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The Sunday between 3 and 9 July

3rd July 2022

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Principal Service Continuous

Collect One

O Lord,
we beseech thee mercifully to hear us;
and grant that we, to whom thou hast given
an hearty desire to pray,
may by thy mighty aid be defended and comforted
in all dangers and adversities;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

The Psalm

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
whose beauty is beyond our imagining
and whose power we cannot comprehend:
Give us a glimpse of your glory on earth
but shield us from knowing more than we can bear
until we may look upon you without fear;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Collect Of The Word

God of the covenant,
in our baptism you called us
to proclaim the coming of your kingdom:
give us courage, as you gave it to the apostles,
that we may faithfully witness to your love and peace
in every circumstance of life;
in the name of Jesus Christ our Redeemer,
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.

2 Kings 5: 1-14

*567 - Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
*553 - Jesus, lover of my soul
*587 - Just as I am, without one plea
513 - O Christ, the Healer, we have come
*557 - Rock of ages, cleft for me
*S155 - Wash me clean in that cool river

Psalm 30

554 - Lord Jesus, think on me
*592 - O Love that wilt not let me go
*196 - O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness!
*528 - The Church's one foundation

Galatians 6: (1-6), 7-16

*561 - Beneath the Cross of Jesus
*S13 - Beneath the cross of Jesus
*517 - Brother, sister, let me serve you
*318 - Father, Lord of all creation
*523 - Help us to help each other, Lord
*224 - How deep the Father's love for us
*S63 - I'm not ashamed to own my Lord
225 - In the cross of Christ I glory
*S73 - Jesus, keep me near the cross
589 - Lord, speak to me, that I may speak
*634 - Love divine, all loves excelling
673 - O Christ our hope, our heart's desire
*528 - The Church's one foundation
*248 - We sing the praise of him who died
*247 - When I survey the wondrous cross
*S17 - Blessed is the King who comes

Luke 10: 1-11, 16-20

*37 - Come, ye thankful people, come
*39 - For the fruits of his creation
*454 - Forth in the peace of Christ we go
*478 - Go forth and tell! O Church of God, awake!
455 - Go forth for God: go forth to the world in peace
*456 - Lord, you give the great commission
*634 - Love divine, all loves excelling
305 - O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
505 - Peace be to this congregation
*443 - Sent forth by God's blessing, our true faith confessing
*S146 - The kingdom of God is justice and joy
*492 - Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Principal Service Paired

Collect One

O Lord,
we beseech thee mercifully to hear us;
and grant that we, to whom thou hast given
an hearty desire to pray,
may by thy mighty aid be defended and comforted
in all dangers and adversities;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

The Psalm

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
whose beauty is beyond our imagining
and whose power we cannot comprehend:
Give us a glimpse of your glory on earth
but shield us from knowing more than we can bear
until we may look upon you without fear;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Collect Of The Word

Almighty God,
you have built your Church
on the foundation of the apostles and prophets
with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone.
Continue to send your messengers
to preserve your people in true peace that,
by the preaching of your Word,
your Church may be kept free from all harm and danger;
through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord,
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.

Isaiah 66: 10-14

*569 - Hark, my soul, it is the Lord
*16 - Like a mighty river flowing

Psalm 66: 1-8

*683 - All people that on earth do dwell
*701 - Jubilate, ev'rybody
*360 - Let all the world in every corner sing
*104 - O for a thousand tongues to sing

Galatians 6: (1-6), 7-16

*561 - Beneath the Cross of Jesus
*S13 - Beneath the cross of Jesus
*517 - Brother, sister, let me serve you
*318 - Father, Lord of all creation
*523 - Help us to help each other, Lord
*224 - How deep the Father's love for us
*S63 - I'm not ashamed to own my Lord
225 - In the cross of Christ I glory
*S73 - Jesus, keep me near the cross
589 - Lord, speak to me, that I may speak
*634 - Love divine, all loves excelling
673 - O Christ our hope, our heart's desire
*528 - The Church's one foundation
*248 - We sing the praise of him who died
*247 - When I survey the wondrous cross
*S17 - Blessed is the King who comes

