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Sunday April 19th 

 

Welcome

 

The Order of Service

 

Minister:      Alleluia. Christ is risen.

All:           He is risen indeed. Alleluia!
 
Opening Song: RAISE A HALLELUJAH

 

The Confession:

Minister:      Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed for us.  Let us therefore rejoice by putting away all                      malice and evil and confessing our sins with a sincere and true heart.

 

All:       Almighty God, our heavenly Father,
             we have sinned against you
             and against our neighbour
             in thought and word and deed,
             through negligence, through weakness,
             through our own deliberate fault.
             We are truly sorry
             and repent of all our sins.
             For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ,
             who died for us,
             forgive us all that is past
             and grant that we may serve you in newness of life to the glory of your name.     Amen.

 

Minister:      Almighty God,
                   who forgives all who truly repent,
                   have mercy upon you,
                   pardon and deliver you from all your sins,

                   confirm and strengthen you in all goodness,
                   and keep you in life eternal;
                   through Jesus Christ our Lord.

All           Amen.

 

The Gloria

            Glory to God in the highest

            and peace to His people on earth.

            Lord God, Heavenly King,

            Almighty God and Father,

            We worship you, we give you thanks,

            we praise you for your glory.

 

            Lord, Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father

            Lord God, Lamb of God,

            you take away the sin of the world;

            have mercy on us;

            You are seated at the right hand of the Father:

            receive our prayer.

 

            For you alone are the Holy One,

            You alone are the Lord,

            You alone are the most high, Jesus Christ,

            with the Holy Spirit,

            in the glory of God the Father

 

The Collect (a special prayer for the day)

 

The Reading HEATHER

            At the end of each reading the reader may say

            This is the word of the Lord.

All:       Thanks be to God.

 

Song: CORNERSTONE

     

Gospel Reading:  (ARTHUR)

 

Leader:  Alleluia, alleluia. I am the first and the last,

             says the Lord, and the living one;

             I was dead, and behold

             I am alive for evermore.

All:       Alleluia!

 

            Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to N.

All:       Glory to you, O Lord.

           

            At the end

 

            This is the Gospel of the Lord.

All:       Praise to you, O Christ.

 

Sermon     (DENIS)

 

Profession of Faith

 

Minister:      Brothers and sisters, I ask you to profess

                   together the faith of the Church.

 

Minister:      Do you believe and trust in God the Father,
                   source of all being and life,
                   the one for whom we exist?

All:             We believe and trust in him.

Minister:      Do you believe and trust in God the Son,   
                   who took our human nature,
                   died for us and rose again?

All:             We believe and trust in him.

Minister:      Do you believe and trust in God the Holy Spirit,
                   who gives life to the people of God
                   and makes Christ known in the world?

All              We believe and trust in him.

 

Minister:      This is the faith of the Church.

All                This is our faith.
                    We believe and trust in one God,
                    Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Amen.
 

The Intercessions (JEREMY)

The Lord’s Prayer

   

All:               Our Father in heaven,
                     hallowed be your name,
                     your kingdom come,
                     your will be done,
                     on earth as in heaven.
                     Give us today our daily bread.
                     Forgive us our sins
                     as we forgive those who sin against us.
                     Lead us not into temptation
                     but deliver us from evil.
                     For the kingdom, the power,
                     and the glory are yours
                     now and for ever. AMEN 

The Peace

            The minister introduces the Peace

 

            The risen Christ came and stood among his disciples
            and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ Then were they glad

            when they saw the Lord. Alleluia!

 

            The peace of the Lord be always with you

All:       and also with you.

 

            Let us offer one another a sign of peace.

 

Song: LORD I COME TO YOU
 
NOTICES/BIRTHDAYS
 

The Blessing

Minister  Alleluia! Christ is risen.

All:        He is risen indeed. Alleluia!

God the Father, by whose glory Christ was raised from the dead, strengthen you to walk with him in his risen life; and the blessing of God almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, be among you, and remain with you always.

Amen

 

Closing Song: HAPPY DAY

 

The Dismissal

 

            Go in the light and peace of Christ.

All:                         Thanks be to God.