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The First Sunday after The Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

10th January 2021

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Year B  /  Epiphany  /  White

Principal Service

Collect One

Collect Two

The First Reading

The Psalm

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Collect Of The Word

Loving God,
your Son came to seek the lost
and was baptised with sinners:
grant that we, who have been baptised in his name,
may reach out in love to those in need
with the mercy of Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
for ever and ever.

Suggested Hymns

An asterisk (*) before the hymn number indicates that the hymn has been recorded for use in public worship by the Recorded Church Music Committee.

Genesis 1: 1-5

*25 - All things bright and beautiful
*66 - Before the ending of the day
121 - Creator of the starry height
74 - First of the week and finest day
*353 - Give to our God immortal praise
48 - God in his love for us lent us this planet
3 - God is Love: let heaven adore him
*4 - God, who made the earth
*67 - God, who made the earth and heaven
*324 - God, whose almighty word
*94 - In the name of Jesus
31 - Lord of the boundless curves of space
*58 - Morning has broken
*537 - O God, our help in ages past
*369 - Songs of praise the angels sang
*341 - Spirit divine, attend our prayers
*S137 - Spirit of the Lord, come down
*S143 - Teach me to dance to the beat of your heart
*199 - The people that in darkness walked
*35 - The spacious firmament on high
*77 - This day, at God's creating word

Psalm 29

*349 - Fill thou my life, O Lord my God
*30 - Let us, with a gladsome mind
*431 - Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
*196 - O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness!
*45 - Praise, O praise our God and king
*8 - The Lord is king! Lift up your voice

Acts 19: 1-7

*295 - Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove
*318 - Father, Lord of all creation
*299 - Holy Spirit, come, confirm us
98 - Jesus! Name of wondrous love!
305 - O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
*306 - O Spirit of the living God
*310 - Spirit of the living God
*111 - There is a name I love to hear

Mark 1: 4-11

*294 - Come down, O Love divine
*295 - Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove
*324 - God, whose almighty word
*125 - Hail to the Lord's anointed
*126 - Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding
*419 - I am not worthy, holy Lord
*322 - I bind unto myself today
*652 - Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
*S87 - Like the murmur of the dove's song
305 - O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
214 - O Love, how deep, how broad, how high!
*639 - O thou who camest from above
*136 - On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
*197 - Songs of thankfulness and praise
*341 - Spirit divine, attend our prayers
*386 - Spirit of God, unseen as the wind
140 - The Lord will come and not be slow
*200 - The sinless one to Jordan came
*S155 - Wash me clean in that cool river
*204 - When Jesus came to Jordan

Second Service

Collect One

Collect Two

The Psalm

The First Reading

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

The ‡ prefaced to Gospel readings in the Second Service listing is a provision to be used if that service is a celebration of Holy Communion

Suggested Hymns

An asterisk (*) before the hymn number indicates that the hymn has been recorded for use in public worship by the Recorded Church Music Committee.

Psalms 46

608 - Be still and know that I am God
*325 - Be still, for the presence of the Lord, the Holy One, is here
*S21 - Calm me, Lord, as you calmed the storm
*646 - Glorious things of thee are spoken
*668 - God is our fortress and our rock
*12 - God is our strength and refuge
*92 - How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
*211 - Immortal love for ever full
S66 - In the Lord I'll be ever thankful
*S58 - I will nor be afraid of what I hear
*95 - Jesus, priceless treasure
*S77 - Jesus, Saviour, Lord, now to you I fly
*S102 - My Jesus, my Saviour
*659 - Onward, Christian soldiers
S127 - Silent, surrendered, calm and still
*S168 - Wonderful Lord, wonderful God

47

*S24 - Clap your hands all you nations
275 - Look, ye saints, the sight is glorious
*S128 - Sing a song, sing a joyful song
*323 - The God of Abraham praise

Isaiah 42: 1-9

*643 - Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
*691 - Faithful vigil ended
*353 - Give to our God immortal praise
*330 - God is here! As we his people
*124 - Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes
*322 - I bind unto myself today
357 - I'll praise my maker while I've breath
*97 - Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
*99 - Jesus, the name high over all
*134 - Make way, make way, for Christ the King
305 - O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
*104 - O for a thousand tongues to sing
497 - The Church of Christ, in every age
*S146 - The kingdom of God is justice and joy
*199 - The people that in darkness walked
*117 - To the name of our salvation
605 - Will you come and follow me
*493 - Ye that know the Lord is gracious

Ephesians 2: 1-10

*250 - All hail the power of Jesu's name
*642 - Amazing grace (how sweet the sound!)
1 - Bless the Lord, my soul
*258 - Christ the Lord is risen again!
*S28 - Come, thou fount of every blessing
*352 - Give thanks with a grateful heart
*S53 - How good is the God we adore
*S60 - I will sing the wondrous story
*583 - Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all
*99 - Jesus, the name high over all
*56 - Lord, as I wake I turn to you
277 - Love's redeeming work is done
*524 - May the grace of Christ our Saviour
392 - Now is eternal life
*557 - Rock of ages, cleft for me

‡ Matthew 3: 13-17

*293 - Breathe on me, Breath of God
*294 - Come down, O Love divine
*295 - Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove
*263 - Crown him with many crowns
*324 - God, whose almighty word
*125 - Hail to the Lord's anointed
*322 - I bind unto myself today
*652 - Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
*S87 - Like the murmur of the dove's song
305 - O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
214 - O Love, how deep, how broad, how high!
*639 - O thou who camest from above
*136 - On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
*197 - Songs of thankfulness and praise
*341 - Spirit divine, attend our prayers
*366 - Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
*310 - Spirit of the living God
*200 - The sinless one to Jordan came
*117 - To the name of our salvation
*204 - When Jesus came to Jordan

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