August 8th 2021

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The Live Stream has now moved from YouTube to
'The Sunday Service' Live Link from All Saint's Kemble

The service will begin at 10:00am:-      

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We will be enoying 'Virtual Coffee' after the service.
Please have your device microphone and camera switched on if you want to be seen and heard. Then click here to download the ZOOM software (it's free) put the kettle on and join in.

 

Holy Communion 8th August 2021

Leader:      A welcome to our online service and notices

 

With the exception of August 29th 2021 all the planned services from All Saints Kemble will be with a normal congregation.

All our buildings still have a recommended maximum number of people in order to ensure we keep everyone safe but everyone is welcome at any service.

Please remember all ‘live’ services are still subject to some covid safety restrictions. We are cautious and recommending the following for everyones wellbeing:

  • Face masks still to be worn inside
  • Hand gel – please use on entry, when leaving and if relevant at Communion
  • Singing – yes we can BUT at present only while wearing facemask.
  • Social Distance now only 1 metre but please respect individual preferences and don’t make assumptions about the needs of others.
  • The Peace will still not be shared with any physical contact

 

Our services from All Saints, Kemble are now being filmed. The link is on our website: https://thesundayservice.gallery.video/thamesheadcofe where you will see a full page image of our logo. When the camera goes live this will become the camera view in All Saints Church. The service sheet and zoom link for coffee will be unchanged from our website.

 

Zoom Children’s Church is at 9:30am via a private link please speak to Rev Trevor Kemp for how to join or see our website.

Zoom Home Groups- Everyone Welcome.

For Wed evenings 8:00pm: contact Martin and Jill Kingston Or for Thur 7:30pm on zoom –just join via our website link or speak to Rev Trev or Liz Collins.

Zoom coffee mornings weekdays 10:30 (link on Virtual Church Hall tab)

Zoom Night Prayer (compline) 9:00PM Mon, Wed and Fri evenings– via website.

Zoom Prayer Meeting Tuesday 8:30 – 9:00am

 

Worship Leaders Course for Cirencester Deanery open to all who want to explore this ministry – starts Wed Sept 15th at Holy Trinity Watermoor. Please let Rev Pepita Walker know if you go. For more information see the advert on our website or contact Andrew_cinnamond@hotmail.com

Pastoral Visiting Course for Cirencester Deanery starts on Thur Oct 21for 7 sessions

 

Welcome to worship

 

 

Leader:   O Lord open our lips                               

All:        and our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

 

 

Hymn or song may be sung: 453

             

  1.        Lord, enthroned in heav’nly splendour,

First-begotten from the dead,

Thou alone, our strong Defender,

Liftest up Thy people’s head.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Jesus, true and living Bread.

 

  1.        Here our humblest homage pay we,

Here in loving reverence bow;

Here for faith’s discernment pray we,

Lest we fail to know Thee now.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Thou art here, we ask not how.

 

  1.        Though the lowliest form doth veil Thee

As of old in Bethlehem,

Here as there Thine angels hail Thee

Branch and Flower of Jesse’s stem.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

We in worship join with them.

 

  1.        Paschal Lamb, Thine off’ring, finished

Once for all when Thou wast slain,

In its fullness undiminished

Shall forever more remain,

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Cleansing souls from every stain.

 

  1.        Life-imparting, heav’nly Manna,

Stricken Rock with streaming side,

Heaven and earth with loud hosanna

Worship Thee, the Lamb who died,

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Risen, ascended, glorified!

George Hugh Bourne

 

Leader:   The earth belongs to God,

All:         the earth and all its people.

 

Leader:   How good it is, how wonderful,

All:        To live together in unity.

 

Leader:   Love and faith come together,

All:        Justice and peace join hands.

 

Leader:   If Christ’s disciples keep silent,

All:        These stones would shout aloud.

 

Leader:   O Lord open our lips                               

All:        and our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

             

Confession                                                  

The grace of God has dawned upon the world with healing for all.

