DATA BASE REF: I/F 1035    The Sentences



LORD of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy,

Whose trust ever child-like, no cares could destroy,

Be there at our waking, and give us, we pray,

Your  bliss in our hearts, Lord, at the break of the day.


Lord of all eagerness, Lord of all faith,

Whose strong hands were skilled at the plane and the lathe,

Be there at our labours, and give us, we pray,

Your strength in our hearts, Lord, at the noon of the day.


Lord of all kindliness, Lord of all grace,

Your hands swift to welcome, your arms to embrace,

Be there at our homing, and give us, we pray,

Your love in our hearts, Lord, at the eve of the day.


Lord of all gentleness, Lord of all calm,

Whose voice is contentment, whose presence is balm,

Be there at our sleeping, and give us, we pray,

Your peace in our hearts, Lord, at the end of the day.


Opening Prayer.


Lesson: Isaiah 25: 8-9, 26: 3-4 – Mr Bruce Wringe of Thorpe Hall


Reading: Death is nothing at all – Mrs Paul Sharpe


Gospel: John 10: 11-16 – Mrs Vera Pell





The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want;
he makes me down to lie
in pastures green; he leadeth me
the quiet waters by.

My soul he doth restore again,
and me to walk doth make
within the paths of righteousness,
e'en for his own name's sake.

Yea, though I walk through death's dark vale,
yet will I fear none ill;
for thou art with me, and thy rod
and staff me comfort still.

My table thou has furnished
in presence of my foes;
my head thou dost with oil anoint,
and my cup overflows.

Goodness and mercy all my life
shall surely follow me;
and in God's house for evermore
my dwelling-place shall be.


Priest:   Let us pray

          Lord have mercy upon us

All:      Christ have mercy upon us

Priest:   Lord have mercy upon us


Priest:   As our Saviour taught us, so we pray.

All:      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 in to temptation

 but deliver us from evil.

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory,

 for ever and ever.  Amen.


Priest:   Rest eternal grant him O Lord,

All:      And let  light perpetual shine upon him

Special Prayers:


The Commmendation




We plough the fields, and scatter
the good seed on the land,
but it is fed and watered
by God's almighty hand:
he sends the snow in winter,
the warmth to swell the grain,
the breezes, and the sunshine,
and soft, refreshing rain.
All good gifts around us
are sent from heaven above;
then thank the Lord, O thank the Lord, for all his love.

He only is the maker
of all things near and far;
he paints the wayside flower,
he lights the evening star;
the winds and waves obey him,
by him the birds are fed;
much more to us, his children,
he gives our daily bread.

We thank thee then, O Father,
for all things bright and good,
the seed-time and the harvest,
our life, our health, our food.
Accept the gifts we offer
for all thy love imparts,
and, what thou most desirest,

our humble thankful hearts.


Priest:   Rest eternal grant him O Lord,

All:      And let light perpetual shine upon him


Priest:   May the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, Rest in peace.

All:      And rise in Glory Amen



Nunc Dimmittis.

Lord now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace:

            According to thy  word.

For mine eyes hath seen: thy salvation.

            Which thou hast prepared: before the face of all  people.

To be a light to lighten the Gentiles:

            And to be the glory of thy people Israel.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be:

             world without end. Amen.


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