Gathering-Word-Prayer-Communion-Sending Welcome in the name of Christ. God's grace, mercy and peace be with you and also with you. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit; as it was in the beginning is now and shall be for ever. Amen.
Gathering-Word-Prayer-Communion-Sending God loved the world so much that he sent his only son, that any who put their trust in him may not die but have eternal life. John 3:16
This response will be used in the prayers: Lord, hear us Lord, graciously hear us
Gathering-Word-Prayer-Communion-Sending The prayers conclude with: Merciful Father, accept these prayers for the sake of your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
The peace of the Lord be always with you and also with you
As our Saviour taught us, so we pray 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. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever. Amen.
Our Lord invites us to his table Most merciful Lord, your love compels us to come in. Our hands were unclean, our hearts were unprepared; we were not fit even to eat the crumbs from under your table.
But you, Lord, are the God of our salvation, and share your bread with sinners. So cleanse and feed us with the precious body and blood of your Son, that he may live in us and we in him;
Gathering-Word-Prayer-Communion-Sending and that we, with the whole company of Christ, may sit and eat in your kingdom. Amen.
Please come forward, beginning with the back row.
Gathering-Word-Prayer-Communion-Sending Go in peace to love and serve the Lord. In the name of Christ. Amen.