Order of Service for Advent 1

Published Monday 21st Nov. 2022, at 3:20 p.m.


Advent I

10.30 am November 27th, 2022

Celebrant & preacher: Fr Tim Choir: English Chamber Choir Setting: Missa Sancti Nicolai - Haydn 

Introit Matin Responsory (Palestrina)

V: I look from afar: R: And lo, I see the power of God coming, and a cloud covering the whole earth. V: Go ye out to meet him and say: R: Tell us, art thou he that should come to reign over thy people Israel? V: High and low, rich and poor, One with another, R: Go ye out to meet him and say: V: Hear, O thou shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a sheep. R: Tell us, art thou he that should come? V: Stir up thy strength, O Lord, and come R: To reign over thy people Israel. V: Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. R: I look from afar: and lo, I see the power of God coming, and a cloud covering the whole earth. V: Go ye out to meet him and say: R: Tell us, art thou he that should come to reign over thy people Israel? (John 14: 15-17)

Hymn No. 24 Come, thou long expected Jesus

INTRODUCTORY RITES

Please kneel for the Prayers of Preparation

Lord’s Prayer & Collect for Purity BCP p.237 The Summary of the Law, after which the people say: Lord have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Kyrie

Collect for the Queen BCP p.239 Collect of the Day BCP p47

LITURGY OF THE WORD

The Epistle: Romans 13.8 BCP p.47

Gradual O Nata Lux (Tallis) O Light born of Light, Jesus, redeemer of the world, with loving-kindness deign to receive suppliant praise and prayer.

Thou who once deigned to be clothed in flesh for the sake of the lost, grant us to be members of thy blessed body. O Light born of Light, Jesus, redeemer of the world, with loving-kindness deign to receive suppliant praise and prayer.

Thou who once deigned to be clothed in flesh for the sake of the lost, grant us to be members of thy blessed body.

After the announcement of the Gospel, the people say Glory be to thee, O Lord.

The Gospel: S. Matthew 21.1 BCP p48

When the Gospel is ended, the priest says The Gospel of the Lord Praise be to thee, O Christ.

CREED BCP p240

SERMON

LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST

Offertory Hymn No. 31 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

Prayer for the Church BCP p.244 Invitation & Confession BCP p.251 Absolution, Comfortable Words BCP p.252

THE EUCHARISTIC PRAYER Priest: The Lord be with you R: And with thy spirit Sursum corda BCP p.252 Sanctus & Benedictus BCP p.253

Prayer of Humble Access BCP p.255

CONSECRATION After the Consecration, the priest says: The peace of the Lord be always with you R: And with thy spirit

COMMUNION

AGNUS DEI

Communion Motet Rejoice in the Lord - Purcell

Rejoice in the Lord alway, and again I say rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Priest: As our Saviour Christ hath commanded and taught us we are bold to say: Lord’s Prayer BCP p.257

PRAYER OF OBLATION Said by the priest alone

NB NO Gloria

Blessing and Dismissal BCP p. 259 Go forth in peace! Thanks be to God!

Hymn No. 27 Hark the glad sound! The Saviour comes

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