NL Worship Resources: November 5, 2017

All Saints Sunday

Color: White
Closest RCL Sunday(s): Proper 7(12)C or Proper 14(19)A
Readings: Gospel Text: John 12:27-28 | Sermon Texts: 1 Kings 19:1-18 (God Speaks to
Elijah)
Psalm Suggestion: Psalms 42 & 43
Prayer of the Day (WP): Powerful God, although you can make your presence known in a mighty wind, or an earthquake, or a fire, you often speak to us in the sound of sheer silence. Help us to hear. Amen

Suggested hymns based on the Sermon texts:

ELW #412. Come, Join the Dance of Trinity
ELW #756. Eternal Father, Strong to Save
ELW #422. For All the Saints
ELW #740. God of the Sparrow
ELW #737. He Comes to Us as One Unknown
ELW #810. O Jesus, I Have Promised
ELW #676. Lord, Speak to Us, That We May Speak
ELW #460. Now the Silence
ELW #623. Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me
ELW #608. Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling
ELW #396. Spirit of Gentleness
ELW #587/8. There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy
LBW #506. Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
WOV #682. Praise the Spirit in Creation
Various Hymnals Come, living God, when least expected
Various Hymnals I Sing a Song of the Saints of God
Various Hymnals Open, Lord, My Inward Ear
Various Hymnals Renew Your Church
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship;  LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship; WOV=With One Voice)

Suggested hymns based on the Gospel text:

ELW #532. Gather Us In
ELW #880. O God beyond All Praising
ELW #379. Now the Green Blade Rises
ELW #334. Tree of Life and Awesome Mystery
ELW #659. Will You Let Me Be Your Servant
WOV #637. Gloria, Gloria, Gloria
Various Hymnals At Even, When the Sun Was Set
Various Hymnals Thy Will Be Done
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship;  LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship; WOV=With One Voice)

Contemporary options based on both:

Arms Open Wide” By Sam Knock.
Blessed Be Your Name” By Matt Redman, Beth Redman.
Restless” By Audrey Assad, Matt Maher.
More contemporary suggestions here.