CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL Mobile, Alabama
Easter Day Sunday, April 20, 2014 Festival Eucharist Ten oâ€™clock in the morning
C HRIST C HURCH C ATHEDRAL M ISSION The Cathedral is the spiritual center of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast. The Cathedral is a dynamic and evolving church that serves as a liturgical, educational, and pastoral center for Diocesan life. It serves as a visible symbol of unity and promotes growth, hope, and a deepening trust in the Lord. The Cathedral is a place where the Gospel of Jesus Christ will be faithfully preached and responded to, and it will model new concepts and ideas for education, evangelism, and outreach to which the Gospel calls us.
C HRIST C HURCH C ATHEDRAL P RAYER Gracious God, today we give thanks for the ministry you have entrusted to us as the cathedral church of our diocese. Help us to be faithful in answering the sacred calling to be ministers of hospitality for your people and leaders of worship to your honor and glory. May this place be a beacon of your light and love for the world. All this we ask through your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Easter Day Sunday, April 20, 2014
Festival Eucharist Ten o’clock in the morning We invite you to participate in the worship of God. Our service is the Holy Eucharist: Rite Two in the Book of Common Prayer. For ease of use, this leaflet contains the congregational portions of the liturgy and service music. Congregational responses are printed in bold. Hymn numbers refer to the Hymnal 1982. Page numbers refer to the Prayer Book for those wishing to use it. Lesson and Gospel texts are taken from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, unless otherwise noted.
We extend a warm welcome to all visitors. A nursery is available. A gentle reminder: please turn off all electronic devices before the service. Sound enhancement receivers for the hearing impaired are available. Please see an usher.
Please join us after the service for an Easter Egg hunt in the garden.
Lift Thine Eyes from Elijah
Melanie Zoghby Cummins, Danielle Cherisse Darrington, Ann Gunter, Ann Elizabeth Moody, Victoria Turner, Teresa Barwick Williams, vocalists
Music for a Festival
J. S. Bach
Wood Brass Quartet and Timpani: Peter Wood, trumpet; Paige Nelson, trumpet; Jodi Graham Wood, French horn; Meredyth Peterson, trombone; Soren Odom, timpani
The Word of God Easter Proclamation Celebrant: People:
Alleluia. Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia.
Processional Hymn Jesus Christ is risen today
Music removed due to copyright restrictions.
Easter Hymn Hymnal 207
(Ages 3 to Grade 3) Children process with the leader to Chapel and return at the peace.
Collect for Purity
BCP 355 Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify you holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
G loria in excelsis
Glory to God in the highest, and peace to his people on earth. Lord God, heavenly King, almighty God and Father, we worship you, we give you thanks, we praise you for your glory. Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father, Lord God, Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world: have mercy on us; you are seated at the right hand of the Father: receive our prayer. For you alone are the Holy One, you alone are the Lord, you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit, in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
The Collect of the Day
The Lord be with you. And also with you. Let us pray. O God, who for our redemption gave your only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. Celebrant: People: Celebrant:
The Lessons First Reading: Reader:
A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles
Peter began to speak to Cornelius and the other Gentiles: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ—he is Lord of all. That message spread throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John announced: how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power; how he went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. We are witnesses to all that he did both in Judea and in Jerusalem. They put him to death by hanging him on a tree; but God raised him on the third day and allowed him to appear, not to all the people but to us who were chosen by God as witnesses, and who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one ordained by God as judge of the living and the dead. All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.” Reader: The Word of the Lord. People: Thanks be to God.
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
Please read in unison.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; * his mercy endures for ever.
Let Israel now proclaim, * “His mercy endures for ever.”
The Lord is my strength and my song, * and he has become my salvation.
There is a sound of exultation and victory * in the tents of the righteous:
“The right hand of the Lord has triumphed! * the right hand of the Lord is exalted! the right hand of the Lord has triumphed!”
I shall not die, but live, * and declare the works of the Lord.
The Lord has punished me sorely, * but he did not hand me over to death.
Open for me the gates of righteousness; * I will enter them; I will offer thanks to the Lord.
“This is the gate of the Lord; * he who is righteous may enter.”
I will give thanks to you, for you answered me * and have become my salvation.
The same stone which the builders rejected * has become the chief cornerstone.
This is the Lord’s doing, * and it is marvelous in our eyes.
On this day the Lord has acted; * we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Second Reading: Reader:
A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Colossians
Since you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life is revealed, then you also will be revealed with him in glory. Reader:
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
The congregation will sing the first two verses of the sequence hymn before the gospel is read and the last two afterward.