Luke 10: 1-11, 16-20

*37 - Come, ye thankful people, come
*39 - For the fruits of his creation
*454 - Forth in the peace of Christ we go
*478 - Go forth and tell! O Church of God, awake!
455 - Go forth for God: go forth to the world in peace
*456 - Lord, you give the great commission
*634 - Love divine, all loves excelling
305 - O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
505 - Peace be to this congregation
*443 - Sent forth by God's blessing, our true faith confessing
*S146 - The kingdom of God is justice and joy
*492 - Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Second Service

Collect One

O Lord,
we beseech thee mercifully to hear us;
and grant that we, to whom thou hast given
an hearty desire to pray,
may by thy mighty aid be defended and comforted
in all dangers and adversities;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The Psalm

The First Reading

The Gospel Reading

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
whose beauty is beyond our imagining
and whose power we cannot comprehend:
Give us a glimpse of your glory on earth
but shield us from knowing more than we can bear
until we may look upon you without fear;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

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 65

*612 - Eternal Father, strong to save
*645 - Father, hear the prayer we offer
*42 - Good is the Lord, our heavenly King
*581 - I, the Lord of sea and sky
*709 - Praise the Lord! You heavens, adore him

(70)

354 - Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise
620 - O Lord, hear my prayer
*596 - Seek ye first the kingdom of God

Genesis 29: 1-20

*544 - O perfect Love, all human thought transcending

Mark 6: 7-29

460 - For all your saints in glory
*454 - Forth in the peace of Christ we go
*197 - Songs of thankfulness and praise
141 - These are the days of Elijah

Holy Communion

Preparation for Communion

Jesus says: Come to me all that labour and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you. (Matthew 11: 28)

God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that all who believe in him should not perish, but have eternal life. (John 3: 16)

I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me shall never be hungry and whoever believes in me shall never be thirsty. (John 6: 35)

Thanksgiving

Thank God for all the many blessings you have received, and for all that is at present being done for you; for all doctors and nurses; (for this hospital and all who work here).

Repentance

Ask God’s forgiveness for the ways in which you have failed him and others.

Intercession and petition

Pray for all those you love: (for the other patients in your ward;) (for all who will be receiving communion with you;) for all who look after you; for all in need; for yourself, that you may come closer to God and his healing power.

All Lord Jesus Christ, you came to the poor and powerless and gave them hope. Come to me in this wonderful sacrament and raise me up in love to you, for I am helpless without you.

Be calm in the knowledge that you are under the protection of Almighty God.

The following prayer may be used in place of the Collect for Purity:

God of peace, you teach us that in returning to you we shall be saved:
By the power of your Spirit lift us to your presence,
where quietness and confidence shall be our strength;
and where we may be still and know that you are God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

The Collect of the Day

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Almighty and eternal God,
who, for the firmer foundation of our faith,
allowed your holy apostle Thomas
to doubt the resurrection of your Son
till word and sight convinced him:
Grant to us, who have not seen, that we also may believe
and so confess Christ as our Lord and our God;
who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

The Ministry of the Word

One or two readings

a gospel reading should normally be included.

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.

Habakkuk 2: 1-4

*643 - Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
*S63 - I'm not ashamed to own my Lord

Psalm 31: 1-6

*S210 - A city strong we claim as ours
*565 - Father, I place into your hands
*459 - For all the saints, who from their labours rest
*668 - God is our fortress and our rock
S66 - In the Lord I'll be ever thankful
*S100 - My hope is built on nothing less
620 - O Lord, hear my prayer
*557 - Rock of ages, cleft for me
*595 - Safe in the shadow of the Lord

