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September Readings and Settings for Evening Prayer

Please use these texts together with the order of service

Order of service


Sunday 6th September | St Giles Day


Psalm 112, Verses 1-End

Music Link: Psalm 112

Composer: John Robinson


The First Lesson | Isaiah 40, Verses 18-31

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Music Link: The Magnificat

Composer: T Tertius Noble


The Second Lesson | Matthew 5, Verses 1-16

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Music Link: The Nunc Dimittis

Composer: T Tertius Noble


The Collect 

GOD, who of thy generous mercy didst send the Holy Spirit upon thy Church in the burning fire of thy love and through the life and witness of St Giles: grant that thy people may be fervent in the fellowship of the gospel that, ever abiding in thee, they may be found steadfast in faith and active in service; through Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.


Music Link: Anthem

Composer: Anton Bruckner


Music Link: O God of earth and altar

Music Link: Praise my soul the King of heaven

Music Link: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty


Music Link: Organ Voluntary

Composer: Charles-Marie Widor


Sunday 13th September | The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity


Psalm 119, Verses, 49-64

Music Link: Psalm 119

Ely Cathedral Choir


The First Lesson | Daniel 1, Verses 1-End

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Music Link: The Magnificat

Composer: Francis Jackson


The Second Lesson | Ephesians 4, Verses 1-24

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Music Link: The Nunc Dimittis

Composer: Francis Jackson


The Collect 

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain that which thou dost promise, make us to love that which thou dost command; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Music Link: Anthem

Composer: Thomas Attwood


Hymns

Music Link: How shall I sing that majesty

Music Link: Rejoice the Lord is King

Music Link: Abide with me, fast falls the eventide


Music Link: Organ Voluntary

Composer: Johann Pachelbel


Sunday 20th September | St Matthew the Apostle


Psalm 119, Verses 113-136

Music Link: Psalm 119

Choir of York Minster


The First Lesson | Daniel 5, Verses 1-End

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Music Link: The Magnificat

Composer: Raymond Warren


The Second Lesson |St Matthew 28, Verses 1-End

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Music Link: The Nunc Dimittis

Composer: Raymond Warren


The Collect 

O ALMIGHTY God, who by thy blessed Son didst call Matthew from the receipt of custom to be an Apostle and Evangelist: Grant us grace to forsake all covetous desires and inordinate love of riches, and to follow the same thy Son Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.


Music Link: Anthem

Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford


Hymns

Music Link: Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Music Link: Father, hear the prayers we offer

Music Link: At the name of Jesus


Music Link: Organ Voluntary

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn


Sunday 27th September | Saint Michael and All Angels


Psalm 123, Verses 1-End

Music Link: Psalm 123

Composer: David Halls


The First Lesson | Genesis 28, Verses 10-End

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Music Link: The Magnificat

Composer: Clifford Harker


The Second Lesson | Revelation 12, Verses 7-12

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Music Link: The Nunc Dimittis

Composer: Clifford Harker


The Collect 

O EVERLASTING God, who hast ordained and constituted the services of Angels and men in a wonderful order: Mercifully grant that, as thy holy Angels alway do thee service in heaven, so by thy appointment they may succour and defend us on earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Music Link: Anthem

Composer: William Byrd


Hymns

Music Link: Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

Music Link: Lord Jesus Christ

Music Link: Glory to Thee, my God, this night


Music Link: Organ Voluntary

Composer: Orlando Gibbons

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