Sequence Hymn He is risen, he is risen!
Music removed due to copyright restrictions.
Unser Herrscher Hymnal 180
The Holy Gospel:
The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John. Glory to you Lord Christ. Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him.” Then Peter and the other disciple set out and went toward the tomb. The two were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. He bent down to look in and saw the linen wrappings lying there, but he did not go in. Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb. He saw the linen wrappings lying there, and the cloth that had been on Jesus' head, not lying with the linen wrappings but rolled up in a place by itself. Then the other disciple, who reached the tomb first, also went in, and he saw and believed; for as yet they did not understand the scripture, that he must rise from the dead. Then the disciples returned to their homes. But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. They said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.” When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away.” Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni!” (which means Teacher). Jesus said to her, “Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’” Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”; and she told them that he had said these things to her. Celebrant: The Gospel of the Lord. People: Praise to you, Lord Christ. Celebrant: People:
The Sermon The Nicene Creed
BCP 358 We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father. Through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary, and was made man. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
Cathedral Prayers The Celebrant adds a concluding Collect.
Confession of Sin
Celebrant: Let us confess our sins against God and our neighbor. Celebrant and People: Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent. For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your Name. Amen. Celebrant: Almighty God have mercy on you, forgive you all your sins through our Lord Jesus Christ, strengthen you in all goodness, and by the power of the Holy Spirit keep you in eternal life. Amen.
The Peace Celebrant: People:
The peace of the Lord be always with you. And also with you.
Alleluia, Christ is Risen
Welcome and Announcements
The Holy Communion Baptized Christians are invited to receive Holy Communion
The Offertory Anthem At the Presentation
The Great Thanksgiving
Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem The Doxology America vs. 4 Eucharistic Prayer A
C. V. Stanford Old 100th Hymnal 717 BCP 361
The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Lift up your hearts. People: We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give him thanks and praise. The Celebrant continues: It is right, and a good and joyful thing, always and everywhere to give thanks to you, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth. But chiefly are we bound to praise you for the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord; for he is the true Paschal Lamb, who was sacrificed for us, and has taken away the sin of the world. By his death he has destroyed death, and by his rising to life again he has won for us everlasting life. Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with Angels and Archangels and with all the company of heaven, who for ever sing this hymn to proclaim the glory of your Name: Celebrant: Celebrant: Celebrant: People:
Hymnal S-125 Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest. Hosanna in the highest. Holy and gracious Father: In your infinite love you made us for yourself; and, when we had fallen into sin and become subject to evil and death, you, in your mercy, sent Jesus Christ, your only and eternal Son, to share our human nature, to live and die as one of us, to reconcile us to you, the God and Father of all. He stretched out his arms upon the cross, and offered himself, in obedience to your will, a perfect sacrifice for the whole world. On the night he was handed over to suffering and death, our Lord Jesus Christ took bread; and when he had given thanks to you, he broke it, and gave it to his disciples, and said, “Take, eat: This is my Body, which is given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.” After supper he took the cup of wine; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and said, “Drink this, all of you: This is my Blood of the new Covenant, which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins. Whenever you drink it, do this for the remembrance of me.”
Therefore we proclaim the mystery of faith: Celebrant and People: Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again. We celebrate the memorial of our redemption, O Father, in this sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving. Recalling his death, resurrection, and ascension, we offer you these gifts. Sanctify them by your Holy Spirit to be for your people the Body and Blood of your Son, the holy food and drink of new and unending life in him. Sanctify us also that we may faithfully receive this holy Sacrament, and serve you in unity, constancy, and peace; and at the last day bring us with all your saints into the joy of your eternal kingdom. All this we ask through your Son Jesus Christ. By him, and with him, and in him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit all honor and glory is yours, Almighty Father, now and for ever. Amen. The Celebrant continues:
And now, as our Savior Christ has taught us, we are bold to say,
The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
Christ our Passover
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us; therefore let us keep the feast. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. Celebrant: The Gifts of God for the People of God. Take them in remembrance that Christ died for you, and feed on him in your hearts by faith, with thanksgiving.
