Sunday Bulletin for September 4, 2011 - St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Welcome to St. Mark’s This bulletin will guide you through today’s worship service and is followed by a section of prayers, thanksgivings and announcements. You will find hymns and other music in the blue Hymnal in your pew rack. Page numbers with an ―S‖ are in the front section of the hymn book. To Our Guests - We are grateful that you are with us this morning. If you would like to learn more about St. Mark’s, please fill in the "Welcome to St. Mark's" card found in your pew rack and place it in the offering plate, or give it to an usher or one of the clergy. Children – All children, regardless of their age, are invited to stay in worship with their parents. Worship bags and activity papers are available for children to read and/or color. These can be found on the children’s table in the narthex. For those who wish - Childcare for infants and toddlers is available in the nursery in room 112, located on the Lower Level, from 8 a.m. – noon. 9:15 a.m. - Children’s Worship (ages 4 through 1 st grade) in room 123. All other children are invited to attend the service. About Communion - Everyone is invited to receive Holy Communion, including young children. If you are wheat-intolerant, we offer gluten-free communion hosts and a chalice. Please indicate this preference to the communion minister at the altar rail. TODAY’S SCHEDULE 8 am Holy Eucharist, Rite I 8 am – noon Nursery, Infants to age 3 9:15 am – 10:15 am Adult Formation 9:15 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II 9:15 am Children’s Worship (room 123) 10:30 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II 11:30 am Coffee (Mahon Hall) 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm Sunday Night AA (Library) The indicates places in the liturgy where it is appropriate to cross oneself, if desired.
THE ENTRANCE RITE When the bell rings, please stand as you are able. Officiant People Blessed be God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. And blessed be his kingdom, now and for ever. Amen. Processional ............................... Hymnal 400 (verses 1,4,5,7) ........................ Lasst uns erfreuen HOLY BAPTISM Officiant People Officiant People There is one Body and one Spirit; There is one hope in God’s call to us; One Lord, one Faith, one Baptism; One God and Father of all. LITURGY OF THE WORD Collect for the Day Officiant People Officiant The Lord be with you. And also with you. Let us pray. Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their own strength, so you never forsake those who make their boast of your mercy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. The Lessons All are seated 3