Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, July 3, 2022 bulletin

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Sunday after

Pentecost

Proper 9

 

July 3, 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                                            “America”                   Traditional/arr. Berry                                                                                      

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

 

Hymn 657                                                             “Love divine all loves excelling”

                                                                                                                         

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.

 

O God, you have taught us to keep all your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: Grant us the grace of your Holy Spirit, that we may be devoted to you with our whole heart, and united to one another with pure affection; 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 2 Kings 5:1-14

Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man, though a mighty warrior, suffered from leprosy. Now the Arameans on one of their raids had taken a young girl captive from the land of Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. She said to her mistress, “If only my lord were with the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.” So Naaman went in and told his lord just what the girl from the land of Israel had said. And the king of Aram said, “Go then, and I will send along a letter to the king of Israel.”

He went, taking with him ten talents of silver, six thousand shekels of gold, and ten sets of garments. He brought the letter to the king of Israel, which read, “When this letter reaches you, know that I have sent to you my servant Naaman, that you may cure him of his leprosy.” When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and said, “Am I God, to give death or life, that this man sends word to me to cure a man of his leprosy? Just look and see how he is trying to pick a quarrel with me.”

 

But when Elisha the man of God heard that the king of Israel had torn his clothes, he sent a message to the king, “Why have you torn your clothes? Let him come to me, that he may learn that there is a prophet in Israel.” So Naaman came with his horses and chariots, and halted at the entrance of Elisha’s house. Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go, wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored and you shall be clean.” But Naaman became angry and went away, saying, “I thought that for me he would surely come out, and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, and would wave his hand over the spot, and cure the leprosy! Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them, and be clean?” He turned and went away in a rage. But his servants approached and said to him, “Father, if the prophet had commanded you to do something difficult, would you not have done it? How much more, when all he said to you was, `Wash, and be clean’?” So he went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; his flesh was restored like the flesh of a young boy, and he was clean.

The reader concludes by saying

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

All join in saying

 

Psalm 30

 

I will exalt you, O Lord,
because you have lifted me up
and have not let my enemies triumph over me.

O Lord my God, I cried out to you,
and you restored me to health.

You brought me up, O Lord, from the dead;
you restored my life as I was going down to the grave.

Sing to the Lord, you servants of his;
give thanks for the remembrance of his holiness.

For his wrath endures but the twinkling of an eye,
his favor for a lifetime.

Weeping may spend the night,
but joy comes in the morning.

While I felt secure, I said,
“I shall never be disturbed.
You, Lord, with your favor, made me as strong as the mountains.”

Then you hid your face,
and I was filled with fear.

I cried to you, O Lord;
I pleaded with the Lord, saying,

“What profit is there in my blood, if I go down to the Pit?
will the dust praise you or declare your faithfulness?

Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me;
O Lord, be my helper.”

You have turned my wailing into dancing;
you have put off my sack-cloth and clothed me with joy.

Therefore my heart sings to you without ceasing;
O Lord my God, I will give you thanks for ever.

A Reading from Galatians 6:(1-6)7-16

My friends, if anyone is detected in a transgression, you who have received the Spirit should restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness. Take care that you yourselves are not tempted. Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. For if those who are nothing think they are something, they deceive themselves. All must test their own work; then that work, rather than their neighbor’s work, will become a cause for pride. For all must carry their own loads.

 

Those who are taught the word must share in all good things with their teacher.

 

Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for you reap whatever you sow. If you sow to your own flesh, you will reap corruption from the flesh; but if you sow to the Spirit, you will reap eternal life from the Spirit. So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest-time, if we do not give up. So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and especially for those of the family of faith.

 

See what large letters I make when I am writing in my own hand! It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh that try to compel you to be circumcised– only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. Even the circumcised do not themselves obey the law, but they want you to be circumcised so that they may boast about your flesh. May I never boast of anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything; but a new creation is everything! As for those who will follow this rule– peace be upon them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.

 

The reader concludes by saying

 

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

Please stand

 

Hymn 478                                                             “Jesus, our mighty Lord”

 

The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

Glory to you, Lord Christ.

 

The Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. He said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. Go on your way. See, I am sending you out like lambs into the midst of wolves. Carry no purse, no bag, no sandals; and greet no one on the road. Whatever house you enter, first say, `Peace to this house!’ And if anyone is there who shares in peace, your peace will rest on that person; but if not, it will return to you. Remain in the same house, eating and drinking whatever they provide, for the laborer deserves to be paid. Do not move about from house to house. Whenever you enter a town and its people welcome you, eat what is set before you; cure the sick who are there, and say to them, `The kingdom of God has come near to you.’ But whenever you enter a town and they do not welcome you, go out into its streets and say, `Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet, we wipe off in protest against you. Yet know this: the kingdom of God has come near.’