Music at Communion Alleluia, alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord At the Lamb’s high feast we sing That Easter day with joy was bright Come, ye faithful, raise the strain The strife is o’er The day of resurrection! I am the bread of life When morning gilds the skies
Hymnal 178 Hymnal 174 Hymnal 193 Hymnal 199 Hymnal 208 Hymnal 210 Hymnal 335 Hymnal 427
Post Communion Prayer Let us pray. Eternal God, heavenly Father, you have graciously accepted us as living members of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ, and you have fed us with spiritual food in the Sacrament of his Body and Blood. Send us now into the world in peace, and grant us strength and courage to love and serve you with gladness and singleness of heart; through Christ our Lord. Amen. Celebrant:
Recessional â€œWelcome, happy morning!â€?
Fortunatus Hymnal 179
Music removed due to copyright restrictions.
Dismissal Celebrant: People:
Let us go forth in the name of Christ. Alleluia, alleluia. Thanks be to God. Alleluia, alleluia. Flourish on Ode to Joy
J. N. White
The Ministers of the Liturgy CELEBRANT The Right Reverend Philip Menzie Duncan II, Bishop, Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast
PREACHER The Very Reverend Beverly Findley Gibson, Ph.D., Dean, Christ Church Cathedral
CHALICE BEARERS Robert Willis Israel, John Stephenson McClelland
LAY READERS First Reading Second Reading
Alison Stafford Mitchell John Adelbert Lyden III
Glenn Dawson Archer Carolyn Stephenson Jeffers
CRUCIFERS Annabel Marie McKay, Julianna Duffy Ramo
ACOLYTES TORCHES: FLAGS: BANNER:
Charles Robert Weeks, Charles Tobler Ramo Jordan Alison Chow, Anna Frances Weeks John Owen McElhaney
MUSIC Margaret Levensailor Lyden, Cathedral Organist and Choir Master Teresa Barwick Williams, Assistant Choir Master Melanie Zoghby Cummins, Danielle Cherisse Darrington, Ann Gunter, Ann Elizabeth Moody, Victoria Turner, Teresa Barwick Williams, vocalists Wood Brass Quartet and Timpani: Peter Wood, trumpet; Paige Nelson, trumpet; Jodi Graham Wood, French horn; Meredyth Peterson, trombone; Soren Odom, timpani Christ Church Cathedral Choir and Christ Church Cathedral Handbell Choir
OBLATIONERS Barry Taylor Weeks, Mark Stanley Weeks
(TEAMS 3 AND 4)
Barbara Hicks Archer, Harriet Jean Turner Boughton, Perrin Bacon Drew, Holly Kaufmann Hall, Shannon Harris, Marianne Nance McIntyre Stephens, Carolyn Bradford Stephenson, Barry Taylor Weeks, Lynn Betbeze Yankie
USHERS Robison Clarendon McClure, Jr., Chair Cartledge W. Blackwell IV, William Kennon Drew, Clarke Upham Irvine, Jr., Banks Christian Ladd, Homer Leon McClure, Charles Stephen McKay, James Fatherree Watkins
HOSPITALITY TEAM Kay Moore Whiting, Dorothy Floyd-Jones, Leslie Patrick Ladd, Lucy Radcliff Lyons, Julie Martin McClelland, Homer Leon McClure, Rosemarie Knowles McClure, Lynn Betbeze Yankie
EASTER MEMORIALS AND THANK OFFERINGS are given to the glory of God
Easter Memorial Trust Dr. Norborne R. Clarke and Margaret Reinhart Clarke Lilies on the processional crosses in loving memory of : Virginia Rhen Taylor and Thomas J. Taylor, Jr., Virginia Sims Rhen, Margaret Bancroft Taylor and Thomas J. Taylor, Sr., Joy W. Taylor The flowers on the silver cross are given in loving memory of: Kay and Banks Christian, Helena and Bert Pharr
IN THANKSGIVING FOR The Christ Church Cathedral Family
Will, Helen and Elizabeth Babb Mr. and Mrs. Alton R. Brown IV Elizabeth Louise Brown
Samuel, Hamp and Tres Eichold
Mona and Ted Ferguson
Alice Carwie The Children and Grandchildren of Betty and Harwell Coale Aaron Isaiah Cunningham Ashley Jean Cunningham
Cornelia, Corinne, Trinity, and Kimberlie Gaillard Susan and Tom Garth The Grandchildren of Susan and Tom Garth Mike and Beverly Gibson and Family Joe and Ann Gunter and Family
The Family of Steve Hall Jeffrey Edward Halley Leslie Stanton-Halley
Jeff Nichols Nick C. Nichols Rick Nichols
Lyon and Jackson Israel Will, Katie, Brad, Anna, and Susannah Israel
Frederick Wilton Rendfrey
Doris and Gary Kohler
Bailey Stallworth Sanders Catherine Legaré Sanders John Paul, Henry and Charlie Scott Tiny and John Spottswood The family of E. Stephens IV
