Order of Service for Trinity Sunday

Published Thursday 1st June 2023, at 8:39 a.m.

10.30 am June 4th, 2023

Celebrant and preacher: Fr Tim Choir: St James Organist: Andrew Storey Setting: Sumsion in F   Introit Holy is the true light (William Harris) Holy is the True Light, and passing wonderful, lending radiance to them that endured in the heat of the conflict, from Christ they inherit a home of unfading splendour, wherein they rejoice with gladness evermore. Alleluia!

Opening Hymn No. 202 Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!


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.153

The Epistle: Rev 4.1 BCP p.154

Gradual 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.

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

Gospel: S. John 3.1 BCP p.148

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



Offertory Hymn No. 392 Bright the vision that delighted (Redhead)

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


Agnus Dei

Motet Behold the tabernacle of God (Harris) 1 Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men: and He will dwell with them; 2 And they shall be His people: and God Himself shall be with them and be their God. 3 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and there shall be no more death, 4 Neither sorrow, nor crying: neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away, Alleluia! AMEN.

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

Dismissal Go forth in peace! R. Thanks be to God!

Hymn No. 543 O praise ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum)

Organ voluntary Sortie in E flat (Lefébure-Wély)