Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022 bulletin

 

Sunday of the Passion:

Palm Sunday

April 10, 2022

Welcome to Christ Cathedral

 

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

 

 

 

The Liturgy of the Palms

 

Members of the congregation are invited to gather at the Memorial Garden Gazebo.

Please stand and face the Celebrant as the following anthem is said

 

Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord.

Peace in heaven and glory in the highest.

 

Let us pray.

 

Assist us mercifully with your help, O Lord God of our salvation, that we may enter with joy upon the contemplation of those mighty acts, whereby you have given us life and immortality; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

A Reading from Luke 19:28-40

 

After telling a parable to the crowd at Jericho, Jesus went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, and as you enter it you will find tied there a colt that has never been ridden. Untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ just say this, ‘The Lord needs it.'” So those who were sent departed and found it as he had told them. As they were untying the colt, its owners asked them, “Why are you untying the colt?” They said, “The Lord needs it.” Then they brought it to Jesus; and after throwing their cloaks on the colt, they set Jesus on it. As he rode along, people kept spreading their cloaks on the road. As he was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the deeds of power that they had seen, saying,

“Blessed is the king
who comes in the name of the Lord!

Peace in heaven,
and glory in the highest heaven!”

Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, order your disciples to stop.” He answered, “I tell you, if these were silent, the stones would shout out.”

 

Celebrant

 

The Lord be with you.

And also with you.

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

It is right to give him thanks and praise.

 

It is right to praise you, Almighty God, for the acts of love by which you have
redeemed us through your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. On this day he entered the holy city of Jerusalem in triumph, and was proclaimed as King of kings by those who spread their garments and branches of palm along his way. Let these branches be for us signs of his victory, and grant that we who bear them in his name may ever hail him as our King, and follow him in the way that leads to eternal life; who lives and reigns in glory with you and the Holy Spirit now and for ever. Amen.

 

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.

Hosanna in the highest.

 

Procession to the Cathedral begins

 

Processional Hymn 1                                                           Hosanna in the highest                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Processional Hymn 2                                                    Psalm 24 Domini est terra

 

Cantor:

 

 

 

2 For he hath founded it upon the seas:

and

prepared it upon the floods. Repeat Antiphon.

 

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlas-ting doors:

and the King of glo-ry shall come in.

 

8 Who is the King of glo-ry:

it is the LORD strong and mighty, even the LORD migh-ty in battle. Repeat antiphon.

 

9 Lift up your heads O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors:

and the King of glo-ry shall come in.

 

10 Who is the King of glo-ry:

even the Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Repeat Antiphon.

               

Let us go forth in peace.

In the name of Christ. Amen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                     The Holy Eucharist

Please stand

 

Hymn 154                                                                      “All glory, laud, and honor”

 

Celebrant

 

The Lord be with you.

And also with you.

 

Let us pray.

 

Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way of his suffering, and also share in his resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

 

Please sit

 

A Reading from Isaiah 50:4-9a

 

The Lord God has given me the tongue of a teacher, that I may know how to sustain the weary with a word. Morning by morning he wakens. Wakens my ear to listen as those who are taught. The Lord God has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious, I did not turn backward. I gave my back to those who struck me, and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard; I did not hide my face from insult and spitting. The Lord God helps me; therefore, I have not been disgraced; therefore, I have set my face like flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame; he who vindicates me is near. Who will contend with me? Let us stand up together. Who are my adversaries? Let them confront me. It is the Lord God who helps me; who will declare me guilty?

 

The reader concludes by saying

 

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All say

 

Psalm 31:9-16

 

Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am in trouble;
my eye is consumed with sorrow,
and also my throat and my belly.

For my life is wasted with grief,
and my years with sighing;
my strength fails me because of affliction,
and my bones are consumed.

I have become a reproach to all my enemies and even to my neighbors,
a dismay to those of my acquaintance;
when they see me in the street they avoid me.

I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind;
I am as useless as a broken pot.