Let us come to him, in sorrow for our sins, seeking healing and salvation.                                                                      c/f Titus2:11

              Leader:   Holy God, maker of all

All:        Have mercy on us.

 

              Jesus Christ, servant of the poor

All:        Have mercy on us.

 

              Holy Spirit, Breath of life.

All:        Have mercy on us.

 

Let us in silence confess our faults and admit our frailty.

Silence

 

All:        Before God, with the people of God,

              We confess to our brokenness:

              To the ways we wound our lives,

              The lives of others,

              And the life of the world.

 

Leader:   May God forgive us all, Christ renew us all,

              And the Spirit of God enable us to grow in love.

All:        Amen.

 

 

The Collect

 

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,

Be open to the prayers of your humble servants;

And that they may obtain their petitions

Make them to ask such things as shall please you;

Through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

Who is alive and reigns with you,

In the unity of the Holy Spirit,

One God, now and forever. Amen.

             

First Reading:                                                                 sit for the reading

Ephesians 4: 25-5:2    Rules for the New Life

25 So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbours, for we are members of one another. 26 Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and do not make room for the devil. 28 Thieves must give up stealing; rather let them labour and work honestly with their own hands, so as to have something to share with the needy. 29 Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up, as there is need, so that your words may give grace to those who hear. 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with which you were marked with a seal for the day of redemption. 31 Put away from you all bitterness and wrath and anger and wrangling and slander, together with all malice, 32 and be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you. Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

             

This is the word of the Lord.                    

All:               Thanks be to God.

 

Hymn or song may be sung: 520

           

My lord, what love is this

That pays so dearly,

That I, the guilty one,

May go free!

 

Amazing love, O what sacrifice,

The Son of God given for me.

My debt He pays, and my death He
dies,

That I might live, that I might live.

(Last time only)

That I might live!

 

And so they watched Him die,

Despised, rejected;

But oh, the blood He shed

Flowed for me!

 

And now, this love of Christ

Shall flow like rivers;

Come wash your guilt away,

Live again!

Graham Kendrick © 1989 Make Way Music

                                                                                                                           

We stand for the gospel

Gospel Reading:                      When the Gospel is announced the reader says

             

       Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to N.

All:        Glory to you, O Lord.

 

John 6: 35 & 41-51

 

35 Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.

 

41 Then the Jews began to complain about him because he said, ‘I am the bread that came down from heaven.’ 42 They were saying, ‘Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How can he now say, “I have come down from heaven”?’ 43 Jesus answered them, ‘Do not complain among yourselves. 44 No one can come to me unless drawn by the Father who sent me; and I will raise that person up on the last day. 45 It is written in the prophets, “And they shall all be taught by God.” Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me. 46 Not that anyone has seen the Father except the one who is from God; he has seen the Father. 47 Very truly, I tell you, whoever believes has eternal life. 48 I am the bread of life. 49 Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. 50 This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die. 51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live for ever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.’

At the end:

              This is the Gospel of the Lord.                       

All:        Praise to you, O Christ.

 

 

Sermon

 

 

The Creed                                                                                                    We stand

Let us declare our faith in God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

All:       We believe in God the Father,
              from whom every family
              in heaven and on earth is named.

   We believe in God the Son,
   who lives in our hearts through faith,
   and fills us with his love.

   We believe in God the Holy Spirit,
   who strengthens us
   with power from on high.

   We believe in one God;
   Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
   Amen.

 

Prayers

 

 

The Peace                                                                                                  

              To crown all things there must be love,

              To bind all together and complete the whole.

              Let the peace of Christ rule in our hearts.            cf Col 3: 14

             

              The peace of the Lord be always with you        

All:               and also with you.

 

 

Hymn or song may be sung:

Or Music plays while the table is prepared                               

(For those of our church family who cannot be present with us physically we encourage you to share in the prayer, meditate on the gift and sacrifice of our Lord and know that we are all joined as one in the family of heaven that our communion may also be yours in spirit.

 

The Eucharistic Prayer (D)

The Lord be with you      All: and also with you.

Lift up your hearts.                 All: We lift them to the Lord.

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

All:     It is right to give thanks and praise.

