Thomas (Summer Series)
I am using the sundaysandseasons.com resources for prayers and am not writing my own. I will still list hymn suggestions and other resources for any others thinking about using this summer series.
Festival Day: July 3rd
Color: Red or Green
Readings: Ephesians 4:11-16; John 14:1-7
Resources: Wikipedia, Easton’s Bible Dictionary, anglican.org
Suggested hymns based on the texts:
ELW #757. All My Hope on God Is Founded
ELW #421. By All Your Saints
ELW #389. Christ Is Alive! Let Christians Sing
ELW #816. Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life
ELW #408. Come, Thou Almighty King
ELW #647. Glorious Things of You Are Spoken
ELW #736. God the Sculptor of the Mountains
ELW #530. Here, O Lord, Your Servants Gather
ELW #856. How Great Thou Art
ELW #620. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds
ELW #619. I Know That My Redeemer Lives!
ELW #477. I Received the Living God
ELW #325. I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
ELW #810. O Jesus, I Have Promised
ELW #592. Just As I Am, without One Plea
ELW #558. Lord God, We Praise You
ELW #599. Lord Jesus, Think on Me
ELW #763. My Life Flows On in Endless Song
ELW #426. Sing with All the Saints in Glory
ELW #386. O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing
ELW #384. That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright
ELW #376. Thine Is the Glory
ELW #327. Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow
ELW #635. We Walk by Faith
ELW #742. What a Friend We Have in Jesus
ELW #424. Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones
ELW #758. You Are the Way
LBW #133. Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won!
Various Hymnals These Things Did Thomas Count as Real (1983) by Thomas Troeger
Various Hymnals You Tell Me That the Lord Is Risen (1996) by Rob Johns
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)
Other (mostly contemporary) options:
“I’ll Fly Away” By Albert E. Brumley.
“We Will Dance” By David Ruis.
More options here.
Dakota Road Songs:
“BLESSED ARE THOSE”
“CHILD OF THE WATER”
“CROSS OF CHRIST”
“HERE AT THE TABLE”
“I BELIEVE IN THAT LOVE”