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We praise, we worship thee, O God

Hymnal: Together in Song #98 (1999) Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Church Lyrics: 1 We praise, we worship you, O God, your sovereign power we sound abroad; all nations bow before your throne, and you the Lord eternal own. 2 Loud hallelujahs to your name the angels and all hosts proclaim; by all the powers and thrones in heaven unceasing praise to you is given. 3 O holy, holy, holy Lord, the God of hosts, by all adored, through heaven and earth your creatures see the glory of your majesty. 4 Apostles join the glorious throng and swell the loud triumphant song; enraptured prophets hear the sound and spread the hallelujahs round. 5 Victorious martyrs join their praise and shout the omnipotence of grace, while all the church throughout the earth acknowledge and extol your worth. 6 Glory to you, O God most high! Father, we praise your majesty: the Son, the Spirit we adore Creator, Saviour, Comforter. Scripture: Revelation 5:11-14 Languages: English Tune Title: CHURCH TRIUMPHANT
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Let all the world in every corner sing

Author: George Herbert, 1593-1633 Hymnal: Together in Song #105 (1999) Meter: 10.4.6.6.6.6.10.4 Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Celebration of Faith; Church; Communion of Saints Lyrics: 1 Let all the world in every corner sing: My God and King! The heavens are not too high, his praise may thither fly; the earth is not too low, his praises there may grow. Let all the world in every corner sing: My God and King! 2 Let all the world in every corner sing: My God and King! The church with psalms must shout, no door can keep them out; but, above all, the heart must bear the longest part. Let all the world in every corner sing: My God and King! Scripture: Colossians 3:16-17 Languages: English Tune Title: LUCKINGTON
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Your hand, O God, has guided

Author: Edward Hayes Plumptre, 1821-91 Hymnal: Together in Song #456 (1999) Meter: 7.6.7.6 D Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Celebration of Faith; Church; Church Triumphant; People of God; Unity of the Church Lyrics: 1 Your hand, O God, has guided your flock from age to age; the wondrous tale is written full clear, on every page. your people owed your goodness, and we their deeds accord; and both of this bear witness: one church, one faith, one Lord. 2 Your heralds brought glad tidings to greatest, as to least; they bade them rise, and hasten to share the great king's feast; and this was all their teaching, in every deed and word, to all alike proclaiming one church, one faith, one Lord. 3 Through many a day of darkness, through many a scene of strife, the faithful few fought bravely to guard the nation's life. Their gospel of redemption, sin pardoned, earth restored, was all in this enfolded: one church, one faith, one Lord. 4 Your mercy will not fail us, nor leave your work undone; with your right hand to help us the victory shall be won; and then by all creation your name shall be adored, and this shall be our anthem: one church, one faith, one Lord. Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-6 Languages: English Tune Title: THORNBURY
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I am the church! You are the church!

Author: Richard K. Avery, 1934-; Donald S. March, 19230 Hymnal: Together in Song #467 (1999) Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Celebration of Faith; Communion of Saints; House of God ; People of God; Unity of the Church First Line: The church is not a building Lyrics: Refrain: I am the church! You are the church! We are the church together! All who follow Jesus all around the world, yes, we're the church together! 1 The church is not a building, the church is not a steeple, the church is not a resting-place, the church is a people! [Refrain] 2 We're many kinds of people with many kinds of faces, all colours and all ages too, from all times and places. [Refrain] 3 And when people gather there's singing and there's praying, there's laughing and there's crying sometimes all of it saying: [Refrain] 4 I count if I am ninety or nine or just a baby; there's one thing I am sure about, and I don't mean maybe: [Refrain] Languages: English Tune Title: PORT JERVIS

Lord, heal my soul

Author: ICEL Hymnal: Together in Song #24 (1999) Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Eternity of God First Line: Blessed are they that consider the poor and helpless Scripture: Psalm 41 Languages: English Tune Title: PSALM 41
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How lovely is your dwelling-place

