WORSHIP AT ST. LAIKA’S

HOLY 
COMMUNION

ACCESSION DAY 2012

THE YEAR OF THE
QUEEN'S DIAMOND JUBILEE
All are welcome to join me in taking communion.
There are no exceptions.
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INTRODUCTION
"Trumpet Tune" by Henry Purcell 
- Paul Hart and Elizabeth Le Grove
GREETING
BIDDING
CONFESSION AND ABSOLUTION
"Gloria In Excelcis" by Charles Villiers Stanford 
- Westminster Abbey Choir
COLLECT
READING
"Behold, O God Our Defender" by Herbert Howells 
- Choir Of New College Oxford
READING
"Rejoice In The Lord Alway" 
- The Schola Cantorum Of St. Peter's In The Loop
Alleluia, alleluia.
Great and amazing are your deeds, Lord God the Almighty! 
Just and true are your ways, King of the nations!
Alleluia.
Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke.
Glory to you, O Lord.
GOSPEL
This is the Gospel of the Lord.
Praise to you, O Christ.
INTERCESSION
THE PEACE
"All People That On Earth Do Dwell" - Norwich Cathedral Choir

All people that on earth do dwell,
Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice.
Him serve with fear, His praise forth tell;
Come ye before Him and rejoice.

The Lord, ye know, is God indeed;
Without our aid He did us make;
We are His folk, He doth us feed,
And for His sheep He doth us take.

O enter then His gates with praise;
Approach with joy His courts unto;
Praise, laud, and bless His Name always,
For it is seemly so to do.

For why? the Lord our God is good;
His mercy is for ever sure;
His truth at all times firmly stood,
And shall from age to age endure.

To Father, Son and Holy Ghost,
The God Whom Heaven and earth adore,
From men and from the angel host
Be praise and glory evermore.

PRAYER OVER THE GIFTS

The Lord is here.
God's Spirit is with us.
Lift up your hearts.
We lift them to the Lord.
Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
It is right to give thanks and praise.
You are worthy of our thanks and praise…
… evermore praising you and singing:
"Sanctus and Benedictus" from "Mass in G Minor" 
by Vaughan Williams - Elora Festival Singers
Lord God, you are the most holy one…
… all honour and glory be yours, almighty Father, for ever and ever. Amen.
Let us pray with confidence as our Saviour has taught us
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done; on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

We break this bread
to share in the body of Christ.
Though we are many, we are one body,
because we all share in one bread.

"Agnes Dei" from "Mass in G Minor" by Vaughan Willaims
- Elora Festival Singers

This is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.
Blessed are those who are called to his supper.
Lord, I am not worthy to receive you,
but only say the word, and I shall be healed.

The body of Christ. Amen.

The blood of Christ. Amen.

"Nimrod" from "Variations On An Original Theme" by Edward Elgar 
- Halle Orchestra
POST COMMUNION PRAYER

God Save The Queen

BLESSING

My sisters and brothers, go in peace to love and serve the Lord.
In the name of Christ. Amen.

"Killer Queen" - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Comments

WORSHIP AT ST. LAIKA’S — 4 Comments

  1. God bless and keep the Queen—far away from us! >;-)

    [I say that only in terms of her office: I’m sure, as a person, Betty’s a Charming Old Gal…]

    “God bless and keep Elizabeth as her days increase, keeping her unspotted from the world.”

  2. What a lovely Mass, dedicated to a woman who has, through good times and bad, been faithful to her duty and people. God bless!
    nij