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Worship Resources: July 19, 2020

Mary Magdelene (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 22
Color: Red or Green
Readings: Acts 13:26-33a; John 20:1-2, 11-18
Resources: anglican.com, satucket.com, Wikipedia

Sometimes called “the apostle to the apostles” because she told them of her encounter with the risen Lord, Mary was a woman of Galilee who followed Jesus throughout his ministry. She was present at Jesus’ crucifixion and his burial.

Suggested hymns based on the texts:

ELW #375. Alleluia! Christ Is Arisen
ELW #371. Christians, to the Paschal Victim
ELW #373. Christ the Lord Is Risen Today!
ELW #369. Christ the Lord Is Risen Today; Alleluia!
ELW #361. The Day of Resurrection!
ELW #492. Eat This Bread, Drink This Cup
ELW #419. For All the Faithful Women
ELW #427. For All Your Saints, O Lord
ELW #770. Give Me Jesus
ELW #428. Give Thanks for Saints
ELW #347. Go to Dark Gethsemane
ELW #535. Hallelujah! We Sing Your Praises
ELW #620. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds
ELW #477. I Received the Living God
ELW #365. Jesus Christ Is Risen Today
ELW #599. Lord Jesus, Think on Me
ELW #379. Now the Green Blade Rises
ELW #322. Oh, Love How Deep
ELW #833. Oh, That I Had a Thousand Voices
ELW #418. Rejoice in God’s Saints
ELW #426. Sing with All the Saints in Glory
ELW #386/7. O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing
ELW #366. The Strife Is O’er, the Battle Done
ELW #493. Taste and See
ELW #384. That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright
ELW #376. Thine Is the Glory
ELW #391. This Joyful Eastertide
ELW #869. We Have Seen the Lord
ELW #798. Will You Come and Follow Me (The Summons)
ELW #825. You Servants of God
LBW #147. Hallelujah! Jesus Lives!
Various Hymnals A Prophet-woman broke a jar (1993) by Brian A. Wren
Various Hymnals Comes Mary to the Grave by Michael A. Perry
Various Hymnals In the Garden (1913) by C. Austin Miles
Various Hymnals Mary Magdalen by J. J. Callanan
Various Hymnals See, What a Morning (2003) by Keith Getty & Stuart Townend
Various Hymnals This is the Day (1980) by Les Garrett
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)

Other (mostly contemporary) options:
In Christ Alone” By Stuart Townend, Keith Getty.
Mighty to Save” By Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan.
My Song is Love Unknown” By John Nicholson Ireland, Samuel Crossman.
Sweetly Broken” By Jeremy Riddle.
More options here.

Dakota Road Songs:
ALL ARE WELCOME
“EARLY MOURNING MARY”
WE HAVE SEEN THE MESSIAH

Worship Resources: July 12, 2020

Philip and James (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: May 1
Color: Red or Green
Readings: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6; John 14:8-14
Resources: anglican.com, satucket.com, Wikipedia (Philip), Wikipedia (James)

Suggested hymns based on the texts:

ELW #377. Alleluia! Jesus Is Risen!
ELW #779. Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound
ELW #505. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
ELW #793. Be Thou My Vision
ELW #638. Blessed Assurance
ELW #389. Christ Is Alive! Let Christians Sing
ELW #645. Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation
ELW #553. Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies
ELW #404. Come, Gracious Spirit, Heavenly Dove
ELW #816. Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life
ELW #478. Father, We Thank You
ELW #526. God Is Here!
ELW #673. God, Whose Almighty Word
ELW #253. He Came Down
ELW #530. Here, O Lord, Your Servants Gather
ELW #786. O Holy Spirit, Enter In
ELW #398. Holy Spirit, Truth Divine
ELW #620. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds
ELW #619. I Know That My Redeemer Lives!
ELW #834. Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
ELW #324. In the Cross of Christ I Glory
ELW #754. Jesus, the Very Thought of You
ELW #599. Lord Jesus, Think on Me
ELW #767. Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me
ELW #745. Lord, Teach Us How to Pray Aright
ELW #759. My Faith Looks Up to Thee
ELW #596/7. My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less
ELW #519. Open Your Ears, O Faithful People
ELW #534. Savior, Again to Your Dear Name
ELW #671. Shine, Jesus, Shine
ELW #878. Soli Deo Gloria
ELW #511. Thy Strong Word Did Cleave the Darkness
ELW #742. What a Friend We Have in Jesus
ELW #666. What Wondrous Love Is This
ELW #758. You Are the Way
LBW #133. Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won!
LBW #114. There Is a Green Hill Far Away
WOV #682. Praise the Spirit in Creation
WOV #783. Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God
Various Hymnals As I Have Done For You (2001) by Dan Schutte
Various Hymnals Earthen Vessels (1978) by John Foley
Various Hymnals Meekness and Majesty (This is Your God) (1986) by Graham Kendrick
Various Hymnals Sunshine in the Soul by E. E. Hewitt
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)

Other (mostly contemporary) options:
Blessed Be Your Name” By Matt Redman, Beth Redman.
Build Your Kingdom Here” By Rend Collective Experiment.
God is Love” As performed by Ginny Owens.
In the Secret” By Andy Park.
Open The Eyes of My Heart” By Paul Baloche.
More options here.

