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Choral Eucharist | July 11
The Rev. Helen Dunn
The Rev. Helen Dunn
Sunday, July 11, 2021
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Join us in prayer this Sunday. 

The Rev. Helen Dunn presides and the Very Rev. Christopher A. Pappas preaches. 

Music is provided by Byron Hanson under the direction of Rupert Lang

A pdf version of the bulletin is available for download here. A text version of the bulletin is posted in this box. Continue scrolling down to follow along. 

Gathering of the Community
Cathedral Parish Announcements

Introit In Christ Alone
Celtic Tune; Getty/Townend

Presider In this time and place,
We gather on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands
of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations.
All From many places and peoples we come to this house of prayer.
Presider In this time and place,

We meet in the presence of the living God.
All The living God who creates us and all that is.
Presider In this time and place,

The risen Christ stands in our midst.

All The risen Christ who accompanies us and all people.
Presider In this time and place,
God’s Holy Spirit breathes in and through us.
All The Holy Spirit who transforms us and all life.
Presider In this time and place,
Together, one people of God.

All In the name of God, Source of all being,
Eternal Word and Holy Spirit. Amen.

Opening Hymn Before the World Began (CP 621)
Text & Music: John L. Bell (1949 –); Incarnation

Presider Let us pray (silence)
Almighty God,

All you have made us for yourself,
and our hearts are restless
until they find their rest in you.
May we find peace in your service,
and in the world to come, see you face to face;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Proclamation of the Word
First Reading A reading from 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19

Reader Hear what the Spirit is saying to the church.

All Thanks be to God.

Psalm Psalm 99
Setting: Rupert Lang

Second Reading A reading from Ephesians 1:3-14

Reader Hear what the Spirit is saying to the church.
All Thanks be to God.

Sequence Hymn I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (CP 508)
Text: Horatius Bonar (1808–1889); Music: Melody English trad.;
coll. Lucy Broadwood (1858 –1929); adapt. & harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 –1958); Kingsfold

Deacon The Lord be with you.
All And also with you.
Deacon The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark.
Before the Gospel Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Gospel Mark 6:14-29

Deacon The Gospel of Christ.
After the Gospel Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Sermon The Very Rev. Christopher A. Pappas


Silence for Reflection

The Apostles’ Creed
Presider Let us confess the faith of our baptism, as we say,
All I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ his only Son, our Lord.
He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.
He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried.
He descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again.
He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.

Prayer of the People

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer we pray for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines. In the joint Anglican & Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Canada Cycle of Prayer we pray for the Rt. Rev. William Cliff, Bishop,
and the clergy and people of the Diocese of Brandon; Bishop Larry Kochendorfer, the people and rosteredministers of the Synod of Alberta and the Territories; and the National Anglican & Lutheran Worship Conference. In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer we pray for John Stephens our Bishop; Linda Nicholls our Primate; Lynne McNaughton our Metropoli-
tan; Susan Johnson the National Lutheran Bishop in Canada; Mark MacDonald the National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop; Gregory Mohr the Evangelical Lutheran Bishop in British Columbia; Justin Welby the Archbishop of Canterbury; our companion diocese, the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Philippines and the Rt. Rev. Brent Alawas; our companion parish, All Saints Cathedral, Bontac, Philippines and the Very Rev. Padi Luc; and the Diocesan Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund Unit and the Diocesan Ecumenical Multifaith Unit. In our Parish we pray
for the PWRDF, Partners in Mission and care + share.

If you have a special intention for which you wish to
receive prayers, please email your prayer request to the
Rev. Helen Dunn at

Presider Dear friends in Christ, God is steadfast in love and infinite in mercy;
welcoming sinners and inviting us to this table. Let us confess our sins, confident in God’s forgiveness.

Silence is kept

Presider Most merciful God,
All 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.
We have not loved you with our whole heart;
we have not loved our neighbours as ourselves.
We are truly sorry and we humbly repent.
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.
Presider Almighty God, have mercy upon you,
pardon and deliver you from all your sins,
confirm and strengthen you in all goodness,
and keep you in eternal life; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

All Amen.

The Peace
Presider The peace of the Lord be always with you.
All And also with you.

