Category Archives: Hymns

Other worship materials: prayers, sermons, plays and liturgies.

Could you write a Green Advent Hymn?

Settle Methodist Circuit organises a hymn competition each year. (In 2001 the theme was Christianity and the Environment.) This year (2103)  the theme is “An Advent Hymn”, and the closing date is 12 October. First Prize £150 Second Prize : … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness – Hymn about nature, farming and God’s love for us in times of stress

God’s goodness (See Hymn Index for other green hymns on this website, available for use in church services) Tune: C.M. Beatitudo (J.B. Dykes 1823-76)      Words usually sung to this tune: Fill thou my life, O Lord my God H&P 792(ii) … Continue reading

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Hymns – on Green Christian themes – for use in churches and schools

Here are the words of fourteen hymns, on “Care for Creation” themes that you may like to use, to be sung to well known tunes. New ones are being added. The authors are happy for people to print their hymn … Continue reading

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Creator God, Abundant Life your Mark

(See Hymn Index for other green hymns) Tune : Sine Nomine the tune to “For all the saints who from their labour rest” Creator God, abundant life your mark, You once poured speech into the formless dark And from those … Continue reading

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The Glory of Creation

This hymn can be sung to Jerusalem the Golden / Ewing or to other 7.6.7.6 D hymns The glory of creation, throughout the universe, So wonderful in essence, delightfully diverse. Antarctica to Asia; the jungles of Brazil, Established by the … Continue reading

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What the Lord Creates

Tune: 7.7.8.8.7.7. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Praise him, Praise him, Praise the Lord For the wonders of the world. For the people big and small For the animals short and tall We will care for all these things That our … Continue reading

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Entwining Circles

Tune Waly Waly or Celebration Hymnal 399 Common Praise 129 ( When I survey the wondrous cross) or H&P 594 – Song: An Upper Room did our Lord prepare Note: As in many folk songs the words need to be … Continue reading

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The Earth is the Lord’s

Tune: The Lord of the Dance 1. The earth is the Lord’s unite in awesome praise To God whose truth by his gift to us displays Accounting-steward we are called to be Sharing divine creativity   Chorus Come then, and … Continue reading

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