Church of Christ, in every age

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  • Pray for a world where every child (StF 527)

    Pray for a world where every child finds welcome in a sheltered space

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  • Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming (StF 625)

    Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming

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  • Where can we find you, Lord Jesus our Master? (StF 672)

    Where can we find you, Lord Jesus our Master?

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  • Beauty for brokenness (StF 693)

    Beauty for brokenness, hope for despair

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  • By the Babylonian rivers we sat down in grief and wept (StF 694)

    By the Babylonian rivers we sat down in grief and wept

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  • Come, now, you blessed, eat at my table (StF 695)

    Come, now, you blessed, eat at my table

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  • For the healing of the nations (StF 696)

    For the healing of the nations, Lord, we pray with one accord

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  • Oh freedom, Oh freedom, Oh freedom (StF 697)

    Oh freedom, Oh freedom, Oh freedom

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  • God! As with silent hearts we bring to mind (StF 698)

    God! As with silent hearts we bring to mind how hate and war diminish humankind

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  • God of justice, Saviour to all (StF 699)

    God of justice, Saviour to all

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  • God weeps at love withheld (StF 700)

    God weeps at love withheld

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  • Heaven shall not wait (StF 701)

    Heaven shall not wait for the poor to lose their patience

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  • I will speak out for those who have no voices (StF 702)

    I will speak out for those who have no voices

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  • In an age of twisted values (StF 703)

    In an age of twisted values we have lost the truth we need

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  • In labour all creation groans (StF 704)

    In labour all creation groans till fear and hatred cease

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  • It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his hand (StF 705)

    It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his hand

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  • Longing for light, we wait in darkness (StF 706)

    Longing for light, we wait in darkness

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  • Make me a channel of your peace (StF 707)

    Make me a channel of your peace

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  • O God of hope, your prophets spoke (StF 708)

    O God of hope, your prophets spoke of days when war would cease

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  • Of all the Spirit's gifts to me (StF 709)

    Of all the Spirit's gifts to me

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  • Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord (StF 710)

    Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord

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  • Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed (StF 711)

    Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed

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  • Put peace into each other's hands (StF 712)

    Put peace into each other's hands

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  • Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)

    Show me how to stand for justice

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  • The God who sings (StF 714)

    The God who sings a new world into being shows the way

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  • The right hand of God is writing in our land (StF 715)

    The right hand of God is writing in our land

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  • There are no strangers to God's love (StF 716)

    There are no strangers to God's love

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  • We do not hope to ease our minds (StF 717)

    We do not hope to ease our minds by simple answers, shifted blame

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  • We lay our broken world (StF 718)

    We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet

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  • We pray for peace (StF 719)

    We pray for peace, but not the easy peace

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  • We turn to you, O God of every nation (StF 720)

    We turn to you, O God of every nation

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  • What shall we pray for those who died (StF 721)

    What shall we pray for those who died

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  • When mountains that we thought secure (StF 722)

    When mountains that we thought secure lie crumbled where we stand

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  • Who can sound the depths of sorrow? (StF 723)

    Who can sound the depths of sorrow in the Father heart of God

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  • A Hymn for New Year (website only)

    "This day is a day of both prayer and praising" by Andrew Pratt New on 24 December 2012 - a hymn of hope, praise and divine vision for the future, suitable for singing at the turn of the year (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • Down the road run refugees (website only)

    “Down the road run refugees” by John Bell and Graham Maule New on 6 May 2016 – a 1992 "protest song" as sadly relevant today as when it was written

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  • Dressed up on the kerbside (website only)

    "Dressed up on the kerbside" by Damian Boddy New on 27 September, 2012 - a challenging text that addresses the subject of prostitution, and the economic conditions that give rise to it.

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  • Give voice to the prophets who speak the hard word (website only)

    "Give voice to the prophets who speak the hard word" by Michael Docker New on 28 June, 2012

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  • Great God, whose name and heart is love (website only)

    “Great God, whose name and heart is love” by Andy Fyall New on 3 July 2015 – a hymn that challenges Christians to offer hope to others and witness to the God of peace

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  • 'I have a dream', a man once said (website only)

    “'I have a dream', a man once said" by Pamela Pettitt New on 27 July 2013 - inspired by Martin Luther King's 1963 "I have a dream" speech

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  • 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.

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  • New Jerusalem (website only)

    "And did God's feet in ancient time" ("New Jerusalem") by Andrew T. Murphy New on 3 October, 2012 - a re-working of William Blake's text with words that offer a flexible resource for many occasions.

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  • Saint George - more than dragons

    Exploring hymns that speak of England's patron saint

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  • The crowd had listened to your word (website)

    “The crowd had listened to your word” by Anna Briggs New on 16 January 2016 – Jesus feeds 5,000 people and offers us a lesson about love

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  • We cannot gloat: a time for grief (website only)

    "We cannot gloat: a time for grief, another mother's son is dead" by Andrew Pratt

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  • We shall make peace (website only)

    “We shall make peace, obedient to God's Spirit” by Vince Gilbert New on 8 July 2015 – a hymn

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  • When disaster strikes a nation (website only)

    "When disaster strikes a nation" by Norman Goreham

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  • When our views are varied (website only)

    "When our views are varied" by Gary Hopkins New on 9 July 2013 - a hymn praying for the respectful sharing of viewpoints and opinions within the Christian community

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  • '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

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  • You call us out to praise you (website only)

    "You call us out to praise you" by Anna Briggs New on 24 July 2013 - a hymn of praise that explores different images for the three persons of the Trinity. Published with notes.

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