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”

 

Worship Resources: June 14, 2020

Barnabas, Apsotle (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 11th
Color: Red
Readings: Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3; Matthew 10:7-16
Resources:
Wikipedia, BibleHub, Easton’s Bible Dictionary, anglican.org, OrthodoxWiki

Suggested hymns based on the texts:

ELW #420/1. By All Your Saints
ELW #662. Christ is the King!
ELW #729. The Church of Christ, in Every Age
ELW #756. Eternal Father, Strong to Save
ELW #678. God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending
ELW #696. Jesus Calls Us; o’er the Tumult
ELW #810. O Jesus, I Have Promised
ELW #335. Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
ELW #538. The Lord Now Sends us Forth
ELW #579. Lord, You Give the Great Commission
ELW #864/5. Praise, My Soul, the God of Heaven
ELW #655. Son of God, Eternal Savior
ELW #497. Strengthen for Service, Lord
ELW #667. Take Up Your Cross, the Savior Said
ELW #719. Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life
LBW #177/8. By All Your Saints in Warfare
LBW #160. Filled with the Spirit’s Power
LBW #431. Your Hand, O Lord, in Days of Old
Various Hymnals Barnabas, a Man of God (2006) by Guilherme Kerr Neto
Various Hymnals Forth in the Peace of Christ We Go (1969) by James Quinn
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)

Other (mostly contemporary) options:
Better Is One Day” By Matt Redman.
More Than Conquerors” As performed by Rend collective.
My Lighthouse” As performed by Rend collective
You Never Let Go” By Beth Redman, Matt Redman.
More options here.

Dakota Road Songs:
“EARLY MOURNING MARY”
“HERE’S HOPE”
“MADE FOR LOVE”
“REIGN OF HEALING”

Worship Resources: June 7, 2020

Holy Trinity Year 2

Color: White
Closest RCL Sunday(s): Trinity Sunday A
Readings: Holy Trinity2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
Prayer of the Day (sundaysandseasons.com): Almighty Creator and ever-living God: we worship your glory, eternal Three-in-One, and we praise your power, majestic One-in-Three. Keep us steadfast in this faith, defend us in all adversity, and bring us at last into your presence, where you live in endless joy and love, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Other Resources: WorkingPreacher, TextWeek, Dear WP; Word&World

Suggested hymns based on the texts:

ELW #835. All Creatures, Worship God Most High!
ELW #410. All Glory Be to God on High
ELW #819. Come, All You People (Uyaimose)
ELW #404. Come, Gracious Spirit, Heavenly Dove
ELW #412. Come, Join the Dance of Trinity
ELW #408. Come, Thou Almighty King
ELW #684. Creating God, Your Fingers Trace
ELW #577/8. Creator Spirit, Heavenly Dove
ELW #756. Eternal Father, Strong to Save
ELW #415. Father Most Holy
ELW #673. God, Whose Almighty Word
ELW #771. God, Who Stretched the Spangled Heavens
ELW #543. Go, My Children, with My Blessing
ELW #414. Holy God, We Praise Your Name
ELW #413. Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty!
ELW #450. I Bind unto Myself Today
ELW #482. I Come with Joy
ELW #834. Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
ELW #409. Kyrie! God, Father
ELW #881. Let All Things Now Living
ELW #558. Lord God, We Praise You
ELW #527. Lord Jesus Christ, Be Present Now
ELW #517. Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word
ELW #579. Lord, You Give the Great Commission
ELW #837. Many and Great, O God (Wakantanka taku nitawa)
ELW #556. Morning Has Broken
ELW #735. Mothering God, You Gave Me Birth
ELW #555. Oh, Sing to God Above
ELW #824. This Is My Father’s World
ELW #511. Thy Strong Word Did Cleave the Darkness
ELW #571. O Trinity, O Blessed Light
ELW #457. Waterlife
ELW #411. We All Believe in One True God
ELW #861. When Long Before Time (The Singer and the Song)
LBW #396. O God, O Lord of Heaven and Earth
LBW #490. Let Me Be Yours Forever
LBW #266. Maker of the Earth and Heaven
WOV #787. Glory to God, We Give You Thanks
WOV #682. Praise the Spirit in Creation
WOV #793. Shout for Joy Loud and Long
Various Hymnals God Is One, Unique and Holy (1983) by Brian Wren
Various Hymnals Holy Father, Son, and Spirit (2016) by Sandra McCracken
Various Hymnals Hymn to the Trinity (1980) by Robert Kreutz
Various Hymnals This Holy Covenant Was Made (1991) by Sylvia Dunstan
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship)

Other (mostly contemporary) options:
Come Let Us Worship” By Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves.
Micah 6:8” By Charlie Hall.
Mission’s Flame” By Matt Redman.
We Speak to Nations” By Israel Houghton.
More options here.

Dakota Road Songs:
“BE COMFORTED”
“GO NOW”
“I BELIEVE, I DO BELIEVE”
“ONE MAKER”
“WE ARE GATHERED HERE”


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2020 Summer Series

As an FYI for those that follow my blog. The NL-using pastors in my area have decided to do a summer series this year based on the Festival Days from May-October. You are welcome to join us in using this series. If you follow the series from Workingpreacher or do something else, that’s great too and I will see you in September!

6/7/2020: Holy Trinity Sunday2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20

6/14/2020: BarnabasActs 11:19-30; 13:1-3; Matthew 10:7-16

6/21/2020: John the BaptistActs 13:13-26; Luke 1:57-67

6/28/2020: Peter and Paul2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18; John 21:15-19

7/5/2020: ThomasEphesians 4:11-16; John 14:1-7

7/12/2020: Philip and James2 Corinthians 4:1-6; John 14:8-14

7/19/2020: Mary MagdeleneActs 13:26-33a; John 20:1-2, 11-18

7/26/2020: JamesActs 11:27-12:3a; Mark 10:35-45

8/2/2020: Matthew – Ephesians 2:4-10; Matthew 9:9-13

8/9/2020: Simon and Jude1 John 4:1-6; John 14:21-27

8/16/2020: Mary, Mother of JesusGalatians 4:4-7; Luke 1:46-55

8/23/2020: Bartholomew1 Corinthians 12:27-31a; John 1:43-51

8/30/2020: Michael and All AngelsRevelation 12:7-12; Luke 10:17-20

9/6/2020: Holy Cross Day1 Corinthians 1:18-24; John 3:13-17