5th Sunday after Lent

The resurrection and the life

      Those who go out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, carrying their sheaves. Psalm 126:6
      We beseech you, almighty God, to look in mercy on your people; that by your great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Lent 5
      Let us pray [for the zeal to follow Christ.]
      Father, help us to be like Christ your Son, who loved the world and died for our salvation. Inspire us by his love, guide us by his example, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Christ, whose feet were caressed with perfume and a woman's hair, you humbly took a basin and towel and washed the feet of your friends: wash us also in your tenderness, that, embracing your service freely, we may accept no other bondage in your name. Amen. APBA
      The mighty salvation of God.   Isaiah 43:14-28   43:16-21
      Those that sow in tears, shall reap with songs of joy.   Psalm 126  
      The prize.   Philippians 3:4-11   3:4b-14   3:3-14
      Mary anoints Jesus for his bruial.   John 12:1-8  
Supplementary readings
      The suffering servant.   Isaiah 52:13-53:12  
      The king of the Jews.   Luke 23:26-49  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CC 177
CC 192
CC 108
AHB 137
CC 221
TIS 590
TIS 203
Hymn or Chorus first line
Make a joyful noise
Hallelujah my Father
Look around you, can you see
Jesus thy blood and righteousness
Those that go out weeping
What a friend we have in Jesus
Fairest Lord Jesus
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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