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Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 26)
The Rev. Matthew  Senf
The Rev. Matthew Senf
Sunday, September 25, 2022
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Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 26)
September 25, 2022 | 10:30am
In-Person & Livestream
The Rev. Matthew Senf | Presider
The Rev. Clare Morgan | Preacher
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Cathedral Parish Announcements 10:25am
Gathering of the Community
All Children ages 5-13 are welcome to join Godly Play downstairs
in the Parish Hall. They will return to the Nave for Eucharist.
Introit Kyrie (Mass in F) Herbert Sumsion
Presider In this time and place,
we gather on the unceded ancestral 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 Praise, My Soul (CP 381)
1. Praise, my soul, the King of heaven;
to his feet thy tribute bring;
ransomed, healed, restored, forgiven,
evermore his praises sing.
Alleluia, alleluia,
praise the everlasting King.
2. Praise him for his grace and favour
to our forebears in distress;
praise him, still the same for ever,
slow to chide and swift to bless;
alleluia, alleluia,
glorious in his faithfulness.
High voices 3. Father-like, he tends and spares us;
well our feeble frame he knows;
in his hands he gently bears us,
rescues us from all our foes:
All alleluia, alleluia,
widely as his mercy flows.
Low voices 4. Frail as summer's flower we flourish;
blows the wind and it is gone;
but, while mortals rise and perish,
God endures unchanging on:
All alleluia, alleluia,
praise the high eternal One.
5. Angels, help us to adore him;
you behold him face to face;
sun and moon bow down before him,
dwellers all in time and space.
Alleluia, alleluia,
praise with us the God of grace.
Text: Psalm 103; para. Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847)
Music: PRAISE, MY SOUL, John Goss (1800-1880); desc. Gerald Manning (1943-)
Presider Let us pray,
Silence is kept
Eternal God,
All you have ordained and constituted in a wonderful order
the ministries of angels and mortals.
Grant that as your holy angels stand before you in heaven,
so at your command
they may help and defend us here on earth;
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 Genesis 28:10-17
Reader Hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church.
All Thanks be to God.
Psalm Psalm 23: The Lord’s My Shepherd
1. The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want.
He makes me down to lie
in pastures green; he leadeth me
the quiet waters by.
High Voices 2. My soul he doth restore again,
and me to walk doth make
within the paths of righteousness,
e’en for his own name’s sake.
Low Voices 3. Yea, though I walk in death’s dark vale,
yet will I fear none ill,
for thou art with me, and thy rod
and staff me comfort still;
Choir 4. My table thou hast furnished
in presence of my foes;
my head thou dost with oil anoint,
and my cup overflows.
All 5. Goodness and mercy all my life
shall surely follow me:
and in God’s house forevermore
my dwelling place shall be.
Text: Psalm 23; para. Scottish Psalter, 1650
Music: CRIMOND, Melody Jessie Seymour Irvine (1836-1887);
harm. Thomas C.L. Pritchard (1885-1960); verses 2 & 3 arr. Rupert Lang; desc. W. Baird Ross
Second Reading Revelation 12:7-12
Reader Hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church
All Thanks be to God.
Sequence Alleluias
Choir Know too, that heaven surrounds you with angelic forms, messengers sent out by
God, to guard and guide you. (Psalm 34:7)
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 1:47-51
Deacon The Gospel of Christ.
All Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.
Reprise Alleluias
Sermon The Rev. Clare Morgan
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,
was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the virgin Mary
and became truly human.
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,
who with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified,
who 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 Communion Cycle of Prayer we pray for
the Anglican Church of Burundi. In the Anglican
Church of Canada Cycle of Prayer we pray for the
Bishop, clergy, and people of the Territory of the People.
In the Anglican-Lutheran Cycle of Prayer we pray for
Every Child Matters. Remember the Indigenous
children who did not return home from residential
school. For survivors and their families. For truth,
healing and reconciliation. 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; St. Michael,
Surrey and the Venerable Luisito Engnan; St. Michael,
Vancouver and the Rev. Wilmer Toyoken; St. Michael
Centre, Burnaby and Tony Sauder, and the Rev. Justin
Cheng. In our parish we pray for the Endowment Fund
If you have a special intention for which you wish to receive prayers, please email your prayer request to Your
intention will be included in the Prayer Link for three weeks and can be renewed.
The Confession and Absolution
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
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 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 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (CP 48)
1. Let all mortal flesh keep silence,
and with fear and trembling stand;
ponder nothing earthly minded,
for, with blessing in his hand,
Christ our God to us approacheth,
our full homage to demand.
