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|Last Sunday after the Epiphany||February 15, 2015|
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Bulletin Date: November 30, 2014 5:00 am
The First Sunday of Advent
Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Rector: 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)
In the name of Christ, we welcome you to this Church. May those who sorrow find comfort; the weary, rest; the unhappy, joy; the troubled, peace; the stranger, friends; and to all the sense of God’s Presence in this holy place.
The Ringing of the Bell
Prelude Let us light a candle Choir
Processional Hymn Immortal, invisible, God only wise H 423
Lighting of the Advent Candle Candleglowing, Verse 1 Insert
The Word of God
Opening Acclamation BCP 355
Song of Praise The King shall come when morning dawns H 73
(Verses 1 and 5)
The Collect of the Day Insert
Old Testament Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm Psalm 80:1-7,16-18 BCP 702
Epistle 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Sequence Hymn Judge eternal, throned in splendor H 596
Gospel Mark 13:24-37
The Sermon The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks
The Nicene Creed BCP 358
The Prayers of the People Insert
Confession and Absolution BCP 360
The Peace BCP 360
Birthday and Anniversary Blessings BCP 830 #51/431
The Holy Communion
The Offertory Savior of the Nations, Come! Choir
Eucharistic Prayer 2 from EOW Insert
Sanctus S 128
The Lord’s Prayer BCP 364
The Breaking of the Bread BCP 364
Fraction Anthem Jesus Lamb of God S 164
The Communion of the People of God
Communion Hymn Have Thine Own Way, Lord LEVAS 145
Post-Communion Prayer BCP 365
Closing Hymn Soon and very soon LEVAS 14
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.
Advent! Please see the bulletin insert for more information about Advent this year at St Peter’s.
“Singing Mary’s Song”, our Advent study, is being held Sunday mornings at 10am, through Dec. 14 in the Parish House. Mary’s song as recorded in Luke proclaimed deliverance and hope to a dark and fearful world. Come join us to explore her legacy for us today!
Happy Birthday –Charles McGuire, Carolyn Duke (Dec. 6).
Fall UTO Ingathering – Boxes are due Dec. 7.
This year, our December 7 Coffee Hour will be our own version of the Moravian Candle Tea. Come learn about Moravian Christmas customs at this Coffee Hour. During this coffee hour, we’ll eat some traditional Moravian food and learn about some Moravian customs, including the Moravian Love Feast.
St Peter’s will be providing the soup for the Port Royal Tree Lighting on Friday, December 12th. If you can help, please contact Barbara Wisdom at (804) 742-5224.
Christmas Party at the Everett’s house on Sunday, December 14th at 5PM. This gala covered dish dinner includes lots of delicious food, fellowship and singing. All are welcome.
Poinsettias for Dec. 21 and Christmas Eve – If you’d like to donate a poinsettia see the order form in your bulletin. Due Sun., Dec. 14th.
Christmas gifts -The men of St Peter’s will be purchasing and delivering food and gifts for families in the area who are in need of assistance. You can help by giving money to help the men carry out this project. Any amount is welcome. Write ECM in the memo line of the check.
——————————————————————This Week ———————————————————————-
• Wed., Dec.3, 10am – Ecumenical Bible Study
• Wed., Dec. 3, 5pm – Village Dinner
• Thurs., Dec. 4, 6:30pm – Peumansend Creek Jail Ministry
• Sun, Dec. 7 10am – Godly Play, “Singing Mary’s Song”
• Sun., Dec. 7, 11am – Holy Eucharist, Rite II
• Sun., Dec. 7, 12pm – Coffee Hour, Moravian Candle Tee
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA 22535
Website: www.churchsp.org Parish Office: (804) 742-5908
The Vestry Boyd Wisdom, Senior Warden – (804) 742-5224 Johnny Davis, Junior Warden – (804) 742-5654
Laura Carey, Cynthia Fields, Fred Pannell, Roger Key
Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Elizabeth Heimbach Registrar
Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist
The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Rector
(540) 809-7489, (540) 898-1586, email@example.com
Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring
Dutchy and Dave Fannon, Linda Beck, Virginia and Perry Bowen, Linda Upshaw, Crystal and Fred Pannell, Boyd and Barbara Wisdom, Myrtle Samuels, Peggy Roberts, Toni Fabisy, Brad Volland, Vivian McDonald, John and Sylvia Sellars, and we pray for the Gideons.
Carol Whitcomb, (aunt of Becky Fisher), Richard Morgan (grandfather of Kimberly Fisher), Siegfried Bohlmann (friend of the Linne von Bergs), Lauri McGuire (sister of Charles McGuire), Mark Mallin (brother of Barbara Wisdom), Martie Sothoron Donavan, Mary Prior (family and friend of the Segars) Towanda Simmons (daughter of Gladys Fortune), The Hillman Family (Friends of the Rev. Bobby Greene), Grayson Kirby, Rhonda Hicks (friend and family of the Davis family), Mark Dobronski (friend of the Wicks), Mohan Machuga (grandson of Millie Muhly), Charlene Schnackenberg (mother of Becky Fisher), Bill Upshaw, (family of Linda Upshaw), Leroy Fisher (grandfather of Chris Fisher), Kim Hulik (friend of the Heimbachs), Jose Gutierrez, Jaki Gathercole and family (friends of the Fishers), Allison Storm, Nancy Davis(family of Johnny Davis), Susan Onderdonk, Kirby McClain, Bobbye Canaday, Dick Delbridge(friends of the Hicks), Rick and Linda Ferree and family, Betty Lontz, Nancy Hartwick, Betty Davenport, J. C. Volland, Jr. (friends and father of Brad Volland), Gloria Jewell, Charles and Yvonne Johnson (friends of the Pannell, Laura Carey), Peter Sorensen, Chuck Beckman, Nina Brunell, Jeff, Carolyn & Elizabeth Nelson, Carole Morehead (friends of the Newmans), Carrie Griffith (mother of Marilyn Newman), Butch and Carolyn Delhagen, Bob and Diane Creel(relatives of the Newmans), Marjorie Gilliland (mother of John Gilliland), David Watson (uncle of Ruth TenHoven), Bernie and Doyle (friends of Ruth TenHoven), Russell Smith, Daniel Smith (brothers of Susan Linne von Berg), Eudora Heath, Albert Barnett, Morris Samuels, Patricia Edwards (family of Andrea Pogue) and all prisoners PCRJ.
Serving in the Armed Forces
Gordon Devine Christopher Feliciano
David Locklerr Daniel Vanpike Joseph George
Christopher R. DeHart Steven Lee
First Sunday in Advent
November 30 2014, 11am
“Therefore, keep awake– for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly. And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake. ” – Mark 13: 35-37
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church