27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lamentations 1: 1-6

Down the road run refugees (website only)
God of my faith, I offer you my doubt (StF 629)
How long, O Lord, will you forget (StF 630)
When we are tested and wrestle alone (StF 240)

Psalm 137

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

By the Babylonian rivers we sat down in grief and wept (StF 694)
Give us your comfort, Lord (website only) - a sung response
O come, O come, Immanuel (StF 180)
You call us to the wilderness (website only)

2 Timothy 1: 1-14

Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)
*Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
My God! I know, I feel thee mine (StF 390)
Through the love of God our Saviour (StF 639)
We turn to God when we are sorely pressed (StF 640)

Luke 17: 5-10

A charge to keep I have (StF 658)
Father, hear the prayer we offer (StF 518)
I, the Lord of sea and sky (StF 663)
Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see (StF 668)
When circumstances make my life too hard to understand (StF 641)
When, O God, our faith is tested (StF 643)

Alternative related readings

Habakkuk 1: 1-4; 2:1-4

A bloodied child ("The boy in the ambulance") (website only)
And are we yet alive (StF 456)
*Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
Have you heard God's voice; has your heart been stirred? (StF 622)
When we were in the darkest night (StF 241)

Psalm 37: 1-9

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

Calm me, Lord, as you calmed the storm (StF 624)
Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming (StF 625)