2. King of kings, yet born of Mary,
as of old on earth he stood,
Lord of lords in human vesture,
in the body and the blood,
he will give to all the faithful
his own self for heav’nly food.
3. Rank on rank the host of heaven
spreads its vanguard on the way,
as the Light of light descendeth
from the realms of endless day,
that the powers of hell may vanish
as the darkness clears away.
4. At his feet the six-winged seraph,
cherubim with sleepless eye
veil their faces to the presence,
as with ceaseless voice they cry,
“Alleluia! Alleluia!
Alleluia, Lord most high!”
Text: The Liturgy of St. James; tr. Gerard Moultrie (1829-1885)
Music: PICARDY French carol (17th cent.) Final verse arr. Patrick Wedd
Prayer over the Gifts
Presider God of all creation,
All all you have made is good,
and your love endures forever.
You bring forth bread from the earth
and fruit from the vine.
Nourish us with these gifts,
so that we might be for the world
signs of your gracious presence in Jesus Christ,
our Saviour and Lord. Amen.
The Great Thanksgiving
Eucharistic Prayer 2 (Book of Alternative Services)
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 Blessed are you, gracious God, creator of heaven and earth; we give you thanks
and praise, because, in the mystery you disclose to us, you reveal your glory as the
glory of your Son and the Holy Spirit: three persons equal in majesty, undivided
in splendour, yet one Lord, one God, ever to be adored in your everlasting glory.
Therefore with all the company of heaven we raise our voices to proclaim the
glory of your name.
Sanctus Choir (Mass in F) Herbert Sumsion
Presider Holy and gracious God,
accept our praise,
through your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ;
who on the night he was handed over to suffering and death,
took bread and gave you thanks, saying,
“Take, and eat: this is my body which is broken for you.”
In the same way he took the cup, saying,
“This is my blood which is shed for you.
When you do this, you do it in memory of me.”
Remembering, therefore, his death and resurrection,
we offer you this bread and this cup,
giving thanks that you have made us worthy
to stand in your presence and serve you.
We ask you to send your Holy Spirit
upon the offering of your holy Church.
Gather into one all who share in these sacred mysteries,
filling them with the Holy Spirit
and confirming their faith in the truth,
that together we may praise you
and give you glory through your Servant, Jesus Christ.
All glory and honour are yours, Father and Son,
with the Holy Spirit in the Holy Church,
now and forever.
All Amen
The Lord’s Prayer
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.
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.
While the communion is being administered, we respectfully ask that you keep the silence —this is a time for quiet prayer and
Healing Prayer is offered at the 10:30am Sunday Eucharist. Because of the close proximity of the prayer team members and
the person requesting prayer, you are asked to wear a mask. Prayer teams will be located in the west alcove. Please make your
way up the ramp to the alcove after you have received communion, and present your prayer request to the team members. If
you are not receiving Healing Prayer, you are asked to refrain from entering the Alcove at this time, in order to safeguard
During Communion Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Edward Bairstow
Sending Out of the Disciples
Prayer after Communion
Presider God of abundance,
All with this bread of life and cup of salvation
you have united us with Christ,
making us one with all your people.
Now send us forth in the power of your Spirit,
so that we may proclaim your redeeming love to the world
and continue forever in the risen life of Jesus Christ, our Lord.
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 The Peace of God, which passes all understanding,
keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God and God’s Son
Jesus Christ our Lord, and the blessing of God almighty…
All Amen.
Closing Hymn Angel-Voices, Ever Singing (CP 325)
1. Angel-voices, ever singing,
round thy throne of light,
angel-harps, forever ringing,
rest not day nor night;
thousands only live to bless thee,
and confess thee, Lord of might!
2. Yea, we know that thou rejoicest
o'er each work of thine;
thou didst ears and hands and voices
for thy praise design;
artist's craft and music's measure
for thy pleasure all combine.
Choir 3. In thy house, great God, we offer
of thine own to thee;
and for thine acceptance proffer,
in humility,
hearts and minds and hands and voices,
in our choicest psalmody.
All 4. Honour, glory, might, and merit,
thine shall ever be,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,
blessed Trinity!
Of the best that thou hast given,
earth and heaven render thee.
Text: Francis Pott (1832-1909), alt.
Music: ANGEL-VOICES Edwin George Monk (1819-1900); desc. John Barnard (1948-)
The Dismissal
Deacon Go in Peace. Remember the poor.
All Thanks be to God!
Postlude Angel-Voices, Ever Singing - Verse 4