SUNDAY BULLETIN

May 29, 2022 THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Service begins on Page 105 in the Book of Common Prayer

READINGS

MUSIC by Spirit & Truth (The Hymnal 1982)

Praise Ensemble: Men’s Chorus

Processional: #450 All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

Gradual: Majesty

Offertory: #435 At the Name of Jesus

Communion Anthems:
Lord I Need You
Lord I Lift Your Name On High
Shine Jesus Shine

Recessional: #608 Eternal Father, Strong to Save

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Join us TODAY for a Memorial Day Brunch following our Service. 

The Church office will be closed tomorrow, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day.

We would like to remind our Church Family that we are continually collecting donations for Harmony Women’s Care (CareNet’s new name) and for Project Hand Up! Donations for Harmony Women’s Care can be left in the baskets under the Cross in the Narthex. Donations for PHU can be left in the Church entryway.

 

The Altar Flowers are given to the Glory of God and in loving memory of Denis Levesque.

The Altar candle burns to the Glory of God and in loving memory of Donald Parkhurst.

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Prayers for the people of the Ukraine and global leaders.

Father God. King of all nations, we cry out to you now for the people of Ukraine. We ask you to rescue those who are vulnerable from the hands of their enemies that they may live without fear before you all their days [Luke 1:74-75]

Kyrie eleison – Lord have mercy.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

Lord of Lords and Prince of peace, thwart the dark machinations of evil. Give wisdom beyond human wisdom to peacemakers seeking an equitable less violent way. May politicians around the world be led by your wisdom, which is peaceable, gentle, willing to yield a full of mercy [James 3:17]

Kyrie eleison – Lord have mercy.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

Holy Spirit, we pray for the church in Ukraine, Give our many brothers and sisters in that nation courage in this crisis that they may proclaim the good news of your kingdom, bind up broken hearts, and bring comfort to all who mourn [Isaiah 61:1-2]

Kyrie eleison – Lord have mercy.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

You Lord, make wars cease to the end of the earth; you break bows, shatter spears, and burn shields with fire [Psalm 46:9] And so we ask you now to save the lives of many people in Ukraine. Make a peace that is strong and not weak. De-escalate this crisis. We hear of wars and rumors of wars [Matt. 24:6], but you Lord are our rock, our fortress and our deliverer. Our hope is in you. And so we address the nations now. Inthe name of Jesus we say; “Be still and know God! He is exalted among the nations; he shall be exalted in the earth [Psalm 46:10]. 

Kyrie eleison – Lord have mercy.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

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Heavenly Father, I thank you for the privilege and responsibility of praying for my Church. I pray for this Congregation. I pray, especially, for the Church Council and the Search Committee as they seek your guidance and will in calling a new Shepherd to lead us. That he will hear your call to service and respond with openness and humbleness. I believe that you have a perfect plan for our Church and for those who worship with us now and in the future. Guide us by your Holy Spirit. Give us patience and peace. Let our faith and trust in you grow each day. I pray in Jesus’ Name. Amen.