Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 21, 2022 bulletin

 

 

 

Eleventh Sunday after

Pentecost

Proper 16

 

August 21, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Welcome to Christ Cathedral

 

In the spirit of the Gospels, the mission of Christ Cathedral is to

“Meet people where they are, serve ALL, and live together in Christ’s love.”

 

It is the tradition of the Episcopal Church to maintain silence in the worship area so that people may pray. Please help us preserve an atmosphere of quiet reverence before

 worship begins, remembering to turn cell phones off; let the music of the opening

 prelude quiet your thoughts as you prepare to worship. We welcome children of all ages to worship with us. Children’s bulletins, books, and “fidget toys” are available as you

 enter the Cathedral to help our children stay connected to the service.

 

                                     The Holy Eucharist

 

Prelude                            “Toplady”       by John A. Behnke and Benjamin Culli                   

                                                              

At the chiming of the bell, please stand and prepare to sing

 

Hymn 304                                                                                “I Come With Joy”                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                         

Celebrant

 

Blessed be God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

And blessed by his kingdom, now and for ever. Amen.

 

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 your holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

All sing

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrant

 

The Lord be with you.

     And also with you.

 

Let us pray.

 

Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

 

Please be seated

 

A Reading from Jeremiah 1:4-10

The word of the Lord came to me saying,

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
and before you were born I consecrated you;
I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Then I said, “Ah, Lord God! Truly I do not know how to speak, for I am only a boy.” But the Lord said to me,

“Do not say, ‘I am only a boy’;
for you shall go to all to whom I send you,
and you shall speak whatever I command you,
Do not be afraid of them,
for I am with you to deliver you,

says the Lord.”

Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth; and the Lord said to me,

“Now I have put my words in your mouth.
See, today I appoint you over nations and over kingdoms,
to pluck up and to pull down,
to destroy and to overthrow,
to build and to plant.”

The reader concludes by saying

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

 

All join in saying

 

Psalm 71:1-6

 

In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge;
let me never be ashamed.

In your righteousness, deliver me and set me free;
incline your ear to me and save me.

Be my strong rock, a castle to keep me safe;
you are my crag and my stronghold.

Deliver me, my God, from the hand of the wicked,
from the clutches of the evildoer and the oppressor.

For you are my hope, O Lord God,
my confidence since I was young.

I have been sustained by you ever since I was born;
from my mother’s womb you have been my strength;
my praise shall be always of you.

A Reading from Hebrews 12:18-29

You have not come to something that can be touched, a blazing fire, and

darkness, and gloom, and a tempest, and the sound of a trumpet, and a voice whose words made the hearers beg that not another word be spoken to

them. (For they could not endure the order that was given, “If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned to death.” Indeed, so terrifying was the sight that Moses said, “I tremble with fear.”) But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to

innumerable angels in festal gathering, and to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect, and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel.

 

See that you do not refuse the one who is speaking; for if they did not escape when they refused the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we reject the one who warns from heaven! At that time his voice shook the earth; but now he has promised, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heaven.” This phrase, “Yet once more,” indicates the removal of what is shaken– that is, created things– so that what cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us give thanks, by which we offer to God an acceptable worship with reverence and awe; for indeed our God is a consuming fire.

 

The reader concludes by saying

 

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

Please stand

 

Hymn 685                                                                               “Rock of Ages”

 

The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke 13:10-17

Glory to you, Lord Christ.

 

Now Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. When

Jesus saw her, he called her over and said, “Woman, you are set free from your ailment.” When he laid his hands on her, immediately she stood up straight and began praising God. But the leader of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had cured on the sabbath, kept saying to the crowd, “There are six days on which work ought to be done; come on those days and be cured, and not on the sabbath day.” But the Lord answered him and said, “You

hypocrites! Does not each of you on the sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger, and lead it away to give it water? And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen long years, be set free from this bondage on the sabbath day?” When he said this, all his opponents were put to shame; and the entire crowd was rejoicing at all the wonderful things that he was doing.

