31st Sunday in Ordianry Time

See below for readings and hymns for All Saints' Day

General

As we gather in your presence (StF 609)
Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine (StF 548)
Father in heaven (StF 4)
Thine be the glory (StF 313)
We gather round this table (website only) communion hymn

Joshua 3: 7-17

Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (StF 465)
Just as we are (website only)
*O God, our help in ages past (StF 132)

Psalm 107: 1-7, 33-37

Calm me Lord, as you calmed the storm (StF 624)
I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (StF 79)
Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult (StF 250)
Now thank we all our God (StF 81)
The steadfast love of the Lord (StF 66)

1 Thessalonians 2: 9-13

Called by Christ to be disciples (StF 660)
*Christ be my leader by night as by day (StF 492)
Help us, O Lord, to learn the truths your word imparts (StF 501)
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (StF 686)
Speak, O Lord, as we come to you (StF 161)

Matthew 23: 1-12

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (StF 545)
Behold the servant of the Lord! (StF 546)
Brother, sister, let me serve you (StF 611)
*Christ be my leader by night as by day (StF 492)
*In an age of twisted values (StF 703)
*Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)
There’s a wideness in God’s mercy (StF 416)

Alternative related readings:

Micah 3: 5-12

*Beauty for brokenness (StF 693)
God weeps (StF 700)
Heaven shall not wait for the poor to lose their patience (StF 701)
I will speak out for those who have no voices (StF 702)
*In an age of twisted values (StF 703)
O God of hope, your prophets spoke (StF 708)
*Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)
When mountains that we thought secure (StF 722)
Who can sound the depths of sorrow (StF 723)

Psalm 43

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

God of my faith, I offer you my doubt (StF 629)
Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
My troubled soul, why so weighed down? (StF 635)
When I’m feeling down and sad (StF 642)
When, O God, our faith is tested (StF 643)

All Saints' Day

General

For all the saints who from their labours rest (StF 745)
For all the saints who showed your love (StF 746)
Lead us God (website only)
One human family God has made (StF 687)
We gather round this table (website only) communion hymn
Ye servants of God (StF 340)

More suggestions and reflections at Singing All Saints and All-hallows Eve.

Revelation 7: 9-17

Blessing and honour, glory and power are rightly yours (StF 765)
Come let us join our cheerful songs (StF 743)
Come let us join our friends above (StF 744)
Glorious things of thee are spoken (StF 748)
Holy, holy, holy Lord (StF 789)
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty! (StF 11)
How shall I sing that majesty? (StF 53)
Just as we are (website only)
King of Kings, Majesty (StF 331)
Let earth and heaven agree (StF 358)
Love divine, all loves excelling (StF 503)
Praise, my soul, the king of heaven (StF 83)
There is a higher throne (StF 337)

Psalm 34: 1-10, 22

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

I will bless the Lord at all times (StF 809) (Psalm 34: spoken, responsive)
King of Glory, King of Peace (StF 56)
My soul finds rest in God alone (StF 633)
Through all the changing scenes of life (StF 638)

1 John 3: 1-3

Author of life divine (StF 572) communion hymn
Come let us sing of a wonderful love (StF 443)
Father God, I wonder (StF 72)
Help us, O Lord, to learn (StF 501)
More like you, Jesus, more like you (StF 505)
Open the eyes of my heart, Lord (StF 451)
Purify my heart, let me be as gold (StF 508)

Matthew 5: 1-12

Beatitude (Blessed are the poor in Spirit) (website only)
Blest are the pure in heart (StF 244)
Blest are they, the poor in spirit (StF 245)
Community of Christ (StF 681)
Hear the call of the kingdom (StF 407)
The kingdom of God (StF 255)