 

Almighty God, good Father to us all, your face is turned towards your world.

In love you gave us Jesus your Son to rescue us from sin and death.

Your Word goes out to call us home to the city where angels sing your praise.

 

We join with them in heaven’s song:

All:     Holy, holy, holy Lord,
God of power and might,
heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.

 

Father of all, we give you thanks for every gift that comes from heaven.

To the darkness Jesus came as your light. With signs of faith and words of hope he touched untouchables with love and washed the guilty clean.

This is his story.

All:     This is our song: Hosanna in the highest.

 

The crowds came out to see your Son, yet at the end they turned on him. On the night he was betrayed he came to table with his friends to celebrate the freedom of your people.

This is his story.

All:     This is our song: Hosanna in the highest.

 

Jesus blessed you, Father, for the food; he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and said: This is my body, given for you all.

Jesus then gave thanks for the wine; he took the cup, gave it and said: This is my blood, shed for you all for the forgiveness of sins.
Do this in remembrance of me.

This is our story.

All:     This is our song: Hosanna in the highest.

 

Therefore, Father, with this bread and this cup we celebrate the cross on which he died to set us free. Defying death he rose again
and is alive with you to plead for us and all the world.

This is our story.

All:     This is our song: Hosanna in the highest.

 

Send your Spirit on us now that by these gifts we may feed on Christ with opened eyes and hearts on fire. May we and all who share this food offer ourselves to live for you and be welcomed at your feast in heaven where all creation worships you, Father, Son and Holy Spirit:

All:     Blessing and honour and glory and power
be yours for ever and ever. Amen.

 

 

The Lord’s Prayer                                                please sit or kneel

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.
Lead us not into temptation

           but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power,

           and the glory are yours
now and for ever. Amen.

 

Breaking of the Bread             The president breaks the consecrated bread.

       Every time we eat this bread and drink this cup,

All:        We proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

 

Giving of Communion

       God’s holy gifts for God’s holy people.

All: Jesus Christ is holy,  

       Jesus Christ is Lord,

       To the glory of God the Father.

 

Music plays as the people share in Holy Communion.

The president and people receive communion, first the wafer and then the wine (unless only shared in one kind). Please follow the directions given in your church.

 

The body of Christ keep you in eternal life      All: Amen.

The blood of Christ keep you in eternal life.     All: Amen.

 

Prayer after Communion

Father of all, we give you thanks and praise, that when we were still far off you met us in your Son and brought us home. Dying and living, he declared your love, gave us grace, and opened the gate of glory.

All    May we who share Christ’s body live his risen life;
we who drink his cup bring life to others;

       we whom the Spirit lights give light to the world.
 

Keep us firm in the hope you have set before us, so we and all your children shall be free, and the whole earth live to praise your name; through Christ our Lord.      All   Amen.

 

 

Hymn or Song:   275

  1.         Guide me, o thou great Redeemer,

Pilgrim through this barren land;

I am weak, but Thou art mighty,

Hold me with Thy powerful hand:

Bread of heaven, Bread of heaven,

Feed me till I want no more,

Feed me till I want no more.

 

  1.         Open now the crystal fountain

Whence the healing stream doth flow;

Let the fiery, cloudy pillar

Lead me all my journey through:

Strong Deliverer, strong Deliverer,

Be Thou still my strength and shield,

Be Thou still my strength and shield.

 

  1.         When I tread the verge of Jordan

Bid my anxious fears subside;

Death of death, and hell’s destruction,

Land me safe on Canaan’s side:

Songs of praises, songs of praises,

I will ever give to Thee,

I will ever give to Thee.

William Williams trans. Peter Williams and others

                                                                    

Blessing (in this or another form)

 

              Christ the Good Shepherd,

              Who laid down his life for the sheep,

              Draw you and all who hear his voice,

              To be one flock within one fold;

              And the blessing of God Almighty

              The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

              Be with you and remain with you always,   Amen.

 

All:        Filled with the Spirit’s power,

              We go in the light and peace of Christ.

 

 

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