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Choral Eucharist | May 1
The Rev. Stuart Mennigke
The Rev. Stuart Mennigke
Sunday, May 1, 2022
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Join us in prayer this Sunday. The Rev. Stuart Mennigke presides and The Rev. Melanie Calabrigo preaches.

Order of Service  

Presider   Alleluia! Christ is Risen.

All              Christ is Risen indeed. Alleluia!

Presider   May Christ's grace and peace be with you.

All             May our hearts be filled with joy. Alleluia!

Presider    We gather in this holy time of Easter, to be strengthened 

by the God who forgives all our sins.

We acknowledge with the respect that we worship on the 

traditional unceded territories of the 

Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations. 

Let us pray that we may live more deeply into the calls to 

action from Canada's Truth and Reconciliation 


All                      May the Risen Christ lead us all on pathways of  reconciliation and peace.

Opening Hymn  Rejoice, Angelic Choirs, Rejoice (CP 218) 


Presider   Let us pray

(Silence is kept) 

Risen Christ,

All   companion on the way:

break through the disillusionment and despair 

which cloud our vision,

so that we may find our way and journey on

as messengers of your good news. Amen.

Proclamation of the Word

First Reading  Acts 9:1-6, (7-20)

Reader   Word of God, Word of Life

All    Thanks be to God.

Canticle      Gloria

                    Music: John Merbecke (1510? – 1585?); arr. & organ acc. Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)

Second Reading Revelation 5:11-14

Reader   Word of God, Word of Life.

All    Thanks be to God.

Sequence Alleluias           Taizé

Choir first time / Repeat all

Choir   Lord Jesus, open to us the scriptures

   Make our hearts burn within us while you speak

Reprise Alleluias  

Deacon   The Lord be with you.

All    And also with you.

Deacon   The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John.

All    Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Gospel   John 21:1-19

Deacon   The Gospel of Christ.

All   Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Reprise Alleluias

Sermon   The Rev. Melanie Calabrigo

Silence for Reflection

The Nicene Creed             

Presider   Let us confess our faith, as we say,

All    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 Light,

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 Mary,

and was made man.

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 of the Father.

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.

With the Father and the Son

he is worshipped and glorified.

He has spoken through the prophets.

We believe in one holy catholic

and apostolic Church.

We acknowledge one baptism

for the forgiveness of sins.

We look for the resurrection of the dead,

and the life of the world to come. Amen.

Prayers of the People 

In the Anglican Church of Canada Cycle of Prayer we pray for the Most Rev. Anne Germond, Bishop and the Most Rev. Fred Hiltz, Assisting Bishop, and the clergy and people of the Missionary Area of Moosonee. In the Anglican-Lutheran Cycle of Prayer we pray for the congregations of the Winnipeg area of the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Synod.  In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer we pray for John Stephens our Bishop; Linda Nicholls our Primate; Lynne McNaughton our Metropolitan; Susan Johnson the National Lutheran Bishop in 

Canada; Sidney Black, the interim National Indigenous Anglican Bishop; Kathy Martin the Evangelical Lutheran Bishop in British Columbia; Justin Welby the Archbishop of Canterbury; our companion diocese, the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Philippines and the Right. Rev. Brent Alawas; our companion parish, All Saints Cathedral, Bontoc, Philippines; and the Episcopal Church in the Philippines.

The Peace

Presider   Alleluia, the risen Christ came and stood among his disciples and said, “Peace be with you.”

Then were they glad when they saw the Lord. Alleluia.

All    Alleluia.

Presider   The peace of the risen Christ be always with you.

All    And also with you.

All may exchange a sign of peace.

Celebration of the Eucharist

The Offertory

You are invited to make a financial offering to further Christ’s mission through the work of the Cathedral by texting “Give” to 639.739.0843 and following the instructions; or going to Tax receipts are issued annually for gifts totalling $20 or more. Your financial gifts matter and together with the bread and wine they are presented in spirit at the Altar as a sign of thanksgiving to God from whom all blessings flow. If you are participating in this worship from another church please give generously to your local parish.

