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Justice and Hope Sunday is hosted annually on the first Sunday of Lent. For additional resources and offering materials visit our webpage.


  • Christ is Making All Things New (See below) 
  • Sending and Blessing (See below; based On Lift Up Your Hearts #141

Offering Materials 

  • For a video and slideshow image about the Centre for Public Dialogue access this page.


  • Prayer of Confession - From Canadian Foodgrains Bank (See below)


  • Songs of Opening/Gathering in Worship
  • Songs of Confession/Assurance
    • Lift Up Your Hearts Hymnal:
      • 297 — Open our Eyes
      • 298 — Salaam/Peace
      • 663 — Pelas dores dest mundo/For the Troubles
      • 291 — How Long, O Lord, How Long
  • Songs of Response
    • Rise Up (Bifrost Arts Music, sheet music included)
    • The Hope of the Poor (Psalm 9) (Wendell Kimbrough—sheet music available for purchase)
    • From the Lift Up Your Hearts Hymnal:
      • 295 -- Let Justice Flow Down
      • 299 -- Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us With Your Love
      • 926 -- God of Grace and God of Glory
  • Songs of Sending
    • All Things Reconciled  (Tom Wuest)
    • From the Lift Up Your Hearts Hymnal:
      • 131 — Christ, We Climb with You the Mountain
      • 282 — Oh God of Every Nation
      • 289 — For the Healing of the Nations

Sermon Resources

Not sure how to preach about justice, hope, and advocacy or what to focus on? Here are some resources to get your wheels turning:

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