The Episcopal Church is
part of the worldwide
Anglican Communion, and
traces its heritage to the
beginnings of Christianit...
God’s Gift of Joy
Our outreach project through
August 10th is Stuff the Bus, a
Natrona County School
District school supply drive.
School su...
For those going to Convention
this year, please don’t forget to
attend the Pre-Convention
Teleconference at the Diocesan
O...
Bishop Smylie has a
Facebook page.
Please join me in liking him!
Liking Bishop Smylie
God’s Gift of Laughter
Keep up the Good Work!
God’s Gift of Love
Good people
bring out the
good in other
people.
Thought for the Day
Next Sunday, 8/4, our
service will be held at
Bethel Baptist at 10 AM.
There will be no service at
SSEC.
Joint Service Rem...
Sunday Worship Schedule
Today, July 28 (Eucharist)
• WL: George
• Priest: Tris
• 1st R: Wendy
• 2nd R & PoP: Ruth
• Gospel...
The Tenth Sunday
after Pentecost
Processional Hymn
Hymn #488
(on following slide)
Blessed be God:
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
And blessed be his
kingdom, now and for ever.
Amen.
Book of Common Prayer
pg...
Let us pray together the
Collect for Purity:
Almighty God, to you all
hearts are open, all desires
known, and from you no
...
by the inspiration of your
Holy Spirit, that we may
perfectly love you, and
worthily magnify your
holy Name; through Chris...
The Gloria
Glorify Thy Name
Diocesan Songbook
Page 22
Father, we love you, we praise
you, we adore you.
Glorify thy name in all the earth.
Glorify thy name.
Glorify thy name.
G...
Jesus, we love you, we praise
you, we adore you.
Glorify thy name in all the earth.
Glorify thy name.
Glorify thy name.
Gl...
Spirit, we love you, we praise
you, we adore you.
Glorify thy name in all the earth.
Glorify thy name.
Glorify thy name.
G...
The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Let us pray together the Collect
of the Day:
O God, the protector of all
who trust in you, without
whom nothing is strong,
nothing is holy: Increase and
multiply upon ...
through things temporal, that
we lose not the things eternal;
through Jesus Christ our
Lord, who lives and reigns
with you...
The First Reading
Hosea 1:2-10
Insert
For the word of God in
scripture,
For the word of God among us,
For the word of God within us,
Thanks be to God.
Psalm 85
Insert, BCP p. 708
or on following slides
You have been gracious to your
land, O Lord, you have
restored the good fortune of
Jacob.
You have forgiven the iniquity
o...
You have withdrawn all your
fury, and turned yourself from
your wrathful indignation.
Restore us then, O God our
Savior; l...
Will you be displeased with us
for ever? will you prolong your
anger from age to age?
Will you not give us life
again, tha...
Show us your mercy, O
Lord, and grant us your
salvation.
I will listen to what the Lord
God is saying, for he is
speaking ...
Truly, his salvation is very near
to those who fear him, that his
glory may dwell in our land.
Mercy and truth have met
to...
Truth shall spring up from the
earth, and righteousness shall
look down from heaven.
The Lord will indeed grant
prosperity...
Righteousness shall go before
him, and peace shall be a
pathway for his feet.
The Second Reading
Colossians 2:6-19
Insert
For the word of God in
scripture,
For the word of God among us,
For the word of God within us,
Thanks be to God.
The Sequence Hymn
“Spirit of the
Living God”
(insert)
The Holy Gospel of our Lord
Jesus Christ according to
Luke.
Glory to you, Lord Christ.
The Gospel of the Lord.
Praise to you, Lord Christ.
Homily
The Nicene Creed
Please stand and join me in
saying the Nicene Creed…
BCP pg 358
We believe in one God,
the Father, the Almighty,
maker of heaven and
earth, of all that is, seen
and unseen.
We believe in one
Lord, Jesus Christ, the only
Son of God, eternally
begotten of the Father, God
from God, Light from Ligh...
true God from true God,
begotten, not made,
of one Being with the
Father. Through him all
things were made.
