Liturgy/ Holy Hour Outline

Friday 7 May 2010

Opening Responses
Reader              We gather in the name of our God
the God who is love.
ALL  WE GATHER IN THE NAME OF THE ONE WHO CALLED ALL THINGS INTO BEING;
WHOSE GLORY AND DELIGHT IS IN HUMAN BEINGS FULLY ALIVE.
 
Reader We gather in the name of Jesus
whose life witnessed to the infinite love of God.
ALL WE GATHER WITH THE ONE WHOSE LOVE POURED OUT IN HEALING
IN WORDS AND STORIES
THAT BROUGHT PEOPLE TO LIFE
LIFE IN ALL ITS FULLNESS.
 
Reader We gather in the name of the Spirit
poured from the love of the Father and the Son.
ALL WE GATHER IN THE LIFE AND LOVE OF THE SPIRIT,
TO COME BEFORE OUR GOD IN HUMBLE PRAYER
FOR HEALING
FOR REPENTANCE
FOR RENEWAL OF FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE.
 
Scripture Reading - John 15: 12-17
Music response
   
Litany of Lament
 
Lord have mercy
Christ have mercy
Lord have mercy 
LORD HAVE MERCY
CHRIST HAVE MERCY
LORD HAVE MERCY
     
Source of all loving
Source of all healing
Source of well-being
Source of righteous anger
Source of justice
Source of mercy
Source of forgiveness
Source of...
HAVE MERCY ON US
     
Mourner for lost innocence
Mourner for damaged childhoods
Mourner for hearts and minds broken
Mourner for potential unfulfilled
Mourner for trust betrayed
Mourner for spirits crushed
Mourner for souls driven to despair
Mourner for hope disillusioned
Mourner for voices unheard
Mourner for sin unrepented.
Mourner for ...
WEEP WITH US
     

If prayed in the evening, the liturgy/ Hour could close with the psalm for Night Prayer (87/88), Nunc Dimittis, etc. Alternatively, Psalm 129/130, Out of the Depths could be used.

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