11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

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

1 Samuel 15: 34 – 16: 13

God it was who said to Abraham (StF 464)
God moves in a mysterious way (StF 104)
Here am I, Lord, I’ve come to do your will (StF 552)
I lift my eyes up to the mountains (StF 631)
Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to thee (StF 566)
Would I have answered when you called (StF 674)

Psalm 20

Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

I am not skilled to understand (StF 349)
Thou hidden source of calm repose (StF 366)

2 Corinthians 5: 6-10 (11-13) 14-17

All my days I will sing this song of gladness(StF 343)
And can it be that I should gain? (StF 345)
I am a new creation (StF 553)
Let earth and heaven agree (StF 358)

Mark 4: 26-34

Come, you thankful people, come (StF 123)
How small a spark has lit a living fire! (StF 408)
Speak, O Lord, as we come to you (StF 161)
Today I awake and God is before me (StF 139)
The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)

Alternative related readings

Ezekiel 17: 22-24

Come, Lord Jesus, Come (StF 168)
O come, o come, Immanuel (StF 180)
Praise to the God who clears the way (StF 183)

Psalm 92: 1-4, 12-15

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Faithful One, so unchanging (StF 628)
Praise the Lord, his glories show (StF 84)
Worship God with the morning sunrise (StF 68)