Far beyond our calculation lies a depth we cannot sound, 664


in gladness there to greet me with calf and robe and ring., 763


a voice to call us home, a voice to call us home., 478

and gives eternal life to all who will accept the gospel call., 509

and Jesus call us to heaven's perfect peace., 710

And so as brothers, sisters all, we gladly heed our Savior's call., 438

as distant but compelling, I hear you call my name., 763

As you will, I would not choose; only let me hear your call., 42

but I know Christ, and when he calls, I know he'll call me home to him., 727

by your call to heavín above us, hallow all our lives, O Lord., 190, 229

call to mind the word of Jesus, "I must work while it is day.", 697

Come, celebrate the call of God that wakens and renews, 431

for still he speaks in varied ways to those his call will hear., 611

From ev'ry nation, you call your people; in our salvation you make us one, 535

Give your call, we gladly hear it; in your work our spirit sings., 622

Great God, in Christ you call our name and then receive us as your own, 579

How clear is our vocation, Lord, when once we heed your call:, 644

in ev'ry tribe and nation so all will hear God's call, 503

Jesus, call thou me from the world to thee, 285

Jesus calls us; by your mercies, Savior, may we hear your call, 600

Let ev'ry tongue and ev'ry tribe responsive to his call, 403

let ev'ry tongue bear witness to the call, 459

Let us call to mind with joy those who have before us gone, 108

like him to answer at thy call, and to obey thee first of all., 609

Lord, you call us to your service: ďIn my name baptize and teach.Ē, 71, 617

my loving friend, as thus you call me., 613

O Lord, have mercy on us all; have mercy on us when we call, 2

O Lord, hear my prayer, O Lord, hear my prayer: when I call answer me., 745

Open wide our hands in sharing, as we heed Christ's ageless call, 652

Our doors swing wide to welcome all who come responding to Christ's call., 520

Out of deep distress we call. Help us, Lord, 760

reveals redemption's wondrous call through Christ's atoning death for all., 509

Savior and Lord of our lives, for your call we adore you, 639

Savior, when your love shall call us from our struggling pilgrim way, 559

so call me, Lord, just call me, Lord, and I'll be on your way., 601

so when you call your fam'ly, Lord, we follow and rejoice., 417

Stand up, stand up for Jesus, the trumpet call obey, 752

Straightway and steadfast until death you then obeyed God's call, 321

that we may be faithful servants, quick to answer now his call., 635

the quiet of a steadfast faith, calm of a call obeyed., 681

Then take the towel, and break the bread, and humble us, and call us friends., 579

to call on you when you are near and seek where you are found:, 713

To show God's loving work -- the servants' call., 587

to work for Godís kingdom and answer his call., 194

To work for the kingdom and answer its call., 136

toiling with unceasing fervor, swift to venture at your call., 619

tongues, that earth may hear their call, fire, that love may burn in all., 375

We all are one in mission, we all are one in call, 620

We answer all in joy your call, we follow to the wedding hall.Ē, 258

We come, with all our heart and mind your call to hear, your love to find., 579

We, entrusted with Christ's mission, will accept the gracious call., 624

We turn to Christ anew who hear his call today, 425

"When through the deep waters I call you to go, 709

Women and men, in age and youth, can feel the Spirit, hear the call, 362

Working for a world that's new, faithful when we hear Christ's call., 708

you heard Christ's call to speak good news revealed in God's own Son., 611


called a people in Christ Jesus, led them on through joy and woe., 637

called as God's own special people, 69, 526

Called by Christ as friends and learners, called by Christ for peace on earth, 627

