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 - sometimes in a limited setting. Many of these hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles and genres are included.
A small number of particularly appropriate hymns that are still copyright may also be included.
lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Psalm: 144 - I will bless your name forever, O God my King / The Lord is kind and full of compassion / All your creatures should thank you / Yours is an everlasting kingdom .
Second: Apocalypse - John saw a new heaven and new earth - the new Jerusalem ... now I am making the whole of creation new.
Gospel: John - I will give you a new commandment, love one another just as I have loved you.
ThemesA new creation - Christ puts fresh heart into the disciples - Christ lives among us - all are made new.
Suggested free-use hymnsA New Commandment
All Hail the Power of Jesus Name
Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken
Jerusalem my Happy Home
Joyful Joyful we Adore Thee
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
Love the Lord your God
O Jesus I have Promised
O Holy City Seen of John
O Love of God How Strong, How True
O Thou who at Thy Eucharist Dids't Pray
Psalm 144 - I will Bless Your Name Forever (Music for Mass setting)
Praise the Lord ye Heavens Adore Him
The Glory of These Forty Days
To Do Your Will
Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem
Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a message in the Comments box at the bottom of the page.