 

The Reader concludes by saying

 

The Gospel of the Lord.

Praise to you, Lord Christ.

 

Please be seated

 

Sermon                                                                          The Rev. Dr. Bobby Smith

 

Celebrant and People

Please stand and say the Nicene Creed

 

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.

 

Please remain standing

 

Leader

 

Hearing the word of Christ, who sets us free from our ailments, let us pray for all who suffer and hurt saying, Lord, have mercy.

 

For this holy gathering, for the people of God in every place, and for all who seek the Lord.

Lord, have mercy.

For Justin the Archbishop of Canterbury; Michael our Presiding Bishop; Mark and Michael our Bishops; for Bobby our Provost; Catherine our Curate; Basil our

Assisting Priest; in our Anglican cycle of prayer, we pray for The Episcopal/

Anglican Province of Alexandria; in our Diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray for the clergy and people of All Saints in Pratt; for Beverly Hower and all who are

celebrating birthdays this week; for all who are celebrating anniversaries this week.

Lord, have mercy.

For justice and righteousness among all peoples; for Joe our President, Laura our

Governor; Trent our Mayor, and for justice, mercy, and peace.

Lord, have mercy.

For this city of Salina, and those who live in it; and for ourselves, our families,

companions, and all those we love.

Lord, have mercy.

For students and teachers, and all those returning to their studies.

Lord, have mercy.

For abundant fruits of the earth, and for safety from violent storms.

Lord, have mercy.

For the hungry and the afflicted, travelers and those on vacation, prisoners, captives, and their families, and all those in danger and need.

Lord, have mercy.

For those who rest in Christ and for all the dead.

Lord, have mercy.

 

Remembering the ever-blessed Virgin Mary, and all the saints, let us offer ourselves and one another to the living God through Christ.

To you, O Lord.

 

 

Celebrant

 

God our consuming fire, hear the prayers we offer this day and continue the

wonderful things that you have always done; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

 

Please kneel or remain standing

 

Celebrant

 

Let us confess our sins against God and our neighbor.

 

Silence

 

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.

 

Celebrant

 

The peace of the Lord be always with you.

          And also with you.

 

Welcome

 

Please be seated

 

Musical Offering                            A Gaelic Improvisation by Charles Callahan                                                         

 

 

Following the Musical Offering, all stand and sing the Doxology

 

Praise God from whom all blessings flow, Praise him all creatures here below.

Praise him above ye heavenly host. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

 

                               The Holy Communion

 

The people stand as the Celebrant faces them and says

 

The Lord be with you.

And also with you.

Lift up your hearts.

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 proceeds

It is right, and a good and joyful thing, always and everywhere to give thanks to you, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.

 

For you are the source of light and life, you made us in your image, and called us to new life in Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with Angel and Archangels and with all the company of heaven, who for ever sing this hymn to

proclaim the glory of your Name:

 

All sing

 

Please kneel or remain standing

 

Then the Celebrant continues

 

We give thanks to you, O God, for the goodness and love which you have made known to us in creation; in the calling of Israel to be our people; in your Word

spoken through the prophets; and above all in the Word made flesh, Jesus, your Son. For in these last days you sent him to be incarnate from the Virgin Mary, to be the Savior and Redeemer of the world. In him, you have delivered us from evil, and made us worthy to stand before you. In him, you have brought us out of error into truth, out of sin into righteousness, out of death into life.

 

At the following words concerning the bread, the Celebrant is to hold it or lay a hand upon it; and at the words concerning the cup, to hold or place a hand upon the cup and any other
vessel containing wine to be consecrated.

 

On the night before he died for us, 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, according to his command, O Father,

 

Celebrant and People

 

We remember his death,

We proclaim his resurrection,

We await his coming in glory;

 

The Celebrant continues

 

And we offer our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving to you, O Lord of all;

presenting to you, from your creation, this bread and this wine.

