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Trinity Sunday 12th June 2022

Here you can find resources for our liturgy to pray at home or wherever you are. 

The readings for today and some of the prayers of our liturgy are on the downloadable pew sheet.

On this festival of the Holy Trinity,
we celebrate Music Sunday as part of our important link with The Royal School of Church Music

In church, there will be an Act of Commitment by all who take part in music,
primarily the whole congregation and also those who dedicate time to rehearsing and leading music

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Preparation

Organ Prelude
Thomas Tallis: Gloria tibi Trinitas
Greeting

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Collect for Purity

Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open, all desires known,
and from whom no secrets are hidden:
cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit,
that we may perfectly love you,
and worthily magnify your holy name;
through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Confession and Absolution

God is love and we are God’s children, there is no room for fear in love.
We love because God loved us first. Let us confess our sins in penitence and faith.

Silence

God our Father, we confess to you
and to our fellow members in the Body of Christ
that we have sinned in thought, word and deed,
and in what we have failed to do.
We are truly sorry.
Forgive us our sins,
and deliver us from the power of evil.
For the sake of your Son who died for us,
Jesus Christ, our Lord.

God, who is both power and love,
forgive us and free us from our sins,
heal and strengthen us by the Holy Spirit
and raise us to new life in Christ our Lord. Amen.

Gloria reflection
Friedrick Wilhelm Zachow: Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr'
Collect

Almighty and Everlasting God,
you have given us grace in the profession of true faith
to recognise the glory of the eternal Trinity:
keep us steadfast in this faith
and bring us to see you in your perfect and eternal unity;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, world without end. Amen.

The Liturgy of the Word

Page from Gospel Book
First Reading: Proverbs 8.1-4,22-31
read by David Brown
Psalm 113

In church, we sing the hymn 'Bless the Lord, O saints and servants'

Second Reading: Romans 5.1-5
read by David Brown
Gospel Reading: John 16.12-15
The Rector
Sermon
The Rector
Act of Dedication

Be joyful in the Lord, all you lands;
serve the Lord with gladness and come before God’s presence with a song.

Psalm 100 v.1

The whole congregation is addressed:

God calls us to a ministry of music to deepen our prayer and praise.
This ministry is shared by all of God’s people, so I ask all of you assembled here:
will you continue to lend your voice to our worship and sing to God’s glory?

With the help of God, we will.

Enter God’s gates with thanksgiving;
go into his courts with praise; give thanks to him and call upon his name.

Psalm 100 v.3

All singers and instrumentalists are addressed:

Some in our sacred community have a specific calling to lead us in song and prayer,
to teach us a new song and add harmony and colour to our praise as we call upon God’s name.
Will you continue in your ministry as faithful stewards of our music and lead us in songs of prayer?

With the help of God, we will.

For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting;
and God’s faithfulness endures from age to age.

Psalm 100 v.4

Amen.

The choir and music group offer a song of Dedication by Margaret Rizza.

Intercessions (adapted from RSCM Prayers for International Chorister Day)
led by the Director of Music
The Peace

We meet in Christ's name.
Let us share his peace.

The Liturgy of the Sacrament

HT chalice and host at Elevation

In church, we continue with the Liturgy of the Sacrament

Organ Reflection
Tylman Susato: Pavane
Offertory Prayer

Let us present our offerings to the Lord.
Yours, Lord, is the greatness, the power, the glory,
the splendour and the majesty;
for everything in heaven and on earth is yours.
All things come from you, and of your own we give you.

Eucharistic Prayer
The Breaking of the Bread
The Lord's Prayer

Please join in the prayer Jesus himself taught us:
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.
Do not bring us to the time of trial
but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power
and the glory are yours,
now and for ever.
Amen.

Thanksgiving and Sending Out

The Blessing
The Dismissal

Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.
In the name of Christ. Amen.

Organ Postlude
Craig Sellar Lang: Hymn tune Prelude on Moscow
Trinity Sunday 12th June 2022

Notices

This week

Monday 13th June

  • 10 – 11.30 am HT Tots Café

Tuesday 14th June

  • 10 – 11.30 am Wellsprings
    17 Randolph Court, Stirling FK8 2AL

Sunday 19th June
Trinity 1

  • 10.30 am Sung Eucharist
  • Readings: Isaiah 65.1-9; Galatians 3.23-29; Luke 8.26-39

online resources will be available on this website

Praying through meditation

Wellsprings: Praying through Lectio Divina

  • Weekly on Tuesdays, 10 – 11.30 am (including time for coffee)
    7, 14, 21 June
Helping Ukraine

You might also be interested in how best to help people in crisis in Ukraine. The College of Bishops have highlighted these two organisations:

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal: 
https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal 
Among the DEC partners are Christian Aid, the British Red Cross, and Tearfund. The UK Government has pledged to match donations from the public to the DEC fund, pound-for-pound, up to £20 million.

The UK for UNHCR: 
https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/where-help-is-needed/ukraine-situation/

More resources for this week

OSCR logo Registered Charity SC0164710
Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church
Albert Place, Stirling, FK8 2RG Scotland
01786 359821
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