Hymnal: Together in Song #44 (1999) Meter: 8.6.8.6 Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Saints Days and Holy Days Presentation of Christ in the Temple Lyrics: 1 How lovely is your dwelling-place, O Lord of hosts, to me; my thirsting soul longs eagerly within your courts to be. 2 Beside your altars, Lord of all, the swallows find a nest; happy are those who dwell with you and praise you without rest, 3 and happy those whose hearts are set upon the pilgrim ways: you are the water when they thirst, their guide towards your face. 4 How blest are they that in your house for ever give you praise: one day with you is better spent than thousands in dark ways. 5 The Lord will hold back no good thing from those who justly live; to all who trust, the Lord of hosts will all his blessings give. Scripture: Psalm 84 Languages: English Tune Title: HARINGTON

I was overjoyed, Alleluia!

Author: Albert McPherson, 1927-; Michael Wentzell, 1939-73 Hymnal: Together in Song #78 (1999) Meter: Irregular Topics: Anniversary of a Church; House of God ; People of God; Saints Days and Holy Days Presentation of Christ in the Temple; Unity of the Church First Line: Jerusalem our home, Alleluia Languages: English Tune Title: PSALM 122
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Now thank we all our God

Author: Martin Rinkart, 1586-1649; Catherine Winkworth, 1827-78 Hymnal: Together in Song #106a (1999) Meter: 6.7.6.7.6.6.6.6 Topics: Anniversary of a Church Lyrics: 1 Now thank we all our God with heart and hands and voices, who wondrous things has done, in whom the world rejoices; who from our mothers' arms has blessed us on our way with countless gifts of love, and still is ours today. 2 O may this bounteous God through all our life be near us, with ever joyful hearts and blessèd peace to cheer us. Lord, keep us in your grace, and guide us when perplexed, and free us from all ills in this world in the next. 3 All praise and thanks to God who reigns in highest heaven, to Father and to Son and Spirit now be given: the one eternal God, whom heaven and earth adore, who ever was, is now, and shall be ever more. Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-21 Languages: English Tune Title: NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT (1)
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Now thank we all our God

Author: Martin Rinkart, 1586-1649; Catherine Winkworth, 1827-78 Hymnal: Together in Song #106b (1999) Meter: 6.7.6.7.6.6.6.6 Topics: Anniversary of a Church Lyrics: 1 Now thank we all our God with heart and hands and voices, who wondrous things has done, in whom the world rejoices; who from our mothers' arms has blessed us on our way with countless gifts of love, and still is ours today. 2 O may this bounteous God through all our life be near us, with ever joyful hearts and blessèd peace to cheer us. Lord, keep us in your grace, and guide us when perplexed, and free us from all ills in this world in the next. 3 All praise and thanks to God who reigns in highest heaven, to Father and to Son and Spirit now be given: the one eternal God, whom heaven and earth adore, who ever was, is now, and shall be ever more. Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-21 Languages: English Tune Title: NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT (2)
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Lord, you have been our dwelling-place

Author: Thomas Hornblower Gill, 1819-1906 Hymnal: Together in Song #144 (1999) Meter: 8.7.87.8.8.7 Topics: Anniversary of a Church; Communion of Saints; Faithfulness of God; People of God Lyrics: 1 Lord, you have been our dwelling-place in every generation; your people have received your grace, and blessed your consolation; through every age you heard our cry; through every age we found you nigh, our strength and our salvation. 2 Persisting sins we long have wept, your patience long have tested; but steadfast faith in you we kept, still to your name devoted: for you have kept and loved us well, and granted us in you to dwell, from your love never parted. 3 Lord, nothing from your arms so sure shall your own people sever; our helper ever will endure, God's love will fail us never. Your people, Lord, have dwelt in you; and you remain our dwelling true for ever and for ever. Scripture: 1 Peter 2:1-8 Languages: English Tune Title: LUTHER

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