Services for week beginning Sunday, 17 December 2017

St Columba’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Largs

Charity no: SC004796     CCLI: 278491

Advent 3                                                                           17 December 2017

Readings:  Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11;   John 1:6-8, 19-28

Collect:  O Lord Jesus Christ, who at your first coming sent your messenger to prepare your way before you:  grant that the ministers and stewards of your mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready your way by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at your second coming to judge the world we may be found an acceptable people in your sight; for you are alive and reign with the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion:  We give you thanks, O Lord, for these heavenly gifts; kindle in us the fire of your Spirit that when your Christ comes again we may shine as lights before his face; who is alive and reigns now and for ever.

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Hymns and Music for 11.00am Eucharist Together

     Mass Setting: ‘St Anne’ 

by Sir James MacMillan

Introit:  27 ‘On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry’

Choir: Advent Wreath Prayer 3

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

Offertory: 75  ‘Long ago, prophets knew’

Communion:  Adagio from Concerto for Violin in E major   by J.S. Bach 

Post Communion:  609  ‘Christ is the world’s light’

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Services and meetings this week   

Gaudate Sunday, 17 December:

8.00am Said Eucharist (1982 Scottish Liturgy)   

11.00am Eucharist Together (1982 Scottish Liturgy)        

3.00pm Service at Hutton Park                         

6.30pm Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

Monday, 18 December:

10.00am Largs Monday Toddlers

6.30pm Carol Singing at Hutton Park

7.15pm The Rector’s ‘At Home’

Tuesday, 19 December:

7.30pm Advent Bible Study

Wednesday, 20 December: (St Thomas tr)

10.00am Said Eucharist (1970 Scottish Liturgy)

Thursday, 21 December:  

7.30pm Choir Practice

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