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.