18 May 2014 The Fifth Sunday of Easter

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1 18 May 2014 The Fifth Sunday of Easter Welcome to Guildford Cathedral In residence: Canon Julie Gittoes ( ) The Canon in Residence is the first point of contact for pastoral or sacramental needs Sunday School takes place in the Library (just past the organ loft stairs) during the Cathedral Eucharist in state school term. Children aged 3-11 are very welcome; please take them there before the service and collect before communion. There are facilities for younger children in the South Garth at the back of the Cathedral - please feel free to drop in with your children during the service. BOB Bunch of Believers a group for 11+ meets once a month; please speak to Canon Andrew Bishop for further details. Hymn books can be found behind the kneeler on the seat in front of you. Large print versions of hymn books, service sheets and news sheets are available, please ask a Steward. The Cathedral Office is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 1pm or Tel: Full details of all services, events, news and much more can be found at: Your collection gift - UK tax payers only If you are an occasional worshipper at the Cathedral or don t use the planned giving scheme, then please use a green gift aid envelope for your collection money. By completing the front of the envelope you will enable us to increase the size of your gift by 25%. Thank you.

2 TODAY S SERVICES 08:00 HOLY COMMUNION (BCP 1662) Lady Chapel Celebrant: Canon Andrew Bishop 09:45 THE CATHEDRAL EUCHARIST (Order 1) Nave Altar Celebrant: The Sub Dean Hymns: 142 (tune 204), 214, 156 (tune 362) Psalm 31: 1-5 Messe Solennelle Louis Vierne Tantum ergo Fernand Laloux Reader: Jonathan Neil-Smith Preacher: Katie Thomas Intercessor: The Dean Organ voluntary: Sinfonia BWV 29 Johann Sebastian Bach arr. Marcel Dupré 11:30 CHORAL MATTINS Responses: Moore Hymns: 627, 534 Psalm 30 Jubilate Deo William Walton Cantique de Jean Racine Gabriel Fauré Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop Organ voluntary: Praeludium in C BuxWV 137 Dietrich Buxtehude 18:30 CHORAL EVENSONG Responses: Rose Hymns: 150, 528, 626 Psalm 147 Evening Service in D Edward Bairstow My beloved spake Patrick Hadley Preacher: The Sub Dean Organ voluntary: Marche de Fête Henri Büssi This morning s preacher is Katie Thomas who is an ordinand on placement at the Cathedral and a member of the congregation of St Saviour s Guildford. We are grateful to the parish of All Saints, Ockham, for presenting the offertory at this morning s Cathedral Eucharist. At the end of the service there will be a presentation to Michael Clarkson-Webb to mark his 50 th Anniversary of being a member of the Cathedral s Guild of Stewards. We welcome the choir and congregation of Holy Trinity, Guildford who join us for Evensong today. You are all invited to join us for drinks and nibbles at the back of the Cathedral after the service. Thank you to Beryl Jones, Brenda Kelly and St John the Evangelist, Merrow, for arranging the flowers in the Cathedral this week. Amongst those who are sick we remember in our prayers Vera Deane, Bob Ellison, Ken Elson, Jane Ford, Peter Hounslow, Peter Martin, Luke Mason, Della Vian, Alex Wedderspoon Year s Mind Alison Knight

3 LECTIONARY TEXTS FOR TODAY S CATHEDRAL EUCHARIST Communicant members of all Christian churches are welcome to receive Holy Communion. If you are not a communicant and would like to receive a blessing, please inform the clergy by bringing this leaflet to the Altar Rail. COLLECT FOR THE DAY Almighty God, who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ have overcome death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: grant that, as by your grace going before us you put into our minds good desires, so by your continual help we may bring them to good effect; through Jesus Christ our risen Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. NEW TESTAMENT READING Acts 7: Filled with the Holy Spirit, Stephen gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. Look, he said, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God! But they covered their ears, and with a loud shout all rushed together against him. Then they dragged him out of the city and began to stone him; and the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of a young man named Saul. While they were stoning Stephen, he prayed, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. Then he knelt down and cried out in a loud voice, Lord, do not hold this sin against them. When he had said this, he died. This is the word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. PSALM 31: In thee, O Lord, have I put my trust : let me never be put to confusion, deliver me in thy righteousness. 2 Bow down thine ear to me : make haste to deliver me. 3 And be thou my strong rock, and house of defence : that thou mayest save me. 4 For thou art my strong rock, and my castle : be thou also my guide, and lead me for thy Name's sake. 5 Draw me out of the net, that they have laid privily for me : for thou art my strength.

