Services for week beginning Sunday, 3 December 2017

St Columba’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Largs

Charity no: SC004796     CCLI: 278491

Advent 1                                                                            3 December 2017

Readings: Isaiah 64:1-9; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37

Collect:  Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility; that on the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion:  O Lord our God, make us watchful and keep us faithful as we await the coming of your Son our Lord; that, when he shall appear, he may not find us sleeping in sin but active in his service and joyful in his praise; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Hymns and Music for 11.00am Sung Eucharist

     Mass Setting: ‘St Anne’ by Sir James MacMillan

Introit: 327 Awake, awake: fling off the night!’

Choir: Advent Wreath Prayer 1

Psalm 80:1-8

Gospel Acclamation:    Prepare the way of the Lord, make / his paths straight, and all flesh shall see the  salva/tion of God.                                

Offertory:     42 Longing for light, we wait in darkness’  Communion: 649 ‘God of mercy, God of grace’

Post Communion:  41 ‘Lo, he comes with clouds descending’

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Services and meetings this week   

Advent Sunday, 3 December:

8.00am Said Eucharist (1982 Scottish Liturgy)       

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982 Scottish Liturgy)     

4.00pm Taizé for Advent Service

Monday, 4 December:

10.00am Largs Monday Toddlers

Wednesday, 6 December:     

10.00am Said Eucharist (1970 Scottish Liturgy)

 7.30pm Advent Bible Study

Thursday, 7 December:  

2.00pm Contemplative Meditation

7.30pm Choir Practice

Saturday, 9 December:

2.00am Service of Light & Remembrance at St John’s

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