The Passion and the Cross

  • O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder (StF 82)

    O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder

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  • All glory, laud and honour (StF 262)

    All glory, laud and honour

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  • Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the highest! (StF 263)

    Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the highest!

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  • Make way, make way, for Christ the king (StF 264)

    Make way, make way, for Christ the king in splendour arrives

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  • Ride on, ride on in majesty! (StF 265)

    Ride on, ride on in majesty!

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  • All the room was hushed and still (StF 266)

    All the room was hushed and still

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  • Jesus in the olive grove (StF 267)

    Jesus in the olive grove

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  • Sing, my tongue, the Saviour's glory (StF 268)

    Sing, my tongue, the Saviour's glory

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  • To see the King of heaven fall (StF 269)

    To see the King of heaven fall

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  • Come and see, come and see (StF 270)

    Come and see, come and see

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  • Come, wounded Healer, your sufferings reveal (StF 271i)

    Come, wounded healer, your sufferings reveal

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  • Come, wounded Healer, your sufferings reveal (StF 271ii)

    Come, wounded healer, your sufferings reveal

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  • From heaven you came, helpless babe (StF 272)

    From heaven you came, helpless babe

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  • Here hangs a man discarded (StF 273)

    Here hangs a man discarded

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  • Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice (StF 274)

    Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice

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  • Jesus the carpenter, hanging on Calvary (StF 275)

    Jesus the carpenter, hanging on Calvary

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  • Lift high the Cross, the love of Christ proclaim (StF 276)

    Lift high the Cross, the love of Christ proclaim

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  • My song is love unknown (StF 277)

    My song is love unknown

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  • O Love divine, what have you done! (StF 278)

    O Love divine, what have you done!

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  • O precious sight, my Saviour stands (StF 279)

    O precious sight, my Saviour stands

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  • O sacred head, sore wounded (StF 280i & ii)

    O sacred head, sore wounded

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  • See the Lamb of God (StF 281)

    See the Lamb of God

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  • Stay here where nails are driven (StF 282)

    Stay here where nails are driven

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  • The desolate Messiah dies (StF 283)

    The desolate Messiah dies

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  • There is a green hill far away (StF 284)

    There is a green hill far away

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  • Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (StF 285)

    Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

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  • What kind of love is this (StF 286)

    What kind of love is this that gave itself for me?

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  • When I think about the cross (StF 288)

    When I think about the cross

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  • When my love for Christ grows weak (StF 289)

    When my love for Christ grows weak

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  • Who would ever have believed it (StF 290)

    Who would ever have believed it?

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  • Why has God forsaken me? (StF 291)

    Why has God fosaken me?

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  • Praise to the Holiest in the height (StF 334)

    Praise to the Holiest in the height

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  • He came to earth, not to be served (StF 445)

    He came to earth, not to be served

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  • Giving it all to you, giving it all to you (StF 551)

    Giving it all to you, giving it all to you

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  • Victim divine, thy grace we claim (StF 600)

    Victim divine, thy grace we claim

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  • A man, despised and laughed to scorn (website only)

    An unflinching take on the crucifixion, asking hard questions

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  • A series of services for each day during Holy Week focusing on Jesus' seven last ‘words’

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  • A twisting wind that wreaks such devastation (website only)

    "A twisting wind that wreaks such devastation" by Andrew Pratt New on 5 June 2013 - written in the wake of a tornado that devastated suburbs of Oklahoma in May 2013

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  • Approaching Easter – suggestions from StF

    Resources to accompany you through Holy Week and beyond

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  • Avoiding Holy Saturday

    Thoughts on the significance of Easter Saturday by theologian Alan Lewis

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  • Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted (website only)

    “Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted” by Sue McCoan and Matthew Prevett New on 24 February 2014 - a hymn based on the events of Maundy Thursday

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  • Holy Week - a Singing the Faith introduction

    Introducing readings and hymns for Holy Week 2020

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  • Listen, my people (website only)

    "Listen, my people" by Gillian Collins New on 24 December 2012 - a text that explores the implications of the self-giving to which we commit during the Methodist Covenant Service (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • Lord, we recall your words (website only)

    “Lord, we recall your words that speak of love” by Andrew Brown New on 22 October 2014 - a hymn suitable for Rembrance Sunday that explores the call to lay down one's life for friends

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  • Making a hymn - how to go about it

    Hints and rules for hymn writers - the Revd Anne Sardeson walks us through the writing of her Palm Sunday hymn, "This week"

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  • Other services for Holy Week

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  • Remembering Mary (website only)

    "Remembering Mary" by Gillian Collins New on 24 December 2012 - a text that offers not only an overview of the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, but also records all that the incarnation will mean for Jesus

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  • Saint George - more than dragons

    Exploring hymns that speak of England's patron saint

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  • Son of God humiliated (website only)

    "Son of God humiliated" by Andrew T. Murphy - a hymn for Good Friday and Passiontide New on 14 February, 2012

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  • Stations of the Cross (by Gerhard Winkler)

    Images from Theresienkapelle in Schwarzenberg

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  • The name of Jesus (website only)

    “The name of Jesus” by Mary Rose Jensen New on 3 March 2016 – a hymn exploring the implications of the name Jesus in scripture

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  • The quaking earth is calm (website only)

    "The quaking earth is calm" by Andrew Pratt New on 1 March, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • This week (website only)

    “This week the cry goes 'Hosanna' then 'die'” by Anne J. Sardeson New on 27 March 2019 - the journey from Palm Sunday to Calvary

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  • We turn to you in our despair (website only)

    “We turn to you in our despair” by Robert Timpson New on 29 August 2017 – a modern psalm which responds to the world's pain with Christ's example of love

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