11th September 2022

The Queen’s coffin is due to pass by church at 10.50am this Sunday. After paying our respects we will go into church for he following service. The church is open for prayer each day with prayers for the Queen and for the Accession of King Charles III available.

O Virgo Virginum

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY OPENING O come, O come, thou virgin child: the creatures, those both tame and wild, the weak and pow’rful coax along and change their trembling into song. Rejoice! Rejoice! The vuln’rable shall make us all insep’rable From Psalm 131, In Te, Domine, Speravi In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge; let me never be |put to shame; * deliver me |in your righteousness.  Incline your |ear to me; * make haste to de-|liver me.
 Be my strong rock, a castle to |keep me safe, *
 for you are my crag |and my stronghold; 
 for the sake |of your name, * lead |me and guide me.
 Take me out of the net that they have secretly |set for me, *
 for you are my tow-|er of strength. 
 Into your hands I

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O Emmanuel

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY O come, O come, Emmanuel, God-with-us here and now to dwell, at one with our humanity, in whom we find our destiny. Rejoice! Rejoice! The human face of God with us shall interlace. OPENING From Psalm 130, De Profundis Out |of the depths * have I called |you, O Lord;
 Lord, |hear my voice; *
 let your ears consider well the voice of my |supplication.
 If you, Lord, were to note what is |done amiss, * O Lord, |who could stand?
 For there is forgive-|ness with you; * therefore you |shall be feared.
 I wait for you, O Lord; my soul |waits for you; * in your word |is my hope.
 My soul waits for |you, O Lord, * more than sentinels |for the morning. 
 All you people, wait |for the Lord, * for with

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O Rex Genitum

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY O Come, O Come, thou hidden king, with lightest touch our peace to bring, with gentle power to reconcile, and melt away our hate and guile. Rejoice! Rejoice! The mountain dew our common clay shall shape anew. OPENING From Psalm 43, Judica Me, Domine Give judgement for me, O God, and defend my cause against an un-|godly people; *
 deliver me from the deceitful |and the wicked. 
 For you are the God |of my strength; * why have you put |me from you? 
 And why do I |go so heavily * while the enemy op-|presses me? 
 Send out your light and your truth, that |they may lead me, *
 and bring me to your holy hill and |to your dwelling; 
 that I may go to the altar of God, to the

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O Oriens

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY O come, O come, thou Morning Star, a point of light eternal so singular, an unexpected hope so bright that puts our grey despair to flight. Rejoice! Rejoice! The radiant dawn shall soon console the hearts that mourn. OPENING From Psalm 19, Cæli Enarrant The heavens declare the glo-|ry of God, *
 and the firmament shows the handiwork |of the Lord.
 One day tells its tale |to another, * and one night imparts knowledge |to another.
 Although they have no |words or language, * and their voices |are not heard,
 their sound has gone out in-|to all lands, * 
 and their message to the ends |of the world. In the deep has God set a pavilion |for the sun; *
 it comes forth like a bridegroom out of his chamber; it

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O Clavis David

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY OPENING O come, O come, thou David’s key, unlock the gates and set us free. Descendant of the king of old, release us from oppression’s hold. Rejoice! Rejoice! In words that sing true liberty shall soon take wing From Psalm 25, Ad Te Domine Levavi To |you, O Lord, *  I lift |up my soul; Show me your |ways, O Lord, *  and teach |me your paths. Lead me in your |truth and teach me, * for you are the God of my salvation; in you have I trusted all |the day long. Remember, O Lord, your compas-|sion and love, * for they are from |everlasting.
 Remember not the sins of my youth and |my transgressions; *  remember me according to your love and for the sake of your good-|ness, O

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O Radix Jesse

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY OPENING O come, O come, thou Jesse’s tree, a lifted sign for all to see, where words of worldly force shall fail, and eathly glory’s faces pale. Rejoice! Rejoice! The power of love through death shall shine in flesh and blood. From Psalm 9, Confitebor Tibi I will give thanks to you, O Lord, with |my whole heart; * 
 I will tell of all your mar-|vellous works. I will be glad and re-|joice in you; * 
 I will sing to your name, |O Most High. It is you who rules the |world with righteousness; * you judge the peo-|ples with equity. It is you who rules the |world with righteousness; * 
 you judge the peo-|ples with equity. You will be a refuge for |the oppressed, * 


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O Adonäi

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY OPENING O come, O come, Adonäi in burning bush on Sinäi, the flame that holds us still in awe, to etch in flesh the living law. Rejoice! Rejoice! The marks of pain shall show the law of love most plain. From Psalm 27, Dominus Illuminatio The Lord is my light and |my salvation; * whom then |shall I fear?
 The Lord is the strength |of my life; * of whom then shall I |be afraid?
 One thing have I asked of the Lord; one |thing I seek; *
 that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days |of my life.
 For in the day of trouble, O God, you shall keep me safe |in your shelter; *
 you shall hide me in the secrecy of your

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O Sapentia

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;* as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. PSALMODY OPENING O Come, O Come, thou wisdom strange, from deep within God’s womb to range the earth at midnight’s hour of fears to make us wise beyond our years. Rejoice! Rejoice! our God shall leap with light that rouses us from sleep. From Psalm 131, In Te, Domine, Speravi In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge; let me never be |put to shame; * deliver me |in your righteousness.  Incline your |ear to me; * make haste to de-|liver me.
 Be my strong rock, a castle to |keep me safe, *
 for you are my crag |and my stronghold; 
 for the sake |of your name, * lead |me and guide me.
 Take me out of the net that they have secretly |set for me, *
 for you are my tow-|er of strength. 


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