Bulletin & Announcements March 15, 2015

Christ  Church
The Fourth Sunday in Lent
M ar ch 15, 2015
The Rev. Douglas G. Tompkins, Rector
The Rev. Judith Buck-Glenn, Associate Rector
The Rev. William Musselman, Rector Emeritus
Ms. Janet Miller, Organist
Church Office 610-521-1626
104 Nevin St. Ridley Park, PA 19078
www.ChristChurchRidleyPark.org
Welcome to Christ Church! We are delighted that you are
worshipping with us. All baptized persons of every denomination are
welcome to receive communion at our altar. Please introduce
yourself to one of our greeters. You are invited to put on a nametag
as you come into church. You are also welcome to fill out a pew card
and place it in the offering plate or give it to a greeter. Please let an
usher know if you are unable to come to the railing for Communion
and the clergy will come to you.
Are you looking for a church home? You are welcome to fill out a
pew card and place it in the offering plate or give it to a greeter. On
it you can indicate that you would like the clergy to call on you.
Out of respect for neighbors wishing for quiet time to pray before
the liturgy begins, please refrain from LOUD talking in the nave.
Flower Memorials – In loving memory of Lillian Menewisch, by
Webber and Menewisch families; and in loving memory of Henry
Ternove, by Mrs. Christina Ternove; and in loving memory of
Hannah Shickley, by Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Shickley; and in loving
memory of Grace Ramsey Galloway, by Mr. Robert Galloway; and in
loving memory of Kaye and Carrell Atkinson and their Loved Ones, by
Ginger Cain.
Our Fourth Lenten program is this Wednesday evening at 6 PM. We
begin with a catered Middle-Eastern/Mediterranean dinner. If you
wish to come to the dinner and have not yet signed up this past
Wednesday evening, please call Fr. Tompkins right away and let him
know so we can be sure we have enough food on hand. Call 610-5211626 ext 22 or email him – [email protected]
There will be a free-will offering for the dinner. Following the dinner
will be our program on “The Life of St. Peter” featuring the actor
David Suchet. We conclude our evening with Stations of the Cross.
Also note there is a Eucharist offered at 5:30 PM. Feel free to come
for as much of the program as you wish.
Come join us upstairs in Musselman Hall following the 10 AM
service for a taste testing! “What-A-Crock” meals will be offering
samples of their delicious home-made meals, meals that ready to go
into your crock-pot in the morning. Note that the coffee hour today
will be held upstairs.
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There are Easter Memorial Flowers order forms at the back of
church or tear out the form at the end of these announcements. You
can also order online by using the link in this past Friday’s edition of
the Christ Church News bulletin. The deadline for ordering is this
Friday, March 20th, so be sure to act soon.
Lenten Materials are available on the table near the green doors. A
small donation is requested if you can afford it.
Lenten Coin Folders are also available at the back of church.
Seder for all ages will take place on Wednesday, March 25th, from
5:45-7:30 PM in Musselman Hall. There will be no 5:30 Eucharist
that evening.
2015 Pledge Envelopes are available on the table near the water
cooler near the green doors.
We now have a gluten-free option for Communion. If you require
this, please give your name and contact information to the office. We
need advance notice of your need.
Adult Ed –This week: The Apostle’s Creed The Apostle’s Creed: “I
believe in the Holy Spirit” [35:34]. Next week: The Apostle’s Creed:
“I believe in the holy catholic church.” [43:19].
Seaman’s Ditty Bag collection for MARCH - For the 2015 Christmas
Ditty Bag delivery, we need men’s disposable razors, small sewing
kits (readily available at dollar stores) and FULL-Sized bars of
WRAPPED soap. There is a bin for the Seaman’s Institute Ditty Bag
collections under the shelf in the vestibule with the green doors.
