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Summer Eucharist - 10 am Sunday
Processional Hymn CP# 505 Be Thou my Vision
The Gathering of the Community
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
And also with you.
to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hidden. 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.
Collect for the Day Almighty God, you sent your Holy Spirit to be the light and life of your Church. Open our hearts to the riches of your grace, that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit in love, joy and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
The Proclamation of the Word
The Readings Genesis 15: 1-6; Psalm 33: 12-22; Hebrews 11: 1-3, 8-16
The Gospel Luke 12: 32-40
Please stand. The Lord be with you. And also with you.
The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to…
Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ
Gospel is read.
The Gospel of Christ. Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.
A moment of silence is observed after the sermon
Affirmation of Faith
Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is One and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and with all your strength. This the first and greatest commandment. The second is like it: you shall love your neighbour as yourself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Prayers of the People
Confession & Absolution
Let us make our confession to God, knowing that we are children of God held in love and forgiveness.
Silence is kept.
We confess to you, our Lord and God, that we have failed to follow in the ways of Christ. We have not loved as we ought, we have said what should have been left unspoken, and have failed to act when called upon. Forgive us, renew us and heal us that we might serve you in love and peace.
Absolution is given.
Offertory Hymn CP# 536 Singing Songs of Expectation
Prayer over the Gifts Father, receive all we offer you this day, and grant that in this eucharist we may be enriched by the gifts of the Spirit. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Great Thanksgiving
(From: With One Voice, Lutheran Prayer, Eucharistic Prayer G)
The Lord be with you. And also with you.
Lift up your hearts. We lift them to the Lord.
Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give our thanks and praise.
It is indeed right and good that we should at all times and in all places offer our hearts of gratitude to you, our God and Creator, .… And so, with the Church on earth and the hosts in heaven, we praise your name and join their unending hymn:
Holy, holy, holy, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest.
Holy God, our Maker, Redeemer, and Healer, in the harmonious world of your creation the plants and animals, the lakes and stars were whole and well in your praise….
In the night in which he was betrayed, our Lord Jesus took bread…
Again, after supper, he took the cup, gave thanks, …
His acts of healing, his body given up, and his victory over death,
We await that day when all the peoples of the earth will come to the river to enjoy the tree of life…..
Through him all glory and honour are yours,
Almighty Father, with the Holy Spirit, in your holy Church, both now and forever. Amen.
Thanksgiving (From: With One Voice, Lutheran Prayer, Eucharistic Prayer G) The Lord be with you. And also with you.
The Lord’s Prayer
As our Saviour taught us, let us pray,
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial, and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever. Amen.
Breaking of the Bread
We break this bread to share in the body of Christ.
We, being many, are one body, for we all share in the one bread.
The gifts of God for the people of God. Thanks be to God.
Communion Hymn CP# 548 Eye Has Not Seen
Prayer after Communion Eternal God, grant to your Church the unity of peace that we have tasted in this eucharist, the fruit of your life-giving Spirit. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord.
Glory to God, whose power, working in us, can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine. Glory to God from generation to generation, in the Church and in Christ Jesus, forever and ever. Amen.
Recessional Hymn CP# 601 God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending