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The Second Sunday of Easter

28th April 2019

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For services, please see Daily Prayer (Morning), Daily Prayer (Evening) and Holy Communion.

Principal 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

The Psalm

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

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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 5: 27–32
258* Christ the Lord is risen again
301 Let every Christian pray
227* Man of sorrows! What a name
248* We sing the praise of him who died

Alternative Job 42: 1–6
1st Reading 226* It is a thing most wonderful

Psalm Psalm 118: 14–29
683* All people that on earth do dwell
326* Blessèd city, heavenly Salem
(Christ is made the sure foundation)
327* Christ is our corner stone
714* Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might
715* Holy, holy, holy, Lord God, the Lord Almighty
334 I will enter his gates with thanksgiving in my heart
678* Ten thousand times ten thousand
78* This is the day that the Lord has made
493* Ye that know the Lord is gracious
Alternative Psalm Psalm 150
24* All creatures of our God and King
346* Angel voices ever singing
453* Come to us, creative Spirit
321* Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty
360* Let all the world in every corner sing
705 New songs of celebration render
708* O praise ye the Lord! Praise him in the height
364* Praise him on the trumpet, the psaltery and harp
365* Praise to the Lord, the almighty, the King of creation
368 Sing of the Lord’s goodness
710* Sing to God new songs of worship
458* When, in our music God is glorified

2nd Reading Revelation 1: 4–8 [1ABPr29B]
454* Forth in the peace of Christ we go
646* Glorious things of thee are spoken
381* God has spoken – by his prophets
127* Hark what a sound and too divine for hearing
321* Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty
130* Jesus came, the heavens adoring
132* [Lo! he comes with clouds descending]
373* To God be the glory! Great things he has done!

The Gospel John 20: 19–31 [E2AB]
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

The Psalm

The Gospel Reading

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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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