For I have heard the whispering of the crowd;
fear is all around;
they put their heads together against me;
they plot to take my life.

But as for me, I have trusted in you, O Lord.
I have said, “You are my God.

My times are in your hand;
rescue me from the hand of my enemies,
and from those who persecute me.

Make your face to shine upon your servant,
and in your loving-kindness save me.”

 

A Reading from Philippians 2:5-11

 

Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death even death on a cross. Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

 

The reader concludes by saying

 

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

All please stand and sing

 

Hymn 458                                                                        “My song is love unknown”

(Stanzas 1 – 4, and 7)

                            

                                                 The Passion Gospel

 

The Passion Gospel is announced in the following manner. Please remain seated until the verse which mentions the arrival at The Place of the Skull.

 

The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke 23:1-49

         

 

Luke: Hear the passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ, according to Luke.
Luke: Now the festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was near. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Jesus to death, for they were afraid of the people. Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was one of the twelve; he went away and conferred with the chief priests and officers of the temple police about how he might betray Jesus to them. They were greatly pleased and agreed to give him money. So he consented and began to look for an opportunity to betray Jesus to them when no crowd was present.
Luke: Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. So Jesus sent Peter and John, saying,
Jesus: Go and prepare the Passover meal for us that we may eat it.
Luke: They asked him,
Disciples: Where do you want us to make preparations for it?
Luke: He said to them,
Jesus: Listen: when you have entered the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you; follow him into the house he enters and say to the owner of the house, ‘The teacher asks you, “Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?”’ He will show you a large room upstairs, already furnished. Make preparations for us there.
Luke: So they went and found everything as he had told them; and they prepared the Passover meal.

 

Luke: Then the assembly rose as a body and brought Jesus before

Pilate. They began to accuse him, saying,

Priests: We found this man perverting our nation, forbidding us to pay taxes to the emperor, and saying that he himself is the Messiah, a king.
Luke: Then Pilate asked him,
Pilate: Are you the king of the Jews?
Luke: He answered,
Jesus: You say so.
Luke: Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds,
Pilate: I find no basis for an accusation against this man.
Luke: But they were insistent and said,
Priests: He stirs up the people by teaching throughout all Judea, from Galilee where he began even to this place.
Luke: When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean. And when he learned that he was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him off to Herod, who was himself in Jerusalem at that time. When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had been wanting to see him for a long time, because he had heard about him and was hoping to see him perform some sign. He questioned him at some length, but Jesus gave him no answer. The chief priests and the scribes stood by, vehemently accusing him. Even Herod with his soldiers treated him with contempt and mocked him; then he put an elegant robe on him, and sent him back to Pilate. That same day Herod and Pilate became friends with each other; before this they had been enemies.

Pilate then called together the chief priests, the leaders, and the people, and said to them,

 

Pilate: You brought me this man as one who was perverting the people; and

here I have examined him in your presence and have not found this man guilty of any of your charges against him. Neither has Herod, for he sent him back to us. Indeed, he has done nothing to deserve death. I will therefore have him flogged and release him.

Luke: Then they all shouted out together,
Crowd: Away with this fellow! Release Barabbas for us!
Luke: (This was a man who had been put in prison for an insurrection that had taken place in the city, and for murder.)

Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again; but they kept shouting,

Crowd: Crucify, crucify him!
Luke: A third time he said to them,
Pilate: Why, what evil has he done? I have found in him no ground for the sentence of death; I will therefore have him flogged and then release him.
Luke: But they kept urgently demanding with loud shouts that he should be crucified; and their voices prevailed. So Pilate gave his verdict that their demand should be granted. He released the man they asked for, the one who had been put in prison for insurrection and murder, and he handed Jesus over as they wished.

