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Order of Service

3rd Sunday of Epiphany 24th January 2021 – 10am Live Stream

Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell

 

Gathering: While hymn is played – I will sing the wondrous story

 

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:

 

Welcome and Greetings:

Grace, mercy and peace

God our Father and the

Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

ALL: And also with you

 

Call to Service: With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.

 

HYMN – Songs of thankfulness and praise

 

All   Almighty God,

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 your Holy Spirit,

that we may perfectly love you,

and worthily magnify your holy name;

through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

 

Call to Confession:

The grace of God has dawned upon the world

through our Saviour Jesus Christ,

who sacrificed himself for us to purify a people as his own.

Let us confess our sins. cf Titus 2.11-14

 

God be gracious to us and bless us,

and make your face shine upon us:

Lord, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy.

 

May your ways be known on the earth,

your saving power among the nations:

Christ, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy.

You, Lord, have made known your salvation,

and reveal your justice in the sight of the nations:

Lord, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy.

 

Gloria in Excelsis: Sung by HT Choir

 

Collect

Almighty God,

Whose Son revealed in signs and miracles

The wonder of your saving presence:

Renew your people with your heavenly grace,

And in all our weakness

Sustain us by your mighty power.

Through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

Who is alive and reigns with you,

In the unity of the Holy Spirit,

One God now and forever. Amen

 

Readings:

Isaiah –Genesis 14: 17-20:  Richard M

Psalm 128: Bina J

Ephesians Revelation 19: 6-10: Christopher Singh

Gospel – John 2:1-11: Arun

Sermon – Arun`

Intercession – Virginia Lynch

The Creed

All   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,

was incarnate from the Holy Spirit and 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,

who with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified,

who 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.

 

PEACE

God has made us one in Christ.

He set his seal upon us and, as a pledge of what is to come,

Has given us the Spirit to dwell in our hearts. Alleluia

The Peace of the Lord be always with you.                                                                                                                                                                                              All: and also with you

 

Hymn: Hail to the Lord anointed

 

Prayers at the Preparation of the Table

Gracious God,

accept the offering of your Church,

the hearts of your people

joined in praise and thanksgiving,

in the name of Jesus Christ, the Lord. Amen.

 

Prayer G

The Lord be with you

All   and also with you.

 

Lift up your hearts.

All   We lift them to the Lord.

 

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

All   It is right to give thanks and praise.

 

 

 

And now we give you thanks

Because in the wonder of the incarnation,

Your eternal Word has brought to the eyes of faith

A new and radiant vision of your glory.

In Him we see our God made visible

And so are caught up in love of the God we cannot see.

Therefore, with all the angels of heaven

we lift our voices to proclaim the glory of your name

and sing our joyful hymn of praise:

 

All   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.]

 

How wonderful the work of your hands, O Lord.

As a mother tenderly gathers her children,

you embraced a people as your own.

When they turned away and rebelled

your love remained steadfast.

From them you raised up Jesus our Saviour, born of Mary,

to be the living bread,

in whom all our hungers are satisfied.

He offered his life for sinners,

and with a love stronger than death

he opened wide his arms on the cross.

On the night before he died,

he came to supper with his friends

and, taking bread, he gave you thanks.

He broke it and gave it to them, saying:

 

Take, eat; this is my body which is given for you;

do this in remembrance of me.

At the end of supper, taking the cup of wine,

he gave you thanks, 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.

 

[Great is the mystery of faith:]

All   Christ has died:

Christ is risen:

Christ will come again.

 

 

Father, we plead with confidence

his sacrifice made once for all upon the cross;

we remember his dying and rising in glory,

and we rejoice that he intercedes for us at your right hand.

Pour out your Holy Spirit as we bring before you

these gifts of your creation;

may they be for us the body and blood of your dear Son.

As we eat and drink these holy things in your presence,

form us in the likeness of Christ,

and build us into a living temple to your glory.

[Remember, Lord, your Church in every land.

Reveal her unity, guard her faith,

and preserve her in peace …]

Bring us at the last with [N and] all the saints

to the vision of that eternal splendour

for which you have created us;

through Jesus Christ, our Lord,

by whom, with whom, and in whom,

with all who stand before you in earth and heaven,

we worship you, Father almighty, in songs of everlasting praise:

All   Blessing and honour and glory and power

be yours for ever and ever.

Amen.

 

LORD’S PRAYER

 

Lord’s Prayer: Let us say the prayer our Saviour taught us,

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.

Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.

For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen.

 

BREAKING OF THE BREAD

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.

 

SPIRITUAL COMMUNION - Silence

 

Post Communion Prayer

Almighty Father,

Whose Son our Saviour Jesus

Christ is the light of the world:

May your people,

Illumined by your word and sacraments,

Shine with the radiance of His glory,

That He mae known, worshipped and obeyed

To the ends of the earth;

For he is alive and reigns, now and for ever. Amen

 

Blessings

The Father, whose glory fills the heavens,

cleanse you by his holiness

and send you to proclaim his word.

Amen.

 

The Son, who has ascended to the heights,

pour upon you the riches of his grace.

Amen.

 

The Holy Spirit, the Comforter,

equip you and strengthen you in your ministry.

Amen.

 

And the blessing …

 

Closing hymn – Here I am Lord

 

 

 

 

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