 

“Whoever listens to you listens to me, and whoever rejects you rejects me, and whoever rejects me rejects the one who sent me.”

 

The seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, in your name even the demons submit to us!” He said to them, “I watched Satan fall from heaven like a flash of lightning. See, I have given you authority to tread on snakes and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing will hurt you. Nevertheless, do not rejoice at this, that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

 

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

 

Called to proclaim the kingdom of God, let us offer prayers for all those in every need saying, Lord, have mercy.

 

For the holy people of God in every place.

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; Andy and Basil our Assisting Priests; in our Anglican cycle of prayer, we pray for The Anglican Church of Tanzania; in our Diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray for our nation on Independence Day; for Brandy Thornton, Emery Houltberg, Teagan Decker, Jack Favre, Doug Rudick, Michael Kephart, Gabriel Perez and all who are celebrating birthdays this week; for all who are celebrating anniversaries this week.

Lord, have mercy.

For mercy, peace, and justice in the world, and for our nation on its birthday; 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 all those on vacation.

Lord, have mercy.

For the sick and the suffering, the poor and the oppressed, prisoners and their

families.

Lord, have mercy.

For the dying and 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

 

Lord of the harvest, hear the prayers we offer today and guard us as we labor in your name; 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         “Here I Am, Lord”        Daniel L. Schutte/arr. Schrader                  

 

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 by water and the Holy Spirit you have made us a new people in Jesus Christ our Lord, to show forth your glory in all the world.

 

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 231                                                        “My God, thy table now is spread”                                                  

 

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 718                                          “God of our fathers, whose almighty hand”

                                                   

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                                  “Recessional”                     Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.                                    

                               

Guest Pianist, Melissa Larson

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

              Upcoming Events & Announcements

 

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.

 

General Convention

 

Every three years the Episcopal Church gathers for its General Convention.  This body establishes governance structure for the church and addresses questions of theology, liturgy, and other matters important to the life of our faith tradition.  This year’s General Convention is July 7 until 12.  Voting delegates representing the

Diocese of Western Kansas are Bishop Cowell (House of Bishops) and the Rev. Shay Craig and Angela Smith (House of Deputies).  Please hold our delegates and the General Convention in your prayers.

 

Potato Sale

 

Every three years, Bp. Cowell organizes a pilgrimage to England.  While this is a youth focused trip, in recent years adults have also joined this excursion.  To help defray costs of the pilgrimage, annually the Diocese of Western Kansas sponsors a number of fundraisers, including the sale of freshly harvested red potatoes grown  in Kansas.

 

You can support this pilgrimage with your prayers and by your purchase of

potatoes.  The potatoes come in 20 pound bags (these are small red potatoes) or 50 pound boxes (these are large red potatoes) — both are $25.00 per bag or box.  You can also donate your contribution and the potatoes will go to the Salina Food Bank or the Rescue Mission.

 

If you are interested in buying or donating potatoes please let Fr. Bobby know by emailing him at bsmith@christcathedralsalina.org or by calling him.

 

 

 

Thursday Bible Study

 

The Thursday Bible Study meets at 12:30 each Thursday and will be studying the upcoming Sunday Readings. All are welcome to join us in the Library or by Zoom. Contact Crissy in the church office for more information or to receive the Zoom link, 785-827-4440

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.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

YOUTH CONVENTION 2022

August 27-28

 

Youth Convention is open to all 5th through 12th grade youth. A

Fun filled weekend of worship, music, and activities. Two youth

delegates will be elected to Diocesan Convention on October 20-21, 2022 in Pratt. Registration opens June 15!

Where: Camp Wajato

                                     1518 Kansas 14, Lyons, KS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Those serving today

 

Acolyte: DeMay Grunden

Chalice Bearer: Jennifer Higgins

Readers: Harry Smith & Karma DeForest

Intercessor: Marian Page

Ushers: Harry & Pam Smith

Coffee Hour: John & Melinda Ryberg

Offering Counters: Kay Quinn & Linda Favre

Altar Guild: Nancy Chandler, Lynn Grabner, Sue Hoffman, Rozann Rodenberg

 

 

Those serving next Sunday, July 10

 

Acolyte: Jennifer Higgins

Chalice Bearer: Carolyn Peterson

Readers: Steve Hoffman & Gene Peterson

Intercessor: Arthur Jones

Ushers: DeMay & Joann Grunden

Coffee Hour: Steve & Sue Hoffman

Offering Counters: Pam Smith & Jennifer Higgins

Altar Guild: Ann Pearson, Suzie Kastner, Mary Nell Beatty, Marcy Roth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                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. 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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