SUNDAY, 30th AUGUST 2020

The following contains most of the elements of a service that is taking place in St James' Church, Abinger Common at 10.30 on Sunday 30th August, to which all in the Leith Hill Benefice and beyond are extremely welcome.

WELCOME  by Martha

COLLECT for the 12th Sunday after Trinity

God of constant mercy,

Who sent your Son to save us:

Remind us of your goodness,

Increase your grace within us,

That our thankfulness may grow,

Through Jesus Christ our Lord.


HYMN  Click and join in: 

Praise my soul, the King of Heaven


God speaks to Moses from within the burning bush.

Ed Sutton reads Exodus 3: 1 - 15

HYMN  Click and join in: 

Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us


Jesus foretells his suffering and death.

Hilary reads Matthew 16: 21 – 28

SERMON  Preached by Martha

ANTHEM Sung by Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir 

Click and listen: 

O Saviour of the world by John Goss

PRAYERS  Led by Virginia

Let us join with Martha, saying THE LORD'S PRAYER:

Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory,

for ever and ever.


HYMN  Click and join in: 

I, the Lord of sea and sky

BLESSING given by Virginia

SONG  Click and listen to Paul Robeson: 

Go down, Moses

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