1 New! Learn the Psalms Format 2006 This year we will follow the same basic calendar of hymns as we have in previous years. But this year we will not aim to sing and read the entire Psalter. Instead we will take the 26 best Psalms and sing each of them 4 times in 2006, or once every 3 months, morning and evening. Otherwise, the same principles are in play: 1. The opening hymn or Psalm should be a great, majestic song of praise 2. The most outstanding and beloved hymns of the church should be sung twice a year, once in the morning and once in the evening. 3. Some attention should be paid to seasonal themes including the high points of the liturgical calendar (the five evangelical feast days ). 4. Communion is administered once a month, quarterly in the morning (January, April, July, October), and in the evening the other eight months of the year. 5. A check list is provided for the most usable and recommended hymns. Checks indicate hymns already provided for in the calendar. A similar approach will be followed in 2006 and 2007, until Psalms are familiar and beloved by our congregations. No more excuses. Commit to singing the Psalms from the Trinity Psalter in ! Those who would rather sing and read through the entire Psalter in may follow the calendars provided in 2003 and Note: Hymn numbers are from the Trinity Hymnal (1990), Psalm selections from the Trinity Psalter (1994).
2 January New Year Communion When Morning Guilds the Skies Psalm When I Survey How Sweet & Awful 57 - Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah (Ps. 146) Psalm Be Thou My Vision 53 - Praise to the Lord the Almighty Psalm 19 Sanctity of Human Life 30 - Our God Our Help in Ages Past Psalm 139: Rejoice, the Lord is King Psalm It Is Well with My Soul January New Year 30 - Our God Our Help in Ages Past (Blue Trinity) Great God O Lord of Hosts, How Lovely (Ps. 84) 34 - The God of Abraham Praise 91 - Bow Down Thine Ear (Ps. 86) All Praise to Thee Join All the Glorious Names Psalm 91 Sanctity of Human Life Holy, Holy, Holy Psalm 139: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah 2 - O Worship the King Psalm 95 February 76 - Praise My Soul the King of Heaven Psalm 37 GA Heritage regular service God of Our Fathers Psalm Amazing Grace The Church s One Foundation Psalm 22: All Creatures of Our God and King 40 - God is Our Refuge (Ps. 46) February Communion Love Divine Psalm Alas and Did My Savior Bleed 92 - A Mighty Fortress is Our God Psalm Abide with Me 1 - All People (Ps. 100) Be Still, My Soul For All the Saints Psalm Who Is on the Lord s Side?
3 March Missions Conference Jesus Shall Reign Psalm Let Us Love and Sing and Wonder Psalm Thee We Adore Psalm God, all Nature Sings Psalm 78 March Missions Conference Christ Shall Have Dominion Psalm 121 Communion O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing Psalm O Sacred Head 57 - Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah (Ps. 146) Be Thou My Vision Sun of My Soul Lo! He Comes (tune: Helmsly) Psalm 142 April Week1 Communion All Hail the Power Psalm Jesus Thy Blood - Palm Sunday Hosanna, Loud Hosanna (insert) Psalm All Glory - Easter Christ the Lord is Risen Psalm Jesus Christ is Risen Sing, Choirs Psalm Thine Be the Glory 38 - Immortal, Invisible Psalm Alleluia April Christ is Made the Sure Psalm 1 - Palm Sunday 12 - Exalt the Lord (Ps. 135) Psalm God, That Madest - Easter The Day of Resurrection Psalm Up From the Grave Rejoice the Lord Psalm Glorious Things Psalm Strife is Over
4 May Kirkin/Scottish Heritage (use John Knox Liturgy, pp , LIW) Psalm 145 Psalm 121 Psalm 23 Mothers Day 1 - All People (Ps. 100) O Sacred Head The Spacious Firmament Psalm 103 May Communion We Come, O Christ, to You Psalm Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me Mothers Day All Hail the Power Psalm The Day You Gave Us Come, Christians 40 - God is Our Refuge(Ps. 46) Ascension A Hymn of Glory Psalm Hail the Day Ascension Crown Him Psalm Golden Harps June - Pentecost Come, Thou Almighty King Psalm Breathe on Me - Trinity/Fathers Holy, Holy, Holy Psalm Holy God Lead On O King Psalm All Praise to God Psalm 130 June Pentecost/Communion All Hail the Power Psalm (Blue Trinity) O Thou the Eternal When Peace Like a River - Trinity/Fathers 30 - (Blue Trinity) Let Us with Gladsome Psalm O God, We Praise 53 - Praise to the Lord Psalm Who Is on the Lord s Side? 76 - Praise My Soul O Lord of Hosts, How Lovely (Ps. 84)