Meetings this week: Tuesday, Outreach Committee (DP), 7 PM;
Wednesday, Staff Meeting, 10:30 AM; Lenten Eucharist at 5:30 PM;
Lenten Dinner, 6 PM, Lenten Program at 6:30 PM; Stations of the
Cross, 7:30; Property Committee (DP), 7 PM; Thursday, Vestry
(DP), 7 PM; Choir Rehearsal, 7:30 PM.
Do you pledge to Christ Church? If you didn’t get a chance to fill out
a pledge card, now is an excellent opportunity. There are additional
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pledge cards available at the back of church. You can also go to the
church website and fill out a pledge card online.
Would you like to establish a fund for Christ Church through your
estate planning? Your restricted gift will ensure the continuation of
the ministry of Christ Church and will benefit your parish friends
and family for generations to come. Please speak to the rector if you
would like assistance in establishing such a fund. You might also
consider a gift to our permanent endowment fund.
Episcopal Community Services (ECS) announces a new program:
ECS Home Care. This program provides non-medical care to
Episcopalians, their family and friends. Built around the promise of
“greater care for the greater good” this program offers
compassionate, reliable caregivers at market rates from a source you
can trust – ECS. The proceeds from this program support the
charitable mission of ECS. Caregiver services include personal care
(medication reminders, bathing and personal hygiene, toileting and
continence care, dressing and grooming…); homemaking (meal
planning, preparation and serving, personal laundry, grocery
shopping…) Companionship and Overnight and Live-in Care.
Anyone interested in this program can call for a free care assessment
at (855) 631-1112.
Do we have your email address??? So much of our correspondence
now is through email. If you have not been receiving weekly email
news bulletins and other important notifications, please be sure to let
the office know your email address, and update us on any changes.
You can also put it on a white pew card. Place it in the offering plate.
Children’s Pew Envelopes: All the money collected from children in
Sunday School and Children’s Chapel and from Lenten Mite Boxes
goes to support our two ChildFund children, Chanel and Jay-R. All
proceeds from the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper also go to these
children. There are special offering envelopes for children in the
pews. If your child is going to put money in the plate, please give
them a children’s pew envelope. Please note that ANY donation
made in these special envelopes will be credited to our ChildFund
children—you don’t have to be a child!
Pull-up Tabs: If you get pull-up tabs from beverage, soup or pet food
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cans (including colored tabs), the Outreach Committee is collecting
tabs for Ronald McDonald House. There is a marked clear plastic
jar on the counter near the green doors where you can drop the tabs.
Activity bags for children can be found on a rack in the back of
church, under the memorial table. Bags with pink stickers are for
younger children – up to age 5 or so. Please take any activity your
child completes home with you and return the bags to the rack.
Please remember Christ Church in your will and estate planning. If
you need further information on how to make provisions for the
church, please speak to the rector.
Military Service: Richard Walker - U.S. Army; Eric Curfman Army; Michael A. Smith - Captain, U.S. Army; Charles Schlegel –
Col., Air Force; John Oliver - U. S. Navy; Nicole Gieder, USN; David
Berkland – USAF; Timothy Nellet – USMC; Staff Sgt. Tony Grassel,
USAF; Robert Whalen, National Guard; Michael Belay; Capt. Chris
Warrick, Army Ranger; Neil Shea, Marine Reserve; Jerome
Swierczek, USMC; William Simpson, Marine Corps
**Please let us know when we can remove a name from this list. **
THOSE SEEKING WORK: Lynn, Lucille, Andrea
THIS WEEK’S PRAYERS REQUESTED FOR: The Barnard
family, Robert and his mother Adrienne, Beth
CONTINUING PRAYERS REQUESTED FOR: Jessica Davenport,
Kim Scheb, Tony, Joseph Kershaw, Megan, Cameron, Pat, Terri M.,
Talon, John Rubillo, Sr., Fran Johnson, Mike, Chris Ternove,
McKenzie, Sr. Magdalene, Rita, Howard, Brielle, Leisa, Shawna,
Helen Fowler, Amy, Sean H., Bob Hanson, Kevin, Denise Milam,
Joyce Farr, Roger L., Mary Beth S., Karen K., Carol J., Janice,
Mary Ann M., Kathy, Kimberly Polonsky, Chrissy, Danielle,
Eleanor G., Sue, John Dutch, Austin, Meredith, the Durfor family,
Amanda Neeley, Linda M., Dot and Frank Rizzo, Katrina Ruiz,
Isabella
Names will remain on the continuing prayer list for a four week
period. If we do not hear from you, we will assume that prayers have
been answered and the name(s) will be removed from the list.
