Sunday 8 April, 2018

2nd Sunday of Easter

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

General

As we gather, Father, seal us (StF 570) (possible communion hymn)
God is here! As we his people meet (StF 25)
*Jesus us call us here to meet him (StF 28)
*O Lord, we are always in your presence (StF 33)
Time for God (a responsive round) (website only)

Acts 4: 32-35

As your family, Lord, see us here (StF 571) ( possible communion hymn)
Beyond these walls of worship (StF 547)
Christ, from whom all blessings flow (StF 676)
Come, Host of heaven’s high dwelling place (StF 680)
Come with me, come wander, come welcome the world (StF 462) esp. v.4
I come with joy, a child of God (StF 588) (communion hymn)
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (StF 686)
There’s a quiet understanding (StF 36)

Psalm 133

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Come, all who look to Christ today (StF 678)
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (StF 686)

1 John 1: 1-2:2

All praise to our redeeming Lord (StF 608)
Jesus calls us here to meet him (StF 28)
Just as we are (website only)
Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (StF 593)
Lord, the light of your love is shining (StF 59)
Teach me to dance to the beat of your heart (StF 477)
The Spirit lives to set us free (StF 397)
We have a gospel to proclaim (StF 418)

John 20: 19-31

See No hymns for Thomas?, which suggests appropriate hymns to accompany this reading, including several published on StF+

Christ is alive (StF 297)
Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)
From heaven you came, helpless babe (StF 272)
He is Lord, he is Lord (StF 348)
*Jesus us call us here to meet him (StF 28)
Jesus is the name we honour (StF 354)
Jesus stand among us at the meeting of our lives (StF 30)
Now the green blade rises from the buried grain (StF 306)
*O Lord, we are always in your presence (StF 33)
Safe, locked inside that upper room (website only)
Stay here where nails are driven (StF 282)
When Easter to the dark world came (StF 316)

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