Most are free-to-use (ie public domain or copyright-free) meaning the words can be copied and sung to at least one tune with no concerns about copyright or performance licensing. Many such hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles / genres are included.
A small selection of hymns that are still be copyright may also included where they are a particularly good for for the theme(s).
Psalm: 127: May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives / O blessed are those who fear the Lord
Second: Hebrews - the one who sanctifies and the one who is sanctified are of the same stock
Gospel: Mark - Jesus interpretation of divorce laws - what God has united, humankind must not divide - let the little children come to me, it is to such as these that the kingdom belongs.
ThemesFamily - we are part of God's creation and family - right relationships - the depth of family relationships - we are called to live to Jesus standards
lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Suggested free-use hymnsA New Commandment
Blest are the Poor in Heart
Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life
Father Within Your House Today
For the Beauty of the Earth
How can I Keep from Singing
In Christ there is no East or West
Lord Make me an Instrument of Peace
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
Loving Shepherd of Thy Sheep
O Perfect Love
The Head That Once Was Crowned with Thorns
What Wondrous Love Is This
Hymns which may still be copyright\Bind us Together - Gillman
Where True Love is Found with Charity - Forster
Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below.