Order of Service for Whitsunday
Published Friday 26th May 2023, at 12:55 p.m.
Celebrant and preacher: Fr Tim
Soloist: Cheryl Evever Organist: Andrew Parmley Setting: Cheryl’s Little Mass
Music before the liturgy Veni, Creator Spiritus (Cecilia McDowell)
Introit O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace (Christopher Tye)
O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace, eternal source of love, Inflame, we pray, our inmost hearts with fire from heaven above. As thou dost join with holiest bonds the Father and the Son, So fill us all with mutual love and knit our hearts in one.
Opening Hymn No. 175 Come down O love divine
LITURGY OF THE WORD
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.147
The Epistle: Acts 2.1 BCP p.148
Gradual With verdure clad (Creation) - Josef Haydn
After the Gospel is proclaimed the people say Glory be to thee, O Lord.
Gospel: S. John 14.15 BCP p.148
After the Gospel the people say: Praise be to thee, O Christ.
CREED BCP p.240
LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST
Offertory Hymn No. 178 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire
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
After the Consecration, the priest says: The peace of the Lord be always with you R: And with thy spirit
Motet Come Holy Ghost - Thomas Attwood.
Priest: As our Saviour Christ hath commanded and taught us, so we are bold to say: Lord’s Prayer BCP p.257
Oblation Said by the priest alone
Blessing BCP p. 259
Hymn No. 181 Eternal ruler of the ceaseless round Ghost
Organ voluntary Veni, Creator Spiritus (Fanfare & Rumba) - Leddington Wright