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Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 22, 2022

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To fulfill your purpose he gave himself up to death and rising from the grave destroyed death and made the whole creation new Motet And that we might live no longer for ourselves but for him who died and rose for us he sent the Holy Spirit his own first gift for those who believe to complete his work in the world and to bring to fulfillment the sanctification of all When the hour had come for him to be glorified by you his heavenly Father having loved his own who were in the world he loved them to the end at supper with them he took bread and when he had given thanks to you he broke it and gave it to his disciples and said Take eat This is my Body which is given for you Do this for the remembrance of me After supper he took the cup of wine and when he had given thanks he gave it to them and said Drink this all of you This is my Blood of the new Covenant which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins Whenever you drink it do this for the remembrance of me Father we now celebrate this memorial of our redemption Recalling Christ s death and his descent among the dead proclaiming his resurrection and ascension to your right hand awaiting his coming in glory and offering to you from the gifts you have given us this bread and this cup we praise you and we bless you O how sweet O Lord Healey Willan O how sweet O Lord is Thy Spirit For Thou has shown Thy sweetness unto Thy children Thou hast given them most wondrous Bread from Heav n Thou fillest the hungry with good things and the rich Thou sendest empty away The Postcommunion Prayer THE HOLY EUCHARIST THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER May 22 2022 8 10 a m The Celebrant says Let us pray The People kneel The Celebrant and People say Almighty and everliving God we thank you for feeding us with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ and for assuring us in these holy mysteries that we are living members of the Body of your Son and heirs of your eternal kingdom And now Father send us out to do the work you have given us to do to love and serve you as faithful witnesses of Christ our Lord To him to you and to the Holy Spirit be honor and glory now and for ever Amen Savior again to thy dear Name we raise Ellers The Dismissal J S Bach Voluntary In dir ist Freude Introit God be in my head H Walford Davies God be in my head and in my understanding God be in mine eyes and in my looking God be in my mouth and in my speaking God be in my heart and in my thinking Alleluia alleluia Go in peace to love and serve the Lord Thanks be to God Alleluia alleluia People Grant that all who share this bread and cup may become one body and one spirit a living sacrifice in Christ to the praise of your Name Sheep may safely graze Brenda McNeiland guest organist The Celebrant blesses the people 8 a m St 10 a m Lord we pray that in your goodness and mercy your Holy Spirit may descend upon us and upon these gifts sanctifying them and showing them to be holy gifts for your holy people the bread of life and the cup of salvation the Body and Blood of your Son Jesus Christ Voluntary The Blessing Hymn 345 The Celebrant continues St John s Cathedral welcomes you this morning If you are visiting we would love to get to know you better You can help us by filling out a connection card located in your pew and placing it in the offering plate or by handing it to an usher The Hakimian Nursery is open Assisted listening devices and large print bulletins are available Please ask an usher if you need these items or directions to the nursery or restrooms We want you to feel at home here Thank you for silencing your cell phone God be at mine end and at my departing J S Bach Hymn 410 8 a m 10 a m Praise my soul the King of heaven Lauda anima THE LITURGY OF THE WORD The flowers at the High Altar and Cummings Chapel are given to the glory of God Through Christ and with Christ and in Christ all honor and glory are yours Almighty God and Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit for ever and ever AMEN Celebrant People Alleluia Christ is risen The Lord is risen indeed Alleluia Celebrant and People Almighty God to you all hearts are open all desires known and from you no secrets are hid Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit that we may perfectly love you and worthily magnify your holy Name through Christ our Lord Amen And now as our Savior Christ has taught us we are bold to say 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 and the power and the glory for ever and ever Amen Hymn 9 10 a m Stanzas 4 6 Awake awake to love and work Morning Song The Collect of the Day Celebrant The Lord be with you People And also with you Celebrant Let us pray The Breaking of the Bread The Celebrant breaks the consecrated Bread A period of silence is kept The Celebrant continues O God you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding Pour into our hearts such love towards you that we loving you in all things and above all things may obtain your promises which exceed all that we can desire through Jesus Christ our Lord who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit one God for ever and ever Amen The Celebrant continues The People are seated The gifts of God for the People of God Take them in remembrance that Christ died for you and feed on him in your hearts by faith with thanksgiving The Lesson Lector Please join us at God s table All baptized people are welcome to receive communion Everyone is welcome to come to the altar for a blessing If you would like a blessing please fold your arms across your chest Music at Communion Organ Hymn 512 Music and lyrics printed in this bulletin are reprinted with permission under ONE LICENSE Te Deum Come Gracious Spirit heavenly Dove 5 Raymond Weidner A 738926 All rights reserved Mendon 6 Acts 16 9 15 A Reading from the book of Acts During the night Paul had a vision there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying Come over to Macedonia and help us When he had seen the vision we immediately tried to cross over to Macedonia being convinced that God had called us to proclaim the good news to them We set sail from Troas and took a straight course to Samothrace the following day to Neapolis and from there to Philippi which is a leading city of the district of Macedonia and a Roman colony We remained in this city for some days On the sabbath day we went outside the gate by the river where we supposed there was a place of prayer and we sat down and spoke to the women who had gathered there 1

