Services

 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            “This Is the Day”              LEVAS II, #219

 

This is the day, this is the day

that the Lord has made, that the Lord has made,

we will rejoice, we will rejoice

and be glad in it, and be glad in it;

This is the day that the Lord has made,

we will rejoice and be glad in its

This is the day, this is the day that the Lord has made.

 

The Opening Sentence                                                                                                             

The people standing

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

People:         The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia

 The Prayer of Intent and 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.

 The Gloria        (Sung)                                                                                      LEVAS II, #243

 Refrain

Glory, Glory, hallelujah,

Lord we praise your Holy name,

Glory, Glory hallelujah,

Lord we praise your Holy name.

1 Glory to God in the highest,

and peace to God’s people on earth.

2 Lord God, heavenly King,

almighty God and Father,

we worship you, we give you thanks,

we praise you for your glory.

3 Lord Jesus Christ, only son of the Father,

Lord God, Lamb of God, (Refrain)

You take away the sin of the world:

have mercy on us;

5 You are seated at the right hand of the Father: receive our prayer.

6 For you alone are the Holy One, you alone are the Lord,

7 You alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit,

in the glory of God the Father.

RefrainAmen.

 The Collect                                                                                                                                     

The Lord be with you.

People        And also with you.

Celebrant     Let us pray.

Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Almighty God, giver of every good gift: look graciously on Saint Augustine's, and so guide the minds of the Vestry who shall choose a rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus 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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