9th December Service Sheet

9th December 2018                                2nd Sunday of Advent

INTROIT HYMN:  Dear Lord and Father of mankind                       152

COLLECT: Almighty God, purify our hearts and minds, that when your Son Jesus Christ comes again to be our judge and saviour we may be ready to receive him, who is our Lord and our God.

READINGS: Malachi 3:1-4; Philippians 1:3-11

PSALM: Canticle: Benedictus

RESPONSE: Happy are those whose help is the God of Jacob

GRADUAL HYMN: Hail to the Lord’s anointed                            280

GOSPEL: Luke 3:1-6

OFFERTORY HYMN: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry                   589

POST COMMUNION PRAYER: Father in heaven, who sent your Son to redeem the world and will send him again to be our judge: give us grace so to imitate him in the humility and purity of his first coming that, when he comes again, we may be ready to greet him with joyful love and firm faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

POST COMMUNION HYMN

Love divine, all loves excelling                                                  91

 

Those who are sick

Trevor & Betty France, Tony Foster, Rosemary Franco, Johan ter Horst, Eva Lund, Lyndsey Phillips, Barry & Margaret Surie, Beatriz Velasco, Rachel MacKenzie, Patrick, Joanne, David, and Aubrey Thorold.

 

 

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