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First after Epiphany – Baptism of Jesus Year C

Service contains:

Hymn: When Jesus came to Jordan or God is not partial

Prayer: Great God, we come to worship you

Reading: Psalm 29

Hymn: Father, we have sinned, in word and deed and thought or Some voice! it splinters beams of

Reading: Isaiah 43:1-7

Poem: Mirrored

Hymn: Amazing grace or Called and named a chosen people

Reading: Acts 8:14-17

Hymn: Spirit of the living God or Where the spirit wafts or blows

Reading: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

Sermon ideas:

Reflection: Samaritan believers …? (based on Acts 8:14-17)

Poem: Significance (based on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22)

Hymn: On Jordon’s bank the Baptist’s cry or See the husks fly through the air

Prayer: Water is powerful

Hymn: When John baptised by Jordan’s river or Baptised into being, the Lord of creation

Blessing: May the water of Christ’s blessing anoint us…

Andrew Pratt (born 1948)
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