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A certain woman named Lydia a worshiper of God was listening to us she was from the city of Thyatira and a dealer in purple cloth The Lord opened her heart to listen eagerly to what was said by Paul When she and her household were baptized she urged us saying If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord come and stay at my home And she prevailed upon us Lector People The Word of the Lord Thanks be to God A period of silence for reflection follows the reading The psalm is read in unison Psalm 67 May God be merciful to us and bless us show us the light of his countenance and come to us Let your ways be known upon earth your saving health among all nations Let the peoples praise you O God let all the peoples praise you Let the nations be glad and sing for joy for you judge the peoples with equity and guide all the nations upon earth The Nicene Creed We believe in one God the Father the Almighty maker of heaven and earth of all that is seen and unseen We believe in one Lord Jesus Christ the only Son of God eternally begotten of the Father God from God Light from Light true God from true God begotten not made of one Being with the Father Through him all things were made For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary and was made man For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate he suffered death and was buried On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end We believe in the Holy Spirit the Lord the giver of life who proceeds from the Father and the Son With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified He has spoken through the Prophets We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins We look for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come Amen Almighty God we give you thanks for the resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ We thank you for showing us the path to eternal life Risen Christ Hear our prayer We ask your blessing on all who have died that they may know the joy of the resurrection life Risen Christ Hear our prayer The earth has brought forth her increase may God our own God give us his blessing May God give us his blessing and may all the ends of the earth stand in awe of him We pray for all who are ill lonely or suffering in any way May they find the peace that passes all understanding Risen Christ Hear our prayer A period of silence for reflection follows The People stand 10 a m Service Children age four through fifth grade follow the Cross in procession to Children s Chapel in Cummings Chapel The children rejoin their families at the Peace Repeating Alleluia Calvin Hampton We pray for all victims of violence especially the people of Ukraine and Ethiopia and the victims of the shooting in Buffalo New York that they and their families may find peace and strength Risen Christ Hear our prayer We pray for peace throughout the world that all human beings might come to respect and honor one another Risen Christ Hear our prayer We pray for the good use of our natural resources that we may be led to nurture and maintain this planet Risen Christ Hear our prayer The Gospel Gospeler People John 5 1 9 The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John Glory to you Lord Christ After Jesus healed the son of the official in Capernaum there was a festival of the Jews and Jesus went up to Jerusalem Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool called in Hebrew Beth zatha which has five porticoes In these lay many invalids blind lame and paralyzed One man was there who had been ill for thirty eight years When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had been there a long time he said to him Do you want to be made well The sick man answered him Sir I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up and while I am making my way someone else steps down ahead of me Jesus said to him Stand up take your mat and walk At once the man was made well and he took up his mat and began to walk Now that day was a sabbath Gospeler People THE HOLY COMMUNION Representatives of the congregation bring forward the People s offerings of money and other gifts You may also text jaxcathedral amount to 73256 The People stand when the offerings are brought forward and placed on the Altar The Offertory The Gospel of the Lord Praise to you Lord Christ We pray for the city of Jacksonville on this 200th anniversary of its founding Help us to care for this city Bless our government and our schools Help us to serve you here in the heart of downtown Risen Christ Hear our prayer We pray for this Cathedral and for all those who walk through these doors that we may be led to glorify you in all things We give thanks for all the blessings of this life Risen Christ Hear our prayer Silence The Celebrant adds For yours is the majesty O Father Son and Holy Spirit yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory now and for ever Amen The Peace The Repeating Alleluia is sung again after the reading of the Gospel The People are seated The Sermon The Very Reverend Kate Moorehead Come my way my truth my life Harold Friedell Come my Way my Truth my Life Such a way as gives us breath Such a truth as ends all strife Such a life as killeth death Come my Light my Feast my Strength Such a light as shows a feast Such a feast as mends in length Such a strength as makes his guest Come my Joy my Love my Heart Such a joy as none can move Such a love as none can part Such a heart as joys in love Prayers of the People Let the peoples praise you O God let all the peoples praise you Hymn Welcome and Announcements The People stand The People stand when the offerings are brought forward and placed on the Altar Hymn 380 8 am St 3 Hymn 382 10 a m Praise God from whom all blessings flow King of glory King of peace Old 100th General Seminary The Great Thanksgiving Eucharistic Prayer D The People stand Celebrant People Celebrant People Celebrant People The Lord be with you And also with you Lift up your hearts We lift them to the Lord Let us give thanks to the Lord our God It is right to give him thanks and praise The Celebrant continues It is truly right to glorify you Father and to give you thanks for you alone are God living and true dwelling in light inaccessible from before time and for ever Fountain of life and source of all goodness you made all things and fill them with your blessing you created them to rejoice in the splendor of your radiance Countless throngs of angels stand before you to serve you night and day and beholding the glory of your presence they offer you unceasing praise Joining with them and giving voice to every creature under heaven we acclaim you and glorify your Name as we sing Sanctus The Celebrant and People say 8 a m sing 10 a m Hymnal S 130 Franz Schubert Holy holy holy Lord God of power and might Holy holy holy Lord God of power and might heaven and earth are full full of your glory Hosanna in the highest Hosanna in the highest Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord Hosanna in the highest Hosanna in the highest The People stand or kneel The Celebrant continues We acclaim you holy Lord glorious in power Your mighty works reveal your wisdom and love You formed us in your own image giving the whole world into our care so that in obedience to you our Creator we might rule and serve all your creatures When our disobedience took us far from you you did not abandon us to the power of death In your mercy you came to our help so that in seeking you we might find you All stand as the Celebrant says Again and again you called us into covenant with you and through the prophets you taught us to hope for salvation People Father you loved the world so much that in the fullness of time you sent your only Son to be our Savior The Peace of the Lord be always with you And also with you The Ministers and People greet one another in the name of the Lord Incarnate by the Holy Spirit born of the Virgin Mary he lived as one of us yet without sin To the poor he proclaimed the good news of salvation to prisoners freedom to the sorrowful joy A period of silence for reflection follows the sermon 2 3 4

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