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).
Seasonal noteMission Sunday is the the 3rd Sunday in October, and may occur on this day.
Psalm: 32 - May your love be upon us O Lord, as wel place all our hope in you / The word of the Lord is faithful
Second: Hebrews - Jesus, though human, is the high priest who has gone to heaven - be confident in his grace and mercy
Gospel: Mark - James and John say "let us sit one at your right and one at your left". Jesus' answer - Can you drink the cup that I must drink? The Son of Man came to serve, not to be served.
ThemesChrist the suffering servant of God, who saves humankind.
lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Suggested free-use hymnsA New Commandment
Draw Near and Take the Body of Your Lord
In Christ There is no East or West
Lift High the Cross
Lord Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
My Song is Love Unknown
On this Day the First of Days
Out of the Depths I Cry to You
Praise my Soul the King of Heaven
Praise to the Holiest in the Height
Psalm 32 - Music for Mass setting
The King of Love my Shepherd is
There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
What Wondrous Love is This
Suggested hymns that may still be copyrightBroken for Me - Lunt
Chosen Generation - Hernandez
Lord Whose Love Through Humble Service - Bayley
Make me a Servant - Willard
Meekness and Majesty - Kendrick
O Love of God Incarnate - Glen
The Servant King - Kendrick
Shelter Me O God - Hurd
Since our Great High Priest Jesus Christ - Idle
To Serve is to Reign - Willcock
We Will Drink the Cup - Haas
Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below.