Order of Service for Remembrance Day

Published Friday 10th Nov. 2023, at 11:42 a.m.

Sung Eucharist for Remembrance Day Choral Matins

12th November 2023; 10.30 a.m.

Visiting Priest: The Revd Angus Aagaard

Choir: St James Trumpet: Ewan Parker Organist: Andrew Storey Setting: Stanford in B flat Introit

Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake (Farrant)

Hymn No. 537: O God, our help in ages past (St Anne)

Sentences BCP p. 1 Invitation to Confession BCP p. 2 General Confession – said by all BCP p. 3 Absolution BCP p. 3 The Lord’s Prayer – said by all BCP p. 4

Preces & Responses – sung by the choir BCP p. 4

Venite v 1-7 -sung by all BCP p. 5

Psalm 46 – sung by the choir BCP p. 403

The First Lesson: Micah 4. 1-5

Te Deum Laudamus ¬– sung by the choir

The Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 5. 17-20

Jubilate Deo – sung by the choir

The Creed BCP p. 11

Sermon (including:) Last Post Silence Reveille

Hymn No. 355: I vow to thee, my country (Thaxted)

The Lesser Litany – said by all BCP p. 12 The Lord’s Prayer – said by all BCP p. 12

Versicles & Responses – sung by the choir BCP p. 12

First Collect: Almighty and eternal God, from whose love in Christ we cannot be parted, either by death or life: hear our prayers and thanksgivings for all whom we remember this day; fulfil in them the purpose of thy love; and bring us all, with them, to thine eternal joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The Collect for Peace BCP p. 13 The Collect for Grace BCP p. 13

Anthem So they gave their bodies (Peter Aston)


Act of Remembrance

During which the choir will sing: Sunset and Evening Star (Hubert Parry)

Kohima Prayer Prayers and Act of Commitment

Lord God our Father, we pledge ourselves to serve thee and all humanity, in the cause of peace, for the relief of want and suffering, and for the praise of thy name. Guide us by thy Spirit; give us wisdom; give us courage; give us hope; and keep us faithful, now and always. Amen

Final Hymn, No. 353: And did those feet in ancient time (Jerusalem) Blessing

National Anthem

NOTICES Thank you for attending our service this morning. You are very welcome to join us after the service for a short reception. We are very grateful to The Revd Angus Aagaard for taking our service this morning and thank you to the St James Choir for their beautiful music. If you need to speak to a clergyman during the interregnum please contact Johanne Moss (as below), Parish Administrator, who will be pleased to assist. Next Sunday (19th November) we shall celebrate Holy Communion at 10.30. The priest will be The Revd Jeremy Haselock and the music will be provided by the Stellae Cantores.


Lay Chairman of the PCC & Verger Ellis Pike

Church Wardens Philip Grant – prgblue@yahoo.com Paul Farmiloe

Parish Administrator adminstjg@london.anglican.org Website www.stjamesgarlickhythe.org

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