Ephesians 2: 19-22

*S210 - A city strong we claim as ours
*518 - Bind us together, Lord
*326 - Blessèd city, heavenly Salem (Christ is made the sure foundation)
*327 - Christ is our corner-stone
413 - Father, we thank thee who hast planted
*S64 - In Christ alone my hope is found
*522 - In Christ there is no east or west
*340 - Sing and be glad, for this is God's house!
*528 - The Church's one foundation
*313 - The Spirit came, as promised
*S170 - Worship, glory, praise and honour
*493 - Ye that know the Lord is gracious

John 20: 24-29

*255 - Christ is risen, alleluia!
*263 - Crown him with many crowns
460 - For all your saints in glory
*219 - From heav'n you came, helpless babe
*S63 - I'm not ashamed to own my Lord
*226 - It is a thing most wonderful
*583 - Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all
*338 - Jesus, stand among us
*424 - Jesus, stand among us at the meeting of our lives
*S92 - Lord, make us servants of your peace
229 - My God, I love thee; not because
279 - O sons and daughters, let us sing!
*S130 - Sing, God's Easter people, sing!
*288 - Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son

The priest says

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, God is faithful and just, and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1: 8)

Let us confess our sins.

A short pause for self-examination.

All Almighty God, our heavenly Father, we have sinned in thought and word and deed, and in what we have left undone. We are truly sorry, and we humbly repent. For the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us, that we may walk in newness of life to the glory of your name. Amen.

The priest says

Almighty God,
who forgives all who truly repent,
have mercy on you,
pardon and deliver you from all your sins,
confirm and strengthen you in all goodness,
and keep you in eternal life;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Prayer

Those present may mention personal needs and thanksgivings. The laying on of hands and/or anointing with oil may take place here or after receiving Holy Communion

The Great Thanksgiving

The priest takes the bread and wine.

The Lord is here.

All His Spirit is with us.

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 our thanks and praise.

We give you thanks, our God and Father, for you have created us and you sustain us. Through your only Son Jesus Christ you have revealed your love and your care for all your people; you are ready to forgive and to save in time of need; so we proclaim your glory, saying

All Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, Heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest.

Our Lord Jesus Christ, on the night that he was betrayed, took bread; and when he had given thanks to you, he broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying: Take, eat, this is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.

In the same way, after supper he took the cup; and when he had given thanks to you, he gave it to them, saying: Drink this, all of you, for 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.

Therefore, Father, with this bread and this cup we do as Christ your Son commanded:

All we remember his passion and death, we celebrate his resurrection and ascension, and we look for the coming of his kingdom.

Accept through him our great high priest this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; and, as we eat and drink these holy gifts, grant by the power of the life-giving Spirit, that we may be made one in your holy Church and partakers of the body and blood of your Son, that he may dwell in us and we in him:

Through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, by whom, and with whom, and in whom, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

All all honour and glory are yours, Almighty Father, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Lord’s Prayer

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 for ever. Amen.

The priest breaks the bread, saying

The bread which we break is a sharing in the body of Christ.

All We, being many, are one body for we all share in the one bread.

Communion

After all have received, silence is kept for a space and the priest says

Let us pray.

All Almighty God, we thank you for feeding us with the spiritual food of the body and blood of your Son Jesus Christ. Through him we offer you our souls and bodies to be a living sacrifice. Strengthen us by the power of your Spirit to live and work to your praise and glory. Amen.

The Blessing

The peace of God, which passes all understanding,
keep your heart and mind
in the knowledge and love of God,
and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord;
and the blessing of God Almighty,
the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,
be with you and remain with you always.
Amen.

Daily Prayer (Morning)

Preparation

Versicles and Responses

O Lord, open our lips

All and our mouth will proclaim your praise.

O God, make speed to save us.

All O Lord, make haste to help us.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit;

All as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever. Amen.

Praise the Lord.

All The Lord’s name be praised.

The Word of God

A Psalm

One or two readings

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.

The Gospel Canticle

Benedictus

1 Blessèd be the Lord the God of Israel,
who has come to his people and set them free.

2 The Lord has raised up for us a mighty saviour,
born of the house of his servant David.

3 Through the holy prophets God promised of old
to save us from our enemies,
from the hands of those who hate us,

4 to show mercy to our forebears,
and to remember his holy covenant.