 

We pray you, gracious God, to send your Holy Spirit upon these gifts that they may be the Sacrament of the Body of Christ and his Blood of the new Covenant. Unite us to your Son in his sacrifice, that we may be acceptable through him, being

sanctified by the Holy Spirit. In the fullness of time, put all things in subjection under your Christ, and bring us to that heavenly country where, with the blessed Virgin Mary and all your saints, we may enter the everlasting heritage of your sons and daughters; through Jesus Christ our Lord, the firstborn of all creation, the head of the Church, and the author of our salvation.

 

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,

 

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.


The Celebrant breaks the consecrated bread and a moment of silence is observed

 

All sing

 

 

 

 

The Celebrant offers the consecrated bread and wine to the people saying

 

The Gifts of God for the People of God.

 

All baptized Christians are invited to receive Holy Communion. If you have not been baptized and would like to receive a blessing, please come forward and cross your arms across your chest. If you need to have communion brought to you, please let an usher know.

 

Please be seated during communion

 

All Sing

 

Hymn 8                                                                               “Morning Has Broken”                                                      

 

After Communion, the Celebrant says

 

Let us pray.

 

Please kneel or stand

 

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.

 

The Celebrant blesses the people

 

The blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, be among you, and remain with you always. Amen.

 

Please stand and sing

 

Hymn 493                                                              “O For a Thousand Tongues”

                                                                                             Vs. 1-3,6

                                                   

After the Dismissal, you are welcome to leave quietly. If you would like to remain in your seat to listen to the Postlude, please do.

 

Celebrant

 

Let us go forth into the world, rejoicing in the power of the Spirit.

Thanks be to God.

 

Postlude                                                     Fanfare for the Day by J. Wayne Kerr

                               

 

 

              Upcoming Events & Announcements

 

Welcome Nancy Bauer

Please join in welcoming Nancy Bauer as the Cathedral’s new Director of Music Ministry. Today, at coffee hour, we will welcome her.

 

Bereavement Group

 

Bereavement group will begin Thursday, September 8 at 10:00 AM in the library. If you would like to participate please contact Mo. Catherine at 785-515-8611 or catherinecox@christcathedral@christcathedralsalina.org

 

Be on the lookout for . . .

 

September’s Cathedral Calendar coming to you by snail-mail.

  • New worship opportunities beginning August 22
    • Morning Prayer Monday-Friday 8:35a in the Chancel
    • Mid-day Eucharist Monday-Friday 12:05p in St Michael’s Chapel
    • Healing Service 1st Tuesday 5:30p in St Mary’s Chapel
    • Evening Prayer Wednesday 5:30p in the Chancel, beginning

September 14.

  • Bishop’s Visit September 4
  • Significant Conversations with Fr. Bobby, 1st Tuesday 6:00p in the

     Parish Hall

  • Homecoming Picnic, Games, Ministry Faire September 11 more

     information to come

  • Adult Formation: Episcopal 101 September 14-November 2, 6:00p
  • 9/14 Church History
  • 9/21 Episcopal Church structure and organization
  • 9/28 Scripture
  • 10/5 Beliefs
  • 10/12 Book of Common Prayer
  • 10/19 Sacraments and Sacramental Rites
  • 10/26Architecture and Vestments
  • 11/2 Summary Session and Party

 

 

 

Church Directory

 

We are in the process of updating our church directory. If you have a new address, phone number or email address within the last three years please email or call Crissy in the Parish Office at christcathedral@christcathedralsalina.org or

785-827-4440. Once we have the updates a new directory will be mailed to each church member.

 

Altar Flowers

 

Sponsoring altar flowers is a wonderful way to honor or memorialize people you love.  To sponsor altar flowers please call Crissy in the Parish Office (785.827.4440) or email her at ChristCathedral@christcathedralsalina.org.

 

 

Saturday Mass

 

Saturday Evening Mass will be each Saturday at 5:00 PM.

