SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER B  Lectionary #56

In the 2012 U.S. secular calendar, this day is Mother’s Day. In the readings, we reflect on what authentic love can mean. For the early Christians, it meant reaching out to the Gentiles. What barriers do we put in the way of Christ’s love in our time?

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48. After his vision of the meal on the rooftop, Peter is shown reaching out to Cornelius and his family because “God shows no partiality.”

Psalm of the Day: Ps (97) 98
God is enthroned not only as the ruler of Israel but as sovereign over the whole world, for “all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation by our God.”

El Señor Revela a las Naciones (Cortés) FYC 242
The Lord Has Revealed (Alstott) BB
The Lord Has Revealed (Guimont) GC2 967/LPMG 56
The Lord Has Revealed (Hunstiger) SS
The Lord Has Revealed (Joncas/Gelineau) WOR 849/RS 137/LPGG 853
The Lord Has Revealed (Proulx) CCS 2306
The Lord Has Revealed (Schiavone) JS 934/LP 78
The Lord Has Revealed (Smith) JS 78/GP 243/MI-BB
The Lord Has Revealed (Warner) PRM B62/PMB 629/WS
The Lord Has Shown (Alstott/Fowler) CBW 104
The Lord Has Shown (Colgan) GP 244

1 John 4:7-10. We know what it means to love because God has first loved us and sent his Son into the world to give us life.

John 15:9-17. If you want to show your love for me, Jesus says, then love one another.

Songs for the Liturgy

All the Earth (1) PMB 484/WC 906/MI‑BB/WS
All the Ends of the Earth -- Dufford (Ps) GP 683/MI‑BB/GC 520/GC2 526/JS 595
Christ Is Alive (1) WOR 466/CBW 384/RS 601/JS 441/PMB 258/WC 561/SS
Christians, Let Us Love (2,G) CBW 595/MI‑BB/JS 7517/GP 646
Come Down, O Love Divine, v 3 (C) WOR 472/MI‑BB/CBW 407/GC 465/GC2 471/WC 601/JS 461/RS 617
*Come, Spread the News (E) IH 27
Faith, Hope and Love (2) GC 624/GC2 609
Faithful Family (2,G) GC 413/GP 365
*God Is Love (2,G) MI‑BB/CBW 473/LMGM 241/GC 629/GC2 608/JS 749/GP 647/SS
*God Is Love! The Heavens Are Telling (2) CBW 560
I Am the Vine (G) GC 672/WC 843/JS 355/GP 545/PMB 436/WS
I Come with Joy (G) WOR 726/WC 887/CBW 424/RS 854/GC 806/GC2 799/PMB 320/WS/SS
*I Have Loved You (2,G) GP 710/MI‑BB/RS 641/GC 504/GC2 504/JS 649
In Christ There Is No East or West (1) WOR 659/GP 565/MI‑BB/CBW 529/LMGM 301/WC 782/RS 836/GC 738/GC2 726/JS 850/PMB 391/WS/SS
