FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER C Lectionary #54
God, in Christ, has made all things new. Love that reaches beyond any borders we can erect is a sign of this new creation.

Acts 14:21-27. A summary of the return leg of Paul’s and Barnabas’s mission that has reached out successfully to the Gentiles.

Psalm of the Day: Ps 145
This poem is a song of praise for God's mighty deeds; it hails God as king, using a phrase—“God's kingdom” or “God's dominion”—that Jesus used to describe the new thing that God was planning for humanity.

Alaba, Alma Mía, al Señor (Reza) FYC 277
Benediciré Tu Nombre/I Will Praise Your Name (Schiavone) JS 111
I Will Bless Your Name For Ever (Jordan) LMGM 538
I Will Praise Your Name (Haas) GC 137/GC2 76/PCY1 80/WC 449/RS 193/WS/MI-BB/SS
I Will Praise Your Name (Hunstiger) SS
I Will Praise Your Name (Willcock) PFS 58/JS 112/SS
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever PSL C-84/SS
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Alstott) BB
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Carroll/Gelineau) WOR 847/RS 194/LPGG 852
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Guimont) GC2 1007/LPMG 69
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Hillert) CCS 2666
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Hughes) PRM C60/PMB 627/WS
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Roberts) LMGM 539/RS 192/WC 450/WS
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Schiavone) LP 76/JS 932
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Smith) GP 281/JS 110
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Somerville) CBW 102
I Will Praise Your Name For Ever (Soper) MI-BB

Revelation 21:1-5a. The author of Revelation translates the hope for God's kingdom into the vision of a “new Jerusalem” as “God's dwelling with the human race.” The divine presence transforms heaven and earth: “Behold, I make all things new.”

John 13:31-33a, 34-35. In this part of the Last Supper discourse, Jesus proclaims that he will share in the divine “glory,” and he begins to transform humanity through the “new commandment”: “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you should love . . .” not me, but “one another.” This love is the sign of discipleship.

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

Songs for the Liturgy

*A New Commandment (G) WC 828/PMB 423/WS/PSL C-55/BFW 121/SS
All the Ends of the Earth – Dufford (1) GP 683/MI‑BB/JS 595/GC 520/GC2 526
*All Things New (2) GC 427/GC2 450
As a Fire Is Meant for Burning (1,G) GC 663/GC2 643/RS 779
Break Not the Circle of Enabling Love (G) CBW 524
Christians, Let Us Love One Another (G) CBW 572/MI‑BB/JS 751/CBW 595/GP 646
Easter Alleluia (G) GC 424/GC2 447/RS 592/SS
Faithful Family (G) GP 365/GC 413
For the Life of the World (1) GC 801/GC2 792
God Is Love (G) CBW 473/LMGM 241/JS 749/GC 629/GC2 608/MI‑BB/RS 744/GP 647/SS
Good Friday Hymn (G) GC 406
Halleluya! We Sing Your Praises (1) RS 692/GC 562/GC2 529/PMB 482
In Perfect Charity (G) JS 757/MI‑BB/GP 547
Jerusalem, My Destiny (2) GC 390/GC2 399/SS
Jerusalem, My Happy Home (2) WOR 690/CBW 601/WC 858/JS 788/MI‑BB/RS 871/GC 771/GC2 764/WS/PMB 454/SS
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You (Ps) WOR 525/WC 918/GP 693/MI‑BB/LMGM 197/JS 617/RS 669/GC 528/GC2 520/CBW 511/WS/PMB 497/SS
*Joyfully Give Praise to God (E) GP 242                                                                                  
Let All Things Now Living (Ps) WOR 559/LMGM 180/WC 955/RS 707/GC 567/GC2 551/CBW 534/WS/PMB 516/JS 641/MI-BB/SS
*Let the Hungry Come to Me, v 3 (2) WC 669
Lord, Help Us Walk Your Servant Way (G) HG 150/SS
Lord of All Nations, Grant Me Grace (1,G) WOR 602/WC 780/RS 751/GC 634/GC2 602
Love Is His Word (G) WOR 599/RS 750/WC 634/PMB 299
Love One Another (G) GC 630/RS 745/GP 645/MI‑BB/JS 752
*Mandatum Novum (G) WOR 812
*My Lord Will Come Again, vss 3‑4 (2) GC 769
*New Songs of Celebration (E) WOR 533
*No Greater Love (G) JS 277/BB/MI-BB/GC 628/GC2 607/RS 753/CBW 599/GP 362/SS
*Now from the Heavens Descending, v 4 (2) CBW 454
O Holy City, Seen of John (2) WOR 685/GC 767/GC2 757
O How I Long to See (2) GP 306
*O Sing a New Song (E) IH 26
Out of Darkness -- Walker (G) MI‑BB/JS 765/GC 689/GP 574
Peace – Demny (G) WS
Peace – Norbet, vss 3,5 (G) WC 878/MI‑BB/JS 741/GP 649/WS/PMB 462
Praise the Lord, My Soul (2) GC 554/RS 688
Resucitó/He Is Risen (2) GC 432/GC2 443/RS 580/BB/GP 391
*Sing a Joyful Song (Ps) GP 688/MI‑BB/JS 616
*Sing a New Song – Brown (E) GP 692/MI-BB
*Sing a New Song -- Schuttte (E) CBW 563/MI‑BB/RS 686/GP 670/GC 537/GC2 544/JS 607/WC 904/WS
*Sing a New Song to the Lord -- Dudley-Smith/Wilson (E) WOR 550/CBW 566/GC 521/GC2 541/RS 677/WC 931/SS
*Sing a New Song to the Lord – Ford (E) BFW 167/SS
*Sing to God (E) GC2 533
*Sing to God a New Song (E) PSL C-83/SS
Sing to the Lord (E,Ps) WOR 532/CBW 569
Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song (E) WOR 532
*The Earth Is the Lord's (2) GC 495
The God of Abraham Praise (Ps) WOR 537/JS 602/RS 685/GC 544
There Is a River (2) GP 718/JS 656
*They'll Know We Are Christians (G) WC 779/JS 849/MI‑BB/GC 735/GC2 728/GP 568/WS/PMB 390
*This Is My Commandment (G) WOR 603
To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King (Ps) WOR 497/CBW 438/WC 718/GP 422/MI‑BB/LMGM 92/JS 485/RS 629/GC 488/GC2 492/WS/PMB 370/SS
Ubi Caritas (G) WOR 604/CBW 67, 376/GC 408, 631/GC2 430, 568, 601/WC 824, 827/JS 753, 754, 805/MI‑BB/RS 746, 752/GP 364, 365/WS/PMB 428, 430/SS
We Have Been Told (G,C) GC 699/GC2 694/GP 253/MI‑BB/WC 826/RS 815/WS/SS
We Will Drink the Cup (1) GC 709
*We Will Extol Your Praise (Ps) CBW 574
What Is This Place (2) WOR 709/GC 748/GC2 736/GP 538/MI‑BB/JS 799/RS 892
*When We Eat This Bread, v 4 (2) JS 823/MI‑BB/GP 510
Where Charity and Love Prevail (G) WC 825, 833/GC 625/GC2 610/MI‑BB/JS 756/RS 747/GP 644/WS/PMB 424, 428/SS