For us and for our salvation
he came down from
heaven: by the power of
the Holy Spirit he became
incarnate from the Virgin...
For our sake he was
crucified under Pontius
Pilate; he suffered death
and was buried.
On the third day he rose
again in accordance with
the Scriptures; he ascended
into heaven and is seated at
the right hand ...
He will come again in glory
to judge the living and the
dead, and his kingdom will
have no end.
We believe in the Holy
Spirit, the Lord, the giver of
life, who proceeds from the
Father and the Son. With
the Father and ...
He has spoken through the
Prophets. We believe in
one holy catholic and
apostolic Church. We
acknowledge one baptism
for t...
We look for the
resurrection of the
dead, and the life of the
world to come. Amen.
The Prayers
of the People
Let us beseech the Lord for
the health and salvation of
all.
For Justin, the Archbishop of
Canterbury; Katharine, our
Presiding Bishop;
Gay, President of the House of
Deputies;
John, ...
For the Diocese of
Phulbani, North India.
For Christ Church, Red
Shirt, South Dakota, and Red
Shirt Project. For St. Steph...
Christ Church, Glenrock, and all
the congregations in the
Diocese of Wyoming, especially
St. John’s, Powell.
For this holy...
Come and pray in us,
Holy Spirit.
Come and pray in us.
Come and visit us, Holy Spirit.
Spirit come. Spirit Come.
For all peoples on earth and
their leaders.
For mercy, peace and
compassionate justice
throughout the world.
For this city...
For farmers and a good
harvest; for travelers and
those on vacation; and for
safety from violent storms.
Come and pray in us,
Holy Spirit.
Come and pray in us.
Come and visit us, Holy Spirit.
Spirit come. Spirit Come.
For all those who hunger and
thirst, the poor and the
oppressed, prisoners and
captives, and for their
families.
For our deliverance from all
affliction, strife and need. For
those who have requested our
prayers and those we now
name, ...
Come and pray in us,
Holy Spirit.
Come and pray in us.
Come and visit us, Holy Spirit.
Spirit come. Spirit Come.
For the dying and the
dead, and for those who
mourn, especially…
(The people may add their prayers aloud or silently.)
Come and pray in us,
Holy Spirit.
Come and pray in us.
Come and visit us, Holy Spirit.
Spirit come. Spirit Come.
For ourselves, our families, our
companions and all those we
love.
For our Ushers and Greeters
Ministry. For the members o...
We thank you for hearing our
prayers and for all the good
gifts you give your children…
(The people may add their prayers ...
Come and pray in us,
Holy Spirit.
Come and pray in us.
Come and visit us, Holy Spirit.
Spirit come. Spirit Come.
Joining our voices with Saint
Mary, Saint Stephen and all
the saints and angels of
God, let us offer ourselves and
one ano...
Father of the Word, whose
Son taught us to pray, give us
what we ask this day and
open the door when we
knock; through Jes...
Come and pray in us,
Holy Spirit.
Come and pray in us.
Come and visit us, Holy Spirit.
Spirit come. Spirit Come.
Confession of Sin
Priest:
Let us confess our sins
against God and our
neighbor.
Most merciful God, we
confess that we have sinned
against you in
thought, word, and deed, by
what we have done and by
what...
We have not loved you with
our whole heart; we have
not loved our neighbors as
ourselves. We are truly
sorry and we humbly...
For the sake of your Son
Jesus Christ, have mercy on
us and forgive us; that we
may delight in your will, and
walk in your...
Priest pronounces the absolution:
Almighty God have mercy on
you, forgive you all your sins
through our Lord Jesus
Christ,...
Celebrant:
Be still and accept the peace
that God’s presence brings:
peace in your hearts, minds
and all your dealings; an...
The Announcements
Birthday Prayer (next slide)
Anniversary Prayer (following slides)
The Birthday Prayer
Watch over your
child, ______, O Lord as his
days increase; bless and guide
him wherever he may be.
St...
raise him up if he falls; and in
his heart may your peace
which passes understanding
abide all the days of his life;
throu...
