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VIDEO: March 18, Evening Prayer

Updated: Mar 22



Order for the Evening of the Book of Common Prayer (p. 109) followed by Daily Evening Prayer: Rite Two (p. 115)


https://episcopalchurch.org/files/book_of_common_prayer.pdf


  • Opening acclamation p. 109

  • Sentence, “If I say, “Surely…” p. 110

  • Let us pray. “Lighten our darkness…” p. 111

  • “Almighty and most merciful God…” p. 111

  • Altar candles are now lit

  • “O Gracious Light” p. 112 (sung using Hymnal S59/60/61

  • Evening Prayer continues on p. 118

  • Psalms 81 and 82, beginning on p. 722 or https://tinyurl.com/March18Readings

  • Genesis (45:16-28)

  • “The Song of Mary” p. 119

  • Mark (6:7-29)

  • “The Song of Simeon” p. 120

  • The Apostles’ Creed p. 120

  • The Prayers p. 121

  • Suffrages “B” p. 122

  • Collect for the Third Sunday of Lent: Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

  • A Collect for Protection p. 124

  • A Prayer for Mission (“Keep watch, dear Lord…”) p. 124

  • Litany for Healing https://tinyurl.com/March18Readings

  • “The General Thanksgiving” p. 125

  • “A Prayer of St. Chrysostom” p. 126

  • Let us bless the Lord” p. 126

  • “The Grace” p. 127


Finally, enjoy the Cambridge Chorale singing Owain Park's stunning composition of the ancient Phos hilaron (Hail, gladdening light): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xlemfvr_GaY


Hail, gladdening Light, of His pure glory poured

Who is the immortal Father, heavenly, blest,

Holiest of Holies, Jesus Christ our Lord!


Now we are come to the sun’s hour of rest;

The lights of evening round us shine;

We hymn the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit divine!


Worthiest art Thou at all times to be sung

With undefiled tongue,

Son of our God, Giver of life, alone:

Therefore in all the world Thy glories, Lord, they own.

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