All may exchange a non-contact sign of peace.

Celebration of the Eucharist
The Offertory
You are invited to make a financial offering to further God’s mission through the work of the church by texting “Give” to 639.739.0843 and following the instructions; or by clicking on this link Tax receipts are is-
sued annually for gifts totalling $20 or more. Your financial gifts matter and together with the bread and wine they arepresented in spirit at the Altar as a sign of thanksgiving to God from whom all blessings flow.

Offertory Hymn My Song is Love Unknown (CP 184)

Text: Samuel Crossman (1624? –1683) alt.; Music: John N. Ireland (1879 –1962); Love Unknown

Prayer over the Gifts
Presider Father,
All your word creates in us a yearning for your kingdom.
Receive all we offer you this day, and keep us in your peace;
for the sake of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.

The Great Thanksgiving
Presider The Lord be with you.
All And also with you.
Presider Lift up your hearts.
All We lift them to the Lord.
Presider Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
All It is right to give our thanks and praise.
Presider It is indeed right to thank you and praise you, holy and gracious God,
creator of all things, ruler of heaven and earth, sustainer of life,
for you are the source of all goodness, rich in mercy and abounding in love;
you are faithful to your people in every generation, and your word endures for ever.
Therefore with angels and archangels, with the fellowship of saints and
the company of heaven, we glorify your holy name, evermore praising you and singing,

Sanctus Solo

Celtic Melody; arr. Rupert Lang

Presider We praise you, merciful God, not as we ought, but as we are able,
because in your tender love you gave the world your only Son,
in order that the world might be saved through him.
He made you known by taking the form of a servant, healing the sick,
liberating the oppressed, reaching out to the lost.
Betrayed, reviled, and nailed to the cross,
he confronted the power of sin and disarmed it for ever.
In his offering of himself, he became the perfect
and sufficient sacrifice for the sins of the whole world.
Redeemed by Christ, we have been adopted as your children;
by your pardon you have made us worthy to praise you.
On the night he was betrayed, Jesus, at supper with his friends, took bread,
gave you thanks, broke the bread, gave it to them, and said, “Take and eat:
this is my body which is given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.”
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 which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Whenever you drink it, do this for the remembrance of me.”
In obedience to him and with grateful hearts we approach your holy table,
remembering our Saviour’s sacrifice, and rejoicing in his victory.
Confident in his sovereign purpose, we declare our faith.

All Christ has died,
Christ is risen,
Christ will come again.

Presider Send your Holy Spirit on us that as we receive this bread and this cup
we may partake of the body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and feed on him in our hearts by faith with thanksgiving.
May we be renewed in his risen life, filled with love,
and strengthened in our will to serve others;
and make of our lives, we pray, a pure and holy sacrifice, acceptable to you,
knitting us together as one in your Son Jesus Christ, to whom,
with you and the Holy Spirit, be all honour and glory, now and for ever.

All Amen.

The Lord’s Prayer
Presider As our Saviour taught us, let us pray,
All Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.
Save us from the time of trial, and deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever. Amen.

The Breaking of the Bread
Presider We break this bread to share in the body of Christ.
All We being many, are one body, for we all share in the one bread.
Presider The gifts of God for the people of God.
All Thanks be to God.

During Communion O Lamb of God

trad. Celtic melody (from Mass for Many Nations); Rupert Lang

Sending Out of the Disciples
Prayer after Communion

Presider Living God,
All in this sacrament we have shared in your eternal kingdom.
May we who taste this mystery
forever serve you in faith, hope, and love.
We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.

Presider Glory to God,
All whose power, working in us, can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine.
Glory to God from generation to generation,
in the Church and in Christ Jesus, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Blessing
Closing Hymn Be Thou My Vision (CP 505)

Text: Irish Hymn (8th cent.); tr. Mary Elizabeth Byrne (1880 –1931); vers. Eleanor H. Hull (1860 –1935), alt.;
Music: Melody Irish trad.; arr. Martin Shaw (1875 –1958); Slane

Dismissal Go forth in the name of Christ.
All Thanks be to God.
Postlude Be Thou My Vision (CP 505)