Fourth Sunday of Easter

Introduction and Call to Worship We are the flock of the Good Shepherd whose love for us is undeserved and whose care for us is unending. May our hearts overflow with gratitude and joy as we worship Jesus our Lord, in Spirit and in truth. May we listen carefully to the shepherd of our souls, Jesus. Today’s Readings First Reading Acts 9:36-end The Christian message was spreading outside Jerusalem, and Peter visited the new Christians and did God’s works amongst them. Second Reading Revelation 7:9-end The apostle John has a vision of heaven. He discovers a multitude worshipping God. These are Christians now delivered from the sufferings they had endured and receiving God’s blessings. Gospel Jo

Third Sunday of Easter

Introduction and Call to Worship Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia! On this third Sunday of Easter, we rejoice that the risen Lord Jesus is in our midst: present in our hearts, in our neighbours, and in this holy meal we participate – the Eucharist. We pray that Jesus will inspire our hearts with his risen presence. Today's Readings First Reading Acts 9:1-6 [7-20] In a blinding light from heaven the crucified and risen Jesus reveals himself to Saul the persecutor, whose blindness (physical and spiritual) is later healed; he responds by recognising Jesus as the Son of God and telling others. Second Reading Revelation 5:11-14 The crucified and risen Jesus is recogn
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