Fr. Basil Price will preside.

 

Sunday School

 

All children are invited to join DeMay and Joann Grunden for Sunday school after

Communion.

 

Blessing Box

 

Our blessing box has moved to the Salina Grace location on 7th street. We are

collecting items to keep it stocked for our neighbors on the weekends. If you would like to contribute these are some of the items that would be most helpful:

Sunscreen, bug spray, individual packaged food items (tuna/chicken with crackers, shelf stable meals, etc.), bottled water, Gatorade, personal care items. These items are bagged and distributed on Fridays to help get them through the weekend more comfortably. There is a basket in the entryway of the church to leave your items.

 

 

 

ECW Fall Gathering

 

All Episcopal women are invited to attend the Province VII ECW Fall Gathering at the Church of the Transfiguration in Dallas, TX (or via Zoom) September 9-11, 2022.

 

Building on the theme of the National ECW Triennial, The Rev. Rebecca Tankersley, Senior Associate Rector of the Church of the Transfiguration, and presentation leaders will call us to Remember, Serve, and Imagine new ways of living as women of faith. We begin Friday, September 9 with registration from 4-6pm, followed by social time, a testimony from Lisa Bortner, the Province VII National ECW Representative, and a lovely Candlelight Prayer service at the Transfiguration labyrinth. We resume on Saturday with Morning Prayer at 9am followed by Mother Rebecca’s presentations. After lunch we’ll hear from presenters, Kathy Culmer, Lindsey Murphy, and The Rev. Fran Wheeler. Attendees are encouraged to stay for Sunday service.

 

Registration is $75 for in person and $20 to attend virtually.

 

You may register online at: https://provinceviiecw.wordpress.com/ecw-fall-2022/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Those serving today

 

Acolyte: DeMay Grunden

Chalice Bearer: Jennifer Higgins

Readers:  Steve Hoffman & Debbie Wagner

Intercessor: Melinda Ryberg

Ushers: Gene & Carolyn Peterson

Coffee Hour: Sue & Steve Hoffman

Offering Counters: Harry Smith & Jennifer Higgins

Altar Guild: Nancy Chandler, Sue Hoffman, Rozann Rodenberg

 

Those serving next Sunday, August 28

 

Acolyte: Linda Favre

Chalice Bearer: Carolyn Peterson

Readers: Arthur Jones & DeMay Grunden

Intercessor: Harry Smith

Ushers: Harry & Pam Smith

Coffee Hour: John & Melinda Ryberg

Offering Counters: Steve Hoffman & Carolyn Peterson

Altar Guild: Nancy Chandler, Sue Hoffman, Rozann Rodenberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                Christ Cathedral Clergy and Staff

 

The Right Rev. Mark Cowell, Bishop of Western Kansas

The Rev. Dr. Bobby Smith, Provost

The Rev. Canon Catherine Cox, Curate

The Rev. Basil Price, Assisting Priest

The Rev. Andy Houltberg, Assisting Priest

Ms. Nancy Bauer, Director of Music Ministry

Ms. Crissy Cook, Office/Financial Administrator

Mr. Don Grunden, Facilities Manager

(785) 827-4440

138 South 8th St.

Salina, Kansas 67401

Website: www.christcathedralsalina.org

Email: christcathedral@christcathedralsalina.org

 

 

Vestry

 

Carolyn Peterson, Sr.Warden carolyn.peterson47@gmail.com 785-452-2277

Dale Wooten, Jr.Warden  jamesdalewooten@outlook.com 785-643-5644

Ginger Wooten, Clerk  gingerwooten@outlook.com 785-643-5337

Pat Beatty  pat@ovpgroup.com 785-493-0447

Barth Crouch  barth.crouch@gmail.com 785-452-0780

Kay Quinn  kquinn80@icloud.com 785-416-0759

Deb Schmid debraschmid@sbcglobal.net 785-342-1772

 

 

 

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