SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST: THE MOST HOLY TRINITY C Lectionary #166

The readings for Trinity Sunday in Year C seem to focus on the role of the Spirit as the pre-existing wisdom of God (a role also assigned, in Christian thought, to the Son), the one who makes God's love flow into our hearts, and the one who speaks divine truth.

Proverbs 8:22–31. Wisdom is God's companion from before the creation. Besides being creative, wisdom is also playful, finding “delight in the human race.”

Psalm of the Day: Ps 8
This hymn of praise sings about God as the creator. The “son of man” crowned with glory and honor may originally have been a reference to the king.

How Glorious Is Your Name (Cooney) GC 20/PCY4 33/RS 32
How Great Is Your Name (Hansen) CCS 2167
How Great Is Your Name (Murray/Gelineau) WOR 27/WOR4 28RS 31/GC 21/CBW 553
How Wonderful Your Name PSL C-201
How Wonderful Your Name (Haas) PCY9 58
O Lord, Our God, How Wonderful (Carroll/Gelineau) WOR 861/WOR4 1104/LPGG 866
O Lord, Our God, How Wonderful (Guimont) LPMG 166/GC2 880
O Lord, Our God, How Wonderful (Schiavone) JS 944/LP 88
O Lord, Our God, How Wonderful (Smith) PMB 639/PRM C68
O Lord, Our God, How Wonderful (Smith/Isele) CBW 110
O Lord, Our God, How Wonderful (Stahl) PMB 137/WC 417

Romans 5:1-5. Because he believes so firmly in justification by faith and communion with God through Jesus Christ, Paul can even find cause for hope in the midst of affliction, through the power of the Holy Spirit.

John 16:12-15. It is the Spirit who links us to Jesus and thus to the Father.

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

Songs for the Liturgy
All Creatures of Our God and King, incl. final stanza (1) WOR 520/WOR4 607/CBW 543/MI‑BB 539/WC 930/JS 600/RS 670/GC 533/GC2 523/G3 611/GP 672/GP3 714/WS 787/PMB 481/SS
All Hail, Adored Trinity MI‑BB/GP 416/GP3 354/JS 467/WC 744/WS 656/PMB 377/SPS 338/SS872
*All My Days (Ps) GP 701/GP3 747/MI-BB 592/JS 637
All Praise and Glad Thanksgiving JS 466/MI‑BB 712/GP 415/GP3 355
All You Works of God (1,Ps) GC 492/GC2 498/G3 575
Alle, Alle, Alleluia JS 627/MI-BB 563/GP3 713
Alleluia, Sing! (2) GC 473/RS 625
Baptized in Living Waters (2,G) PMB 386/WC 787/WS 662
Baptized in Water (2,G) WOR 720/WOR4 919/GC 798/G3 903/GC2 797/RS 903/CBW 614/WC 635/WS 552/PMB 286/JS 542/MI-BB 654/GP3 391
Blessed Be God (1,Ps) GC 477/G3 900
*Blessed Be the Holy Trinity (E) BFW 193/SS 695
*Blessed Be the Triune Godhead (E) IH 32
Cantemos al Señor/Let's Sing unto the Lord (1,Ps) GC 553/RS 664
Canticle of the Sun (1) WOR4 576/GC 496/GC2 495/MI‑BB 421/WC 932/WS 781/GP 42/RS 638/CBW 542/G3 576
Come Now, Almighty King (E,G) WOR 487/WOR4 549/MI‑BB 715/LMGM 76/JS 471/GC 475/GC2 486/GP 417/PMB 378/G3 562/GP3 359/SS 868
Creating God (1) GC 580/RS 711
Creator God, Creating Still (1,Ps) CBW 420
Dwelling Place (G) GP 591/GP3 596/GC 594/GC2 582G3 678/MI-BB 494
Father, Lord of All Creation (2) WOR 655/WOR4 555/RS 839
Firmly I Believe and Truly (E) CBW 533
For the Beauty of the Earth (1) WOR 557/WOR4 632/CBW 531/MI‑BB 590/JS 642/WC 986/RS 697/GC 572/GC2 548/GP 704/GP3 705/WS 816/PMB 517/G3 633
God, beyond All Names JS 634/MI-BB 422/GP 667/GP3 698
God Is One, Unique and Holy (1,Ps,2) GC 476/RS 623
God of All Creation (1,Ps) GC 497
God the Father, God the Son, and God the Spirit LMGM 77
God, Our God of Distant Ages (1,Ps) WC 736/PMB 346/WS 626
Holy God, We Praise Thy Name WOR 524/WOR4 614/JS 593/CBW 555/GP 681/GP3 721/LMGM 193/BB 195/RS 657/GC 524/GC2 519/G3 615/WC 949/PMB 494/WS 776/SS
Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty (E) WOR 485/WOR4 553/GP 414/GP3 358/LMGM 78/BB 209/WC 938/JS 469/RS 624/GC 474/GC2 483/G3 567/PMB 485/WS 795/SS 871
How Wonderful the Three‑in‑One (E,1,Ps,2) WOR4 550/GC 472/GC2 488/G3 563/RS 618/WC 779/PMB 380/JS 470/SS 867
Hymn to the Trinity (E) WC 756/PMB 379
I Will Rejoice GP 674/GP3 724/LMGM 311
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You (1) WOR 525/WOR4 611/GP 693/GP3 726/MI‑BB 548/LMGM 197/WC 945/JS 617/RS 669/GC 528/GC2 520/G3 614/CBW 511/WS 780/PMB 497/SS
Let All Creation Sing Alleluia (1) WC 734/WS 625
Let Us Be One (2) WC 777/PMB 388
Many and Great, O God (1,Ps) WOR4 942/WC 740/PMB 345/JS 630/MI-BB 628/WOR 503/RS 637/GC 498/G3 911/GP3 546
O God, Almighty Father (E) WOR 484/WOR4 551/CBW 421/LMGM 79/GC 479/GC2 485/G3 566/MI-BB 714/GP3 357/SS 870
O God of Matchless Glory (Ps) GC 546
On This Day, the First of Days (1) WOR 662/WOR4 825/CBW 527/MI‑BB 717/WC 908/JS 468/RS 843/GP 413/PMB 466/SS 907
Praise and Thanksgiving (1) WOR 682/WOR4 856/RS 867/GC 764/GC2 754/G3 861
Shake Up the Morning (1,2) GC 529
Sing of the Lord's Goodness (1) MI‑BB 557/GC 547/GC2 532/JS 605/GP 690/GP3 740/G3 610
Sing Out Earth and Skies (1) GC 499/GC2 497/WC 948/MI‑BB 555/RS 640/CBW 545/WS 792/G3 577
Sing Praise to Our Creator (E,C) WC 776/RS 620/PMB 376/WS 654
Sing We Praises to the Father (E) CBW 422
Sing Your Praises to the Father (E) WC 780
Stand Up, Friends (E) RS 622/GC 478/GC2 487/G3 565
*The Love of God (E) IH 33
*The Love of God (2) PSL C-95
The Works of the Lord Are Created in Wisdom (1) WOR 504/GC 493/WC 735/PMB 350
This Day God Gives Me WOR 673/WOR4 850/GC 757/GC2 749/CBW 650/JS 2/WC 201/MI‑BB 640/RS 4, 856/GP 727/GP3 779/PMB 2/WS 34/G3 856/SS 1023
Today I Awake RS 857/GC 755
We Praise You (1) GP 677/GP3 736/MI‑BB/RS 694/GC 541/GC2 540/G3 608/CBW 633/JS 626
World without End (1,Ps) GC 532/RS 673
*You Are Child (Ps) GP 666
You Are the Voice (1,Ps,2) GC 549/GC2 538/G3 609/RS 659/CBW 576
*You Have Shown You Love Us (E) PSL C-200/SS

