32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Ruth 3: 1-5; 4: 13-17

All hail the power of Jesu’s name! (StF 342)
Great God, your love has called us here (StF 499)
Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
*Here as we kneel, here as we pray (StF 521)
Son of God, if your free grace (StF 336)
The world we thought we knew is changing fast (website only)

Psalm 127

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his hand (StF 705)
Unless the Lord builds the house we labour in vain (StF 515)

Hebrews 9: 24-28

Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
Jesus is King and I will extol him (StF 327)
Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour (StF 593)
We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)

Mark 12: 38-44

A rich young man came seeking (StF 243)
O God, what offering shall I give? (StF 562)
Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to thee (StF 566)

Alternative related readings

1 Kings 17: 8-16

Father, hear the prayer we offer (StF 518)
*Here as we kneel, here as we pray (StF 521)
Listening God, you hear us when we cannot speak (StF 524)
*We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)
You ceaseless, unexhausted love (StF 438)

Psalm 146

I'll praise my Maker while I've breath (StF 79) (paraphrase of Psalm 146)
Sing praise to God who reigns above (StF 117)