Services

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   “Wade in the Water”     (Dr. Candace Johnson)     

 

The Opening Sentence                                                                                                            

The people standing

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

People:         And blessed be God’s kingdom, now and for ever.  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.

.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)

4 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.

Refrain.  Amen.

The Collect

  The Lord be with you.

People and also with you.

Celebrant. Let us pray.

Grant to us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who cannot exist without you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. 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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