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Memorials: Lillian Menewisch, Henry Ternove, Hannah Shickley,
Grace Ramsey Galloway, Kaye and Carrell Atkinson and their
Loved Ones
Departed: Kara Barnard
Participating in the Liturgy Today
Altar Guild
Team III
Carole Buchan
Dave and Gladys
Roman
Ushers
Acolytes
8:00 AM
Al Humes
General backup
8:00 AM
Jason Tustin (C/S)
8:00 AM
Bill Graham
10:00 AM
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T:
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Banner: Jack Kellett
10:00 AM
Jill O’Neill
Harry Cotter
10:00 AM
Pat O’Neill
Keith Laird
Bryan Gallagher
Marlene Nickerson
general backup
Chalice Bearers
8:00 AM
Bill Graham
Lay Readers
Counters
Newcomer Greeters
Team One
Roberta Lunari, Captain
LEMS
JI, RH, B&MW,
KM
10:00 AM
Betsy Kirkpatrick
Ken Mobley
ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Pray for the Diocese of
Missouri (Province V, the Episcopal Church)
DIOCESAN PROGRAMS: Union of Black Episcopalians
DIOCESE OF GUATEMALA: Iglesia Episcopal San Antonio, (Saint
Anthony’s Church), Seja, Rio Dulce, the Rev. Marben Juarez
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EASTER LILY MEMORIALS
If you would like to place an order for Easter lily memorials, to beautify the
church on Easter Sunday, please cut and complete the order form below and
return it to church before noontime on Friday, March 20th.
If it is more convenient, you may also mail your completed form directly to the
Church Office. The cost of each plant is $10.
If you have any questions, please call Mary Lou at (610)521-1626 or fax us at
(610) 521-0314.
Thank you for your support!
$10 PER PLANT
EASTER LILY ORDER FORM-2015
NAME___________________________________________________
Phone Number____________________________________________
Number of plants ordered__________________________
Please circle one:
In Memory of
In Honor of
Orders must be received by noon on Friday, March 20th.
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A Note on Today’s Readings
The Fourth Sunday in Lent—Year B
The Old Testament contains accounts of God saving the people at
various times in their history. We remember those times during Lent as a
part of our preparation to celebrate the ultimate salvation of all people in
the death and resurrection of Jesus. The story of Israel’s wandering in the
wilderness continues today. Again the people complain about hunger and
thirst and rebel against God. They are set upon by poisonous serpents.
Moses intercedes with God and is directed to make a bronze serpent.
When the people look at the serpent they are saved.
The Gospel reading is John’s account of Jesus’ predicting his death. He
likens his crucifixion to the event in today’s Old Testament reading. He
promises that he has come not to condemn the world but to save it. Only
those who reject this message and the light of God given by Jesus are in
danger of being lost.
The reading today from Ephesians announces that in his resurrection and
ascension, Jesus has raised us who know him by faith into the new life of
God. It is in Baptism that we have become part of that new life and have
received the grace which saves us.
The most consistent message in Holy Scripture is God’s love and
repeated interventions in history to bring about redemption. As we move
nearer to Easter we are led by means of Word and Sacraments to a
deepening realization that God is still redeeming us. Let us remember
today those who will be baptized at Easter, who are joining us in the
journey of the redeemed to God.
