Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Dec. 4, 2011

Title:Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Dec. 4, 2011

Bulletin Date: December 4, 2011 5:00 am

 Second Sunday of Advent, Year B

Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Priest-in-Charge:  The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

(BCP—Book of Common Prayer, H-Hymnal 1982;  S Numbers are the service music found in the front of The Hymnal 1982; WLP-Wonder, Love and Praise, LEVAS-Lift Every Voice and Sing II)

As you enter this sacred space that has been set aside for time with God, join us in silence as we go to God in prayer.


Prelude            Arrangement on “Truro” –“Lift up your Heads”            arr.  L. Smith

The Ringing of the Bell            

Processional Hymn                   Comfort, comfort ye my people                            H 67

The Word of God

Opening Acclamation                                                                                           BCP 355

Collect for Purity                                                                                                    BCP 355

Song of Praise                            Glory to God in the Highest                                  S280

Collect for Advent 2                                                                                                  Insert

First Reading                              Isaiah 40:1-11

Psalm                                           Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13                                             BCP 708

Second Reading                         2 Peter 3:8-15a

Sequence Hymn                         There’s a voice in the wilderness  crying           H 75

The Gospel                                 Mark 1:1-8

The Sermon                                                                         The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

The Lighting of e Advent Wreath

The Nicene Creed                                                                                                  BCP 358

The Prayers of the People, Form I                                                                       BCP 383

The Confession of Sin                                                                                          BCP 360

The Peace

Birthday and Anniversary Blessings                                                  BCP 830 #51/431


The Holy Communion

The Offertory          People, Look East, arr. Malcolm Archer             St Peter’s Choir

Eucharistic Prayer B                                                                                              BCP 367

Sanctus                                                                                                                          S130

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                  BCP 364

The Breaking of the Bread                                                                                   BCP 364

The Communion of the People of God

Communion Hymn                     Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates                  H 436

Post-Communion Prayer                                                                                       BCP 365

The Blessing

Closing Hymn                            Come, thou long expected Jesus                          H 66




Welcome to St Peter’s!  Our hope is that you will find God’s love present with you in this place and that you will return here often to worship.


NEXT SUNDAY!!!!  St Nicholas is coming to St Peter’s at 9:45AM!  Please join us in the Parish House for early morning refreshments and  share some Advent fellowship.  This is your opportunity to meet St Nicholas in person.


If you have not done so please turn in your donations for the UTO today.


Please join us for Coffee Hour in the Parish House immediately after this service.


Happy Birthday – Carolyn Duke (Dec. 6th), Terry Collins and Laura Long (Dec. 8th)


————————————This Week ————————————-

·   Mon., Dec. 5th, 7pm –   Book Group continues their study of The Devout Life.

·   Wed., Dec. 7th, 10am –  Midweek Bible Study.

·   Wed., Dec. 7th, 4:45pm-6:00pm –  Children’s Choir.

·   Wed., Dec. 7th, 5pm – Village Dinner  (Cranberry Chicken, Spoon Bread, Collard Greens, Cookies).

·   Sat., Dec. 10th, 8:30am    ECM Breakfast at Horne’s.


———————————Following  Week ———————————

·   Mon., Dec  12th – 7pm.  Evening ECW.

·   Wed., Dec. 14th, 10am –  Midweek Bible Study.

·   Wed., Dec. 14th, 4:45pm-6:00pm –  Children’s Choir.

·   Fri.,  Dec. 16th, 6:00pm    Tree Lighting in Port Royal.



 St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

828 Water Street

PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA  22535

Website:  www.churchsp.org

Parish Office:  (804) 742-5908

The Vestry

Linda Beck, Senior Warden –(804)  742-5056

Liz Heimbach , Junior Warden – (804) 742-5543

Bill Smith, Terri Harrison, Carolyn Davis, Eunice Key

Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Terri Harrison, Registrar

Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist

Webmaster – Ben Hicks

The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Priest- in- Charge

(540) 809-7489, (540) 898-1586, stpetersrev@gmail.com

Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring

                                 Prayer List                                         


Jeremy Pitts

Bud and Cathy Mercurio  

C. W.

Donald and Joan Pichette

Brad Volland

Marilyn Washington

Denise Bradford

Mary Ann Gawalt

John and Sylvia Sellars

Danny Chaffin

Jeremiah Butler

Joyce Makey

David Watson

Julia and Adrienne Acors

Carrie Griffith

Carole Morehead

Ethel Shook

Butch & Caroline Delhagen

Yvonne Johnson

Vivian McDonald


Wesley Berry

Harold Whitfield, Sr.

Loretta Harich

Walter Campbell

Tolsey Castles

Alice Ennis

Joan and Tommy Pemberton

Bernie and Doyle

Boyd Wisdom

Jean Woomer

Betty Enos

Rachel Schnakenberg

Woody Everett

Jim Koch

Jill Heyes

Kelly and Scott Kinsey

Anna Rimmer

Carl Blevins

Lucy Ruybal

Steve Fox

The Jones-Williams family

Kelsey Sheward




Serving in the Armed Forces


Alexander Long V         

Gordon Devine

John Wall V

David Locklerr

Daniel Vanpike

Jeffrey Woodard

Collin Stoddard

Jeremy Stoddard

Joseph George


               Second Sunday of ADVENT

December 4, 2011


Advent 2 


ST. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Port Royal, VA


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