Services

 

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church 

GOING FORWARD IN FAITH 

 

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”

― Audre Lorde

 

September 16, 2018 Year B

10:00 am Eucharist with Music and Sermon

The Rev. Dr. Kwasi A. Thornell

Celebrant & Preacher

 

The Holy Eucharist

Call To Worship     

 "We Have Come Into His House”      Levas II, #245

1. We have come into His house and gathered in His name to worship Him; x 2

We have come into His house and gathered in His mane to worship Christ, the Lord,

Worship Him, Christ the Lord.

2. So forget about yourself and concentrate on Him and worship Him;  x 2

So forget about yourself and concentrate on Him and worship Christ, the Lord,

Worship Him, Christ the Lord.

3. Let us lift up holy hands and magnify His name and worship Him;  x 2

Let us lift up holy hands and magnify His name and worship Christ, the Lord,

Worship Him, Christ the Lord.

Processional Hymn  “We've Come This Far by Faith”    

We've come this far by faith

Leaning on the Lord

Trusting in His holy Word

He's never failed us yet

Oh we can't turn back

We've come this far by faith

The Opening Sentence  (The people standing)

Blessed be God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

People:   And blessed be God’s kingdom, now and forever.  Amen.

The Collect for Purity   

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.

 

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St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church

“If you desire to praise him, then live what you express. Live good lives, and you yourselves will be his praise.”

Mission

To grow God’s church and serve God’s people in our worship, which reflects the richness of the African American culture, and through educational and outreach programs to the community. We welcome all who wish to join us in witness to God’s love, empowerment and mercy.

Address

525 29th Street
Oakland CA 94609
Phone:
510-832-6462
Fax: 510-832-6464

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