Music - Sunday, 7 November 2021 – All Saints Sunday, Year B.

Introduction

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:

 

LHS 161 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds - Backing track
LHS 92 Christ the Lord is risen today - Backing track
LHS 183 The Saints on earth - Backing track
LHS 213 For all the Saints - 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.

LHS 212 Lo, round thy throne – vs 1, 3, 4, 6 - Backing track
LHS 161 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds - Backing track
LHS 92 Christ the Lord is risen today - Backing track
LHS 183 The Saints on earth - Backing track
LHS 213 For all the Saints - 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.

How Sweet The Name - Emu Music - CCLI by Alanna Glover, Liv Chapman & Philip Percival
Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (He Is Not Dead) - NCC Worship - CCLI by Charles Wesley Kurtis Parks Samuel Arnold
I Will Sing The Wondrous Story - Emu Music - CCLI by Alanna Glover, Philip Percival, Rowland Hugh Prichard
Sound of the Saints - Audio Adrenaline - CCLI by Adam Agee Jared Anderson Mark Stuart Seth Mosley

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: Isaiah 25:6-9

LHS

89 Christ Jesus lay in death’s strong bands* G3 (see TIS 364)
92 Christ the Lord is risen today (see TIS 370)
97 The strife is o’er, the battle done G5 (see TIS 367)
104 Awake, my heart, thy praises sing* G5
281 Jesus Christ, our blessed Saviour
287 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness (vv 1,3)* G5 (see TIS 503)
326 O how great is Thy compassion* G3
543 Abide with me, fast falls the eventide (see TIS 586)
834 At the Lamb’s high feast G3 (CCLI)
841 O welcome, all you noble saints of old GS (CCLI)

AT

77 O welcome, all ye noble saints of old (CCLI)
479 For living, for dying (One Licence)

TIS

364 Christ Jesus lay in death’s strong bands
367 The strife is past, the battle done
370 Christ the Lord is risen today
503 Robe yourself, my soul, with gladness
516 Here, gracious Lord, we see you face to face
545 Shout for joy! The Lord has let us feast
586 Abide with me, fast falls the eventide

Second Reading: Revelation 21:1-6a

LHS

147 O Morning Star so bright and fair* G3 (see TIS 199)
156 Jesus, our Saviour, of true joy the giver (v 4)* G3 (see TIS 208)
210 Thy Word, O God, declareth* G5
287 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness (vv 2,3)* G5 (see TIS 503)
306 I heard the voice of Jesus say G (see TIS 585)
489 Rejoice, rejoice, believers* G4
786 In faith and hope and love GS (One Licence)
854 Be still, my soul (Public Domain)

AT

137 I heard the voice of Jesus say (Public Domain)
182 Christ is changing everything (Please use freely with the permission of the author)
302 Soon and very soon (CCLI)
479 For living, for dying (One Licence)

TIS

123 Be still, my soul (esp v 4)
199 Lord Jesus, our bright Morning Star
208 Jesus has come, and brings joy as our Saviour
503 Robe yourself, my soul, with gladness (vv 2,3)
585 I heard the voice of Jesus say
628 In faith and hope and love
653 This is a day of new beginnings

Gospel Reading: John 11:32-44

LHS

92 Christ the Lord is risen today (see TIS 370)
96 Ere yet the dawn has filled the skies G4
101 Jesus lives! Thy terrors now* G5 (see TIS 372)
763 Now is eternal life (CCLI, One Licence)
838 I am the Bread of life GS (see TIS 535) (One Licence)

AT

167 I am the Bread of life (One Licence)

TIS

370 Christ the Lord is risen today
372 Jesus lives! your terrors now
385 Now is eternal life
535 I am the Bread of life

Other Suitable Hymns and Songs:

LHS

183    The saints on earth and those above G6
191     The Church’s one foundation (see also TIS 457)
210    Thy word, O God, declareth  G5
211    Who are these like stars appearing G8
212    Lo, round the throne a glorious band G4
213    For all the saints who from their labours rest (TIS 455)
214    Hark! the sound of holy voices G5
457    Mighty God we praise Thy name (see TIS 127 for modernised text)
494    Jerusalem the golden G6
495    Jerusalem, thou city fair and high (esp vv 3, 5)
496    Ten thousand times ten thousand
841    God and man at table are sat down (O welcome, all you noble saints of old) GS (for holy communion) (CCLI)

AT

1 Lord of our days (Please use freely with permission of the author’s estate)
12 We are heirs of the Father (CCLI)
77 God and man at table are sat down (O welcome, all you noble saints of old) (for holy communion) (CCLI)
119 Come and praise him, royal priesthood (CCLI)
249 Dreams and visions (One Licence)
324 Saints of all time (CCLI, One Licence)
403 God of Abraham (One Licence)
462 Hand in hand (CCLI, One Licence)

TIS

See the listing for All Saints and All Souls on pages 1092-3 of the Harmony edition.

Psalms

Psalm 24

TIS 13, The Lord’s is the earth and its fullness, and TIS 12 are versions of Psalm 24:7-10.
Music Resources Vol. 3– Psalm settings – Psalm 24 p39 , Psalm 24 p40

Advice for Musicians

Advice for Congregations Without Musicians

Other Music Resources

LCA Music Resources

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