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The Second Sunday of Easter

8th April 2018

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First Service

Collect One

Almighty Father,
who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins,
and to rise again for our justification;
Grant us so to put away the leaven
of malice and wickedness,
that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth;
through the merits of the same thy Son
Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty Father,
you have given your only Son to die for our sins
and to rise again for our justification:
Grant us so to put away the leaven
of malice and wickedness
that we may always serve you in pureness of living and truth;
through the merits of your Son
Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Acts 4: 32–35 or Isaiah 26: 2–9, 19

The Psalm

Psalm 133

The Second Reading

1 John 1: 1 – 2: 2

The Gospel Reading

John 20: 19–31

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Post Communion Prayer

Lord God our Father,
through our Saviour Jesus Christ
you have assured your children of eternal life
and in baptism have made us one with him.
Deliver us from the death of sin
and raise us to new life in your love,
in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit,
by the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Suggested Hymns

1st Reading Acts 4: 32–35
258* Christ the Lord is risen again
523* Help us to help each other, Lord
277 Love’s redeeming word is done
283* The day of Resurrection

Alternative Isaiah 26: 2–9, 19
1st Reading Ms* A city strong we claim as ours (Urbs Fortitudinis)
563* Commit your ways to God
646* Glorious things of thee are spoken
668* God is our fortress and our rock
16* Like a mighty river flowing
505 Peace be to this congregation
557* Rock of ages, cleft for me

Psalm Psalm 133 [Pr7B/Pr15A/Unity]
518* Bind us together, Lord
522* In Christ there is no east or west
525* Let there be love shared among us
438* O thou, who at thy eucharist didst pray
507 Put peace into each other’s hands
661* Through the night of doubt and sorrow

2nd Reading 1 John 1: 1– 2: 2
87 Christ is the world’s light, he and none other
501 Christ is the world’s true light
613* Eternal light, shine in my heart
418* Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face
553* Jesu, lover of my soul
587* Just as I am, without one plea
81* Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided
557* Rock of ages, cleft for me
624 Speak, Lord, in the stillness
490* The Spirit lives to set us free
373* To God be the glory! Great things he has done!

The Gospel John 20: 19–31 [E2AC]
293* Breathe on me, Breath of God
255* Christ is risen, alleluia!
263* Crown him with many crowns
460 For all your saints in glory, for all your saints at rest (vv.1, 2k, 3)
415* For the bread which you have broken
454* Forth in the peace of Christ we go
219* From heav’n you came, helpless babe
268* Hail, thou once–despisèd Jesus
583* Jesu, my Lord, my God, my all
338* Jesus, stand among us
424* Jesus, stand among us at the meeting of our lives
652* Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
305 O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
104* O for a thousand tongues to sing
279 O sons and daughters, let us sing (vv.1, 4–9)
307* Our great Redeemer, as he breathed
505 Peace be to this congregation
675 Peace, perfect peace, in this dark world of sin?
71 Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise
288* Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son

Second Service

Collect One

Almighty Father,
who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins,
and to rise again for our justification;
Grant us so to put away the leaven
of malice and wickedness,
that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth;
through the merits of the same thy Son
Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty Father,
you have given your only Son to die for our sins
and to rise again for our justification:
Grant us so to put away the leaven
of malice and wickedness
that we may always serve you in pureness of living and truth;
through the merits of your Son
Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Isaiah 26: 1–9, 19

The Psalm

Psalm 143: 1–11

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Luke 24: 1–12

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Post Communion Prayer

Lord God our Father,
through our Saviour Jesus Christ
you have assured your children of eternal life
and in baptism have made us one with him.
Deliver us from the death of sin
and raise us to new life in your love,
in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit,
by the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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