The following hymns, readings, and prayer responses will be used to enhance our Sunday Morning Worship which our regular pattern of Morning Prayer.

This will be streamed live on our Facebook page at 9am on Sunday and then available for you to follow in your own time after that either on our Facebook page or on YouTube.

There will be a link to the YouTube service emailed with the weekly reflection sent out on Sunday morning.

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Opening Hymn

  1                    This joyful Eastertide,
                        away with sin and sorrow.
                         My Love, the Crucified,
                        hath sprung to life this morrow:

                                    Had Christ, that once was slain,
                                    ne'er burst his three-day prison,
                                    our faith had been in vain:
                                    but now hath Christ arisen.

   2                   My flesh in hope shall rest,
                        and for a season slumber:
                        till trump from east to west
                        shall wake the dead in number:

   3                   Death's flood hath lost its chill,
                        since Jesus crossed the river:
                        Lover of souls, from ill
                        my passing soul deliver:
George Ratcliffe Woodward (1848–1934)

Scripture Reading

After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples. Simon Peter said to them, ‘I am going fishing.’ They said to him, ‘We will go with you.’ They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.

Just after daybreak, Jesus stood on the beach; but the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to them, ‘Children, you have no fish, have you?’ They answered him, ‘No.’ He said to them, ‘Cast the net to the right side of the boat, and you will find some.’ So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in because there were so many fish. That disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, ‘It is the Lord!’ When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on some clothes, for he was naked, and jumped into the lake. But the other disciples came in the boat, dragging the net full of fish, for they were not far from the land, only about a hundred yards off.

When they had gone ashore, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish on it, and bread. Jesus said to them, ‘Bring some of the fish that you have just caught.’ So Simon Peter went aboard and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish, a hundred and fifty-three of them; and though there were so many, the net was not torn. Jesus said to them, ‘Come and have breakfast.’ Now none of the disciples dared to ask him, ‘Who are you?’ because they knew it was the Lord. Jesus came and took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same with the fish. This was now the third time that Jesus appeared to the disciples after he was raised from the dead.

John 21: 1-14

Prayer response

Risen Lord.... present among us/


Living God,
your Son made himself known to his disciples
in the breaking of bread:
open the eyes of our faith,
that we may see him in all his redeeming work;
who is alive and reigns, now and for ever.

Final Hymn

1        We shall see him in the morning
            when the mists of life have cleared,
        with his arms outstretched to greet us
            from a journey we have feared.
        Those who toiled all night and struggled
            till the earthly fight was won
        will awaken to the music
            of his welcoming ‘Well done!’

   2        We shall recognize the Master
            with his wounded hands and side
        as we worship him, the glorious,
            the ascended Crucified.
        Though the shore now seems so distant
            we await the morning light
        and the breakfast celebration
            when our faith gives way to sight.

Randle Manwaring (1912–2010)

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Scripture quotations are from New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicized Edition, copyright © 1989, 1995 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 

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