August 15th 2021

Bible and sunset

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The Live Stream has now moved from YouTube to
'The Sunday Service' Live Link from All Saint's Kemble

The service will begin at 10:00am:-      

Click here to join in.

 

We will be enoying 'Virtual Coffee' after the service.
Please have your device microphone and camera switched on if you want to be seen and heard. Then click here to download the ZOOM software (it's free) put the kettle on and join in.

Morning Prayer 15th  August 2021

Leader:      A welcome to our online service and notices

With the exception of August 29th 2021 all the planned services from All Saints Kemble will be with a normal congregation.

All our buildings still have a recommended maximum number of people in order to ensure we keep everyone safe but everyone is welcome at any service.

Please remember all ‘live’ services are still subject to some covid safety restrictions. We are cautious and recommending the following for everyones wellbeing:

  • Face masks still to be worn inside
  • Hand gel – please use on entry, when leaving and if relevant at Communion
  • Singing – yes we can BUT at present only while wearing facemask.
  • Social Distance now only 1metre but please respect individual preferences and don’t make assumptions about the needs of others.
  • The Peace will still not be shared with any physical contact

 

Our services from All Saints, Kemble are now being filmed. The link is on our website: https://thesundayservice.gallery.video/thamesheadcofe where you will see a full page image of our logo. When the camera goes live this will become the camera view in All Saints Church. The service sheet and zoom link for coffee will be unchanged from our website.

 

Zoom Children’s Church is at 9:30am via a private link please message rector@thamesheadchurches.org.uk  for how to join or see our website.

Zoom Home Groups- Everyone Welcome.

For Wed evenings 8:00pm: contact Martin and Jill Kingston Or for Thur 7:30pm on zoom –just join via our website link or speak to Liz Collins.

Zoom coffee mornings weekdays 10:30 (link on Virtual Church Hall tab)

Zoom Night Prayer (compline) 9:00PM Mon, Wed and Fri evenings– via website.

Zoom Prayer Meeting Tuesday 8:30 – 9:00am

 

Worship Leaders Course for Cirencester Deanery open to all who want to explore this ministry – starts Wed Sept 15th at Holy Trinity Watermoor. Please let Rev Pepita Walker know if you go. For more information see the advert on our website or contact Andrew_cinnamond@hotmail.com

Pastoral Visiting Course for Cirencester Deanery starts on Thur Oct 21for 7 sessions

 

 

 

 

 

Leader:   O Lord open our lips                               

All:        and our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

 

Leader:   The earth belongs to God,

All:         the earth and all its people.

 

Leader:   How good it is, how wonderful,

All:        To live together in unity.

 

Leader:   Love and faith come together,

All:        Justice and peace join hands.

 

Leader:   If Christ’s disciples keep silent,

All:        These stones would shout aloud.

 

Leader:   O Lord open our lips                               

All:        and our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

             

 

Hymn:     453 Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour                                          

Lord, enthroned in heav’nly splendour,

First-begotten from the dead,

Thou alone, our strong Defender,

Liftest up Thy people’s head.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Jesus, true and living Bread.

 

Here our humblest homage pay we,

Here in loving rev’rence bow;

Here for faith’s discernment pray we,

Lest we fail to know Thee now.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Thou art here, we ask not how.

 

Though the lowliest form doth veil Thee

As of old in Bethlehem,

Here as there Thine angels hail Thee

Branch and Flower of Jesse’s stem.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

We in worship join with them.

 

Paschal Lamb, Thine off’ring, finished

Once for all when Thou wast slain,

In its fulness undiminished

Shall forever more remain,

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Cleansing souls from every stain.

 

Life-imparting, heav’nly Manna,

Stricken Rock with streaming side,

Heaven and earth with loud hosanna

Worship Thee, the Lamb who died,

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Ris’n, ascended, glorified!

George Hugh Bourne

 

Confession                                                  

Leader:   Holy God, maker of all

All:        Have mercy on us.

 

              Jesus Christ, servant of the poor

All:        Have mercy on us.

 

              Holy Spirit, Breath of life.

All:        Have mercy on us.

 

Let us in silence confess our faults and admit our frailty.

Silence

 

All:        Before God, with the people of God,

              We confess to our brokenness:

              To the ways we wound our lives,

              The lives of others,

              And the life of the world.

 

Leader:   May God forgive us all, Christ renew us all,

              And the Spirit of God enable us to grow in love.

All:        Amen.

