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The Sunday before Lent

14th February 2021

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Year B  /  Ordinary  /  White

Principal Service A - Transfiguration

Collect One

Collect Two

The First Reading

The Psalm

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Collect Of The Word

Holy God,
you have revealed the glory of your love in Jesus Christ,
and have given us a share in your Spirit.
May we who listen to Christ
follow faithfully,
and, in the dark places where you send us,
reveal the light of your gospel.

Suggested Hymns

An asterisk (*) before the hymn number indicates that the hymn has been recorded for use in public worship by the Recorded Church Music Committee.

2 Kings 2: 1-12

*643 - Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
*297 - Come, thou Holy Spirit, come
298 - Filled with the Spirit's power, with one accord
*647 - Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
*386 - Spirit of God, unseen as the wind
*310 - Spirit of the living God

Psalm 50: 1-6

501 - Christ is the world's true Light
*381 - God hath spoken - by his prophets
*97 - Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
*362 - O God, beyond all praising

2 Corinthians 4: 3-6

684 - All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine
*11 - Can we by searching find out God
*52 - Christ, whose glory fills the skies
*613 - Eternal light, shine in my heart
*481 - God is working his purpose out as year succeeds to year
*324 - God, whose almighty word
*6 - Immortal, invisible, God only wise
S67 - In the name of Christ we gather
*482 - Jesus bids us shine with a pure clear light
*484 - Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim
*S88 - Longing for light, we wait in darkness
*195 - Lord, the light of your love is shining
*228 - Meekness and majesty
*486 - People of God, arise
*341 - Spirit divine, attend our prayers
S135 - Spirit of God within me
S141 - Tagaimis le chéile os comhair an Ri
*490 - The Spirit lives to set us free
*601 - Teach me, my God and King
*491 - We have a gospel to proclaim
*493 - Ye that know the Lord is gracious
*S174 - Your words to me are life and health

Mark 9: 2-9

*218 - And can it be that I should gain
*325 - Be still, for the presence of the Lord, the Holy One, is here
*643 - Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
501 - Christ is the world's true Light
205 - Christ, upon the mountain peak
*52 - Christ, whose glory fills the skies
*613 - Eternal light, shine in my heart
331 - God reveals his presence
209 - Here in this holy time and place
*94 - In the name of Jesus
*101 - Jesus, the very thought of thee
*195 - Lord, the light of your love is shining
*276 - Majesty, worship his majesty
*7 - My God, how wonderful thou art
*102 - Name of all majesty
60 - O Jesus, Lord of heavenly grace
449 - Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour, thee
*112 - There is a Redeemer
*374 - When all thy mercies, O my God

Second Service A - Transfiguration

Collect One

Collect Two

The Psalm

The First Reading

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

The ‡ prefaced to Gospel readings in the Second Service listing is a provision to be used if that service is a celebration of Holy Communion

Suggested Hymns

An asterisk (*) before the hymn number indicates that the hymn has been recorded for use in public worship by the Recorded Church Music Committee.

Psalms 2

*646 - Glorious things of thee are spoken
*238 - Ride on, ride on in majesty
*509 - Your kingdom come, O God

(99)

*686 - Bless the Lord, the God of our forebears
*688 - Come, bless the Lord, God of our forebears
*431 - Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
*281 - Rejoice, the Lord is King!
*8 - The Lord is king! Lift up your voice

1 Kings 19: 1-16

*325 - Be still, for the presence of the Lord, the Holy One, is here
*549 - Dear Lord and Father of mankind
463 - Give us the wings of faith to rise
*593 - O Jesus, I have promised
624 - Speak, Lord, in the stillness
*387 - Thanks to God, whose Word was spoken
141 - These are the days of Elijah

2 Peter 1: 16-21

*643 - Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
501 - Christ is the world's true Light
*52 - Christ, whose glory fills the skies
*613 - Eternal light, shine in my heart
*381 - God hath spoken - by his prophets
*654 - Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart
*276 - Majesty, worship his majesty
*228 - Meekness and majesty
*7 - My God, how wonderful thou art
*386 - Spirit of God, unseen as the wind
*388 - Word of the living God

‡ Mark 9: 9-13 or Mark 9: 2-13

*643 - Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
*316 - Bright the vision that delighted
205 - Christ, upon the mountain peak
*52 - Christ, whose glory fills the skies
*549 - Dear Lord and Father of mankind
460 - For all your saints in glory
417 - He gave his life in selfless love
*94 - In the name of Jesus
*584 - Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult
*130 - Jesus came, the heavens adoring
*228 - Meekness and majesty
*102 - Name of all majesty
605 - Will you come and follow me

Principal Service B - Proper 4

Collect One

Collect Two

The First Reading

The Psalm

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Collect Of The Word

Eternal God,
your Son Jesus Christ is our true Sabbath rest.
Help us to keep each day holy
by receiving his word of comfort
that we may find our rest in him,
who lives and reigns with you
and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Suggested Hymns

An asterisk (*) before the hymn number indicates that the hymn has been recorded for use in public worship by the Recorded Church Music Committee.

Deuteronomy 5: 12-15

262 - Come, ye faithful, raise the strain
*55 - Let this day be holy
*383 - Lord, be thy word my rule
76 - Sweet is the work, my God, my King

Psalm 81: 1-10

*28 - I sing the almighty power of God
*360 - Let all the world in every corner sing
*362 - O God, beyond all praising
*708 - O praise ye the Lord! Praise him in the height
*364 - Praise him on the trumpet
368 - Sing of the Lord's goodness
*369 - Songs of praise the angels sang

2 Corinthians 4: 5-12

*52 - Christ, whose glory fills the skies
*613 - Eternal light, shine in my heart
*324 - God, whose almighty word
*569 - Hark, my soul, it is the Lord
*96 - Jesus is Lord! Creation's voice proclaims it
*S88 - Longing for light, we wait in darkness
*195 - Lord, the light of your love is shining
*341 - Spirit divine, attend our prayers
*S174 - Your words to me are life and health

Mark 2: 23 - 3: 6

74 - First of the week and finest day
513 - O Christ, the Healer, we have come
*104 - O for a thousand tongues to sing
*78 - This is the day, that the Lord has made

Second Service B - Proper 4

Collect One

Collect Two

The Psalm

The First Reading

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

The ‡ prefaced to Gospel readings in the Second Service listing is a provision to be used if that service is a celebration of Holy Communion

Suggested Hymns

An asterisk (*) before the hymn number indicates that the hymn has been recorded for use in public worship by the Recorded Church Music Committee.

Psalm 35 or Psalm 35: 1-10

*136 - On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
*492 - Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Jeremiah 5: 1-19

*494 - Beauty for brokenness, hope for despair
*115 - Thou art the Way: to thee alone

Romans 7: 7-25

*642 - Amazing grace (how sweet the sound!)
*352 - Give thanks with a grateful heart
*480 - God forgave my sin in Jesus' name
*553 - Jesus, lover of my soul
368 - Sing of the Lord's goodness
*286 - The strife is o'er, the battle done

‡ Luke 7: 1-10

65 - At evening, when the sun had set
*325 - Be still, for the presence of the Lord, the Holy One, is here
*S42 - Go at the call of God
*419 - I am not worthy, holy Lord
*590 - My faith looks up to thee
*514 - We cannot measure how you heal
*603 - When we walk with the Lord
605 - Will you come and follow me
144 - Word of justice, alleluia

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