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Lectionary-based suggestions for all Sundays and major Church holidays. 

 

Date Revised Common Lectionary Readings USCCB Readings Suggested Anthems Suggested Handbell
1-Nov All Saints Day Solemnity of All Saints CGA1599  Nearer, Still Nearer CGB905  For All the Saints (3-5 oct)

CGB796  God be With You Till We Meet Again (3-5 oct)
3-Nov Proper 26 (31) Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time CGA1593  Come, Let Us Worship God

CGA565  Prayer
CGB923  Breathe on Me, Breath of God (2 or 3 oct)

CGB1107  For the Beauty of the Earth (2 or 3 oct)
CGB1108  For the Beauty of the Earth (3-6 oct)
10-Nov Proper 27 (32) Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time CGA803  Gifts

CGA1220  A Love Round
CGB1118  Great is Thy Faithfulness (3-6 oct)

CGB926  A Joyous Fanfare (3-5 oct)
17-Nov Proper 28 (33) Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time CGA1604  You'll See My Kingdom (Within These Walls, Beyond the Doors)

CGA1400  What Then Will God Do With Me?
CGB1129  Let All Creation Bless the Lord

CGB1053  New Day (2 or 3 oct)
CGB1054  New Day (3-5 oct)
24-Nov Reign of Christ - Proper 29 (34) The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe CGA1590  God Is Always There

CGA1263  Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

CGA1187  All Creatures of Our God and King
Rejoice, the Lord Is Kine [from CGB1056  Our god Reigns] 

CGB772  Crown Him with Many Crowns (3-5 oct); CGB771  Crown Him with Many Crowns (2 or 3 oct)

CGB624  The King of Glory
28-Nov Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving Day CGA1585  Thankful

CGA1409  A Song of Thanks to the Lord

CGA1415  It is Good to Give Thanks to the Lord

CGA1562  The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns
ThankSong; Now Thank We All Our God [from CGB1130  All Praise to Thee, Volume 3]

CGB1107  For the Beauty of the Earth (2 or 3 oct)
CGB1108  For the Beauty of the Earth (3-6 oct)

CGB807  Now Thank We All Our God (3-5 oct)
1-Dec First Sunday of Advent First Sunday of Advent CGA1586  Send Us Forth

CGA973  Will You Be Ready

CGB1109  All Creatures of Our God and King From All that Dwell below the Skies (2 or 3 oct)
CGB1110  All Creatures of Our God and King From All that Dwell below the Skies (3-5 oct)

CGB857  O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Rejoice, Rejoice! [from CGB1022  Easy Favorites for the handbell Solosit, Vol 2]

8-Dec Second Sunday of Advent Second Sunday of Advent CGA1589  Prepare Ye the Way

CGA1552  Light of Hope Trilogy
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming [from CGB1130 All Praise to Thee, Vol 3]

CGB690  The King Shall Come (2 or 3 oct)
CGB691  The King Shall Come (3-6 oct)
15-Dec Third Sunday of Advent Third Sunday of Advent CGA1597  When God is a Child

CGA1320  Let Every Heart Prepare a Throne
CGB1109  All Creatures of Our God and King From All that Dwell below the Skies (2 or 3 oct)
CGB1110  All Creatures of Our God and King From All that Dwell below the Skies (3-5 oct)

CGB808  Long Ago Prophets Knew
22-Dec Fourth Sunday of Advent Fourth Sunday of Advent CGA1283  Alleluia, Rejoice, the Lord Shall Come

CGA1498  Mary's Song

CGA1517  A Spotless Rose
Savior of the Nations, Come [from CGB1116  Repeat the Sounding Joy (2 or 3 oct);
CGB1117  Repeat the Sounding Joy (3-5 oct)]

CGB948  Rejoice, a Savior Comes (3-5 oct)
24-Dec Christmas Eve Christmas Eve CGA1600  O Come, All Ye Faithful

CGA1460  Angels We Have Heard on High

CGA1365  Gloria in Excelsis

CGA1369  Lo! Newborn Jesus
CGB1111  Angels We Have Heard on High (3-5 oct)

CGB1074  Joy to the World (3-7 oct)

CGB1127  Sussex Carol (3-5 oct)

CGB1125  What Child Is This (3-5 oct)

The Bells of Christmas [from CGB1116  Repeat the Sounding Joy (2 or 3 oct);
CGB1117  Repeat the Sounding Joy (3-5 oct)]
25-Dec Christmas Day Christmas Day  CGA1586  Send Us Forth

CGA1594  Joy to the World

CGA1597  When God is a Child

CGA826  Carol of the Holy Family
CGB1130 Sing We Now of Christmas [from CGB1130 All Priase to Thee, Vol. 3]

CGB1123  Now Proclaim Messiah's Birth (3-7 oct)

CGB1127  Sussex Carol (3-5 oct)

Joy to the World [from CGB1116  Repeat the Sounding Joy (2 or 3 oct);
CGB1117  Repeat the Sounding Joy (3-5 oct)]
29-Dec First Sunday After Christmas The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph CGA1367  Living God's Love

CGA1344  All Creatures of the Earth and Sky

In the Bleak Midwinter [from CGB1022  Easy Favorites for the Handbell Soloist, Vol 2]

CGB811 Go Tell It!

 

Date Revised Common Lectionary Readings USCCB Readings Suggested Anthems Suggested Handbell
Jan 5 Second Sunday After Christmas The Epiphany of the Lord Lord of the Dance Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies
Jan 12 Baptism of the Lord The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Children of the Heavenly Father

Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Wade in the Water

Pathways to Musical Ringing, Volume 3; Morning Has Broken

Blessed Quietness

O God of Love, O King of Peace

Jan 19 Second Sunday after the Epiphany Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Psalm 33

The King of Glory Comes

The King of Glory
Jan 26 Third Sunday after the Epiphany Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Lord is my Light

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

The Church's One Foundation

I heard the Voice of Jesus Say

In Christ There is no East or West

The Lord is my Light and My Salvation

The Church's One Foundation

Feb 2 Presentation of the Lord Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Be Not Afraid

Taste and See

We are Called

What Does the Lord Require?

Breathe on Me, Breath of God

Now Thank We All Our God

Feb 9 Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Little Light of Mine

We are Called

What Does the Lord Require?

Christ is Alive! Let Christians Sing!

I want to Walk as a Child of the Light

Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service

This Little Light of Mine

Feb 16 Sixth Sunday After the Epiphany Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus

Let All Things Now Living

Praise the Lord! Ye Heavens Adore - Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Take my Life and Let it Be

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus

Hail Thee, Festival Day (Christians, Lift up Your Hearts)

Let All Things Now Living

Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Feb 23 Transfiguration Sunday Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Praise the Lord Ye Heavens, Adore Him

Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken

O Love, How Deep (O Wondrous Type)

Spirit of God, Descent Upon my Heart

Feb 26 Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday

Create in Me a Clean Heart

We are Called

What Does the Lord Require?

I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light
Mar 1 First Sunday in Lent First Sunday of Lent

Abide With Me

Amazing Grace

Forty Days and Forty Nights

Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley

Abide With Me

Amazing Grace

Beneath the Cross of Jesus

On Eagle's Wings

Mar 8 Second Sunday in Lent Second Sunday of Lent

My Faith Looks up to Thee

Hear Our Prayer: A Trilogy for Lent and Holy Week

What a Friend We Have in Jesus

My Faith Looks up to Thee

Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley

Dixieland Swing on 'What a Friend We Have in Jesus'