Most are free-to-use (ie public domain or copyright-free, so )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 which are still copyright may also be included, if they are particularly relevant.
ReadingsFirst: Zechariah - When that day comes, there will be a great mourning in Judah - they will mourn for the one they have pierced.
Psalm: 62 - For you my soul is thirsting, O God my God / For you I long / I gave on you in the sanctuary / I will bless you all my life / For you have been my help.
Second: Galatians - All baptized in Christ, you have clothed yourselves in Christ, there are no distinctions between you.
Gospel: Luke - Who do you say I am? The Christ of God - The Son of Man - destined to suffer, be put to death and raised on the third day ... Take up your cross and follow me.
ThemesSuffering and mournig - we become one in Christ, who we look upon. Unity. The person of Christ.
Art work suggestions
lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Suggested free-use hymnsAll People That on Earth Do Dwell
At the Name of Jesus
Christ has no Body now but Yours
(note: many commonly-used tunes are still copyright, but the lyrics are not)
Come my Way, my Truth, my Life
Eternal Father, Strong to Save
Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round
Glory be to Jesus
I Have Decided to Follow Jesus
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
In Christ There is no East or West
Lead Kindly Light
Lift High the Cross
Lo He comes with Clouds Descending
O God, Our Help in Ages Past
O Jesus I have Promised
Psalm 62: Music for Mass setting
Take up Thy Cross
Those who Love and Those who Labour
We Walk by Faith and not by Sight
What Wondrous Love
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Suggested hymns which may still be copyrightAll that is Hidden - Farrell
Follow Me Follow Me - Cockett
Keep in Mind - Deiss
The Cloud's Veil - Lawton
The Servant King - Kendrick
Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below.