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Readings & Hymns for October 2019

Readings & hymns for the worship on Sundays and Wednesdays.

2 October
Nehemiah 2.1–8; Psalm 137.1–6; Luke 9.57–62

6 October – Harvest Thanksgiving
Deuteronomy 26.1–11; Psalm 100; Philippians 4.4–9; John 6.25–35

Hymns:
283 Fill Your Hearts With Joy And Gladness
533 All Things Bright And Beautiful
290 We Plough The Fields And Scatter
284 For The Fruits Of All Creation
282 Come Ye Thankful People

9 October (chaplain away) – Paulinus, bishop, missionary
Isaiah 2.2-5; Psalm 27.1–6; Matthew 5.14-16

13 October
Jeremiah 29.1, 4–7; Psalm 66.1–11; 2 Timothy 2.8–15; Luke 17.11–19

Hymns:
515 Jesus, In Your Life We See You
671 I Will Sing the Wondrous Story
743 O God Beyond All Praising
522 We Cannot Measure How You Heal

16 October – Teresa of Avila (obs.)
Romans 8.22-27; Psalm 42.1-7; Matthew 5.13-16

20 October
Jeremiah 31.27–34; Psalm 119.97–104; 2 Timothy 3.14—4.5; Luke 18.1–8

Hymns:
387 Rise And Hear!
389 Spirit Of God, Unseen As The Wind
725 Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace
818 To God Be The Glory

23 October (chaplain away)- Saint James of Jerusalem (brother of Jesus)
Acts 15.12-22a; Psalm 1; 1 Corinthians 15.1-11; Matthew 13.54-58

27 October – Bible Sunday
Isaiah 45.22–25; Psalm 119.129–136; Romans 15.1–6; Luke 4.16–24

Hymns:
383 Lord, Thy Word Abideth
387 Rise And Hear! The Lord Is Speaking
402 God We Praise You, God We Bless You
394 Tell Out My Soul

30 October – John Wyclif
Hebrews 4.12-16; Psalm 33.4-11; Mark 4.13-20

Other Festivals & Commemorations in October

  • 1 October
    Remigius, bishop, 533
    Anthony Ashley Cooper (Earl of Shaftesbury), social reformer, 1885
  • 3 October
    George Bell, bishop, ecumenist, peacemaker, 1958
  • 4 October
    Francis of Assisi, friar, deacon, 1226
  • 9 October
    Denys, bishop, and companions, martyrs, c 250
    Robert Grosseteste, bishop, philosopher, scientist, 1253
  • 10 October
    Thomas Traherne, poet, spiritual writer, 1674
  • 11 October
    Ethelburga, abbess, 675
    James the Deacon, companion of Paulinus, 7th century
  • 12 October
    Wilfrid, bishop, missionary, 709
    Elizabeth Fry, prison reformer, 1845
    Edith Cavell, nurse, 1915
  • 16 October
    Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer, bishops, martyrs, 1555
  • 17 October
    Ignatius, bishop, martyr, c 107
  • 18 October
    Luke the Evangelist
  • 19 October
    Henry Martyn, translator, missionary, 1812
  • 25 October
    Crispin and Crispinian, martyrs, c 287
  • 26 October
    Alfred, king, scholar, 899
    Cedd, abbot, bishop, 664
  • 28 October
    Simon and Jude, Apostles
  • 29 October
    James Hannington, bishop, martyr, 1885
  • 31 October
    Martin Luther, reformer, 1546
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