"Free-to-use" means the words can be copied and sung to at least one tune with no concerns about copyright or performance licensing - although sometimes in limited circumstances.
Many of these hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles / genres are included.
lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Psalm: 99 - We are his people the sheep of his flock / Cry out with joy to the Lord all the earth / Know that he, the Lord is God / Indeed how good is the Lord.
Second: Apocalypse - John has a vision of people from every race, nation, tribe etc - standing in front of the Lamb - the Lamb will be their shepherd and lead them to springs of living water.
Gospel: John - The sheep that belong to me listen to my voice - I give them eternal life - the Father and I are one.
ThemesJesus the Good Shepherd
Suggested free-use hymnsAll Creatures of our God and King
Awake O Sleeper Rise from Death
Come Away to the Skies (especially the last verse)
Come Ye Sinners Poor and Needy
In Christ There is no East or West
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
Loving Shepherd of thy Sheep
My Shepherd will Supply my Need
Saviour Like a Shepherd Lead Us
Shepherd of Souls Refresh and Bless
The Lord's my Shepherd - Crimmond
The King of Love my Shepherd Is
There is a Balm in Gilead
There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
We are His People the Sheep of His Flock - Psalm 99 (from Music for Mass)
Suggested hymns which may still be copyrightCome Rejoice Before Your Maker - Baugen
Come Worship the Lord - Talbot
The Lord Fills the Earth With His Love - Inwood
Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a note in the comments section at the bottom of the page.