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #
Achieved Is the Glorious Work from “Creation” (SATB, Organ)  Haydn, Franz Josef  G. Schirmer (S-033-02358-00  P
All Glory Be to God on High (SATB, opt. Organ)  Bach, Johann Sebastian/Lee, John  GIA (G-20360  G
All Glory to Our Lord and God (choral introit w/bells) Hopson MSM G
Apollo Psalm, The (SAB, Piano or Organ)  Beck, John Ness  Choristers Guild (CGA 083)  P
Holy, Holy, Holy (SATB, Organ)  Willan, Healey  Concordia (98-1553)  G
How Excellent Is Your Name (SATB, Keyboard)  Butler, Eugene  Bourne (837)  P
How Excellent Thy Name (SSAA, Piano) How Excellent Thy Name (SATB, Organ)  Hanson, Howard  Carl Fischer (CM 6706) Carl Fischer (CM 6806)  P
How Glorious Is Your Name (SATB, Soprano, Keyboard/Organ)  Englert, Eugene  GIA (G-2109)  P
How Glorious is Your Name, O Lord (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Kreutz, Robert  World Library (7602-8)  P
How Majestic Is Your Name (Unison, Organ)  Diemer, Emma Lou  H. W. Gray (CMR 2729)  P
If I Go Not Away (SATB)  McCormick, Clifford  Shawnee (A-548)  G
Lord, How Majestic Is Your Name (Unison, Keyboard)  Lovelace, Austin  Broadman (4560-89)  P
Lord, O Lord, Your Name is Wonderful (Unison, Keyboard, opt. 6 Handbells)  Hopson, Hal H.  Choristers Guild (CGA 672)  P
O Lord, How Excellent Is Thy Name (SSA, Keyboard)  Marcello, Benedetto  Flammer (B-5161)  P
O Lord, How Excellent Thy Name (SATB)  Marcello, Benedetto  Shawnee Press (A-891)  P
O Lord, How Glorious Is Thy Name (SATB, Piano)  Kalmanoff, Martin  Choral Art (R-155)  P
O Lord, Our Governor (SSAB or SSTB, Organ continuo)  Purcell, Henry  Novello (PSR 14)  P
O Lord, Our Lord (SATB, Organ)  Joubert, John  Novello (Anth. 144)  P
Psalm 8 (SSA, TTB or 3-part mixed voices, Organ)  Hoekstra  Concordia (98-3293)  P
Psalm 8 (Unison, opt. Cong., Keyboard)  Hillert, Richard  Augsburg (11-9376)  P
Trinitarian Blessing in “Sing Forth God’s Praise”  Scott, K. Lee  Augsburg (675255)  G

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