5 This was the oath God swore to our father Abraham:
to set us free from the hand of our enemies.

6 Free to worship him without fear,
holy and righteous before him all the days of our life.

7 And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High,
for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way,

8 To give his people knowledge of salvation
by the forgiveness of all their sins.

9 In the tender compassion of our God
the dawn from on high shall break upon us.

10 To shine on those who dwell in darkness
and the shadow of death,
and to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit
As it was in the beginning is now and shall be forever. Amen

The Apostles’ Creed

Prayer

Kneel

Let us pray

Lord, have mercy

All Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy

The Collect of the Day

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Almighty and eternal God,
who, for the firmer foundation of our faith,
allowed your holy apostle Thomas
to doubt the resurrection of your Son
till word and sight convinced him:
Grant to us, who have not seen, that we also may believe
and so confess Christ as our Lord and our God;
who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Alternative collects

The Lord’s Prayer

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 for ever. Amen.

Going out as God’s people

The Lord be with you

All and also with you.

Let us bless the Lord.

All Thanks be to God.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God,

and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore.

All Amen

To the King of Ages, immortal, invisible, the only God

be honour and glory for ever and ever.

All Amen

May the God of hope

fill you with all joy and peace in believing,

so that by the Holy Spirit

you may abound in hope.

All Amen

Daily Prayer (Evening)

Preparation

Penitence

All say

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;
by what we have done
and by what we have failed to do.
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 that is past;
and grant that we may serve you in newness of life
to the glory of your name. Amen.

The priest pronounces the absolution.

Almighty God, who forgives all who truly repent,
have mercy on you,
pardon and deliver you from all your sins,
confirm and strengthen you in all goodness,
and keep you in eternal life;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

If no priest is present the absolution is omitted and the following prayer may be said:

Merciful Lord,
grant to your faithful people pardon and peace,
that we may be cleansed from all our sins,
and serve you with a quiet mind;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Versicles and Responses

O Lord, open our lips

All and our mouth will proclaim your praise.

O God, make speed to save us.

All O Lord, make haste to help us.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit;

All as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever. Amen.

Praise the Lord.

All The Lord’s name be praised.

A Psalm

One or two readings

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.

The Gospel Canticle

Magnificat

1 My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour,

2 who has looked with favour on his lowly servant;
from this day all generations will call me blessèd;

3 the Almighty has done great things for me
and holy is his name.

4 God has mercy on those who fear him,
from generation to generation.

5 The Lord has shown strength with his arm
and scattered the proud in their conceit,

6 casting down the mighty from their thrones
and lifting up the lowly.

7 God has filled the hungry with good things
and sent the rich away empty.

8 He has come to the aid of his servant Israel
to remember the promise of mercy,

9 The promise made to our forebears,
to Abraham and his children for ever.
Glory

Kneel

Let us pray

Lord, have mercy

All Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy

The Collect of the Day

may be said or one of the following alternative collects

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Almighty and eternal God,
who, for the firmer foundation of our faith,
allowed your holy apostle Thomas
to doubt the resurrection of your Son
till word and sight convinced him:
Grant to us, who have not seen, that we also may believe
and so confess Christ as our Lord and our God;
who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Alternative collects

The Lord’s Prayer

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 for ever. Amen.

The Ending

The Lord be with you

All and also with you.

Let us bless the Lord.

All Thanks be to God.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God,

and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore.

All Amen

To God, who by the power at work within us,

is able to do far more abundantly

than all we ask or think,

to him be glory in the Church and in Christ Jesus

to all generations for ever and ever.

All Amen

To the King of Ages, immortal, invisible, the only God

be honour and glory for ever and ever.

All Amen

May the God of hope

fill you with all joy and peace in believing,

so that by the Holy Spirit

you may abound in hope.

All Amen

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