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 such hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles and genres are included.
A small selection of hymns that are still copyright may also be included, if these are particular relevant.
Art for this weekSee lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Psalm: 65 - Cry out with joy to God all the earth / before you all the earth shall bow / He turned the sea into dry land / Come and hear all who fear God.
Second: Galatians - What matters is for [a person] to be come a new creature - peace and mercy to all who follow this rule, who form the Israel of God - the marks on my body are those of Jesus.
Gospel: Luke - Jesus sends the 72 out - the harvest is rich but the labourers are few ... let your first words be "peace to this house" ... rejoice that your names are written in heaven.
ThemesPeace - God's word expressed in human persons and their actions.
Suggested free-use hymnsAll You Who Seek a Comfort Sure
Dona Nobis Pacem
Forth in Thy Name O Lord I Go
From all that Dwell Below the Skies
God be in my Head
How Great is our God
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
In the Cross of Christ I Glory
Jesu Lover of my Soul
Lift High the Cross
Lord make me an Instrument of Peace
Peace Like a River
Psalm 65 - Music for Mass setting
Sing my Tongue the Saviour's Triumph
Take up your Cross
When I Survey the Wonderous Cross
Suggested hymns which may still be copyright
Come With Me into the Fields - Schutte
You Have been Baptised in Christ - Landry
Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below.