July 4th 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:-      

Click here to join in.

 

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.

 

Morning Prayer 4th July 2021

Leader:      A welcome to our online service and notices

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.

Please remember all ‘live’ services are still subject to covid restrictions.

 

Save the Date: Sunday Afternoon July 25th 2021 Farewell Celebration for Rev. David and Rev. Angie Austin – with refreshments from 4:00pm at Kemble House.

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.

Forest Church 2:30pm July 18th Somerford Keynes

Reopening of churches for services – details are on the website and will be updated (the usual calendar has been removed)

Zoom Home Groups- Wed: contact Martin and Jill Kingston

Thur 7:30pm – Everyone Welcome. just join via our website link or speak to Rev Trev.

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

Zoom Night Prayer (compline) 9:00PM Mon-Fri – via website.

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

 

 

As we come to worship:  654 She sits like a bird

She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters,

Hovering on the chaos of the world’s first day;

She sighs and she sings, mothering creation,

Waiting to give birth to all the Word will say.

 

She wings over earth, resting where she wishes,

Lighting close at hand or soaring through the skies;

She nests in the womb, welcoming each wonder,

Nourishing potential hidden to our eyes.

 

She dances in fire, startling her spectators,

Waking tongues of ecstasy where dumbness reigned;

She weans and inspires all whose hearts are open,

Nor can she be captured, silenced or restrained.

 

For she is the Spirit, one with God in essence,

Gifted by the Saviour in eternal love;

She is the key opening the scriptures,

Enemy of apathy and heavenly dove.

 

John L Bell & Graham Maule © WGRG Iona Community

 

Leader:   O Lord open our lips                               

All:        and our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

 

Leader:   Give us the joy of your saving help

All:         and sustain us with your life-giving Spirit.

 

Leader:   O God, who calls all life into being,
All:        The earth, sea and sky are yours.

Leader:   Your presence is all around us,

All:        Your Spirit enlivens all who walk the earth,

              With her we yearn for justice to be done,

              For creation to be freed from bondage,

              For the hungry to be fed,

              For captives to be released,

              For your kingdom of peace to come on earth.

 

 

Confession                                                  

The Spirit of the Lord fills the world and knows every word and deed.

Let us then open ourselves to the Lord and confess our sin in penitence and faith.

 

              We have not always worshiped God, our creator.

All:        Lord, have mercy.

 

              We have not always followed Christ our Saviour.

All:        Christ, have mercy.

 

              We have not always trusted in the Spirit, our guide.

All:        Lord have mercy.

May the Father forgive us by the death of his Son and strengthen us to live in the power of the Spirit all our days.

All: Amen.

 

The Collect

 

              Holy Spirit, sent by the Father,

              ignite in us your holy fire;

              Strengthen your children with the gift of faith,

              Revive your church with the breath of love,

              And renew the face of the earth,

              Through Jesus Christ our Lord.

              Amen.

 

Readings:                                                                        sit for the reading

1 Cor 14: 1-6 Gift of Prophecy and tongues         ©NRSV

14 Pursue love and strive for the spiritual gifts, and especially that you may prophesy. For those who speak in a tongue do not speak to other people but to God; for nobody understands them, since they are speaking mysteries in the Spirit. On the other hand, those who prophesy speak to other people for their building up and encouragement and consolation. Those who speak in a tongue build up themselves, but those who prophesy build up the church. Now I would like all of you to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. One who prophesies is greater than one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be built up.

Now, brothers and sisters, if I come to you speaking in tongues, how will I benefit you unless I speak to you in some revelation or knowledge or prophecy or teaching?

 

Galatians 5: 22-25      © NRSV

22 By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. 24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another.

 

              This is the word of the Lord.                    

All:               Thanks be to God.

                                                                                                                                       

Hymn or song: 652    Seek ye first

1  Seek ye first the kingdom of God,

    and His righteousness,

    and all these things shall be added unto you.

    Allelu, alluluia.

   

    Alleluia, alleluia,

    Alleluia, allelu, alleluia

 

2  You shall not live by bread alone,

    but by every word

    that proceeds from the mouth of God.

    Allelu, alluluia.

 

3  Ask and it shall be given unto you,

    seek and ye shall find;

    knock and the door shall be opened up to you.

    Allelu, alluluia.

 

 

Karen Lafferty (born 1948) © Maranatha! Praise/CopyCare Ltd. 8 5 11 and alleluias

 

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  (end with Lord’s Prayer)

 

We say the Lord’s Prayer together

              Our Father in heaven,

              Hallowed be your name,

              Your kingdom come,

              Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven,

              Give us today our daily bread,

              Forgive us our sins,

              As we forgive those who sin against us,

              Save us in the time of trial

              And deliver us from evil,

              For the kingdom, the power and the glory are        yours, now and forever. Amen.

 

 

The Power of Love                         The following responsory MAY be used

 

Leader:   Out of death came life

All:        and good defeated evil.

              An empty cross and an empty tomb,

              A nail mark shown and a presence known.

 

Leader:   Out of sorrow came joy,

All:        and God sent the Spirit:

Leader:   coming like fire to all people and all ages,

All:        coming to birth in the water of life.

 

Leader:   Out of difference came unity

All:        and God’s people were called:

Leader:   Called to receive him in bread and wine.

All:        Called to be free in the power of love.

 

Leader:   For when the Holy Spirit comes upon you,

              You will be filled with power

All:        and be witnesses for Christ to the ends of the          earth.

             

Hymn or song: 479    Lord, the light of your love

  1.    Lord, the light of your love is shining,

In the midst of the darkness, shining;

Jesus, Light of the World, shine upon us,

Set us free by the truth you now bring us.

Shine on me, shine on me.

 

Shine, Jesus, shine,

Fill this land with the Father's glory;

Blaze, Spirit, blaze,

Set our hearts on fire.

Flow, river, flow,

Flood the nations with grace and mercy;

Send forth your word, Lord,

And let there be light.

 

  1.     Lord, I come to your awesome presence,

from the shadows into your radiance;

by the blood I may enter your brightness,

search me, try me, consume all my darkness.

Shine on me, shine on me.

 

  1.     As we gaze on your kingly brightness,

So our faces display your likeness,

Ever changing from glory to glory;

Mirrored here may our lives tell your story.

              Shine on me, shine on me

Graham Kendrick © Make Way Music

Blessing:

              May Christ’s holy, healing, enabling Spirit be with you        and guide you on your way at every change and turn;

              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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