Called by Christ, redeemed, accepted, we are blessed with work to do., 624

Called by Christ to be a witness, called by Christ for this, our day, 627

Called by Christ to be earth's leaven, called by Christ to shed God's light, 627

Called by Christ to love each other, called by Christ to seek the lost, 627

Called by worship to your service forth in your dear name we go, 688

Called together and united by the Spirit, we are one., 624

"Come, Lazarus," the Savior called; and from the stony grave, 338

God has called you out of darkness into this most marvelous light, 526

God sent his Son, they called him Jesus, he came to love, heal, and forgive, 706

Great God, your love has called us here as we, by love, for love were made., 579

if, when you called to fight, I sought for peace, 759

In your mercy, Lord, you called me, taught my sin-filled heart and mind, 612

Now Jesus watched them from afar, then called them each by name, 611

O dear Jesus, you have called us with your gentle voice, 420

their names they'd heard as Jesus called: they came without regrets., 611

Today we all are called to be disciples of our Lord, 696

until that day when all the blessed to endless rest are called away!, 517

We all are called for service to witness in God's name., 620

We are called to be Godís people, showing by our lives his grace, 635

We are called to be God's prophets, speaking for the truth and right, 635

We are called to be Godís servants, working in his world today, 635

We know who we are called to be

Christ's body given melody, 434

The church, empow'red in ministry, 434

We know who we are called to be. Now claiming our identity, 434

Ye who called, ye who called to Christ's service are, 636


Christ builds his church in ev'ry land, 512

calling humbly on your name: hear us, holy Jesus., 352

calling the young and old to rest, calling the souls of those distressed, 512

calling us to true repentance, since the Kingdom now is here., 264

Her calling now we recognize with prayer and loving hands., 431

Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night, 641

Is this our high calling, harmonious to dwell, 675

Judas with the rabble came loudly calling out your name., 347

know the purpose of your calling, show to all Godís mighty deeds, 69, 526

let us as night is falling, on God our Maker calling, give thanks to him, who loves us best., 572

Let us seek the courage needed, our high calling to fulfill, 635

Make my calling and election, Jesus, ev'ry day more sure, 808

Out of the depths I cry to you; O Father, hear me calling., 761

peal out the praise of grace abounding, calling the whole world to rejoice., 545

royal priests, fulfill your calling through your sacrifice and prayer, 526

Still assure me of my calling; keep me near, in your care, saved from final falling., 568

The church of Christ is calling us to make the dream come true:, 650

the gracious calling of the Lord, let us, like them, without a word, 739

To serve the present age, my calling to fulfill, 645

whatever you command, my calling here fulfilling, 615

while on others thou art calling; do not pass me by., 772


help us in our varied callings your full image to proclaim, 642


the Healer feigned no callous mask, 338


and listen as he calls your name to come and follow near, 611

but I know Christ, and when he calls, I know he'll call me home to him., 727

Calls you one and calls you all to gain his everlasting hall., 291

God's Spirit calls for us to work, for us to serve 'til love prevails., 630

Jesus calls us; by your mercies, Savior, may we hear your call, 600

Jesus calls us from the worship of the vain world's golden store, 600

Jesus calls us; oíer the tumult of our lifeís wild, restless sea, 600

loves me ev'ry day the same, even calls me by my name., 723

Praise aloud the God who calls us through the life and death of Christ., 637

still he calls, in cares and pleasures, "Christian, love me more than these.", 600

to God who calls us all to be disciples of the Lord., 696

where duty calls, or danger, be ever faithful there., 752


and although the way be cheerless, we will follow calm and fearless, 799

but greater still the calm assurance, this child can face uncertain days because he lives., 706

by waters calm, o'er troubled sea, still 'tis his hand that leadeth me., 787

here taste afresh the calm of sin forgiv'n., 421

If dangers gather round, still keep me calm and fearless, 615

Jesus, give the weary calm and sweet repose, 567

Like calm in place of clamor, like peace that follows pain, 599

Lord of all gentleness, Lord of all calm, 802

No storm can shake my inmost calm, while to that Rock I'm clinging., 701

O for a closer walk with God, the calm of sins forgiv'n, 747

O Sabbath rest by Galilee! O calm of hills above, 739

On Jesus' bosom naught but calm is found., 710

Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright, 297

so God looks into our faces with a gaze so close and calm, 659

speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire, O still, small voice of calm!, 739

speak to calm the tossing sea, stayed in your tranquility., 223

that I may be calm to comfort sick and sorrowing., 585

the quiet of a steadfast faith, calm of a call obeyed., 681

Through God's eternal will this child to us was given at midnight calm and still., 302

Walk with us through the storm and the calm., 489

when tempests fierce assail me, they're calm at his command., 769

who walked upon the foaming deep and calm amid the storm did sleep:, 725


Happy soul, to Christ united, calmer now and clearer sighted:, 809


giving nourishment and nurture, loving touch and calming rest, 659


Take up your cross, then, in his strength, and calmly ev'ry danger brave:, 758


come with a gentleness which calms my fear, 755

grant them the peace which calms all earthly strife, 427

It makes the wounded spirit whole, and calms the troubled mind, 487

only what your grace has taught us calms the sinner's deep distress., 331

still comforts us when hurting and calms our hidden fears., 503

Though the earth be shaking, ev'ry heart be quaking, Jesus calms my fear., 722


for all you did on Calv'ry when suff'ring on the tree --, 774

of your loving deed on Calvíry, of your living self, our victíry, 187

Calv'ry's hill

drawing near a world that spurns him, off'ring peace from Calv'ry's hill., 697

Calv'ry's mournful mountain††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Calv'ry's mournful mountain climb; there, adoring at his feet, 349


Grace invited, faith united, remnant hope of Calvary., 557

I do believe he died for me the holy Lamb on Calvary., 776

Lord, by your wounds on Calvary from death's dread sting your servants free, 361

My faith looks trustingly to Christ of Calvary, my Savior true!, 705

None deserving, yet receiving life through death at Calvary., 332

Savior of Calvary, costliest victory, darkness defeated and Eden restored, 407

We take up this great commission, trav'ling first to Calvary., 684

When to the cross I turn my eyes, and rest on Calvary, 422

Calvary's cross

I know not how that Calvary's cross a world from sin could free, 704

Calvary's hill

the Lord for you accepted death upon a cross, on Calvary's hill., 758


came in likeness lowly, Son of God most holy, 186, 270, 273

He came to us through Mary who sheltered him from cold., 302

He came singing faith and he lived singing faith, 580

He came singing hope and he lived singing hope, 580

He came singing love and he lived singing love, 580

He came singing peace and he lived singing peace, 580

in his name rejoice with gladness, since to save the lost he came, 191, 324

Once he came in blessing all our sins redressing, 186, 270, 273

True God and yet true man, he came to save his people from earth's dark night of sin., 302


and at Cana, wedding guest, in your Godhead manifest, 313

Cana's marriage hour

did manifest your glory forth in Cana's marriage hour., 312

Canaan's happy shore

O then what raptured greetings on Canaan's happy shore, 17, 394

Canaan's side

death of death and hell's destruction, land me safe on Canaan's side., 790


peace which flows from Christís salvation, peace, the seal of cancelled sin, 556


touch the joy whose very essence cleanses, strengthens, cancels blame., 557


O bright is the flame of the candle you give us!, 304


We sing to you, O Child Divine; we lift our songs, our candles shine., 299


So come by foot or cane or chair and join with us in song and prayer, 520


whose robe is the light, whose canopy space., 566

Capitol dome

God, teach us peacemaking in church and home, in school and hall beneath Capitol dome, 687


you, Lord, their captain in the well-fought fight, 390


He comes to break oppression, to set the captive free, 49, 263

Make me a captive, Lord, and then I shall be free, 604

O Christ, your triumphs now begin o'er captive death and conquered sin., 343

O come, O come, Immanuel, and ransom captive Israel, 274

Quick'ning, strength'ning, and absolving, setting captive sinners free, 95, 495

The captive to release, the lost to God to bring, 657

to help to set the captive free, make plowshare out of sword, 696


God's word of truth and justice sets weary captives free, 503

Parting water stood and trembled as the captives passed on through, 767

still the captives long for freedom; still in grief we mourn our dead., 688

With the poor we share our riches, giving captives liberty., 624


and enjoy your tender care: hear us, holy Jesus., 352

and to commit our way and heart unto his faithful care, 768

and to your watchful care commend all those in grief or pain., 570

Are we weak and heavy laden, cumbered with a load of care?, 743

Arm me with jealous care, as in your sight to live, 645

Bless all the dear children in your tender care, 301

Blessed to be a blessing, privileged to care, 582

Gentle Jesus, hear our prayer. Keep us in your loving care, 574

Give, as we venture justice and care, 514

God, bless them all! God, bless them all in your eternal care!, 389

God who guides with tender mercy, fills the heart with loving care., 637

God's Spirit dwells in all who care, in all who share 'til want is gone., 630

grant your loving mercy, keep us in your care., 746

he hears my supplication, dispelling all my care, 769

help us in love to share; teach us like you to care, 653

how does the creature say care how does the creature say life, 30, 462

Hungry, thirsty -- we will feed them; greet the stranger; care and heal, 624

In all my work and prayer I ask his loving care:, 552

In all the world around me I see his loving care, 792

in care for others taught us how God's true community must grow:, 803

In Christ they are established in God's eternal care, 389

In your love and care enfold us, by your constancy uphold us., 111

in your tending may all pastors learn and live a shepherd's care, 642

its tangled skein of care: our inward life repair., 644

Jesus comes again in mercy, when our hearts are bowed with care, 55

let his love flow out to others, let them feel the Savior's care, 526

Let us each for others care, each another's burden bear, 672

let water's fragile blend with air, enabling life, proclaim your care., 385

May your care and mercy lead us to a just society, 617

may your loving arms enfold them in your care their whole life through, 660

not a sparrow falls in flight but a loving God will care --, 793

O God, your constant care and love are shed upon us from above, 804

praise him for his gracious leading, praise your faithful Shepherd's care., 560

replace our hatred, our anger, our fear with new compassion, new struggle to care., 491