The Edward Ladd Grandchildren: Caroline, Benton, Ann, Campbell, Edward, Louise, Sarah Peggy Lyden
Christopher and Sarah Watkins, Austin and William Jay and Lissa Watkins, Kate and Mary Mac Paul and Kathryn Watkins, Francis and Macpherson
Julie and John McClelland and Family Louise and Willson McClelland and Family Peggy and Ponnie McClelland Charlie, Mary Burton and Virginia Merchant Sam and Annabel McKay Tucker, Clarke, Beverley Milteer Jordan Elise Moore Leland Thompson Moore III Lydia Moore
✠ IN HONOR OF The Men and Women of our Armed Forces at Home and Abroad
✠ IN LOVING MEMORY OF: Leighton P. Arsnault
Robert S. Bacon John Clinton Barnes Charles Henry Behlen II Virginia Henson Beverley Dahlia Booth Donald Spencer Boughton Gilbert Brantley Amiel Word Brinkley Myrtice Willson Brinkley Mr. and Mrs. Alton R. Brown, Jr. Mary Katherine Thomason Brown Carolyn and Sam Brown Leslie Emile Buerger, Jr. Leslie Emile Buerger III Mary Bell A. Burton Carolyn Buerger Butler
Amelia and George Albert Carwie George Albert “Bubber” Carwie, Jr. China Ellis Christian Harwell E. Coale, Sr. Lida Goodloe Coale Angus Royal Cooper Mary Campbell Cooper Roy Bush Cooper, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin S. Cooper Paul Charleton Corwin, Jr. Lauda Leak Corwin Elizabeth Crichton George Douglas Cunningham Hetty Horst Cunningham
Joel T. Daves, Jr. Mary M. P. Daves Chris C. DeLaney Ann and Fred Delchamps Mr. and Mrs. Alan C. Denby Mr. and Mrs. James P. Dial, Jr. John Leonard Donnelly, Jr. Dolores Dross Drane Frank Carter Drane, Sr. Dora and William E. Drew Elizabeth Leman Dunson William Bradford Dunson Grace Bestor DuValle
Charlotte and Sam Eichold Alice Eichold Diana Hall Elliott
Grover Waltha Findley James Formanek
John Caldwell Gaillard Margaret Johnson Gibson Simeon Ernest Gibson Marion Conrad Gonzales Marion Frederickson Gonzales Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Goode Goubil, Jr. Harold S. Grehan, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Hall Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Hand Honorable and Mrs. W. B. Hand Elizabeth Rhodes Harden Lamar A. Harden Richard Harris William G. Harrison, Jr. William G. Harrison III Harry Drake Henson Lucy Herndon Horst Martin Lyon Horst Ruth D. Huger
Corinna Herndon McCafferty E. L. McCafferty, Jr. Homer L. McClelland 1st Lt. Homer L. McClelland, Jr. Louise Vass McClelland Robison Clarendon McClure, Sr. Venetia Danner McClure Mr. and Mrs. I. T. McIntyre Mr. and Mrs. Innes T. McIntyre, Jr.
Maria Fearn Garth Inge Willis Dwight Israel
Arthur James Johnson, Sr. Arthur James Johnson, Jr. Katherine Brooks Jones Albert McLeod Joyner Violet Harrison Joyner
Francis Joseph Kearley, Jr. Jeanne Burtu Kearley Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Joseph Knowles
Mr. and Mrs. G. Russell Ladd Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert R. Ladd, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Roderick McIver Lide Dwain Gregory Luce Robert Radcliff Lyons
Mr. and Mrs. John Ritchie Macpherson Julia Orme Martin Justus Carlile Martin Stuart Mauch Mr. and Mrs. O. H. (Happy) May John D. and Julia Meador Troy H. Middleton, Jr. William Alexander Lewis Mitchell Rose Tilley Moody Dennis Wade Moody Dennis Wade Moody, Jr. Gladys Campbell Moss Walter Moss The Right Reverend George Murray
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Nance Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Nance Lyon Cunningham Newell Carol Lynn Nicol
B. F. Paty Gladys Newsom Paty E. B. and Lee Peebles E. B. and Geraldine Peebles
Mary E. Peeples Marion Ross Pettiss Jefferis Moore Pettiss Adra Pickens Eunice Davis Hooker Price
Nancy Carroll Stanton Ruth Matkin Stanton Victor Paul Stanton Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Stephens Mr. and Mrs. E. Sydney Stephens, Jr. Mary Rawles Stephenson Samuel Randall Stephenson
Robert Herndon Radcliff, Jr. Robert Herndon Radcliff III Chuck Reniewicz Edward S. Reniewicz Edith and Alden Robinson Clyde Carlos Rouse Clyde Carlos Rouse, Jr. James Herndon Rouse Lucy Horst Rouse Dr. and Mrs. Charles L. Rutherford, Sr. James Bomar Ryall, Jr.