As they led him away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and they laid the cross on him, and made him carry it behind Jesus. A great number of the people followed him, and among them were women who were beating their breasts and wailing for him. But Jesus turned to them and said,

Jesus: Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. For the days are surely coming when they will

say, ‘Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the

 

  breasts that never nursed.’ Then they will begin to say to the mountains,

‘Fall on us’; and to the hills, ‘Cover us.’ For if they do this when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?

 

Please stand

 

Luke: Two others also, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Then Jesus said,
Jesus: Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.
Luke: And they cast lots to divide his clothing. And the people stood by, watching; but the leaders scoffed at him, saying,
Priests: He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Messiah of God, his chosen one!
Luke: The soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine, and saying,
Soldiers: If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!
Luke: There was also an inscription over him, ‘This is the King of the

Jews.’ One of the criminals who were hanged there kept deriding him and saying,

Criminal 1: Are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us!
Luke: But the other rebuked him, saying,
Criminal 2: Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed have been condemned justly, for we are getting what we deserve for our deeds, but this man has done nothing wrong.
Luke: Then he said,
Criminal 2: Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.

 

Luke: Jesus replied,
Jesus: Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.
Luke: It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, while the sun’s light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said,
Jesus: Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.
Luke: Having said this, he breathed his last. When the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God and said,
Centurion: Certainly this man was innocent.
   
   
Luke: And when all the crowds who had gathered there for this spectacle saw what had taken place, they returned home, beating their breasts. But all his acquaintances, including the women who had

followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.

Luke: Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph, who, though a member of the council, had not agreed to their plan and action. He came from the Jewish town of Arimathea, and he was waiting expectantly for the kingdom of God. This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then he took it down, wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid it in a rock-hewn tomb where no one had ever been laid. It was the day of Preparation, and the sabbath was beginning. The women who had come with him from Galilee followed, and they saw the tomb and how his body was laid. Then they returned, and prepared spices and ointments. On the sabbath they rested according to the

commandment.

 

 

Following the reading of The Passion Gospel a period of silence will be kept.

 

 

 

Remain standing

Leader

 

As we journey this week with Christ and celebrate the paschal mystery of his death and resurrection, let us earnestly pray to God for those following the way of the cross and for all peoples everywhere saying, Lord, have mercy.

 

For the holy catholic church throughout the world, sharing the death and resurrection of Christ.

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 Church of North India (United); in our Diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray for diocesan retired clergy and their spouses; for Phyllis Wilbur, Sandy Walston and all who are celebrating birthdays this week; for all who are celebrating anniversaries this week.

Lord, have mercy.

For all nations and their leaders; for Joe our President, Laura our Governor; Melissa our Mayor, and for justice, mercy, and peace.

Lord, have mercy.

For this city, Salina, for every city and community, and for those who live in them.

Lord, have mercy.

For justice, mercy, and peace in all the world.

Lord, have mercy.

For our families, friends, and companions, and for all those we love.

Lord, have mercy.

For justice, mercy, and peace in all the world.

Lord, have mercy.

For all who are tempted, oppressed, afflicted, or in need.

Lord, have mercy.

For the dying and the dead, and for those who mourn.

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

 

Blessed are you, O Lord our God, whose Son humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death. Receive the prayers we offer this day for all those in need in every place; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Celebrant

 

The peace of the Lord be always with you.

And also with you.

 

Offertory Anthem                                       Ride on                            Taylor Davis

 

Ride on! Ride on in majesty!

As all the crowds hosanna cry.

Thine humble beast pursues his road

With palms and scattered garments strowed.

Ride on!

 

Ride on! Ride on in majesty!

In lowly pomp ride on to die;

O Christ, thy triumphs now begin

O’er captive death and conquered sin.

Ride on!

 

Ride on! Ride on in majesty!

The winged squadrons of the sky

Look down with sad and wond’ring eyes

To see the approaching sacrifice.

Ride on!

 

Ride on! Ride on in majesty!

In lowly pomp ride on to die;

Bow thy meek head to mortal pain,

Then take, O God, thy pow’r and reign.

Ride on!

