CELEBRATING BIBLE SUNDAY
The Last Sunday after Trinity - Trinity 20 (Bible Sunday) – 25th October 2020 at 8am
SAID EUCHARIST SERVICE
‘Lord you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.’ PSALM 90:1-2
Eternal God we thank you that before the world was made you were there, as we live our lives today you are there. From everlasting to everlasting, you are our never changing God.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1:
Father we thank you for your faithfulness that has been shown to us from generation to generation. Thank you that you are the same yesterday, today and forever.
Gathering: While the song is played – Lord Thy Word Abideth
Please greet each other through messages as you generally say hello to one another when you are entering in the morning service in Church building.
Welcome and Greetings:
Opening Sentence: Heavenly Father day by day you demonstrate your unfailing love to us. As we reflect on the love, compassion, grace and mercy given to us new every morning we bow down before you and worship:
Hymn – Lo , He comes with cloud descending
Call to Worship: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
Prayer of Preparation
To whom all hearts are open,
All desires known,
And from whom no secrets are hidden:
Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts
By the inspiration of the Holy Spirit,
That we may perfectly love you,
And worthily magnify your Holy name;
Through Christ our Lord. Amen
Almighty God, our heavenly Father,
We have sinned against you
And against our neighbour
In thought and word and deed,
Through negligence, through weakness,
Through our own deliberate fault.
We are truly sorry
And repent of all our sins.
For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ,
Who died for us,
Forgive us all our past
And grant that we may serve you
In newness of life
To the glory of your name. Amen
who forgives all who truly repent,
have mercy upon you,
pardon and deliver you from all your sins,
confirm and strengthen you in all goodness,
and keep you in life eternal;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Gloria in Excelsis
Holy Trinity Choir to lead
Collect of the Day
Who caused all Holy Scritures
To be written for our learning:
Help us so to hear them,
To read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them
That, through patience,
And the comfort of your Holy Word,
You may embrace and for ever hold fast
The hope of everlasting life,
Which you have given us
In our saviour Jesus Christ,
Who is alive and reigns with you,
In the unity of the Holy spirit,
One God now and for ever. Amen
Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-12: John Normington
Psalm 119:9-16: Bina John
Colossians 3:12-17: Susan Normington
Reflection: Arun John
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
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.
Intercession – Christopher Singh
Delight in the Lord in His love and light
Proclaim his peace by day and by night
The Peace of the Lord be always with you
ALL: And also with you.
EUCHARISTIC PRAYER E
The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Lift up your hearts.
We lift them up to the Lord.
Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
It is right to give him thanks and praise.
Father, you made the world and love your creation.
You gave your Son Jesus Christ to be our Saviour.
His dying and rising have set us free from sin and death.
By your Holy Spirit you make us your friends.
And so we gladly thank you,
with saints and angels praising you, and saying:
(Sanctus Sung): Holy Trinity Choir
Holy, holy, holy Lord,
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.]
We praise and bless you, loving Father
through Jesus Christ, our Lord;
and as we obey his command,
send your Holy Spirit on us and on these gifts
that broken bread and wine out-poured
may be for us the body and blood of your dear Son.
On the night before he died he had supper with his friends,
and taking bread, he praised you.
He broke the bread, shared it with them and said:
Take, eat; this is my body which is given for you;
do this in remembrance of me.
When supper was ended he took a cup of wine.
Again he gave you thanks, shared it and said:
Drink this, all of you;
this is my blood of the new covenant,
which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Do this, as often as you drink it,
in remembrance of me.
So, Father, as we remember all that Jesus did,
we plead with confidence his sacrifice made once for all upon the cross.
Bringing before you the bread of life and cup of salvation,
we proclaim his death and resurrection
until he comes in glory.
[Great is the mystery of faith:]
Christ has died:
Christ is risen:
Christ will come again.
Lord of all life,
help us to work together for that day
when your justice and mercy will be seen in all the earth,
and your kingdom comes.
Look with favour on your people,
gather us in your loving arms
and bring us with (N.N. and) all the saints
to be with you for ever at your table in heaven.
Through Christ, and with Christ, and in Christ,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
all honour and glory are yours, O loving Father,
for ever and ever. Amen.
Every time we eat this bread
and drink this cup,
All we proclaim the Lord’s death
until he comes.
Agnus dei – Holy Trinity Church Choir
Jesus is the Lamb of God
who takes away the sin of the world.
Blessed are those who are called to his supper.
All Lord, I am not worthy to receive you,
but only say the word, and I shall be healed.
Hymn – Rejoice the Lord is King
The Love of God be in your hearts,
The peace of God be in your mind,
The grace of God be in your dealings:
And the blessings of God Almighty
Father, Son and Holy Spirit with you all
Now and for ever. Amen
Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.
All: In the name of Christ. Amen