Savior, like a shepherd lead us; much we need your tender care, 731

Show us how through care and goodness fear will die and hope increase., 685

Sleep thy last sleep, free from care and sorrow, 805

Still assure me of my calling; keep me near, in your care, saved from final falling., 568

tell me your secret; help me bear the strain of toil, the fret of care., 735

that the world we banish is our Christian care., 651

the Lord make his face shine on you ever and enfold you in his care., 446

They who Jesus' followers are and enjoy his faithful care, 672

Those who are by Christ directed, trusting the Good Shepherd's care, 717

to care for all, without reserve, and spread his liberating word., 694

to know with us God's loving care, here all our joys and sorrows share., 410

Touch the earth lightly, use the earth gently, nourish the life of the world in our care:, 655

we are always, we are always objects of his care., 636

we praise you for your goodness and for your loving care, 433

where no pain or sorrow, toil or care is known, 778

with a shepherd's care enfold you: God be with you till we meet again., 824

With bridal care and faith's bold prayer, to meet the bridegroom, come, prepare!, 258

You make our griefs and burdens your constant care:, 571

Your bountiful care what tongue can recite?, 566


truly careful, truly careful in our ministry, 636


O help us use them carefully and live by love's command., 801


Forgive our greed and carelessness of pow'r., 654


and, amid the cares that claim us, hold in mind eternity, 25, 71, 617

he makes the sun in splendor rise, the God who cares for me., 466

in Christ, all cares forgotten, their perfect joy begun!, 389

Jesus cares about you: Jesus now enfolds you, 679

Make us, O God, a church that cares for ev'ry human need, 524

our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, our comforts and our cares., 680

still he calls, in cares and pleasures, "Christian, love me more than these.", 600

to her my cares and toils be giv'n, till toils and cares shall end., 513

where, all my cares and griefs forgot, I shall enjoy sweet rest., 794

whose colors brighten all our days, who loves and cares for me., 466

whose trust, ever childlike no cares could destroy:, 802


In these Caribbean lands, let his people all join hands, 690


and with a gentle, caring deed, prepare the soil and plant the seed., 440

compassionate, forgiving and ever caring Lord, 763

In our worldwide task of caring for the hungry and despairing, 449

Keep us in caring fellowship and help us to respond, 395

Love, and joy, and peace, and patience, kindness, caring, self-control, 496

Our faith ever sharing, in love ever caring, embracing Godís children of each tribe and race., 136

Praise to the Father for his lovingkindness, tenderly caring for his erring children, 383

Praise to the Savior for his deep compassion, graciously caring for his chosen people, 383

Source of kindness and source of revírence, source of caring and gentle patience., 499

Then let the servant church arise, a caring church that longs to be, 694

You need my hands, full of caring, through my labors to give others rest, 613


You, the carpenter of Naz'reth, toiling for your daily food, 576


then who is this wise-hearted steward who faithfully carries this trust?, 656


all because we do not carry ev'rything to God in prayer., 743

but, Lord, all pow'r is yours alone, and you the work must carry on., 519

O raise up still more, Savior God, in our day apostles to carry salvation, 518

What a privilege to carry ev'rything to God in prayer!, 743


blend, O God, our faith and learning till they carve a single course, 664


but carved a track of burning love through tangles of deceit and lies., 583


blessed my case, O truly blessed, when to heav'nly glory raised, 808

But examine first your case, whether you be in the faith, 416


A sanctuary for the soul, where love can cast out fear, 439

Cast me not away from your presence, and take not your Holy Spirit from me., 79

cast out our sin, and enter in, be born in us today., 282

give his angels charge at last in the fire the weeds to cast, 450

stood by the shore to cast their nets into an ageless sea., 611

Though circled by the hosts on high, he deigned to cast a loving eye, 278

till we cast our crowns before you, lost in wonder, love, and praise., 474

to cast our hopes, to fix our eyes on Christ, on Christ alone, 750

where the bright gleam of our bright star is cast., 707


and when evening shadows fall, casting darkness over all, 574

casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea, 381


whose joyful virtues put to shame the casual way we wear your name, 644


from paths where hide the lures of greed we catch the vision of your tears., 581


We long for mighty signs of God Ė cathedral, miracle, and sword, 58


Once in royal David's city stood a lowly cattle shed, 292

The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes, 301


help us, lest in anxiety, we cause your name to be betrayed., 339

in shop and industry, city and farm -- show us the pathways that cause no one harm., 687