 

 

The Collect ( a gathering prayer for the day)

 

O God, you declare your almighty power

Most chiefly in showing mercy and pity:

Mercifully grant to us such a measure of your grace,

That we, running the way of your commandments,

May receive your gracious promises,

And be made partakers of your heavenly treasure;

Through Jesus Christ our Lord,

Who is alive and reigns with you,

In the unity of the Holy Spirit,

One God, now and forever. Amen.

 

Readings:                                                                        sit for the reading

Ephesians 5: 15-20            ©NRSV

 15 Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise, 16 making the most of the time, because the days are evil. 17 So do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 18 Do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, 19 as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, singing and making melody to the Lord in your hearts, 20 giving thanks to God the Father at all times and for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

              This is the word of the Lord.                    

All:               Thanks be to God.

 

John 6: 51-58              © NRSV

51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live for ever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.’

52 The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’ 53 So Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 54 Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day; 55 for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink. 56 Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them. 57 Just as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever eats me will live because of me. 58 This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like that which your ancestors ate, and they died. But the one who eats this bread will live for ever.’

              This is the word of the Lord.                    

All:               Thanks be to God.

                                                                                                               

Hymn or song     387 Jesus is Lord

 

Jesus is Lord! Creation’s voice proclaims it,

For by His power each tree and flower

Was planned and made.

Jesus is Lord! The universe declares it,

Sun, moon and stars in heaven

Cry, ‘Jesus is Lord!’

 

Jesus is Lord! Jesus is Lord!

Praise Him with hallelujahs

For Jesus is Lord!

 

Jesus is Lord! Yet from His throne eternal

In flesh He came to die in pain

On Calv’ry’s tree.

Jesus is Lord! From Him all life proceeding,

Yet gave His life as ransom

Thus setting us free.

 

Jesus is Lord! O’er sin the mighty conqu’ror,

From death He rose, and all His foes

Shall own His name.

Jesus is Lord! God sends His Holy Spirit

To show by works of power

That Jesus is Lord.

David J Mansell ©Authentic Publishing

 

Sermon

 

The Creed                                                                                                    We stand

 

Let us declare our faith in God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

 

All:       We believe in God the Father,
              from whom every family
              in heaven and on earth is named.

   We believe in God the Son,
   who lives in our hearts through faith,
   and fills us with his love.

   We believe in God the Holy Spirit,
   who strengthens us
   with power from on high.

   We believe in one God;
   Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
   Amen.

 

 

Prayers  (end with Lord’s Prayer)

 

We say the Lord’s Prayer together

              Our Father in heaven,

              Hallowed be your name,

              Your kingdom come,

              Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven,

              Give us today our daily bread,

              Forgive us our sins,

              As we forgive those who sin against us,

              Save us in the time of trial

              And deliver us from evil,

              For the kingdom, the power and the glory are yours, now and forever. Amen.

 

The Affirmation                             The following responsory MAY be used

 

Leader:   With the whole church

All:        We affirm that we are made in God’s image,

              Befriended by Christ, empowered by the Spirit.

 

Leader:   With people everywhere,

All:        We affirm God’s goodness at the heart of humanity, planted more deeply than all that is wrong.

 

Leader:   With all creation

All:        We celebrate the miracle and wonder of life;

              The unfolding purposes of God,

              Forever at work in ourselves and the world.

Hymn or song 627     Praise to the Holiest

 

Praise to the holiest in the height,

And in the depth be praise;

In all his words most wonderful,

Most sure in all his ways.

 

O loving wisdom of our God!

When all was sin and shame,

A second Adam to the fight

And to the rescue came.

O wisest love! That flesh and blood,

Which did in Adam fail,

Should strive afresh against the foe,

Should strive and should prevail;

 

And that a higher gift than grace

Should flesh and blood refine,

God’s presence and his very self,

And essence all-divine.

 

And in the garden secretly,

And on the cross on high,

Should teach his brethren, and inspire

To suffer and to die.

 

Praise to the holiest in the height,

And in the depth be praise;

In all his words most wonderful,

Most sure in all his ways.

John Henry Newman

 

 

 

Leader:   This is the day that the Lord has made;

All:        We will rejoice and be glad in it.

 

Leader:   We will not offer to God

All:        Offerings that cost us nothing.     

 

This or another Blessing or the Grace:

             

              Christ the Good Shepherd,

              Who laid down his life for the sheep,

              Draw you and all who hear his voice,

              To be one flock within one fold;

              And the blessing of God Almighty

              The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

              Be with you and remain with you always,   Amen.

 

OR         The Grace

      May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us all, now and evermore.       Amen.

All:        Filled with the Spirit’s power,

              We go in the light and peace of Christ.

 

 

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