7th Sunday of Easter (Sunday in Ascensiontide)

See also readings and hymns for Ascension Day, Thursday 25 May.

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

Acts 1: 6-14

(Also see suggestions for Acts 1: 1-11, Ascension Day)

Christ is alive! Let Christians sing (StF 297)
Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
God is here! As we his people (StF 25)
Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! (StF 300)
Like the murmur of the dove’s song (StF 389)

Psalm 68: 1-10, 32-35

Amen siakudumisa (Amen! Praise the name of the Lord!) (StF 770)
For the music of creation (StF 74)
I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (StF 79)
Sing of the Lord’s goodness, Father of all wisdom (StF 65)

1 Peter 4: 12-14; 5: 6-11

At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow (StF 317)
Heaven shall not wait (StF 701)
The Church of Christ, in every age (StF 415)
The head that once was crowned with thorns (StF 312)
Who would true valour see, let him come hither (StF 486)

John 17: 1-11

Earth's creator, everyday God (StF 45)
In Christ there is no east or west (StF 685)
One is the body and one is the Head (StF 688)
Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord (StF 710)