In Perfect Charity (2,G) JS 757/MI‑BB/GP 547
In This Place (1,G) GP 533/MI-BB
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You (2,G) WOR 525/GP 693/MI‑BB/LMGM 197/WC 918/RS 669/GC 528/GC2 520/CBW 511/JS 617/PMB 497/WS/SS
Laudate Dominum (G) WOR 519/RS 660/GC 525/GC2 528/JS 598/MI-BB/SS
*Let Us Be Bread, v 4 (G) RS 929/GC 816/GC2 808
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (2) WOR 588/GP 640/MI‑BB/RS 743/GC 622/GC2 613/CBW 625/WC 832/JS 746/PMB 431/WS/SS
Love Is His Word (2,G) WOR 599/WC 634/RS 750/PMB 299
Love One Another (2,G) RS 745/GC 630/GP 645/JS 752/WC 834/MI‑BB/WS
Lover of Us All (2) GC 633/GP 645
*New Songs of Celebration (Ps) WOR 533
*No Greater Love (G) BB/RS 753/GC 628/GC2 607/CBW 599/GP 362/SS
Now the Green Blade Rises (G) WOR 453/CBW 403/BB/GC 444/GC2 456/WC 574/JS 443/GP 382/PMB 260/WS
Now We Remain (G) WC 652/MI‑BB/RS 813/GC 694/GC2 696/WS/SS
O God of Every Nation (2) WOR 650/RS 834
One Bread, One Body (1) GP 499/MI‑BB/LMGM 139/RS 915/GC 830/GC2 813/WC 661/JS 820/WS
One Bread We Bless and Share (1) SS
One Is the Body (G) GC 846
Peace (G) WC 863/MI‑BB/JS 741/GP 649/PMB 462/WS
Receive in Your Heart (G) WC 653
*Serving You (G) GC 410
Shout for Joy (2) GC 559
*Shout to the Ends of the Earth (E) PSL B-86/SS
Sing a New Church (1) GP 572/MI-BB/GC2 644
*Sing a New Song – Brown (Ps) GP 692/MI-BB
*Sing a New Song -- Schutte (Ps) CBW 563/MI‑BB/RS 686/GC 537/GC2 544/WC 904/JS 607/GP 670/WS
*Sing a New Song to the Lord (Ps) WOR 550/WC 920/CBW 566/RS 677/GC 521/GC2 541/PMB 493/SS
Sing of the Lord's Goodness (1) JS 605/MI‑BB/GP 690/GC 547/GC2 532
Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song (Ps) WOR 532
Spirit-Friend (C) GC 467
Take and Eat (G) RS 910/GC 831/GC2 812/CBW 611/WC 660/WS/SS
*This Is My Commandment (2,G) WOR 603
*This Is My Will (2,G) WOR 590/HG 122
Ubi Caritas (2,G) WOR 598, 604/CBW 67, 376/MI‑BB/RS 746, 752/GC 408, 631/GC2 430, 568, 601/WC 824, 827/JS 753, 754,805/GP 364/PMB 428, 430/WS/SS
*We Have Been Told (G) MI‑BB/WC 826/RS 815/GC 699/GC2 694/WS/SS
What Wondrous Love Is This (G) WOR 600/GP 642/MI‑BB/WC 732/RS 749/GC 627/GC2 614/JS 755/PMB 253/WS/SS
Where Charity and Love Are Found (2,G) SS
Where Charity and Love Prevail (2,G) WC 825, 833/MI‑BB/RS 747/GC 625/GC2 610/JS 756/GP 644/PMB 424,429/WS/SS
Where There Is Love (2,G) GP 464/JS 569/MI-BB
Wonderful and Great (1,Ps) PMB 499/WC 929