Harvey Taylor Catharine Campbell Thurber Horace W. Thurber, Jr. Nancy Buerger Trawick Cornelia McDuffie Turner Harriett Acree Turner Jerrold Parker Turner
Harris J. Van Brackle
Lee Stallworth Sanders Catherine Lee Sanders William Hewitt Sanders Mrs. John T. Schley Julia and Murray Screven Grace Carlman Shrader Edwin Brandoa Sparkman Marion McCafferty Sparkman Sis and Jack Spottswood Kenneth White Stanton, Sr. Kenneth White Stanton, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Horace C. Watkins, Jr. Corinne Cook Whiting Jessie Ruth Mallett Whiting Robert Charles Whiting Miller A. Widemire Reese Widemire
Nevin Carrier Yankie COPYRIGHT ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Music for the service is from The Hymnal 1982, © 1985 the Church Pension Fund. All rights reserved. Used by permission requested from Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY. Hymnal 207 Words: Latin, 14th cent.; tr. Lyra Davidica, 1708, alt. St. 4, Charles Wesley (1707-1788); Music: Easter Hymn, from Lyra Davidica, 1708; adapt. The Compleat Psalmodist, 1749, alt., desc. Hymns Ancient and Modern, Revised, 1950; Copyright: Descant by permission of Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission. Hymnal 180 Words: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895), alt.; Music: Unser Herrscher, Joachim Neander (1650-1680) Hymnal 179 Words: Venantius Honorius Fortunatus (540?-600?); tr. John Ellerton (1826-1893), alt. Music: Fortunatus, Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900)
CATHEDRAL PRAYERS April 20, 2014 O God, the strength of the weak and the comfort of sufferers: Mercifully accept our prayers, and grant to your servants the help of your power, that their sickness may be turned into health, and our sorrow into joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
We pray for: Members: Brink Brinkley, Dunn Chandler, John Wade Thurber, Nick Nichols, Butch Trawick, George Gartman, Amy McElhaney Butler, Billie van der Giessen, Peter van der Giessen, Patti Biel, Barbara Archer, Alice Carwie
Friends & Family: Janie Houser, Michael McMaken, Leland Moore, Sr., Deborah Beverley, Peggy Naughton, Gary Davis, Harrison Leff, Michael Cameron, Nancy & Don Cameron, Rob & Amy Archer Ellis, Dottie McCord, Joyce Lee, Davis Nelson, Michael Sumrall, Dot Smith Ditsworth, Sheri Neely, Gwen Cook, Alfred Showers, Michael Daves, Michael Sumrall, Jim Elia, Anne Brown, Mark Brown, Harriett Lillich, Florence Seymour, Bonnie Orillion, Dave Carlyn Block, Scott Craver, Rachel McClanahan, Beverly Schubert, Tom Cunningham, Francis Grace Hirs, Anna Laura Plovanich, Norma Beazley, Curtis Bullock, Bill Browder, Valerie Boatman, Brian McArdle, Ann Jones, Hank Wozniek, Lisa Thompson, Stella Phillips, James Thomas, Ted Fraiche, Mark Miles, Susan Guilian, Rhett Travis, Noel Fell, Tot Swanson, Art Swanson, Chris, Anne & Philip Gill, Hayden Jenkins, Maggie Jenkins, Betty Ruth Patek, Carolyn Pryor, Merle Findley, Louise Douglas, Shirley & Dunlap Peeples, Steve Harris, Sandy Fortner, Carole Graf, Harvey Wright, Johnny McLeod, Marian Macpherson Currie, Mary Searles, Peggy Freeman, Margee Adams, Francis Robison, Jim & Dianne McCall, Dale Williams, Mary Lou Peake, Viva Weeks, Bill Goodloe, Carolyn Bullock, Karen Sharpe, Kit & Roger Geil and the Geil family, Norman Pharr, Marie Harrison, Angel & Larry Torres, Kathy Boucvalt, Rosemary Reimer, Binky West
For Those Serving in the Military: Darrien Gibson, Kelley Hood, Evan Sizemore, Robert McNeil, The Rev. Bowen Woodruff, Daniel WhiteSpunner Reed, Jonathan Duralde, Ron Lansong, Sam Garcia, Chris Marslender, Jerry Olin, Abby Hutchins, Tyler Gamble, Todd Mouthaan, Jean-Michael Lemieux, Albert Robinson IV, Michael Nassar, Josh Power, Ryan Anthony Thomas, Randy Johnson, Susan Reniewicz, Brian Caselton, Brian Hudson, Keith Moss, Ryan Walker, Tyler Oubre, Brian Pennell, John Snyder, Louis Coggin, Jason Norris
