Music - Sunday, 13 June 2021 – Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year B (Proper 6)

Introduction

Top 4 Contemporary Music Suggestions for this week:

Please note, the hyperlinked Youtube clips are provided to give you a sense of how music can be performed or for personal use. You must always obtain permission from the creators of the music videos and the creators of the song before using clips in worship, unless permission is explicitly stated beneath the video.

Open The Eyes of My Heart – Paul Baloche (CCLI)
Create in Me – Rend Collective (CCLI)
Thrive – Casting Crowns (CCLI)
We Will Go (Send Us) – Emu Youth (CCLI by Curtis Smith)

 

Top 4 Public Domain

If you enjoy traditional hymn singing or your congregation does not have a copyright license, Mark Simpfendorfer from the Music and Song team recommends the following:

Backing tracks have been recorded for you to use.

Lord open thou my heart to hear – LHS 498 - Backing track
A new heart Lord create in me–LHS 364 - Backing track
Lord Jesus Christ the cause is Thine – LHS 228 - Backing track
Come ye thankful people come– LHS 564 - Backing track

Top 5 All Together/LHS Songs

There are many great songs and hymns to choose from each week. This list has been compiled by Mark Simpfendorfer from the Commission on Worship's Music and Song team. Please make sure you check the copyright on any songs you use.

Lord open thou my heart to hear – LHS 498 - Backing track
A new heart Lord create in me–LHS 364 - Backing track
Lord Jesus Christ the cause is Thine – LHS 228 - Backing track
Faith, hope and love –AT 181 blue (One Licence)
Come ye thankful people come– LHS 564 - Backing track

Top 4 Contemporary Music Suggestions for this week

Please note, the hyperlinked Youtube clips are provided to give you a sense of how music can be performed or for personal use. You must always obtain permission from the creators of the music videos and the creators of the song before using clips in worship, unless permission is explicitly stated beneath the video.

Song/Hymn suggestions based on the Lectionary readings

Some LHS hymns have modernised lyrics. Click on underlined hymns to see the new lyrics.

Please click here to go to the Modernised Hymns page.

G3, G4 . . . = Guitar chords available in the Music Package 3, 4 . .ro.; GS = Guitar chords in the Supplement to LH

First Reading: a) 1 Samuel 15:34 – 16:13

LHS

AT

269 Create in us (One Licence)
357 Give us hearts to know you, Lord (Please use freely with permission of the author. Use the acknowledgement “Permission granted by Annette Fechner”)

TIS

559 A new heart, Lord, create in me
685 Lord, I come to you

First Reading: b) Ezekiel 17:22-24

LHS

AT

TIS

744 Refresh my heart

Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 (11-13) 14-17

LHS

AT

103 Send your servant down the road (Please use freely with the permission of the author)
182 Christ is changing everything (Please use freely with the permission of the author)
200 One more step (CCLI, One Licence)
521 New Day (CCLI)

TIS

218 Jesus! the name high over all
414 There’s a spirit in the air
489 We know that Christ is raised
509 Come now, everlasting Spirit
744 Refresh my heart

Gospel Reading: Mark 4:26-34

LHS

226 Winter reigns o’er many a region
267 Almighty God, Thy Word is cast
564 Come, ye thankful people, come (vv 2,3,4)
814 For the fruits of his creation
844 Sent out by God’s blessing

AT

181 Faith, hope and love (One Licence)

TIS

168 For the fruits of all creation
531 Sent forth by God’s blessing

Psalms

Psalm 20

Music Resources Vol. 3- Psalm settings : Psalm 20 p29

Psalm 92

TIS 50, It is good to give thanks to the Lord, is a version of Psalm 92:1-2,5,12-13.
Music Resources Vol. 3- Psalm settings : Psalm 92 p153

Advice for Musicians

Advice for Congregations Without Musicians

Other Music Resources

LCA Music Resources

OTHER HELPFUL WEBSITES FOR CHURCH MUSIC

While the LCA does not necessarily endorse the content of these websites, you may find them helpful in your worship planning.

LCA Resources

Downloadable Hymnal Resources (including downloadable backing tracks and lyric PPTs)
Modernised Hymn Lyrics
Hymnal Index (by tune and scriptural link) 
All Together Index (by tune, scriptural link and theme)
Five Songs of Faith

For further Music Resources click here.

Other Helpful Websites

While the LCA does not necessarily endorse the content of these websites, you may find them helpful in your worship planning.
Small Church Music: You can download mp3 and midi files of popular hymn tunes from this site.
Together to Celebrate: lectionary based song and hymn suggestions from a variety of sources.
Singing from the Lectionary: has song and hymn suggestions based on the RCL from other hymnals.
Song Select: catalogues CCLI licensed music. You can search for more contemporary songs by theme. If your congregation has a paid subscription you can also download sheet music and other resources.
Hymns Without Words: mp3 downloads of hymn tunes.
Metrical Psalms by Dale Schoening : Psalms set to well known hymn tunes.