ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH

WOOLWICH, LONDON


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ST MARY’S ONLINE   Service

Instructions for the online service below:

> Start at the beginning of the service below and go through to the end.

> Watch online videos in full screen mode if possible.

> If you are living in a household group, try and go through the service together.

> Children's Colouring Sheets - Let us give thanks to the Lord - Click here to download.

< This service will stay online until later in July. We hope you enjoy it!


July 2021

Saints Peter and Paul - Apostles



Church bells call us to worship: Bells of Worcester Cathedral - Click here to listen.


Welcome and invitation to Confession: Said by the Rector - Click here to listen.


Confession: You say:

Receive my confession, O most loving and gracious Lord Jesus Christ, only hope for the salvation of my soul. Grant to me true contrition of soul, so that day and night I may by penance make satisfaction for my many sins. Savior of the world, O good Jesus, Who gave Yourself to the death of the Cross to save sinners, look upon me, most wretched of all sinners; have pity on me, and give me the light to know my sins, true sorrow for them, and a firm purpose of never committing them again. Amen.


Absolution: Said by the Rector - Click here to listen.


Collect for St Peter and St Paul:

You Say:

Almighty God,

whose blessed apostles Peter and Paul

glorified you in their death as in their life:

grant that your Church,

inspired by their teaching and example,

and made one by your Spirit,

may ever stand firm upon the one foundation,

Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

Amen.



A Hymn to sing: Amazing Grace - Click here for music and words.


New Testament Reading: Acts chapter 12, click here to listen - (Press the play button in the media player that comes up. Click stop at the end of the chapter.)


A Video Song: Increase your praises to Christ - From the Cave Church in Cairo, Egypt - Click here to watch.


Psalm: Click here to listen to Psalm 125, - (Press the play button in the media player that comes up. / Click stop at the end of Psalm 125.)


Gospel Reading: Matthew chapter 16, click here to listen - (Press the play button in the media player that comes up. / Click stop at the end of the chapter.)


A Video Talk: St Peter and St Paul, The patron saints of Rome’ - Click here to listen.


Creed: Let us declare our faith in the words of the Apostles Creed:

I believe in God,

the Father Almighty,

Creator of heaven and earth,

and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord,

who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,

born of the Virgin Mary,

suffered under Pontius Pilate,

was crucified, died and was buried;

He descended into hell;

on the third day He rose again from the dead;

He ascended into heaven,

and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;

from there He will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,

the Holy Catholic Church,

the communion of Saints,

the forgiveness of sins,

the resurrection of the body,

and life everlasting.

Amen.


*To listen to the Apostles Creed click here.


A Hymn to sing: You are the King of Glory - Click here for the words and music.


The Prayers: Said by the Rector - Click here to listen.


The Lords Prayer: You Say:

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and for ever. Amen.


Peace: Click here to listen - After these words share the peace with those you are sharing this service with, or think of your loved ones wherever they are.


A Hymn to sing: For all the Saints - Click here for the music and lyrics.


A Blessing: Said by the Rector - Click here to listen.


The Grace:

You Say:

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,

And the love of God,

And the fellowship of the Holy Spirit

Be with us all, evermore.

Amen.



Dismissal: You say: Let us depart in peace to love and serve the Lord. Amen.



A Music Video to conclude our worship: At Calvary - Performed by the Collingsworth family - Click here to listen.




Saints Peter and Paul. - A hand painted Greek Orthodox Icon.