Readings/hymns


Readings and hymns: Oct 1 to Dec 31             

Key:
*special service /*evening service /*pulpit supply
*season/ seasonal service = Lent/Advent
*communion /*music/singing group /*new song
[#??] gives ref. to week for We Make the Road by Walking



OCTOBER/
Sun 1  People of the Bible: Jonah’s story
READINGS/ Jonah 1:1-17; 2:1-10; Jonah 3:1-10; 4:1-11
HYMNS/
160 Praise, my soul, the king of heaven
 87 Lord, from the depths to thee I cried [tune: St Columba]
158 God moves in a mysterious way [tune: Kilmarnock]
187 There is a wideness in God’s mercy
519 Love divine all loves excelling

Sun 8  HARVEST
READINGS/ Deuteronomy, 28:1-14; Ps 65; 2 Cor. 9-15:6
HYMNS/
233 Come, you thankful people come
103 Fill your hearts with joy and gladness
230 Praise God for the harvest [full verse intro]
226 God whose farm is all creation [tune:Stuttgart]
229 We plough the fields and scatter

Sun 15 People of the Bible: Hagar's story
READINGS/ Genesis 16; Gen 21:1-21
HYMNS/
130 Ye servants of God
5 O Lord, our Lord, throughout the earth [new – full verse intro, pitch +2]
259 Beauty for brokenness
724 Christ’s is the world in which we move
192 All my hope on God is founded [tune:Groeswen]

Sun 22  People of the Bible: Rahab's story
READINGS/ Joshua 1:1-6; 2:1-24/ Joshua 6:1-7, 20-25
HYMNS/
167 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
31 I waited patiently for God
119 O God, thou are the Father [tune:Thornbury]
513 Courage brother [tune: Nettleton – full verse intro]
529 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

Sun 29 'Reformation Sunday' remembering 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
READINGS/ Jeremiah 31:31-34; Romans 3:19-28; Eph 2:1-10; Ps 46
HYMNS/ TBC
120 God we praise you, God we bless you [tune: Ode to joy]
484 Great God, your love has called us here
604 Holy wisdom, lamp of learning
454 A mighty fortress is our God [full verse intro]
512 To God be the glory

NOVEMBER/
Sun 5 People of the Bible: Philemon
READINGS/ Ps 139:1-18; Jeremiah 18:1-11; Philemon 1-25
HYMNS/
470 Jesus shall reign where’er the sun [tune: Duke Street/tempo 6]
771 If you believe and I believe x 2
472 Come, thou long-expected Jesus
277 Hark the glad sound
396 And can it be [tune: Sagina/ tempo 6]

Sun 12 REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY
READINGS/ Ps 46; Micah 4:1-5, 6:6-8; Matt. 5:1-12
HYMNS/
123 God is love, let heaven adore him
691 O Be still my soul
527 Lord make us servants of your peace
710 ‘I have a dream,’ a man once said
161 O God our help in ages past

Sun 19***PULPIT SUPPLY -  TBC
READINGS/ TBC
HYMNS/  TBC

Sun 26 People of the Bible: Andrew [for St Andrew's Day]
READINGS/ Ps 146; John 1:35-42; John 6:1-13; Jn 12:20-26;
HYMNS/
62 Sing to the Lord a new song
339 Sing of Andrew, John’s disciple
509 Jesus calls us o’er the tumult
533 Will you come and follow me
535 Who would true valour see

DECEMBER/ 
Sun 3 1 Advent - ‘Hope’
READINGS/ Isaiah 64:1-9; 1 Cor 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37
HYMNS/
273 O come, o come, Emmanuel
*advent candle song -  359 He came down that we may have ...’hope’ x 1
**Open Wide Your Heavens! [CRANHAM Irregular -"In The Bleak Midwinter" - 4 verses)
543 Christ be our light
19 Ye gates lift up your heads on high
192 All my hope on God is founded

Sun 10 2 Advent    ‘love’
READINGS/ Isaiah 40:1-11; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8
HYMNS/
198 All are welcome in this place
*advent candle song -  359 He came down that we may have ...
               ’hope’ and ’love’ x 2
334 On Jordan’s bank
279 Make way, make way for Christ the King
519 Love divine, all loves excelling
472 Come thou long expected Jesus

Sun 17 3 Advent – 'joy'     [& evening carols at WLH w friends from LHills Silver Band]
READINGS/Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; 1 Thess 5:16-24; Luke 1:47-55
HYMNS/
277 Hark the glad sound
*advent candle song -  359 He came down that we may have ... ’hope’, ’love’ ’joy’ x 3
285 The angel, Gabriel
286 Tell out my soul
291 When out of poverty is born
804 You shall go out with joy

Sun 24 4 Advent - All-age Nativity Service  & Watchnight Service
MORNING - All-age Nativity - ‘peace’
READINGS/ Psalm 89:1-4,19-26 Romans 16:25-27 Luke 1:26-38
HYMNS/   TBC
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*advent candle song -  359 He came down that we may have ... ’hope’, ’love’ ’joy’ 'peace' x 4
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EVENING - Watchnight Service   with music provided by our friends from Leadhills Silver Band
READINGS/   TBC
HYMNS/ 
305 In the bleak mid winter         
273 O'come, o come Emanuel 
296 While Shepherds watch 
313 See in yonder manger low 
301 Hark the Herald   
306 O come all ye faithful

Sun 31 Lessons and Carols
READINGS/ TBC
HYMNS/   TBC

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