Downloadable Easter Service

The service can be used as part of your worship or to give to those who aren’t able to access online worship.

It includes Easter hymns, readings and a reflection from the President of the Conference.


You can download an mp3 file of the service here 


00:01 Intro

01:00 Reading: Isaiah 25: 9  

01:44 Hymn: Christ the Lord is Risen Today

05:40 Interview: Jude Levermore, Head of Mission  

09:28 Reading: John 20: 1- 18

12:07 Song: Jesus Sowed the Seed of Love

14:18 Prayers of relief and gratitude, Revd Rachel Frank  

15:47 Reflection on renewal: Kathryn Timms

19:15 Hymn: Now The Green Blade Rises

21:31 Reflection on renewal: Revd Jo Cox-Darling

25:15 Song: My Hand in Yours

32:57 Prayers of Praise and Celebration: Revd Conrad Hicks

33:00 Reading: Acts 10: 34-43

34:34 Reflection, the Revd Richard Teal, President on the Methodist Conference

41:40 Hymn: Sing a Sing, Sing a Joyful Song

44:12 Reflection on renewal: Revd Novette Headley

47:28 Prayers for the world: Revd Lansford Penn-Timity

50:07 Reflection on renewal: Revd Ian Worsfold  

52:28 Reflection: Carolyn Laurence Vice-President of the Methodist Conference  

58:51 Hymn: Thine Be the Glory

1:02:20 Prayer and blessing: The Revd Jonathan Hustler  

1:03:26 Hymn: Beyond These Walls of Worship

This CD’s contents are under copyright and may not be reproduced for commercial use or resale. The featured performers/copyright holders have given permission for any sharing online, including streaming and download, for personal and worship purposes. © Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes. Registered charity no 1132208.

Jesus sowed the seed of love
Words and Melody © Brian Wren; music arranged and made available by Roy A. Clark

My hand in yours
Words and music © 2018, Matt Beckingham (Admin by Matthew Ian Beckingham) CCLI # 7128230

Sing a song, sing a joyful song
Words and Music by Mark and Helen Johnson © 1995, Out of the Ark Ltd, Middlesex TW12 2HD. Made available from 

Thine be the glory
Arrangement © 2020, A. Paul Douglas

Christ the Lord is risen today and Now the green blade riseth
Recorded by Gareth Moore with The Ballagarey Singers

Beyond these walls of worship
Recorded by Joy and Ruth Everingham


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