The Epiphany

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

See Epiphany - arrivals and beginnings and  Epiphany hope


Brightest and best of the sons of the morning (StF 227)
Come, Lord Jesus, come (StF 168)
God, who made the stars of heaven (StF 7)

Isaiah 60: 1-6

Born in song (StF 21)
Darkness like a shroud covers the earth (StF 170)
Great is the darkness that covers the earth (StF 405)
See how great a flame aspires (StF 412)
The silent stars shine down on us (StF 231)

Psalm 72: 1-7, 10-14

Hymn echoing the psalmist’s theme

Hail to the Lord’s anointed (StF 228)
Hear the call of the kingdom (StF 407)
Jesus shall reign where’er the sun (StF 328)

Ephesians 3: 1-12

Go to the world! Go into all the earth (StF 402)
How small a spark has lit a living fire! (StF 408)
Jesus call us here to meet him (StF 28)
There’s a wideness in God’s mercy (StF 416)
We come from the mountains, the valleys and plains (StF 417)

Matthew 2: 1-12

As of gladness men of old (StF 224)
Bethlehem, of noblest cities (StF 225)
Birth brings a promise of new life awaking (StF 226)
How hard was that journey (website only)
Lord, your Church on earth is seeking (StF 410)
Riding out across the desert (StF 230)
We cannot bear the full light of your glory (website only)
We do not look for angel choirs (website only)
We three kings of Orient are (website only)