Offertory Hymn  Truly, He Comes to Us (CP 204)   O Quanta Qualia

Prayer over the Gifts

  Creator of all,

All    you wash away our sins in water,

you give us new birth by the Spirit,

and redeem us in the blood of Christ.

As we celebrate the resurrection,

renew your gift of life within us.

We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the risen Lord.


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  Eternal God, Source of all being, we give you thanks and praise for your faithful love.

    You call us into friendship with you and one another to be your holy people, a sign of your presence in the world.

    When those we trust betray us, unfailingly you remain with us. 

When we injure others, you confront us in your love and call us to the paths of righteousness. You stand with the weak, and those, broken and alone, whom you have always welcomed home, making the first last, and the last first.

Therefore we raise our voices with angels and archangels,

forever praising you and singing:

Sanctus   Communion Service in F      Herbert Sumsion

Presider   Blessed are you, O Holy One: when Hagar was driven into the wilderness you followed her and gave her hope.

When Joseph was sold into bondage, you turned malice to your people’s good.

When you called Israel out of slavery, you brought them through the wilderness into the promised land. When your people were taken into exile you wept with them by the river of Babylon and carried them home.

All    Restore us, O God, let your face shine!

Presider   At the right time you sent your Anointed One to stand with the poor, the outcast, and the oppressed.

Jesus touched lepers, and the sick, and healed them.He accepted water from a woman of Samaria and offered her the water of new life. Christ knew the desolation of the cross and opened the way for all humanity into the redemption of your reconciling love.

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 of the new covenant which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins. 

Whenever you drink it, do this for the remembrance of me.”

 Loving and Holy One, recalling Christ’s death and resurrection, we offer you these gifts, longing for the bread of tomorrow and the wine of the age to come. Therefore we proclaim our hope.

All    Dying you destroyed our death, rising you restored our life. Lord Jesus, come in glory.

Presider   Pour out your Spirit on these gifts that through them you may sustain us in our hunger for your peace.

   We hold before you all whose lives are marked by suffering, our sisters and brothers. When we are broken and cast aside, embrace us in your love.

All    Restore us, O God, let your face shine!

Presider  Through Christ, with Christ, and in Christ in the unity of the  Holy Spirit, all honour and glory are yours, O Source of all life, now and forever.

All   Amen.

The Lord’s Prayer  Sung

Share the Gifts

If you know the brokenness of life, its fractures within and its division without, then you have participated in the broken body of Christ and you are invited to share in Communion.

If you are not physically receiving Communion, then offer this prayer:

 In union, O God, with all your faithful people

 gathered wherever the eucharist is celebrated this day,

 I offer you praise and thanksgiving for creation and all the blessings of this life,

 for the redemption given to us through the life, death and resurrection of Christ,

 and for the means of grace and the hope of glory.

 I pray you come into my heart, my soul and my mind.

 Let nothing separate me from you.

 May I serve you in this life until, by your grace,

 I come to your promised reign of justice and peace;

 through Christ and in the unity of the Spirit. Amen.

During Communion      Benedictus & Agnus Dei    Herbert Sumsion  (Communion Service in F)

Sending Out of the Disciples

Prayer after Communion

Presider   Author of life divine,

All    in the breaking of bread we know the risen Lord.

Feed us always in these mysteries, that we may show your glory to all the world. 

We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our 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

Presider   May Almighty God, 

who has redeemed us and made us God’s children 

through the resurrection of God’s Son our Lord, 

bestow upon you the riches of God’s blessing. 

All   Amen.

Presider  May God, who through the water of baptism  has raised us from sin into newness of life, 

make you holy and worthy to be united with Christ for ever. 

All   Amen.

Presider  May God,  who has brought us out of bondage to sin into true and lasting freedom in the Redeemer, 

bring you to your eternal inheritance. 

All   Amen.

Presider  And the blessing of God Almighty, the One, Holy and Undivided Trinity,  be upon you and remain with you forever. 

All   Amen.

The Dismissal

  Alleluia! Go forth into the world rejoicing in the power of the risen Lord. 

All    Thanks be to God. Alleluia!

Postlude  Easter Alleluias     Melchior Vulpius

Closing Hymn  King of Glory, King of Peace