• St. John's

Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Sunday, January 24, 2021)

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Prelude: Meditation, Vierne

(please stand as you are able)


Organ Processional: All My Hope on God is Founded


The Opening Acclamation

Blessed be God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

And blessed be his kingdom, now and for ever. Amen.


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 by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ our Lord.

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. Amen.


The Collect of the Day

The Lord be with you.

And also with you.

Let us pray.


Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of his marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.


The Liturgy of the Word


The First Lesson Jonah 3: 1-5, 10

The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” So Jonah set out and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly large city, a three days' walk across. Jonah began to go into the city, going a day's walk. And he cried out, “Forty days more, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!” And the people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast, and everyone, great and small, put on sackcloth.


When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil ways, God changed his mind about the calamity that he had said he would bring upon them; and he did not do it.


The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.


The Psalm: 62: 16-14: Nonne Deo?


6 For God alone my soul in silence waits; * truly, my hope is in him.


7 He alone is my rock and my salvation, * my stronghold, so that I shall not be shaken.


8 In God is my safety and my honour; * God is my strong rock and my refuge.


9 Put your trust in him always, O people, *

pour out your hearts before him, for God is our refuge.