5th Sunday of Easter / Aldersgate Sunday

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

Readings and hymns for John and Charles Wesley marking Aldersgate Sunday are given on Wesley Day (24 May). Also see Aldersgate – what changed for the Wesleys?

Acts 11: 1-18

Come, all who look to Christ today (StF 678)
The trumpets sound, the angels sing (StF 35)
There's a wideness in God’s mercy (StF 416)
We come from the mountains, the valleys and plains (StF 417)

Psalm 148

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

All creatures of our God and King (StF 99)
Praise the Lord! You heavens, adore him (StF 86)

Revelation 21: 1-6

Jesus, stand among us at the meeting of our lives (StF 30)
Hark the glad sound! The Saviour comes (StF 171)
It came upon a midnight clear (StF 205)
Praise to the God who clears the way (StF 183)
There is a new heaven; there is a new earth (StF 738)

John 13: 31-35

A new commandment I give unto you (StF 242)
Be still and know that I am God (StF 18)
Christ is the world’s light, Christ and none other (StF 346)
God who sets us on a journey (website only)
If we claim to love our neighbour (website only)
Sing of a God in majestic divinity (StF 13)
You are the Vine, we are the branches (StF 258)