February 16, 2014, the Annual Meeting

The Gathering of the Community

The Apostolic Greeting                                      Pg. 185

Hymn: Stand in the Congregation

The Collect of the Day
Let us pray,
Almighty and everliving God, whose Son Jesus Christ healed the sick and restored them to wholeness of life, look with compassion on the anguish of the world, and by your power make whole all peoples and nations; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Proclamation of the Word

A Reading from the Book of Sirach
(15:15-20 )
The word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.

Psalm 119:1-8
Refrain: Happy are they who walk in the law of the Lord.

A Reading from the First Letter of Paul
to the Corinthians
The word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.

Hymn: The Servant Song

The Gospel: Matthew (5:21-37)
The Gospel of Christ.
Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Short Reflection:
- First: on the Gospel
- Then, on the parish journey

The Apostles’ Creed    Pg 189

The Prayers
The Prayers of the People
Confession and Absolution     Pg 191
The Peace

The Celebration of the Holy Eucharist

Hymn (offertory) This is My Commandment

Prayer over the Gifts
Let us pray,
Eternal God, you are the strength of the weak and the comfort of sufferers, receive all we offer you this day; turn our sickness into health and our sorrow into joy. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.

Eucharistic Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer
The Breaking of the Bread
Lamb of God
- 61: As We Gather At Your Table
- Jesus is Lord
- In the Quiet of the Morning

The Scattering (Mark 4:20)

Hymn 458: Seek Ye First (v 1, 2, 1)

Prayer after Communion
Let us pray,
God of tender care, in this eucharist we celebrate your love for us and for all people. May we show your love in our lives and know its fulfilment in your presence. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.

The doxology

Hymn: How Majestic is Your Name

Let us bless the Lord
Thanks be to God