From The Rite Light: Reflections on the Sunday Readings and Seasons of the Church Year.
Copyright © 2007 by Michael W. Merriman. Church Publishing Incorporated, New York.
The Fourth Sunday in Lent
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Prelude: "Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (Kyrie, God Father Eternally;
Christe aller Welt Trost (Christ, Consolation of all the World)"
Johann S. Bach
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Liturgy of the Word
Entrance Rite
Hymn (8:00 AM verses 1, 3)
Hymnal 690
Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
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Entrance Music (10:00 AM) "O God, Our Faithful God"
Dietrich Buxtehude
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The congregation is invited to join the choir in singing the following:
Canticle 14, A Song of Penitence: Kyrie Pantokrator
S 241
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The Celebrant says
People
Bless the Lord who forgives all our sins.
His mercy endures for ever.
The Celebrant says
Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from
you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the
inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and
worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
The following is sung, all standing
Lord, have mercy
Christ, have mercy
Lord, have mercy
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Collect of the Day
The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Let us pray.
Celebrant
People
Celebrant
Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from
heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give
us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
First Reading
Numbers 21:4-9
All sit.
A Reading from the book of Numbers.
From Mount Hor they set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around
the land of Edom; but the people became impatient on the way. The
people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us
up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no
water, and we detest this miserable food.” Then the Lord sent poisonous
serpents among the people, and they bit the people, so that many
Israelites died. The people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned by
speaking against the Lord and against you; pray to the Lord to take away
the serpents from us.” So Moses prayed for the people. And the Lord
said to Moses, “Make a poisonous serpent, and set it on a pole; and
everyone who is bitten shall look at it and live.” So Moses made a
serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit
someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live.
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
Reader
People
Remain seated.
Psalm 107:1-3,17-22
1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, *
and his mercy endures for ever.
2 Let all those whom the LORD has redeemed proclaim *
that he redeemed them from the hand of the foe.
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3 He gathered them out of the lands; *
from the east and from the west,
from the north and from the south.
17 Some were fools and took to rebellious ways; *
they were afflicted because of their sins.
18 They abhorred all manner of food *
and drew near to death’s door.
19 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, *
and he delivered them from their distress.
20 He sent forth his word and healed them *
and saved them from the grave.
21 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his mercy *
and the wonders he does for his children.
22 Let them offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving *
and tell of his acts with shouts of joy.
Second Reading
Ephesians 2:1-10
A Reading from Paul’s letter to the Church in Ephesus.
You were dead through the trespasses and sins in which you once lived,
following the course of this world, following the ruler of the power of the
air, the spirit that is now at work among those who are disobedient. All
of us once lived among them in the passions of our flesh, following the
desires of flesh and senses, and we were by nature children of wrath, like
everyone else. But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with
which he loved us even when we were dead through our trespasses, made
us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—and raised
us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ
Jesus, so that in the ages to come he might show the immeasurable riches
of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have
been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of
God—not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what
he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God
prepared beforehand to be our way of life.
Reader
People
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
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Sequence
All stand.
Hymnal 706
In your mercy, Lord, you called me
Holy Gospel
John 3:14-21
All stand.
Deacon
People
The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to
John.
Glory to you, Lord Christ.
Jesus said, “Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must
the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have
eternal life. For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that
everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.
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Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world,
but in order that the world might be saved through him. Those who
believe in him are not condemned; but those who do not believe are
condemned already, because they have not believed in the name of the
only Son of God. And this is the judgment, that the light has come into
the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their
deeds were evil. For all who do evil hate the light and do not come to the
light, so that their deeds may not be exposed. But those who do what is
true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have
been done in God.”
Deacon
People
The Gospel of the Lord.
Praise to you, Lord Christ.
Sermon
The Rev. Douglas Tompkins
Nicene Creed
All stand.
We believe in one God,
the Father, the Almighty,
maker of heaven and earth,
of all that is, seen and unseen.
