Sunday before Advent

Christ the King / Reign of Christ

Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading

Jeremiah 23:1-6

He is exalted (StF 52)
O come, O come, Immanuel (StF 180)
The King of love my shepherd is (StF 479)
The Lord’s my Shepherd, I’ll not want (StF 480)
The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want (StF 481)
The splendour of the King (StF 15)

Psalm 46

Hymns reflecting the psalmist's theme

A safe stronghold our God is still (StF 623)
Glorious things of thee are spoken (StF 748)
God is our refuge and strength (StF 810) responsive reading
When mountains that we thought secure lie crumbled where we stand (StF 722)

OR

Luke 1:68-79

Come, Lord Jesus, come (StF 168)
Darkness like a shroud covers the earth (StF 170)
Hark the glad sound! The Saviour comes (StF 171)
Into the darkness of this world (StF 173)
Praise the Lord who reigns above (StF 85)
Praise to the God who clears the way (StF 183)
You showed us mercy (StF 488)

Colossians 1:11-20

Christ is made the sure foundation (StF 677)
*Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice (StF 274)
Jesus is Lord! Creation’s voice proclaims it (StF 353)
*King of kings, majesty (StF 331)
Of the Father’s love begotten (StF 181)
Over all the earth, you reign on high (StF 63)
The Church’s one foundation (StF 690)
Who would think that what was needed (StF 222)

Luke 23:33-43

*Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice (StF 274)
Jesus is King and I will extol him (StF 327)
Jesus, remember me (StF 777) responsive song
*King of kings, majesty (StF 331)
King of Glory, King of Peace (StF 56)
Let all the world in every corner sing (StF 57)