The Anniversary Prayer
O God, you have so consecrated
the covenant of marriage that
in it is represented the
spiritual uni...
Send therefore your blessing
upon these your
servants, that they may so
love, honor, and cherish each
other in faithfulnes...
through Jesus Christ our
Lord, who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy
Spirit, one God, now and for
ever. Amen.
Walk in love, as Christ loved
us and gave himself for us, an
offering and sacrifice to God.
The Offertory Hymn
“Lord’s Pra...
Doxology S130
Praise God, from whom all
blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here
below;
praise him above, ye heavenl...
Eucharistic Prayer A
Book of Common Prayer
pg. 361
The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Lift up your hearts.
We lift them to the Lord.
Let us give thanks to the
Lord our God.
It is right to give him thanks
and praise.
It is right, and a good and
joyful thing, always and
everywhere to give thanks to
you, Father
Almighty, Creator of heaven
...
Therefore we praise
you, joining our voices with
Angels and Archangels and
with all the company of
heaven, who for ever si...
Holy and gracious Father: In
your infinite love you made us
for yourself; and, when we
had fallen into sin and
become subj...
sent Jesus Christ, your only
and eternal Son, to share our
human nature, to live and die
as one of us, to reconcile us to
...
He stretched out his arms
upon the cross, and offered
himself, in obedience to your
will, a perfect sacrifice for the
whol...
On the night he was handed
over to suffering and
death, our Lord Jesus Christ
took bread; and when he
had given thanks to ...
and gave it to his disciples,
and said, “Take, eat: This is
my Body, which is given for
you. Do this for the
remembrance o...
After supper he took the cup
of wine; and when he had
given thanks, he gave it to
them, and said, “Drink
this, all of you:...
which is shed for you and for
many for the forgiveness of
sins. Whenever you drink
it, do this for the
remembrance of me.”
Therefore we proclaim the
mystery of faith:
Christ has died.
Christ has risen.
Christ will come again.
We celebrate the memorial
of our redemption, O
Father, in this sacrifice of
praise and thanksgiving.
Recalling his
death, ...
Sanctify them by your Holy
Spirit to be for your people
the Body and Blood of your
Son, the holy food and drink
of new and...
holy Sacrament, and serve
you in unity, constancy, and
peace; and at the last day
bring us with all your saints
into the j...
All this we ask through your
Son Jesus Christ. By him, and
with him, and in him, in the
unity of the Holy Spirit all
honor...
And now, as our Savior Christ
has taught us, we are bold to
say,
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...
And forgive us our
trespasses, as we forgive
those
who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver u...
The Breaking of the Bread
Alleluia. Christ our Passover
is sacrificed for us;
Therefore let us keep the
feast. Alleluia.
The gifts of God for the
People of God. Take them in
remembrance that Christ
died for you, and feed on him
in your hearts ...
The Communion Hymn
Hymn #711
(or on the following slides)
Post Communion Prayer (BCP p. 366):
Almighty and everliving
God, we thank you for feeding
us with the spiritual food of
th...
are living members of the
Body of your Son, and heirs of
your eternal kingdom. And
now, Father, send us out to do
the work...
To him, to you, and to the
Holy Spirit, be honor and
glory, now and for ever.
Amen.
The Blessing
Recessional Hymn
“Wade in the Water”
(on following slides)
The Dismissal
Alleluia. Alleluia.
Let us bless the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
Alleluia. Alleluia. Alleluia!
St. Stephen's Rule of Life
We commit ourselves to be involved in all aspects of church life:
Liturgy
Pastoral Care
Evangel...
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  1. 1. The Episcopal Church is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and traces its heritage to the beginnings of Christianity. We Are Episcopalians
  2. 2. God’s Gift of Joy
  3. 3. Our outreach project through August 10th is Stuff the Bus, a Natrona County School District school supply drive. School supplies should be placed in the donation box as you enter the sanctuary. St. Stephen’s Outreach
  4. 4. For those going to Convention this year, please don’t forget to attend the Pre-Convention Teleconference at the Diocesan Office, August 17th from noon to 2:50 PM. Pre-Convention Conference
  5. 5. Bishop Smylie has a Facebook page. Please join me in liking him! Liking Bishop Smylie
  6. 6. God’s Gift of Laughter
  7. 7. Keep up the Good Work!
