2nd Sunday after Easter, 3rd of Easter C

Witnesses to the resurrection

      To the one seated on the throne and to the Lamb, be blessing and honour and glory and might for ever and ever. Revelation 5:13
      Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us both a sacrifice for sin and also an example of godly life; give us grace that we may always thankfully receive the immeasurable benefit of his sacrifice, and also daily endeavour to follow in the blessed steps of his most holy life; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for evermore. Amen. BCP. Easter 2
      Let us pray [that Christ will give us a share in his glory.]
      God our Father, may we look forward with hope to our resurrection, for you have made us your sons and daughters, and restored the joy of our youth. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Almighty God, through you only Son you overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: grant that we who celebrate our Lord's resurrection, my, through the renewing power of your Spirit, rise from the death of sin to the life of righteousness; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      Christ our friend, you ask our love in spite of our betrayal: give us courage to embrace forgiveness, to know you again, and to trust ourselves to you. Amen APBA
      The conversion of Paul   Acts 9:1-19a   9:1-6 (7-20)
      Lord, you have changed my sorrow into joy.   Psalm 30  
      Worthy is the Lamb that was slain.   Revelation 5:11-14   5:6-14
      The risen Jesus by lake Galilee.   John 21:1-14   21:1-19
Supplementary readings
      To Ephesus and Smyrna.   Revelation 2:1-11  
      Paul preaches fearlessly in the name of the Lord.   Acts 9:19b-31   9:22-31
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CH 86
CC 219
HTC 364
CC 193
NLP 204
TIS 217
Hymn or Chorus first line
Who does Jesus love?
In the bulb there is a flower
You are my witnesses
Jesus stands among us
Gloria, Alleluia
As we walk beside you
Peace I leave with you
Love divine
Tunes and sources
Semester II, 1995
Tune: Caswall
DS tune. Marilyn Moir
Supplementary Hymns
      TIS: 204, 237, 520, 724, 147

Color Key and Notes
      RCL reading;
      APBA reading;
      Congregational response or refrain, AAPB/RSV;
      Subject heading, AAPB;
      Where there is a second Old Testament reading it is sequential rather than linked to the gospel;
      Hymn book and other abbreviations. See In Words and Song.

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