                                                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Holy Communion

 

Please stand

 

Celebrant

 

The Lord be with you

          And also with you.

Lift up your hearts.

          We lift them to the Lord.

Let us give thank 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.

 

You bid your faithful people cleanse their hearts, and prepare with joy for the Paschal feast; that, fervent in prayer and in works of mercy, and  renewed by your Word and Sacraments, they may come to the fullness of grace which you have prepared for those who love you.

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:

 

All sing

 

 

Please stand or kneel as the Celebrant continues

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

The Celebrant continues

 

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,

 

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

 

Celebrant

 

Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us;

Therefore let us keep the feast.

 

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.

 

Musical Offering                              Land of Rest                  arr. Sandra Eithun                                                                  

Christ Cathedral Handbell Choir

 

All sing

 

Hymn 313                                                           “Let thy Blood in mercy poured”

 

Please stand or kneel 

 

Celebrant

 

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.

 

The Celebrant then prays a solemn Prayer over the People

 

Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen.

 

Please stand

 

Hymn 164                                                           “Alone thou goest forth, O Lord”

         

Celebrant

 

Let us go forth in the name of Christ.

Thanks be to God.

 

As we move into Holy Week, the Mass ends in silence.

 

           Holy Week and Easter at the Cathedral

 

                                 Chrism Mass, April 13, 11:00 am

(All are welcome. Light lunch to follow)

Maundy Thursday, April 14, 6:30 pm

Good Friday, April 15, 11:30 am & 6:oo pm

Holy Saturday, April 16, 9:00 am

Easter Vigil, April 16, 7:30 pm

Easter Day, April 17, 10:00 am

Flowering the Cross

Please bring flowers Easter Sunday to “Flower the Cross” as you enter the church.

There will be an Easter Egg hunt following mass in the Memorial Garden.

                                 

 

                               All Night Vigil

 

Christ Cathedral will be holding an all-night vigil this year beginning after the 6:30 PM service on Thursday, April 14, until 8:00 AM on Friday April 15. At least two people will be in the Cathedral throughout this time.

 

If you are interested in keeping watch please call the office (8:30-12:30 p.m.) and schedule your time with Crissy. You may do as many hourly slots as you wish.

 

 

Bible Study

 

 

The Thursday 12:30 pm Bible Study 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. We will begin having coffee hour after Easter.

 

 

Living Well Through Lent

 

Back by popular demand is the opportunity to reflect with others as we journey through Lent. We will use the Living Compass resource Living Well Through Lent 2022: Letting Go with All Your Heart, Soul, Strength, and Mind. The clergy will facilitate discussions on Tuesday’s at 6:00 PM in the library  and by Zoom. If you would like to participate and would like a hard copy of the Living Well Through Lent, there are copies available in the Cathedral Office

 

Easter Lilies

 

You are invited to purchase an Easter Lily in memory of or in honor of your loved ones.  Simply fill out the form in the Narthex and place it in the offering plate or contact Crissy in the office 785-827-4440 or christcathedral@christcathedralsalina.org.  The cost for each plant will be $20.  You may include your check or have the church bill you.

D.O.K.

 

For the month of April the DOK are collecting peanut butter and jelly for the Ashby House and our Blessing Box. If you would like to donate you can drop off your items in the box in the breezeway of the church office building. If you would like more information please contact Sandra Skytte at 785-201-8012 or

soso_kool@yahoo.com.

 

 

             

 

         Christ Cathedral Clergy and Staff

 

 

The Right Rev. Mark Cowell, Bishop of Western Kansas

The Rev. Bobby Smith, Provost

The Rev. Canon Catherine Cox, Curate

The Rev. Basil Price, Assisting Priest

The Rev. Andy Houltberg, Assisting Priest

Dr. Hentus van Rooyen, Music Director and Organist

Ms. Crissy Cook, Office/Financial Administrator

Mr. Don Grunden, Facilities Manager

 

 

 

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 785-309-0930

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

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

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