Worship Resources: July 5, 2020

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:
All That Really Matters” By Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman.
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”

Worship Resources: June 28, 2020

Peter and Paul (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: June 29th
Color: Red or Green
Readings: Acts 12:1-11; Psalm 87:1-3, 5-7; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18; John 21:15-19
Resources: Wikipedia (Peter), Wikipedia (Paul), Easton’s Bible Dictionary (Paul), Easton’s Bible Dictionary (Peter), anglican.org, Word & World

Suggested hymns based on the texts:

ELW #757. All My Hope on God Is Founded
ELW #793. Be Thou My Vision
ELW #715. Christ, Be Our Light
ELW #645. Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation
ELW #729. The Church of Christ, in Every Age
ELW #491. Come, Let Us Eat
ELW #443. Dearest Jesus, We Are Here
ELW #472. Eat This Bread (Jesus Christ, Bread of Life)
ELW #492. Eat This Bread, Drink This Cup
ELW #427. For All Your Saints, O Lord
ELW #770. Give Me Jesus
ELW #564. God, Who Made the Earth and Heaven
ELW #432. The Head That Once Was Crowned
ELW #737. He Comes to Us as One Unknown
ELW #574. Here I Am, Lord
ELW #580. How Clear Is Our Vocation, Lord
ELW #815. I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light
ELW #696. Jesus Calls Us; o’er the Tumult
ELW #810. O Jesus, I Have Promised
ELW #805. Lead On, O King Eternal!
ELW #660. Lift High the Cross
ELW #676. Lord, Speak to Us, That We May Speak
ELW #839. Now Thank We All Our God
ELW #840. Now Thank We All Our God
ELW #787. On Eagle’s Wings
ELW #773. Precious Lord, Take My Hand
ELW #418. Rejoice in God’s Saints
ELW #390. The Risen Christ
ELW #351/2. O Sacred Head, Now Wounded
ELW #789. Savior, like a Shepherd Lead Us
ELW #423. Shall We Gather at the River
ELW #497. Strengthen for Service, Lord
ELW #667. Take Up Your Cross, the Savior Said
ELW #376. Thine Is the Glory
ELW #353. Were You There
ELW #798. Will You Come and Follow Me (The Summons)
LBW #384. Your Kingdom Come, O Father
WOV #696. I’ve Just Come from the Fountain
WOV #785. Weary of All Trumpeting
Various Hymnals Be Still, For the Spirit of the Lord (1986) by David Evans
Various Hymnals Long Before the World Is Waking (1984) by Timothy Dudley-Smith
Various Hymnals Make me a channel of your peace (1967) adapted by Sebastian Temple
Various Hymnals Sing for God’s glory (2005) by Kathy Galloway
Various Hymnals We Cannot Measure How You Heal (1989) by John L. Bell
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)

Other (mostly contemporary) options:
Amazing Love” By Graham Kendrick.
Forever” By Chris Tomlin.
One Day” By Vicky Beeching and Robin Mark.
To the Least of These” By Randy Gill.
More options here.

Dakota Road Songs:
“EARLY MOURNING MARY”
“TAKE UP YOUR CROSS”
“WE ARE CALLED”

 

Encaustic icon of John the Baptist, IV c.

Worship Resources: June 21, 2020

John the Baptist (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: June 24th
Color: Red or Green
Readings: Malachi 3:1-4; Psalm 141; Acts 13:13-26; Luke 1:57-67
Resources: Wikipedia, BibleHub, Easton’s Bible Dictionary, anglican.org, Zondervan, Word & World

Suggested hymns based on the texts:

ELW #634. All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name!
ELW #779. Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound
ELW #793. Be Thou My Vision
ELW #250. Blessed Be the God of Israel
ELW #552. Blessed Be the God of Israel
ELW #656. Blest Be the Tie That Binds
ELW #420/1. By All Your Saints
ELW #723. Canticle of the Turning
ELW #604. O Christ, Our Hope
ELW #553. Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies
ELW #654. The Church’s One Foundation
ELW #807. Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
ELW #254. Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
ELW #256. Comfort, Comfort Now My People
ELW #361. The Day of Resurrection!
ELW #647. Glorious Things of You Are Spoken
ELW #673. God, Whose Almighty Word
ELW #290. Go Tell It on the Mountain
ELW #246. Hark! A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding!
ELW #311. Hail to the Lord’s Anointed
ELW #620. How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds
ELW #466. In the Singing
ELW #810. O Jesus, I Have Promised
ELW #434. Jesus Shall Reign
ELW #502. The King of Love My Shepherd Is
ELW #631. Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
ELW #295. Of the Father’s Love Begotten
ELW #249. On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry
ELW #844. Praise to the Lord (Louez l’Eterne)
ELW #264. Prepare the Royal Highway
ELW #255. There’s a Voice in the Wilderness
ELW #531. The Trumpets Sound, the Angels Sing (The Feast Is Ready)
ELW #424. Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones
Various Hymnals Canticle of Zachary (1992) by Ruth C. Duck
Various Hymnals Long Ago, Prophets Knew (1971) by Fred Pratt Green
Various Hymnals Prepare the Way of the Lord (1984) by Communaute de Taizé
Various Hymnals Tell Out, My Soul (1961) by Timothy Dudley-Smith
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)

Other (mostly contemporary) options:
Grace Wins” As performed by Matthew West.
Love Comes Down” By Audrey Assad, Matt Maher, et al.
Open The Eyes of My Heart” By Paul Baloche. As performed by Sonic Flood.
Our God” By Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, et al.
More options here.

Dakota Road Songs:
“HELP US OH LORD”
“LET’S GO OUT”
“REJOICE AND CELEBRATE”
“WE HAVE SEEN THE MESSIAH”