Sunday April 12, 2020


Easter Day (Year A)

Also see Approaching Easter - suggestions for the second part of Lent and Holy Week

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

Acts 10: 34-43

All you that seek the Lord who died (StF 294)
He is Lord, he is Lord (StF 348)
Jesus is Lord! Creation's voice proclaims it (StF 353)
Jesus Christ is the Lord of all (StF 352)
Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us (StF 594)
The day of resurrection, earth, tell it out abroad! (StF 311)
We have a gospel to proclaim (StF 418)

or Jeremiah 31: 1-6

Even though I walk though the valley of the shadow of death (StF 626)
There's a light upon the mountains, and the day is at the spring (StF 188)
Through all the changing scenes of life (StF 638)
You showed us mercy (StF 488)

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise (StF 50)
May the glory of the Lord fill his temple (StF 31)
O sing to the Lord (StF 42)

Colossians 3: 1-4

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine (StF 548)
Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)
Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! (StF 300)
Hear the call of the kingdom (StF 407)
In Christ alone my hope is found (StF 351)
* Thine be the glory (StF 313)
When I was lost, you came and rescued me (StF 367)

or Acts 10: 34-43

see above
and also: You call us, as you called the Twelve (website only)

John 20: 1-18

After darkness, light (StF 292)
All you who seek the Lord who died (StF 294)
Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia! (StF 298)
First of the week and finest day (StF 149)
Mary, you were there on the mount of crucifixion (website only)
See, what a morning, gloriously bright (StF 309)
The day of resurrection, earth, tell it out abroad! (StF 311)
* Thine be the glory (StF 313)
Was it the shaking ground that moved? (website)
When Easter to the dark world came (StF 316)

or Matthew 28: 1-10

And did God’s feet in ancient time (website only)
At early dawn they rise to come (website only)
Christ has risen while the earth slumbers (StF 296)
Easter Jubilation fills the streets and towns (StF 299)
God who knows our darkest moments (website only)
He has risen (StF 302)
Jesus is risen, alleluia! (StF 304)
Low in the grave he lay (StF 305)
Now the green blade rises from the buried grain (StF 306)
See, what a morning, gloriously bright (StF 309)

Also see hymns by Richard Leach and Andrew Pratt at More hymns for Lent and Easter

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