  8. 8. God’s Gift of Love
  9. 9. Good people bring out the good in other people. Thought for the Day
  10. 10. Next Sunday, 8/4, our service will be held at Bethel Baptist at 10 AM. There will be no service at SSEC. Joint Service Reminder
  11. 11. Sunday Worship Schedule Today, July 28 (Eucharist) • WL: George • Priest: Tris • 1st R: Wendy • 2nd R & PoP: Ruth • Gospel and Homily: Tris • Guild: Temple • Counters: Vestry • Hospitality: Next Sunday, Aug 4 (Eucharist) • We worship at 10:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist, 3030 S. Poplar with our neighbors; followed by a picnic at Mike Sedar Park
  12. 12. The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
  13. 13. Processional Hymn Hymn #488 (on following slide)
  14. 14. Blessed be God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. And blessed be his kingdom, now and for ever. Amen. Book of Common Prayer pg 355
  15. 15. Let us pray together the Collect for Purity: Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts BCP pg 355
  16. 16. by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
  17. 17. The Gloria Glorify Thy Name Diocesan Songbook Page 22
  18. 18. Father, we love you, we praise you, we adore you. Glorify thy name in all the earth. Glorify thy name. Glorify thy name. Glorify thy name in all the earth.
  19. 19. Jesus, we love you, we praise you, we adore you. Glorify thy name in all the earth. Glorify thy name. Glorify thy name. Glorify thy name in all the earth.
  20. 20. Spirit, we love you, we praise you, we adore you. Glorify thy name in all the earth. Glorify thy name. Glorify thy name. Glorify thy name in all the earth.
  21. 21. The Lord be with you. And also with you. Let us pray together the Collect of the Day:
  22. 22. O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass
  23. 23. through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
  24. 24. The First Reading Hosea 1:2-10 Insert
  25. 25. For the word of God in scripture, For the word of God among us, For the word of God within us, Thanks be to God.
  26. 26. Psalm 85 Insert, BCP p. 708 or on following slides
  27. 27. You have been gracious to your land, O Lord, you have restored the good fortune of Jacob. You have forgiven the iniquity of your people and blotted out all their sins.
  28. 28. You have withdrawn all your fury, and turned yourself from your wrathful indignation. Restore us then, O God our Savior; let your anger depart from us.
  29. 29. Will you be displeased with us for ever? will you prolong your anger from age to age? Will you not give us life again, that your people may rejoice in you?
  30. 30. Show us your mercy, O Lord, and grant us your salvation. I will listen to what the Lord God is saying, for he is speaking peace to his faithful people and to those who turn their hearts to him.
  31. 31. Truly, his salvation is very near to those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land. Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
  32. 32. Truth shall spring up from the earth, and righteousness shall look down from heaven. The Lord will indeed grant prosperity, and our land will yield its increase.
  33. 33. Righteousness shall go before him, and peace shall be a pathway for his feet.
  34. 34. The Second Reading Colossians 2:6-19 Insert
  35. 35. For the word of God in scripture, For the word of God among us, For the word of God within us, Thanks be to God.
  36. 36. The Sequence Hymn “Spirit of the Living God” (insert)
  37. 37. The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke. Glory to you, Lord Christ.
  38. 38. The Gospel of the Lord. Praise to you, Lord Christ.
  39. 39. Homily
  40. 40. The Nicene Creed Please stand and join me in saying the Nicene Creed… BCP pg 358
  41. 41. We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.
  42. 42. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light,
  43. 43. true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father. Through him all things were made.
  44. 44. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary, and was made man.
  45. 45. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried.
  46. 46. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
  47. 47. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
  48. 48. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified.
  49. 49. He has spoken through the Prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.