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #
A New Commandment Mundy, W. CPDL G
A New Commandment Tallis, T. CPDL G
All Thy Works Shall Praise Thee (2-part Men, percussion)  Parker, Alice  Lawson Gould (51385)  P
And I Saw a New Heaven (SATB, Organ)  Bainton, Edgar  Novello (29.0342.03)  2
And I Saw a New Heaven (SATB, Organ)  Bainton, Edgar  RSCM  in  Festival Service Book, Vol. IV  2
And I Saw a New Heaven (Soprano, SATB, Organ)  Aston, Peter  Novello (MW 7)  2
And I, John Saw the Holy City (SATB, Organ)  Matthews, Thomas  H.T. Fitzsimons (2216)  2
Come, Praise the Lord (SAB, Keyboard/Organ)  Couperin, François/Jewell, Kenneth  Concordia (98-2164)  P
Glorify the Lord with Me (SATB)  Berger, Jean  John Sheppard Music (1007) P
I Am the True Vine (SATB)  Sadowski, Kevin  Concordia (98-3472)  C
I Am the Vine (2- or 3-part, Organ)  Pote, Allen  Sacred Music Press (S-8636)  C
I Am the Vine (SATB, Organ)  Haan, Raymond H.  H. W. Gray (GCMR 3473)  C
I Am the Vine from “Three Songs from the Gospels” (SATB)  Bell, John L.  GIA (G-6203)  C
I Give You a New Commandment (2-part, Organ)  Aston, Peter  GIA (G-4331)  G
I Give You a New Commandment (TTBB, Organ)  Shepherd, John  Oxford (CMSR 18B)  G
I Saw a New Heaven and Earth (SATB)  Schalk, Carl  Augsburg (0800674677) also in “TheAugsburg Choir Book (0800656784)  2
I Will Extol Thee (TTBB)  Moe, Daniel  Augsburg (11-0623)  P
If Ye Love Me (SATB)  Tallis, Thomas  Oxford (42.60)  G
Lord is Good to All (SATB & Finger Cymbals)  Berger, Jean  Tetra (AB-448)  P
Lord is Gracious, The (SATB, Keyboard)  Roff, Joseph  Augsburg (11-0612)  P
Love One Another (Unison/2-part, Keyboard)  Hopson, Hal H.  Choristers Guild (CGA741)  G
New Commandment I Give Unto You, A (SATB, Organ)  Gates, Crawford  Sonos Music (CSW 164)  G
New Commandment, A (SATB, a capella)  Wright, Paul  Roger Dean (HRD 277)  G
O Sing Unto the Lord (SATB, Double Bass)  Zimmerman, H.  Chantry Music (#n.a.) E
Psalm 145 (Soprano, Bass, Unison Chorus, Trumpet, Organ)  Folkemer, Stephen  GIA (G-2337) P
Psalm 98 (2-part, Orff inst.)  Maeker,  Concordia 98-3038)  E
Psalm 98 (SATB, Trumpet)  Martinson, Joel  Concordia (98-3225)  E
Rejoice in the Lord (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Haan, Raymond  Augsburg (11-0675)  E
Sing a New Song (SATB/SATB, English)  Pachelbel, J./Ehret, W.  Hinshaw (HMC 297)  E
Sing a New Song (SATB/SATB, Latin/English)  Pachelbel, Johann/Sateren, Leland  AMSI (329)  E
Sing to the Lord a New Song  (2-part mixed, Organ/Keyboard)  Pachelbel, Johann  Concordia (98-3151)  E
This Is My Commandment (SATB)  Tallis, Thomas  Oxford in  “Oxford Tudor Church Music 70” G
Thou Art the Vine (SATB or Unison, Keyboard, Handbells)  Carter, Andrew  MorningStar (MSM-50-8504) C
Ubi Caritas (SATTBB)  Duruflé, Maurice  Durand Editions (312-41253)  G
You Are the Branches (Unison, 2- or 3-part, Keyboard)  Jothen, Michael  Choristers Guild (CGA 755)  C

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