Repose of the Soul: Jean Halbrooks
Cathedral Cycle of Prayer: The Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast; Sara Phillips, Pastoral Leader of St. Maryâ€™s, Coden
Ecumenical Cycle of Prayer: All faith communities in the City of Mobile
Prison Ministry Cycle of Prayer: Northwest Florida Reception Center & Annex, Chipley, Florida
CATHEDRAL NOTES April 20, 2014
EASTER FLOWERS Easter offerings this year were made toward Easter lilies, garden plants, and the Cathedral music program. The listing of the gifts in this bulletin does not note the designations; however, the monies received were distributed according to instructions. We will keep the lilies in the Cathedral through next Sunday, April 27. Those who purchased lilies are invited to take them following the service next Sunday, April 27. Many thanks to the parish members who worked so hard during Lent, Holy Week and for our Easter Celebration.
ERD INGATHERING TODAY DRINK, WASH, COOK, LIVE Today is the ingathering for the Confirmation/School Sunday ERD Project. Cathedral children are asked to place their “ERD Hope Chests” in the cross in the Chapter House. For adults who would prefer to make donations, ERD envelopes are available. Please make your checks payable to Christ Church Cathedral, with the notation ERD project. The goal of this ambitious Lenten outreach project is to raise $2500 in contributions to be given to Episcopal Relief and Development to fund two water treatment facilities. Please help us achieve our goal is to help two villages DRINK, WASH, COOK, LIVE. Our goal can be reached with a $10 donation from each of our 250 Cathedral families. Will you give today?
CHOIR EASTER BREAK The Cathedral choirs; Adult, Bell and Children’s will not rehearse this Wednesday, April 23. Rehearsals will resume next week at their regular times.
EASTER EGG HUNT TODAY There will be an Easter Egg Hunt in the garden today following the service for children ages 3 through grade 2. The event is sponsored by the Fun Club, our children in grades 3, 4, 5. Hospitality for children will be served on the porch.
CATHEDRAL CELEBRATION, CONFIRMATION AND PAROCHIAL VISIT Sunday, May 11 The Right Reverend Philip Menzie Duncan II, Bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, will be at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, May 11 for the Cathedral Celebration. If anyone is interested in being confirmed at that time please speak with Dean Gibson.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2014 Tuesday, June 10 – Thursday, June 12 WILDERNESS ESCAPE: WHERE GOD GUIDES & PROVIDES
Join us at Wilderness Escape VBS, where we’ll explore what life was like for the ancient Israelites. They’ve escaped slavery in Egypt…but now what? You’ll craft cool projects in the Israelite Camp, race through the wilderness as you play games, visit with Moses, and eat some interesting new food. Plus, you’ll meet lots of new friends! Alison Mitchell and her VBS team are busy planning for VBS 2014. Volunteers of all ages needed. Sign-up online to register your child or volunteer at www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/christchurchcath. Also look for a link on our Cathedral website: www.christchurchcathedralmobile.org.
WEDNESDAY NOON EUCHARIST
There will be no Noon Eucharist on Wednesday, April 23. It will resume the following Wednesday, April 30.
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C HRIST C HURCH C ATHEDRAL CATHEDRAL OF THE DIOCESE OF THE CENTRAL GULF COAST The Right Reverend Philip Menzie Duncan, II, Bishop The Very Reverend Beverly Findley Gibson, Ph.D., Rector and Dean Margaret Levensailor Lyden, Organist and Choir Master Corner of Saint Emanuel & Church Streets 115 South Conception Street Mobile, Alabama Established 1822