5 July Communion Crown Him with Many Crowns To God My Earnest (Ps. 142) 630 Eternal Father, Strong to Save 57 - Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah (Ps. 146) An Can It Be Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken Psalm Great is Thy Faithfulness Love Divine Psalm We Come, O Christ Psalm 19 August 2 - O Worship the King Psalm I Sing the Almighty Power of God Psalm How Great Thou Art 64 - God, the Lord, a King Remaineth Psalm O Praise Ye the Lord (Ps. 149) 40 - God is Our Refuge (Ps. 46) July God of Our Fathers 57 - Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah (Ps. 146) All Creatures of our God and King 91 - Bow Down Thine Ear (Ps. 86) 12 - Exalt the Lord Psalm (Blue Trinity) Who Is This That Comes 38 - Immortal, Invisible Psalm All Praise to God Psalm 139 August Communion Rejoice the Lord is King Psalm (Blue Trinity) Glory Be to Jesus 1 - All People (Ps. 100) Like a River Eternal Father, Strong to Save Psalm Fairest Lord Jesus Come, Thou Almighty King Psalm Great is Thy Faithfulness
6 September O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing Psalm A Mighty Fortress Psalm Hail to the Lord s Anointed Psalm Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending (tune: Helmsley) Psalm 78 October Communion Christ is Made the Sure Foundation O Lord of Hosts (Ps. 84) Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed 34 - The God of Abraham Praise 91 - Bow Down Thine Ear (Ps. 86) Join All the Glorious Names Psalm Come, Christians, Join to Sing Psalm 98 Reformation (BCP, Leading in Worship, pp ) Psalm 100 Psalm 95 September Communion The Church s One Foundation Psalm Here O My Lord Let us Love and Sing Psalm O Sacred Head Now Wounded God, All Nature Sings Thy Glory Psalm I Sing the Almighty Power To God My Earnest (Ps. 142) And Can It Be October 19 - Thee We Adore Psalm Sing, Choirs Psalm How Great Thou Art Ye Servants of God (Hanover) Psalm Be Thou My Vision 64 - God, the Lord a King Remaineth Psalm 19 Reformation 92 - A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Psalm I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord
7 November Stewardship # For All the Saints Psalm 130 Stewardship # Ye Servants of God (Hanover) Psalm Who Is on the Lord s Side? week of Thanksgiving For the Beauty Psalm Let All Things Now Living Thanksgiving Day 98 - Now Thank We Psalm 136:1-4, O Beautiful for Spacious Skies week after Thanksgiving Come Ye Thankful Psalm 103:1-13 November Stewardship #1/Communion Jesus Shall Reign Psalm Twas on That Night When Doomed to Know Shout for the Blessed Jesus Stewardship # The Spacious Firmament Psalm We Gather Together - week of Thanksgiving 98 - Now Thank We All Our God Psalm We Plow the Fields week after Thanksgiving O God Beyond All Praise 40 - God is Our Refuge (Ps. 46)
8 December Christmas Season Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus Psalm O Come, O Come Emmanuel Christmas Season Joy to the World Psalm What Child is This Christmas Season Angels We Have Heard on High Psalm 98 The First Noel (insert) Christmas Eve Day Hark the Herald Angels Sing Psalm 72 (Puer Nobis) O Little Town of Bethlehem - New Years Eve Day Great God We Sing that Mighty Hand (insert) Psalm A Few More Years Shall Roll December Christmas Season/Communion Joy to the World Psalm While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Christmas Season All My Heart This Night Rejoices Psalm Lo How a Rose Lessons and Carols (Leading in Worship, pp ) Once in Royal David s City Psalm 72:1-12 (use Puer Nobis) Christmas Eve Night O Come All Ye Faithful Psalm 72:13-19 (use Puer Nobis) Away in a Manger Joy to the World! - New Years Eve Day 30 - Our God Our Help in Ages Past O Lord of Hosts (Ps. 84) January, When Morning Gilds January, (Blue Trinity) Great God We Sing
9 List A , 8, 19, 23, 32, 37, 42, 46, 51, 63, 67, 68, 78, 84, 86, 91, 95, 100, 103, 110, 117, 121, 130, 139, 142, 146 Psalm Learning Lists List B - 26 (2007) 2, 5, 15, 16, 22, 24, 25, 27, 38, 47, 57, 60, 66, 72, 76, 90, 98, 118, 119, 124, 127, 136, 145, 147, 149, 150 List C - 26 (2008) 13, 20, 28, 34, 45, 54, 80, 108, 65, 89, 96, 97, 99, 101, 104, 105, 106, 115, 128, 135, 148, 129, 133, 138, 112, 113 Opening Hymns 72 AM/PM God 2 O Worship the King 4 All Praise to God, Who Reigns Above 5 God, My King, Thy Might Confessing 9 All You that Fear Jehovah s Name 12 Exalt the Lord, His Praise Proclaim 18 You Holy Angels Bright 19 Thee We Adore, Eternal Lord! 21 Sing Praise to the Lord! 30 Our