Thursday 25 May, 2017

Ascension Day

Also suitable for use on Sunday 28 May .

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

Acts 1: 1-11

(Also see suggestions for Acts 1: 6-14, Sunday 28 May )

* Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (StF 568)
Born in song! (StF 21)
Come, let us sing to the One, to the Father of life (StF 2)
* Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! (StF 300)
* He is exalted (StF 52)
Like the murmur of the dove’s song (StF 389)
Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour (StF 593)
Now let us from this table rise renewed in body, mind and soul (StF 596) (following communion)
One is the body, one is the Head (StF 688)
Sing to him in whom creation (StF 14)
The name of Jesus (website only)
Wa wa wa Emimimo (Come, O Holy Spirit, come) (StF 38)

Psalm 47

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

How shall I sing that majesty (StF 53)
The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (StF 147)
Worship God with the morning sunrise (StF 68)


Psalm 93

All creatures of our God and King (StF 99)
Before the world began, one Word was there (StF 101)
God, whose almighty word chaos and darkness heard (StF 106)
Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (StF 330)

Ephesians 1: 15-23

* Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (StF 568)
All praise to our redeeming Lord, who joins us by his grace (StF 608)
Christ is alive! Let Christians sing (StF 297)
Christ, our King before creation (StF 318)
* Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
* He is exalted (StF 52)
He is Lord, he is Lord (StF 348)
Morning glory, starlit sky (StF 12)
Rejoice, the Lord is King! (StF 335)
The Church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ her Lord (StF 690)

Luke 24: 44-53

All heaven declares the glory of the risen Lord (StF 293)
* Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
God forgave my sin in Jesus' name (StF 424)
* Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! (StF 300)
Majesty, worship his majesty (StF 333)
O for a thousand tongues to sing (StF 364)
The Saviour, when to heaven he rose, in splendid triumph o'er his foes (StF 669)
We sing the praise of Jesus (StF 315)
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