  50. 50. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
  51. 51. The Prayers of the People
  52. 52. Let us beseech the Lord for the health and salvation of all.
  53. 53. For Justin, the Archbishop of Canterbury; Katharine, our Presiding Bishop; Gay, President of the House of Deputies; John, Bruce, Vernon, and Bob, our Bishops; and all the holy people of God.
  54. 54. For the Diocese of Phulbani, North India. For Christ Church, Red Shirt, South Dakota, and Red Shirt Project. For St. Stephen’s in the Diocese of Kiteto. For the mission and ministry of St. Mark’s, St. Stephen’s,
  55. 55. Christ Church, Glenrock, and all the congregations in the Diocese of Wyoming, especially St. John’s, Powell. For this holy congregation, for every holy gathering, and for all who love God.
  56. 56. Come and pray in us, Holy Spirit. Come and pray in us. Come and visit us, Holy Spirit. Spirit come. Spirit Come.
  57. 57. For all peoples on earth and their leaders. For mercy, peace and compassionate justice throughout the world. For this city and every place.
  58. 58. For farmers and a good harvest; for travelers and those on vacation; and for safety from violent storms.
  59. 59. Come and pray in us, Holy Spirit. Come and pray in us. Come and visit us, Holy Spirit. Spirit come. Spirit Come.
  60. 60. For all those who hunger and thirst, the poor and the oppressed, prisoners and captives, and for their families.
  61. 61. For our deliverance from all affliction, strife and need. For those who have requested our prayers and those we now name, especially… (The people may add their prayers aloud or silently.)
  62. 62. Come and pray in us, Holy Spirit. Come and pray in us. Come and visit us, Holy Spirit. Spirit come. Spirit Come.
  63. 63. For the dying and the dead, and for those who mourn, especially… (The people may add their prayers aloud or silently.)
  64. 64. Come and pray in us, Holy Spirit. Come and pray in us. Come and visit us, Holy Spirit. Spirit come. Spirit Come.
  65. 65. For ourselves, our families, our companions and all those we love. For our Ushers and Greeters Ministry. For the members of this congregation and our guests as we minister to each other and to the world.
  66. 66. We thank you for hearing our prayers and for all the good gifts you give your children… (The people may add their prayers of thanks aloud or silently.)
  67. 67. Come and pray in us, Holy Spirit. Come and pray in us. Come and visit us, Holy Spirit. Spirit come. Spirit Come.
  68. 68. Joining our voices with Saint Mary, Saint Stephen and all the saints and angels of God, let us offer ourselves and one another to the living God through Christ. To you, O Lord.
  69. 69. Father of the Word, whose Son taught us to pray, give us what we ask this day and open the door when we knock; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
  70. 70. Come and pray in us, Holy Spirit. Come and pray in us. Come and visit us, Holy Spirit. Spirit come. Spirit Come.
  71. 71. Confession of Sin Priest: Let us confess our sins against God and our neighbor.
  72. 72. Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done and by what we have left undone.
  73. 73. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent.
  74. 74. For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your Name. Amen.
  75. 75. Priest pronounces the absolution: Almighty God have mercy on you, forgive you all your sins through our Lord Jesus Christ, strengthen you in all goodness, and by the power of the Holy Spirit keep you in eternal life. Amen.
  76. 76. Celebrant: Be still and accept the peace that God’s presence brings: peace in your hearts, minds and all your dealings; and the peace of the Lord be always with you and also with you.
  77. 77. The Announcements Birthday Prayer (next slide) Anniversary Prayer (following slides)
  78. 78. The Birthday Prayer Watch over your child, ______, O Lord as his days increase; bless and guide him wherever he may be. Strengthen him when he stands; comfort him when discouraged or sorrowful;
  79. 79. raise him up if he falls; and in his heart may your peace which passes understanding abide all the days of his life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
  80. 80. The Anniversary Prayer O God, you have so consecrated the covenant of marriage that in it is represented the spiritual unity between Christ and his Church:
  81. 81. Send therefore your blessing upon these your servants, that they may so love, honor, and cherish each other in faithfulness and patience, in wisdom and true godliness, that their home may be a haven of blessing and peace;
  82. 82. through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
  83. 83. Walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself for us, an offering and sacrifice to God. The Offertory Hymn “Lord’s Prayer” (Solo by Becca Triplett)
  84. 84. Doxology S130 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise him, all creatures here below; praise him above, ye heavenly host: praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
  85. 85. Eucharistic Prayer A Book of Common Prayer pg. 361
  86. 86. The Lord be with you. And also with you. Lift up your hearts. We lift them to the Lord.