We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ,
the only Son of God,
eternally begotten of the Father,
God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God,
begotten, not made,
of one Being with the Father.
Through him all things were made.
For us and for our salvation
he came down from heaven:
by the power of the Holy Spirit
he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary,
and was made man.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate;
he suffered death and was buried.
On the third day he rose again
in accordance with the Scriptures;
he ascended into heaven
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and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead,
and his kingdom will have no end.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,
who proceeds from the Father and the Son.
With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified.
He has spoken through the Prophets.
We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church.
We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.
We look for the resurrection of the dead,
and the life of the world to come. Amen.
Prayers of the People
All remain standing.
With all our heart and with all our mind, let us pray to the Lord, saying,
“Lord, have mercy.”
For the peace of the world, for the welfare of the holy Church of God,
and for the unity of all peoples, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
For our Bishop, and for all the clergy and people, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
For our President, for the leaders of the nations, and for all in authority,
let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
For this borough, for every city and community, and for those who live
in them, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
For the good earth which God has given us, and for the wisdom and will
to conserve it, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
For the aged and infirm, for the widowed and orphans, and for the sick
and the suffering, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
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For the poor and the oppressed, for the unemployed and the destitute, for
prisoners and captives, and for all who remember and care for them, let
us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
For deliverance from all danger, violence, oppression, and degradation,
let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
(clergy read) For those who serve in our armed forces,
especially_________ let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
(clergy read) For those on our parish prayer list, remembering
_________ let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
(clergy read) For those departed this life, especially _________ let us
pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
That we may end our lives in faith and hope, without suffering and
without reproach, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
In the communion of [ ___________ and of all the] saints, let us
commend ourselves, and one another, and all our life, to Christ our God.
To thee, O Lord our God.
Silence
Almighty God, to whom our needs are known before we ask, help us to
ask only what accords with your will; and those good things which we
dare not, or in our blindness cannot ask, grant us for the sake of your Son
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Confession of Sin
All kneel.
Let us confess our sins against God and our neighbor.
Silence.
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Minister and People
Most merciful God,
we confess that we have sinned against you
in thought, word, and deed,
by what we have done,
and by what we have left undone.
We have not loved you with our whole heart;
we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves.
We are truly sorry and we humbly repent.
For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ,
have mercy on us and forgive us;
that we may delight in your will,
and walk in your ways,
to the glory of your Name. Amen.
The Priest stands and says
Almighty God have mercy on you, forgive you all your sins through our
Lord Jesus Christ, strengthen you in all goodness, and by the power of
the Holy Spirit keep you in eternal life. Amen.
Peace
All stand.
Celebrant
People
The peace of the Lord be always with you.
And also with you.
Then the Ministers and the People may greet one another in the name of the Lord.
Announcements
Holy Communion
The Celebrant says
Ascribe to the Lord the honor due his Name; bring offerings and come
into his courts. Psalm 96:8
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Offertory Hymn
WLP 753
When from bondage we are summoned
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Representatives of the congregation bring the people’s offerings of bread and wine, and
money or other gifts, to the deacon or celebrant. The people stand while the offerings are
presented and placed on the Altar.
Doxology
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow / praise him, all creatures here
below / praise him above, ye heavenly host / praise Father, Son, and
Holy Ghost.
Great Thanksgiving
The people remain standing.
The Celebrant proceeds
It is right, and a good and joyful thing, always and everywhere to give
thanks to you, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord, who was tempted in every way as we are,
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yet did not sin. By his grace we are able to triumph over every evil, and
to live no longer for ourselves alone, but for him who died for us and
rose again.
Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with Angels and Archangels
and with all the company of heaven, who for ever sing this hymn to
proclaim the glory of your Name:
The people stand or kneel.
