This service is almost entirely made up of singing hymns, with the addition of a gospel reading in four parts and four brief reflection questions. Watch the video of the service below.

See the PDF document below for an order of service and hymn lyrics.


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March 26, 2020 3rd Sunday of Easter; Easter Hymn Sing Service Leading us today in Worship Minister: Rev. Thérèse Samuel ~ Music Director: Dr. Christopher Burton ~ Lay Leader: Phyllis Fleming     SOURCES: “This Is the Day,” by Bruce Harding; © 2003 Bruce Harding. Used with permission, One License #608577. “Now the Green Blade Rises,”words by John M. C. Crum 1928, music medieval French carol, harm. Martin Fallas Shaw 1928; © 1928 Oxford University Press. Used with permission, One License #608577. “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today,” words and music by Lyra Davidica; ©. Public Domain. “The Spring Has Come,” words by Shirley Erena Murray 1990, music by Colin Gibson 1990; words © 1992 and music © 1993 Hope Publishing Company. Used with permission, One License #608577. “Hey Now, Singing Hallelujah,” words and music by Linnea Good; © 1998 Borealis Music. Used with permission, One License #608577. “Thine Is the Glory,” words by Edmond Louis Budry 1884, transl. Richard Birch Hoyle (1923), music by Harmoina Sacra ca. 1753, arr George Frideric handel 1747.Public Domain. “This Joyful Eastertide,” words by George R. Woodward 1894 (alt.), music by J. Oudaen’s David’s Psalmen, Amsterdam 1685, harmony by Charles Wood 1902. Public Domain. “As We Walked Home at Close of Day,” words from The Iona Community 1988, Music by Georg Joseph 1657; words and harmony © 1988 Wrtg, The Iona Community (Glasgow, Scotland0, GIA Publications, Inc., Chicago Illinois, exclusive agent. Used with permission, One License #608577. “Crown Him with Many Crowns,” words by Matthew Bridges 1851, v.2. Godfrey Thring 1874, music by George Job Levey 1868. descant Hal Hopson 1979; descant © 1979 GIA Publications, Inc. Used with permission, One License #608577. “The Lord Bless Thee,” Arranged by Lowell Mason; Public Domain.   NRSV: All Scripture Passages are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.