3rd Sunday of Easter 

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

Love this Calling

If you are preaching or leading worship this Sunday, here are the lectionary reading and hymn suggestion for this week’s Love This Calling focus area of Young and Called:

Luke 24: 36b – 48
Give me the faith which can remove (StF 661)

Visit #LovethisCalling to find out more about this campaign that asks us to reflect on God’s calling for us all in this time and place that we find ourselves. Love this Calling also leads us up to, and beyond, Vocation Sunday, which this year is on Sunday 2 May, 2021.


Acts 3: 12-19

Almighty God, we come to make confession (StF 419)
At the name of Jesus (StF 317)
Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)
Crown him with many crowns (StF 347)
Easter jubilation fills the streets and towns (StF 299)
Jesus - the name high over all (StF 357)

Psalm 4

Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

Faithful One, so unchanging (StF 628)
Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy (StF 526)
Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire (StF 529)

1 John 3: 1-7

Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia! (StF 298)
Come, let us sing of a wonderful love (StF 443)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (StF 322)
Now I have found the ground wherein sure my soul's anchor may remain (StF 561)
O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder (StF 82)
No other name? (To help a fallen world) (website only)

Luke 24: 36b-48

Christ has risen while earth slumbers (StF 296)
Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
I come with joy, a child of God (StF 588) communion hymn
Jesus is King (StF 327)
Let us break bread together with the Lord (StF 592) communion hymn
O for a thousand tongues to sing (StF 364)
There is a Redeemer (StF 338)
Thine be the glory (StF 313)
What peace is there for tarnished lives (website only)