Patronal Festival Order of Service

Published Saturday 23rd July 2022, at 3:28 p.m.

St James Garlickhythe

Sung Eucharist For the Feast of St James the Greater

July 24th, 2022 10.30 am

Celebrant and preacher: Fr Tim Choir: St James/ECC/TCC/Stellae Cantores Organist: Sir Andrew Parmley/Baars Conductor: Guy Protheroe/Andrew Campling Setting: Missa Brevis (Jonathan Dove)

Introit Pray that Jerusalem (Stanford)

Pray that Jerusalem may have peace and felicity; let them that love thee and thy peace have still prosperity. Therefore I wish that peace may still within thy walls remain, and ever may thy palaces prosperity retain. Now for my friends’ and brethren’s sakes, peace be to thee, I’ll say; and for the house of God our Lord I’ll seek thy good alway.

Hymn No. 368 All my hope in God is founded


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.


Collect for the Day BCP p.222


The Epistle: Acts 11.27 BCP p.223

Gradual Behold, the tabernacle of God (William Harris)

Behold, the tabernacle of God is with you, and the Spirit God dwelleth within you. For the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. For the love of whom ye do this day celebrate the joys of the temple with a season of festivity. Alleluia.

Gospel Acclamation Alleluia! Ye have not chosen me but I have chosen you, and ordained you that ye should go and should bring forth fruit and that your fruit should remain. Alleluia!

After the Gospel is proclaimed the people say Glory be to thee, O Lord.

Gospel: S. Matthew 20.20 BCP p.223

After the Gospel the people say: Praise be to thee, O Christ.




Offertory Hymn No. 505 Lord Jesus Christ

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


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


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



Motet Lead me, Lord (SS Wesley)

1 Lead me, Lord, lead me in thy righteousness, make thy way plain before my face. For it is thou, Lord, thou, Lord only, that makest me dwell in safety. 2 Teach me, Lord, teach me truly how to live, that I may come to know thee, and in thy presence serve thee with gladness, and sing songs of praise to thy glory.

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

Gloria BCP p. 259

Blessing BCP p. 259

Hymn No. 585 The Church’s one foundation

Organ voluntary Carillon-Sortie (Henri Mulet)