The Celebrant continues
Holy and gracious Father: In your infinite love you made us for yourself;
and, when we had fallen into sin and become subject to evil and death,
you, in your mercy, sent Jesus Christ, your only and eternal Son, to share
our human nature, to live and die as one of us, to reconcile us to you, the
God and Father of all. He stretched out his arms upon the cross, and
offered himself in obedience to your will, a perfect sacrifice for the
whole world.
On the night he was handed over to suffering and death, our Lord Jesus
Christ took bread; and when he had given thanks to you, he broke it, and
gave it to his disciples, and said, “Take, eat: This is my Body, which is
given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.”
After supper he took the cup of wine; and when he had given thanks, he
gave it to them, and said, “Drink this, all of you: This is my Blood of the
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new Covenant, which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of
sins. Whenever you drink it, do this for the remembrance of me.”
Therefore we proclaim the mystery of faith:
Celebrant and People
Christ has died.
Christ is risen.
Christ will come again.
The Celebrant continues
We celebrate the memorial of our redemption, O Father, in this sacrifice
of praise and thanksgiving. Recalling his death, resurrection, and
ascension, we offer you these gifts. Sanctify them by your Holy Spirit to
be for your people the Body and Blood of your Son, the holy food and
drink of new and unending life in him. Sanctify us also that we may
faithfully receive this holy Sacrament, and serve you in unity, constancy,
and peace; and at the last day bring us with all your saints into the joy of
your eternal kingdom.
All this we ask through your Son Jesus Christ. By him, and with him,
and in him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit all honor and glory is yours,
Almighty Father, now and for ever. AMEN.
The Celebrant then continues
And now, as our Savior
Christ has taught us,
we are bold to say,
People and Celebrant
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those
who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
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but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever. Amen.
Breaking of the Bread
A period of silence is kept.
Christ our passover is sacrificed for us
Therefore let us keep the feast.
The Celebrant says
The Gifts of God for the People of God. Take them in remembrance that
Christ died for you, and feed on him in your hearts by faith, with
thanksgiving.
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All baptized persons, whatever your denominational affiliation, are welcome to receive
Holy Communion at our altar. You may stand at the altar rail if your knees do not permit
kneeling. Please assist the chalice bearer by gently holding the base of the chalice.
Please do not hold the top of the chalice. If you wish, you may intinct (dip) the host
(consecrated bread) in the chalice. If you do not wish to receive the wine, fold your arms
over your chest. Baptized children may receive with parent's permission, otherwise they
will receive a blessing.
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Communion Anthem
"God So Loved the World"
John Stainer
After Communion, the Celebrant says
Let us pray.
Celebrant and People
Eternal God, heavenly Father,
you have graciously accepted us as living members
of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ,
and you have fed us with spiritual food
in the Sacrament of his Body and Blood.
Send us now into the world in peace,
and grant us strength and courage
to love and serve you
with gladness and singleness of heart;
through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Blessing
The priest blesses the people, saying
The Deacon says
Bow down before the Lord.
The people kneel and the Celebrant says
Look down in mercy, Lord, on your people who kneel before you; and
grant that those whom you have nourished by your Word and Sacraments
may bring forth fruit worthy of repentance; through Christ our Lord.
Amen.
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Postcommunion Hymn
Led on their way by this triumphant sign
Deacon
People
Let us bless the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
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Hymnal 473
Postlude "Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist" (Kyrie, God the Holy Spirit)
J. S. Bach
H 473 — Words: Copyright © 1974 by Hope Publishing Co., Carol Stream, IL. 60188). All rights
reserved. Used by permission. Music: Copyright © 1974 by Hope Publishing Co., Carol Stream, IL.
60188). All rights reserved. Used by permission. H 706 — Words: © 1982, Charles P. Price. S 91 —
By permission of Oxford University Press. S 114 — By permission of Oxford University Press. S
120 — Setting: Copyright © Church Publishing, Inc. S 158 — By permission of Oxford University
Press. Reprinted under OneLicense.net #A-710779.
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