Sunday 1 April, 2018

Easter Day

See also hymns by Richard Leach and Andrew Pratt at More hymns for Lent and Easter

Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading

General

*Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia! (StF 298)
Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)
Hail, thou once despised Jesus (StF 301)
*Our God is an awesome God (StF 62)
This is the day the Lord has made (StF 151)
This is the day, this is the day (StF 152)

Acts 10: 34-43

Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord (StF 295)
All you that seek the Lord who died (StF 294)
Bread of life, Truth Eternal (StF 578)
*Christ is alive! Let Christians sing (StF 297)
Food to pilgrims given (StF 584) (Communion hymn)
Jesus is Lord! Creation’s voice proclaims it (StF 353)
Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us (StF 594) (Communion hymn)
One, two, three for you and me (website only) a fun hymn for children
We have a gospel to proclaim (StF 418)

or Isaiah 25: 6-9

In heavenly love abiding (StF 736)
There’s a light upon the mountains (StF 188)
We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)
You shall go out with joy (StF 487)

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

May the glory of the Lord fill his temple (StF 31)
My soul rejoices in God my Saviour (StF 60)
O sing to the Lord (StF 42)
*Our God is an awesome God (StF 62)
We are marching in the light of God (StF 483)

1 Corinthians 15: 1-11

All heaven declares the glory of the risen Lord (StF 293)
And can it be that I should gain an interest in the Saviour’s blood? (StF 345)
Jesus is risen, alleluia! (StF 304)
We give immortal praise (StF 16)

or Acts 10: 34-43

See above

John 20: 1-18

*A new day dawns (website only)
*Christ is alive! Let Christians sing (StF 297)
*Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia! (StF 298)
First of the week and finest day (StF 149)
In a byre near Bethlehem (StF 324)
Low in the grave he lay (StF 305)
Mary, you were there (website only)
See, what a morning, gloriously bright (StF 309)
When Easter to the dark world came (StF 316)

Mark 16: 1-8

*A new day dawns (website only)
After darkness, light (StF 292)
Because you came and sat beside us (StF 420)
Christ has risen while earth slumbers (StF 296)
He has risen (StF 302)
I know that my Redeemer lives, what joy (StF 303)
The day of resurrection, earth, tell it out abroad! (StF 311)
The quaking earth is calm (website only)
Thine be the glory (StF 313)

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