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #
Beloved, Let Us Love One Another (SATB) Young, Philip M. Augsburg (11-10464) 2
Beloved, Let Us Love One Another (SATB, Keyboard) Dailey, William Flammer (A-5847) 2
Beloved, Let Us Love One Another (Unison, Organ) Langlais, Jean Hinshaw (HMC 423) 2
Beloved, Love One Another (SATB, Keyboard) Kinyon, Barbara Balzter Concordia (98-3653) 2
Canatate Domino (Unison/2-part, Keyboard) Bedford, Michael Choristers Guild (CGA 689) PS
Cantate Domino (SATB, opt. Keyboard) Hurd, David Augsburg (11-10151) PS
Charity and Love (SATB, Organ, Flute, Claves, opt. Handbells) Kallman, Daniel KJOS (J15) 2
Come, Sing Unto the Lord (SAB, Organ) McCray, James H.W. Gray (GCMR 3422) PS
For God So Loved the World (SATTB, English, German) Schütz, Heinrich/Agey, C. Buell Concordia (98-1472) 2
Go, Ye, Into All the World (SATB, Keyboard) Butler, Eugene C. Fischer (CM 7880) G
God is Love, GOTT IS DIE LIEBE (SATB, Piano) arr. by Parker, Alice GIA (G-6260) 2
God So Loved the World from “Three Motets from the Gospel of John” (SATB) Sadowski, Kevin Concordia (98-3472) 2
God So Loved the World (SAB, Keyboard) Carter, John Beckenhorst (BP 1665) 2
God So Loved the World (SATB) Goemanne, Noel GIA (G- 2
God So Loved the World (Unison, Keyboard) Englert, Eugene GIA (G-5713) 2
God So Loved the World (Unison/2-part, Keyboard, opt. Flute or Violin) Horman, John Choristers Guild (CGA 447) 2
Greater Love (SATB, B-Solo) Ireland, John Galaxy (1.5030.1) G
I Give You a New Commandment (2-part voices, Organ) Aston, Peter GIA (G-4331) G
I Have Chosen You (SATB, Organ, 7 Brass) Allen, Larry Broadman (4562-56) G
I Will Not Leave You Comfortless (SATB, Keyboard/Organ) Titcomb, Everett Carl Fischer (CM 441) G
I Will Not Leave You Confortless (SATB, Organ) Joule, Anthony GIA (G-4492) G
If Ye Keep My Commandments (SATB, Keyboard) Heeley, Albert Novello G
If Ye Love Me (SATB)
If Ye Love Me (SAB)
Tallis, Thomas
Tallis, Thomas/Proulx, Richard
G. Schirmer (10234)
GIA (G-2290)
G, C
If Ye Love Me (SSATB, Organ) Wilby, Philip Pavane (8300561) C, G
If You Love Me (SAT(B), Piano/Organ) Patterson, Mark Choristers Guild (CGA 952) G, C
Jubilant Song, A (Any combination of voices in 2 parts, Keyboard) Lightfoot, Mary Lynn Sacred Music Press (10-1026) PS
Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled (SATB, acc. opt.) Wolff, S. Drummond Concordia (CH 1077) G
Love God Has for Us, The (SATB) Currie, Randolph GIA (G-2963) 2
O Sing Unto the Lord (SA, Organ) O Sing Unto the Lord (SATB, B-solo, Organ, Brass Quartet) Willan, Healey Concordia (97-9760) C.F. Peters (6016) PS
O Sing Unto the Lord (SATB, Soprano Solo, Flute, Horn, Organ) Henderson, Ruth Watson Oxford (94.236) PS
Of Divine Love (SATB, Organ) Routley, Erik Novello (MW 24) G
Oh, Sing to the Lord (Unison/2-part, Keyboard, Percussion) Ziegenhals, Harriet Choristers Guild (CGA 640) PS
Psalm 98 (SA, Organ) Nelson, Ron Augsburg (11-1634) PS
Psalm 98 (SATB, Organ) Distler, Hugo Arista (AE 110) PS
Psalm 98 (SATB, Organ, Trumpet) Martinson, Joel Concordia (98-3225) PS
Psalm 98 (Unison, Keyboard) Marshall, Jane Choristers Guild (CGA 427) PS
See What Love (SATB, Organ/Piano) Mendelssohn, Felix Augsburg (11-1281) 2
Shout Joyfully (Unison/2-part, Piano) Rentz, Earlene Choristers Guild (CGA 1004) PS
Sing Aloud to God (SATB, Organ, opt. Trumpet) Hopson, Hal H. Augsburg (0800674642) PS
Sing to the Lord (SATB) Schütz, Heinrich GIA (G-1790) PS
Sing to the Lord a New Song (SATB, Keyboard, 2 Trumpets, 2-3 Octaves Handbells) Behnke, John A. Concordia (98-3666) PS
Sing to the Lord a New Song (SATB/SATB) Sing to the Lord a New Song (2-part mixed) Pachelbel, Johann/ed. Rotermund, Donald Concordia (98-3392) Concordia (98-3151) PS
Sing, My Soul, His Wondrous Love (SATB, Organ) Rorem, Ned C.F. Peters (6386) 2
Song of Triumph (SATB & Treble Choir, Keyboard) Bitgood, Roberta Hope (F-924) E
This Is My Commandment (SATB) Tallis, Thomas Oxford (Tudor Church Music 70) G
Ubi Caritas (SATB, Organ) Duruflé, Maurice Durand (50561415) 2
Ubi Caritas, PLAINSONG MODE VI (SATB, 6 Handbells) Proulx, Richard GIA (G-5513) 2
Walk in Love Sitton Trinitas  
Where Charity and Love Prevail (SATB, Organ) Benoit, OSB, Paul/Vermulst, Jan World Library (001135) 2
With a Voice of Singing (SATB, Organ/Keyboard) Jennings, Kenneth Augsburg (11-1379) E

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