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The Church of Ireland have published a number of hymnal resources to equip local churches in regular worship.

 

Church Hymnal 5th Edition 

The Church Hymnal contains 719 hymns and liturgical items for worship. It is available in 5 different editions, available from the Church of Ireland online store (click on the links below)

 

 

Full music Edition

Large print words only Edition

Large print presentation Edition

Braille Edition – please contact Heather Jestin, Church House, Dublin

Melody Edition is now permanently out of print 


Thanks & Praise (2015)

T&P
T&P

This new supplement contains some 200 hymns, songs and liturgical settings reflecting the best of church music to emerge since the compilation of the most recent edition of the Church Hymnal.

Click here to view index of first lines as a pdf

The selection, which is authorised by the General Synod, includes many hymns and songs, plus new settings for the Eucharist, short songs and chants — alleluias, kyries, blessings etc, a number of items in the Irish language, music from the world church and some completely new compositions and arrangements.

 

Thanks & Praise comes in 3 editions, available from the Church of Ireland online store (click on the links below).

Full Music Edition

Words Edition

Braille Edition – please contact Heather Jestin, Church House, Dublin

 

 

Companions to the Church Hymnal (2000) and Thanks & Praise (2015)

Companion
Companion

2 Companions have been produced featuring the Church Hymnal and Thanks & Praise. Both of these companions contain detailed notes on each hymn and melody, the authors and composers. Stories behind each hymn are also provided.

The Companion to the Church Hymnal was published in 2005 by Bishop Edward Darling and Dr Donald Davison. The Companion to Thanks & Praise was published in 2015 by Revd Dr Peter Thompson.

 

Both companions are available from the Church of Ireland online store (click on the links below).

Companion to the Church Hymnal

Companion to Thanks & Praise

 

 

Sing to the Word (2015)

Sing to the Word
Sing to the Word

This publication provides guidance and suggestions for choosing hymns in relation to lectionary readings and the liturgical calendar. This newly revised edition includes hymns from Thanks & Praise and the Church Hymnal, and covers the first and second services.

This Revised Edition was compiled by Bishop Edward Darling in 2015, and is available from the Church of Ireland online store (click on the links below).

Sing to the Word