Service Bulletin

Sunday, October 22 , 2017                                                                                              10:00 a.m.

20th Sunday After Pentecost

Prelude: Praeludio – C. Adolfo Bossi


Processional Hymn:  380 – O Worship the King
                                                                                                                             BAS Page

Gathering Sentences                                                                                                             185  

Gloria                             (10 am Hymn #702)                                                                    186

Collect of the Day


First Reading – Exodus 33.12-23 (pg 79 in the pew Bible)            

Psalm 99                                                                                                                          837
 Response: The Lord our God is the Holy One.

Second Reading – 1 Thessalonians 1.1-10 (pg 1077 in the pew Bible) 

     Choir Anthem – From the Rising of the Sun – Bruce Greer

Gradual Hymn: Lord, Be Thy Word My Guide

The Gospel – Matthew 22.15-22  (pg 902 in the pew Bible)

SermonThe Reverend Andrea Thomas

The Apostles’ Creed                                                                                                              189

Prayers of the People

Let us pray.
When you hear the phrase, “loving God”, please respond with “Hear our prayer”.

Lord God, we give you thanks for all your gifts—for daily food, for health, for each breath we take, for freedom to choose, and for the gifts of your word, your power and your love.
Loving God, hear our prayer.

Our hearts are truly overwhelmed, O God, when we consider how you have entrusted so much to us.  May we be worthy of that trust—may we be a people who are unafraid to live as fully and as richly as you want us to live.
Loving God, hear our prayer.

Help us, O God, as followers of Jesus, to multiply all that you have given us, to risk spreading your word and perhaps see it misunderstood. To gamble by loving those whom others think worthy only of hate, to take chances by doing good to those who have not done good to us.
Loving God, hear our prayer.

Help us be faith filled people and give us a desire to increase your glory and your goodness in this world.  Make us people who share in both word and deed that which you have given to us.
Loving God, hear our prayer.

We pray for the church gathered today, both here and around the world, that it may encourage all its members to discover, develop and use all their gifts.
Loving God, hear our prayer.

We pray for those who are poor in body or in spirit, for those oppressed and heavy laden, for those sick or in despair.   Minister by your Spirit and by us, especially to….

Murray, Marion, Derek, Ivy, Gail,
, Gail, Nadia, Lynne, Helen, Rob, Bill….

We give thanks for the life of Muriel Christie: rest eternal grant to her, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon her. Be with those who mourn her in this time of loss.
Loving God, hear our prayer

Help us walk faithfully in the path of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Loving God, hear our prayer..  Amen.

Confession & Absolution                                                                                                     191

The Peace                                                                                                                                192


The Preparation of the Gifts

                               Offertory Hymn: 177 – A Spendthrift Lover Is the Lord

Prayer over the Gifts

                                                                                                                                   BAS page
The Great Thanksgiving – Eucharistic Prayer #1                                            193

The Lord’s Prayer  (sung)                                                                                               211

Breaking of the Bread #2                                                                                             212

Agnus Dei
Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world: have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world: grant us peace.

The Communion & Anointing
(Anointing is available during communion at the prayer desk.)

This is the Lord’s Table, not just an Anglican table.

  • The bread/wafer is received in the open palm. Gluten-free wafers are available – just ask the priest.
  • The wine, if desired, may be taken from the common cup by drinking (placing your hand gently at the base of the chalice to guide it).
                                      Please do not dip the wafer into the wine.
    If you do not wish to drink from the cup, simply hold the base of the chalice when it is presented to you while the administrator says the words of offering.
  • If you do not wish to receive the bread and wine, but would like a blessing, please indicate this preference by crossing your arms across your chest.

Communion Music: 617 – Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee
76 – Thee We Adore, O Hidden Saviour, Thee

Prayer after Communion

Doxology                                                                                                                                  214


The Blessing

Recessional Hymn: 505 – Be Thou My Vision


Postlude: Suite No. 1 in D Major, Mvt. III – J.L. Krebs

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