God, Our Help in Ages Past 34 The God of Abraham Praise 35 My God, How Wonderful Thou Art 38 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise 45 Now Unto Jehovah, Ye Sons of the 53 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty 64 God, the Lord, a King Remaineth 65 Before Jehovah s Awesome Throne 66 God is Known Among His People 75 O Father, You are Sovereign 76 Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven 80 Lord, with Glowing Heart I d Praise Thee 92 A Mighty Fortress is our God 97 We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer 98 Now Thank We All Our God Trinity 100 Holy, Holy, Holy 101 Come, Thou Almighty King God s Work 112 Praise Ye, Praise Ye the Lord 115 All Creatures of our God and King 116 For the Beauty of the Earth 117 The Spacious Firmament on High 119 I Sing the Almighty Power of God 122 God, All Nature Sings Thy Glory Christ 164 O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing 165 Ye Servants of God Your Master 167 When Morning Gilds the Skies 168 I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer 172 Let us Love and Sing and Wonder 181 We Come, O Christ to You Christmas 195 Joy to the World! The Lord is Come 196 Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus 198 Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Might Gates! 203 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 208 O Come, All Ye Faithful 214 Angels We Have Heard on High Easter 235 All Glory, Laud, and Honor 267 The Day of Resurrection 271 Sing, Choirs of New Jerusalem 273 Jesus Christ is Risen Today 277 Christ the Lord is Risen Today 286 Worship Christ, the Risen King Ascension 289 A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing 290 Hail the Day That See Him Rise 295 Crown Him with Many Crowns 296 All Hail the Power of Jesus Name 297 All Hail the Power of Jesus Name 301 Join All the Glorious Names 302 Come, Christians, Join to Sing 310 Rejoice, The Lord is King 311 Hail to the Lord s Anointed 318 Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending 320 Rejoice, All Ye Believers Church 342 Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation 345 Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken 347 The Church s One Foundation 358 For All the Saints 400 O Bless Our God With One Accord 411 Shine Thou Upon Us, Lord 441 Jesus Shall Reign Salvation 529 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling 580 Lead On, O King Eternal Special 630 Eternal Father, Strong to Save 710 God of Our Fathers 715 Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
10 nd rd 2 & 3 Hymns 166 AM/PM God 32 Great Is Thy Faithfulness 44 How Great Thou Art 55 B To God Be the Glory 94 B How Firm A Foundation 103 Holy God, We Praise Your Name 105 O God, We Praise Thee 108 B Whate=er My God Ordains is Right 111 B This Is My Father=s World 125 Let All Things Now Living 128 God Moves in a Mysterious Way God s Word 140 B O Word of God Incarnate 146 B Break Thou the Bread of Life Christ 157 B None Other Lamb, None Other Name 162 B Of the Father=s Love Begotten 166 Wondrous King, All-Glorious 168 I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art 170 Fairest Lord Jesus 178 There is No Name So Sweet on Earth 184 B The King of Love My Shepherd Is 188 B Jesus I am Resting, Resting Christmas 194 O Come, O Come, Emmanuel 200 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear 201 O Little Town of Bethlehem 204 Away in a Manger 205 Away in a Manger 207 Good Christian Men, Rejoice 209 Christians, Awake, Salute the Happy 210 Silent Night! Holy Night! 211 God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen 213 What Child Is This 217 All My Heart This Night Rejoices 221 Lo, How a Rose E er Blooming 222 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks 223 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks 225 Once in Royal David s City 227 On Christmas Night All Christians Sing 229 Gentle Mary Laid Her Child 235 All Glory, Laud, and Honor 237 Ride On, Ride On in Majesty Atonement 242 B Not All the Blood of Beasts 246 B Man of Sorrows! What a Name 247 O Sacred Head, Now Wounded 248 Ah, Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou 252 When I Survey the Wondrous Cross 253 There Is a Fountain Filled With Blood 254 Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed 259 Hark! The Voice of Love and Mercy 263 Lift High the Cross 264 Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross 265 Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain Easter, Ascension & Return 274 B Thine Be the Glory 275 The Strife Is O er, the Battle Done 276 Up From the Grave He Arose 278 That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright 283 Alleluia, Alleluia 285 Jesus, Lord, Redeemer 293 B Golden Harps Are Sounding 304 B I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say 322 O Quickly Come Christ Is Coming Holy Spirit 332 B Come Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove 334 B Breath on Me Breath of God 338 B Spirit of God Descend upon My Heart Church 353 I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord 359 Blest Be the Tie That Binds 363 We Gather Together 369 B Shout for the Blessed Jesus Reigns 376 Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty 378 Here, O My Lord, I See Thee Face to Face 382 God Himself Is with Us Sabbath 388 B Savior Again to Thy Dear Name We Raise 389 B This is the Day the Lord Has Made 390 B Lord of the Sabbath, Hear Us Pray 392 B O Day of Rest and Gladness 401 All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night 402 Abide with Me: Fast Falls the Eventide 404 Sun of My Soul, Thy Savior Dear 405 God, That Madest Earth and Heaven 407 The Day You Gave Us, Lord, Is Ended 422 Twas on that Night When Doomed Mission 439 Christ Shall Have Dominion 443 Hark the Voice of Jesus Crying 444 O Zion Haste, Your Mission High 447 Christ for the World We Sing 452 Macedonia 453 All Authority and Power Salvation 455 And Can It Be That I Should Gain 457 Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing 460 Amazing Grace! 461 B Not What My Hands Have Done 463 B A Debtor to Mercy Alone 469 B How Sweet and Awesome is the Place 472 B Come Ye Sinners, Poor and Wretched 479 Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling 482 B Come Unto Me, Ye Weary 485 B O Thou That Hear st When Sinners Cry 493 B We Have Not Known Thee As We Ought 498 B Jesus What A Friend for Sinners 499 Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me 508 B Jesus Lover of My Soul 519 Fountain of Never-Ceasing Grace 520 B Jesus Thy Blood and Righteousness 521 My Hope is Built on Nothing Less 524 B Thy Works, Not Mine, O Christ 527 B The Beatitudes 528 B My Faith Looks Up to Thee 531 B Savior, Blessed Savior 535 B O The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus
11 540 A Few More Years Shall Roll 550 B There is a Land of Pure Delight Christian Life Warfare 561 Lord, Speak to Me that I May Speak 565 All For Jesus! 570 Faith of Our Fathers! 572 Onward Christian Soldiers 573 Am I a Soldier of the Cross 575 B Soldiers of Christ, Arise 576 B Awake My Soul, Stretch Every Nerve 578 B The Son of God Goes Forth to War Service 585 B Take My Life, and Let it Be 588 Who Is on the Lord s Side? 591 Jesus Calls Us Guidance 598 Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah 599 Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us 600 B He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought! 603 He Who Would Valiant Be 604 B Rejoice Ye Pure in Heart Suffering 607 B Thy Lovingkindness, Lord is Good and 609 B Why Should Cross and Trial Grieve Me? 610 B Take Up Your Cross, the Savior Said 628 B Come My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare 631 B From Every Stormy Wind that Blows Thanksgiving 638 Savior, Thy Dying Love Thou Gavest Me 642 Be Thou My Vision 644 B May the Mind of Christ My Savior 645 B Jesus the Very Thought of Thee 646 B Jesus Thou Joy of Loving Hearts 647 B How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds 648 My Jesus, I Love Thee 649 B More Love to Thee, O Christ 660 O God Beyond All Praising 670 If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee Trust 673 B Cast Your Burden on the Lord 674 B I Need Thee Every Hour 681 B How Gentle God=s Commands 688 B Have Thine Own Way Lord 689 Be Still, My Soul Assurance 691 It Is Well With My Soul 699 Like a River Glorious 700 B Come We That Love the Lord 701 B Redeemed How I Love to Proclaim It! 707 B Jesus I My Cross Have Taken 714 We Plow the Fields 724 The Ten Commandments Blue Trinity Hymnal 30 Let us with a Gladsome Mind 38 The Praise of Thy Wonders 190 Glory Be to Jesus 191 O Thou the Eternal Son of God 228 Who Is This That Comes From Edom 272 Behold the Mountain of the Lord 383 From Greenland s Icy Mountains 384 Lift Up Your Heads 612 Great God We Sing Other Sources The First Noel O Beautiful for Spacious Skies Hosanna, Loud Hosanna