Sunday 17 May, 2020


6th Sunday of Easter

Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are not mentioned again in other sections but may be considered appropriate elsewhere.

During this Easter season, many readings refer to, or reflect upon, Jesus' death, resurrection and ascension - culminating in Pentecost Sunday on 31 May. Many suggestions may prove suitable for other Sundays. 

In addition, a range of hymns published on StF+ are suggested for this period:

A new day dawns
And did God’s feet in ancient time
God eternal, timeless moment
God who knows our darkest moments
In this house all people will be welcome
Like Thomas
Mary, you were there
One, two, three for you and me
Safe, locked inside that upper room
The name of Jesus
The world is fraught with danger
Was it the shaking ground that moved
What peace is there for tarnished lives
When our futures are uncertain

Acts 17: 22-31

*Deep in the shadows of the past (StF 463)
How small a spark has lit a living fire! (StF 408)
Lord of the boundless curves of space (StF 111)
We have a gospel to proclaim (StF 418)

Psalm 66: 8-20

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Faithful One, so unchanging (StF 628)
For the music of creation (StF 74)

1 Peter 3: 13-22

All for Jesus - All for Jesus (StF 341)
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)
At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow (StF 317)
To God be the glory, great things he has done! (StF 94)
We give immortal praise (StF 16)

John 14: 15-21

Because you have said 'Do this for my sake' (StF 574) (communion hymn)
Christ has risen while earth slumbers (StF 296)
Come down, O Love divine (StF 372)
Father in heaven, grant to your children (StF 4)
I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship (StF 350)
One more step along the world I go (StF 476)
When Jesus came to Jordan (StF 233)

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