Services

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Let us pray.

Celebrant and People

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 forever. Amen.

The Blessing

Recessional Hymn 

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

 

I heard the bells on Christmas day, 

Their old familiar carols play,

And wild and sweet the words repeat

Of peace on earth, good will to men!

 

And thought how as the day had come

The belfries of all Christendom

Had rolled along, the unbroken song

Of Peace on earth, good will to men.

 

And in despair I bowed my head,

There is no peace on earth I said,

For hate is strong and mocks the song

Of  peace on earth, Good will to men

 

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep,

God is not dead, nor does He sleep

The wrong shall fail, the right prevail 

With Peace on earth, Good will to men!



Dismissal 

Rev. Deacon Frank Sterling                                                                                                

Let us go forth in the name of Christ.

People      Thanks be to God. Alleluia, Alleluia.

 

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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