Easter 2

Sunday is “Easter 2”.  We have  5 or 6 weeks of Easter on the church year calendar, and our ex-Baptist music director is all about it.  She takes music selection seriously and works at fitting the hymns to the season and even fitting them to the scripture readings appointed for the day.   For our Gospel hymn (sung while the book is being carried out into the midst of the congregation in preparation for the reading), we’ll be singing the beautiful “This Joyful Eastertide”.  Here is a rollicking choir/organ version of it:

And since this Sunday is known as Doubting Thomas Sunday, we’ll be singing a 15th century hymn that retells the incident with Thomas.  The tune for that one goes something like this:

About katiekind

Enjoying the second half of life. I have three sons who are the apples of my eye and a wonderful husband of 35 years--those are the important things. Long ago, out of the blue, I became a Christian. It was something I never planned on, but what joy it has been. I do website development and I like to read and garden and paint and I love beauty and truth.
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