Let not the passing of the years rob us of joy or cause us fears, 804

to serve your cause and share your love with all along life's way., 650

yet we, his disciples, often cause him pain, 770


Died he for me, who caused his pain -- for me, who caused his bitter death?, 773

if I have caused some child of yours to stray, 759


O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble., 354


You did not live a world away in hermit's cell or desert cave, 583


and bade its angry tumult cease and gave for wild confusion peace:, 725

Drop thy still dews of quietness, till all our strivings cease., 739

Faith in the conscience works for peace, and bids the mourner's weeping cease, 700

firm as a rock your truth must stand, when rolling years shall cease to move., 455

For God is longing to restore an earth where conflicts cease, 696

Good news! Our Christ has come! Oppression now may cease., 630

good will henceforth from heav'n to all begin and never cease, 296

grant now that my transgressing, my faithlessness may cease., 763

hush the storm of strife and passion, bid its cruel discords cease., 648

in old routines or ventures new, may we not cease to look to you --, 644

It is enough: earth's struggles soon shall cease, 710

Keep bright in us the vision of days when war shall cease, 142, 683

Lead on, O King eternal, till sin's fierce war shall cease, 753

Let strife among us be unknown; let all contentions cease., 785

Lord, cleanse the depths within our souls, and bid resentment cease, 777

Ne'er cease to sing, thou ransomed host, 94, 114, 543

No force of arms shall there prevail nor justice cease its sway, 691

Of all the Spirit's gifts to me, I pray that I may never cease, 598

Righteous, commanding, ever glorious, praises be his that never cease:, 545

Therefore we pray you, Lord, forgive; so when our wandírings here shall cease, 339

that war may haunt the earth no more and desolation cease., 681

The name of Jesus charms our fears, and bids our sorrows cease --, 548

The pains of death are past; labor and sorrow cease, 811

The word of God, which ne'er shall cease, proclaims free pardon, grace, and peace, 161, 509

Then shall all bondage cease, all fetters fall, 199, 502

When in you I end my race, weeping shall forever cease., 808

where wars shall cease in all the world, a waking dream fulfilled., 691


And when the saints are gathered and death has ceased to be, 503


and draw our spirits heav'nward in ceaseless praise:, 571

For this we sing through all our days and shout our thanks in ceaseless praise, 54

Holy Spirit, ever striving through us in a ceaseless strife, 95, 495

take my moments and my days; let me sing your ceaseless praise., 647

Take my moments and my days; let them sing your ceaseless praise, 610

veil their faces to the presence, as with ceaseless voice they cry:, 271

we for your redeeming love shall raise ceaseless praise, ceaseless praise., 506

When our spirits are deafened by the world's ceaseless din, 748

who wear the spotless raiment and raise the ceaseless song:, 391

Who wear the spotless raiment, who raise the ceaseless song, 107

With the healing of division, with the ceaseless voice of prayer, 498


Like the holy angels who bow down before you, may we ceaselessly adore you, 554


And thanks never ceasing for infinite love., 105, 565

loudest praises without ceasing right it is for us to give., 330

pray, and praise you without ceasing, glory in your perfect love., 218, 474

streams of mercy, never ceasing, call for songs of loudest praise., 782


A simple meal, a quiet time to celebrate a love divine, 438

As we are taught of Jesus we celebrate the faith, 434

Come, celebrate the call of God that wakens and renews,., 431

O Lord, your feast we celebrate: we show your death, we sing your name, 355

to celebrate this Day of days. Alleluja!, 365

We gather still in Christian love, and celebrate with song, 395

while we his triumph celebrate until he comes., 220


find that each day of life is new, a celebration, Lord, with you., 804

Grant us boundless celebration! God, restore us, 632

New songs of celebration render to God who has great wonders done, 545

Now shall the church, this time of celebration, 830

now the joyful celebration, 414

Now we join in celebration at our Saviorís invitation, 187


As by the celestial host, let your will on earth be done, 74

Hark, the glad celestial hymn angel choirs above are raising, 386

our souls the joys celestial seek, that from your sorrows flow., 411

yet, till joined to the celestial chorus, cold would prove our warmest praise, 346


You did not live a world away in hermit's cell or desert cave, 583


'Tis this which cements the disciples of Christ, 675


center and soul of ev'ry sphere, yet to each loving heart how near!, 122, 159, 464

God revive each congregation! Be our center and our goal!, 632

stars and angels sing around you, center of unbroken praise, 544


so the Christian centers wholly in Christ Jesus crucified., 715


here are table, font, and pulpit; here the cross has central place., 564

through all ranks of creatures, to the central height, 480


So has the church, in liturgy and song, in faith and love, through centuries of wrong, 532


The first Noel, the angel did say, was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay, 290