  87. 87. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give him thanks and praise.
  88. 88. It is right, and a good and joyful thing, always and everywhere to give thanks to you, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth. (here the proper preface is said)
  89. 89. Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with Angels and Archangels and with all the company of heaven, who for ever sing this hymn to proclaim the glory of your Name:
  90. 90. Holy and gracious Father: In your infinite love you made us for yourself; and, when we had fallen into sin and become subject to evil and death, you, in your mercy
  91. 91. sent Jesus Christ, your only and eternal Son, to share our human nature, to live and die as one of us, to reconcile us to you, the God and Father of all.
  92. 92. He stretched out his arms upon the cross, and offered himself, in obedience to your will, a perfect sacrifice for the whole world.
  93. 93. On the night he was handed over to suffering and death, our Lord Jesus Christ took bread; and when he had given thanks to you, he broke it,
  94. 94. and gave it to his disciples, and said, “Take, eat: This is my Body, which is given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.”
  95. 95. After supper he took the cup of wine; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and said, “Drink this, all of you: This is my Blood of the new Covenant,
  96. 96. which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins. Whenever you drink it, do this for the remembrance of me.”
  97. 97. Therefore we proclaim the mystery of faith: Christ has died. Christ has risen. Christ will come again.
  98. 98. We celebrate the memorial of our redemption, O Father, in this sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving. Recalling his death, resurrection, and ascension, we offer you these gifts.
  99. 99. Sanctify them by your Holy Spirit to be for your people the Body and Blood of your Son, the holy food and drink of new and unending life in him. Sanctify us also that we may faithfully receive this
  100. 100. holy Sacrament, and serve you in unity, constancy, and peace; and at the last day bring us with all your saints into the joy of your eternal kingdom.
  101. 101. All this we ask through your Son Jesus Christ. By him, and with him, and in him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit all honor and glory is yours, Almighty Father, now and for ever. Amen.
  102. 102. And now, as our Savior Christ has taught us, we are bold to say,
  103. 103. 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.
  104. 104. 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, and the power, and the glory,
  105. 105. The Breaking of the Bread
  106. 106. Alleluia. Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us; Therefore let us keep the feast. Alleluia.
  107. 107. The gifts of God for the People of God. Take them in remembrance that Christ died for you, and feed on him in your hearts by faith, with thanksgiving.
  108. 108. The Communion Hymn Hymn #711 (or on the following slides)
  109. 109. Post Communion Prayer (BCP p. 366): Almighty and everliving God, we thank you for feeding us with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; and for assuring us in these holy mysteries that
  110. 110. are living members of the Body of your Son, and heirs of your eternal kingdom. And now, Father, send us out to do the work you have given us to do, to love and serve you as faithful witnesses of Christ our Lord.
  111. 111. To him, to you, and to the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.
  112. 112. The Blessing
  113. 113. Recessional Hymn “Wade in the Water” (on following slides)
  114. 114. The Dismissal Alleluia. Alleluia. Let us bless the Lord. Thanks be to God. Alleluia. Alleluia. Alleluia!
  115. 115. St. Stephen's Rule of Life We commit ourselves to be involved in all aspects of church life: Liturgy Pastoral Care Evangelism/Mission Vision Administration We commit ourselves to encourage each other to use our spiritual gifts. We commit ourselves to create an environment where groups and individuals are invited to explore and define their spirituality by asking, listening, and learning from each other and from God. We commit ourselves to the stability, growth and transformation of St. Stephen's by working together and by our commitment to God.

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