Words and Songs for the Church Year

5th Sunday after Easter A, 6th of Easter A

The Holy Spirit, the Teacher

      'Those who love me will keep my word', Jesus promises, 'and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.' John 14:23
      Heavenly Father, the giver of all good things, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and grant that by your holy inspiration we may think those things that are good, and by your merciful guidance may perform them; through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. BCP. Easter 5
      Let us pray [that we may practise the faith we profess.]
      Ever-living God, help us to celebrate joyfully the resurrection of the Lord and to express in our lives the love we celebrate. Grant 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
      O God, you have prepared for those who love you, joys beyond our understanding: pour into our hearts such love for you, that, loving you above all else, we may obtain your promises that exceed all we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      The Areopagus sermon.   Acts 17:22-31  
      As in Adam all die, so in Christ shall all be made alive.   Psalm 66:7-19  
      Raised to life / Glory through suffering.   1 Peter 3:8-17 / 3:18-22   3:13-22   3:8-22
      The Spirit of truth.   John 14:15-21  
Supplementary readings
      They received the Holy Spirit.   Acts 8:14-25  
      The seventh trumpet.   Revelation 11:15-19  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CC 146
FS 53
HTC 364
TIS 147
TIS 641
TIS 643
Hymn or Chorus first line
O clap your hands
I will sing your praise
The fruit of the spirit
Jesus stand among us
To God be the glory
This is my will, my one command
I want to walk as a child of the light
He will cover me with his wings
Tunes and sources
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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