4 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. GOSPEL READING John 14: 1-14 Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John. Jesus said, Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, so that where I am, there you may be also. And you know the way to the place where I am going. Thomas said to him, Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way? Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you know me, you will know my Father also. From now on you do know him and have seen him. Philip said to him, Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied. Jesus said to him, Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and you still do not know me? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, Show us the Father? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own; but the Father who dwells in me does his works. Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; but if you do not, then believe me because of the works themselves. Very truly, I tell you, the one who believes in me will also do the works that I do and, in fact, will do greater works than these, because I am going to the Father. I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If in my name you ask me for anything, I will do it. This is the Gospel of the Lord.

5 MOTET: Tantum ergo Tantum ergo sacramentum Veneremur cernui, Et antiquum documentum Novo cedat ritui Praestet fides supplementum Sensuum defectui. Genitori genitoque Laus et jubilatio, Salus honor virtus quoque Sit et benedictio. Procedenti abutroque Compar sit laudatio. Amen. Therefore we, before him bending, this great Sacrament revere; types and shadows have their ending, for the newer rite is here; faith, our outward sense befriending, makes our inward vision clear. Glory let us give, and blessing to the Father and the Son, honor, might and praise addressing, while eternal ages run; ever too his love confessing, who from Both with Both is One. Amen. Text: Thomas Aquinas ( ) Music: Fernand Laloux ( ) POST COMMUNION PRAYER Eternal God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life: grant us to walk in his way, to rejoice in his truth, and to share his risen life; who is alive and reigns, now and for ever. Amen. MATTINS ANTHEM TEXT Verbe égal au Très-Haut, notre unique espérance, Jour éternel de la terre et des cieux, De la paisible nuit nous rompons le silence: Divin sauveur, jette sur nous les yeux. Répands sur nous le feu de ta grâce puissante; Que tout l'enfer fuie au son de ta voix; Dissipe le sommeil d'une âme languissante Qui la conduit à l'oubli de tes lois! Ô Christ! sois favorable à ce peuple fidèle, Pour te bénir maintenant rassemblé; Reçois les chants qu'il offre à ta gloire immortelle, Et de tes dons qu'il retourne comblé. Word of God, one with the Most High, in Whom alone we have our hope, Eternal Day of heaven and earth, We break the silence of the peaceful night; Saviour Divine, cast your eyes upon us!

6 Pour on us the fire of your powerful grace, That all hell may flee at the sound of your voice; Banish the slumber of a weary soul, That brings forgetfulness of your laws! O Christ, look with favour upon your faithful people Now gathered here to praise you; Receive their hymns offered to your immortal glory; May they go forth filled with your gifts. Text: Jean Racine ( ) Music: Gabriel Fauré ( ) EVENSONG ANTHEM TEXT My beloved spake and said unto me, arise, my love, my fair one and come away. For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of the singing of birds is come. And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land. The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vine with the tender grape gives a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one and come away. Text: Song of Solomon Music: Patrick Hadley ( ) THE COMING WEEK MONDAY 19 Dunstan, archbishop, monastic reformer, :30 Holy Communion (said) Children s Chapel 17:30 Choral Evensong (men s voices) Quire TUESDAY 20 Alcuin, deacon, abbot, :30 Holy Communion (said) Lady Chapel 14:45 Visit Milford Mothers Union 16:00 Friends Executive Chapter House 17:30 Choral Evensong (men & boys voices) Quire WEDNESDAY 21 Helena, protector of the Holy Places, :30 Holy Communion (said) Lady Chapel 17:30 Evensong (said) Lady Chapel THURSDAY 22 08:30 Holy Communion (said) Lady Chapel

7 10:00 Visit Cranleigh Prep School 17:30 Choral Evensong (men & boys voices) Quire FRIDAY 23 08:30 Holy Communion (said) Queen s Chapel 11:00 Visit Marion Scoular Needlework Tour 17:30 Cathedral Evensong at Holy Trinity, Guildford (men & girls voices) SATURDAY 24 John and Charles Wesley, evangelists, hymn writers, 1791 and :40 Mattins (said) Lady Chapel 09:00 Holy Communion (said) Lady Chapel 09:30 Phyllis Tuckwell Abseil Tower 11:00 Lou Lou s Vintage Fair Nave 17:00 Evensong (said) Lady Chapel SUNDAY 25 THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER 08:00 Holy Communion (said) Lady Chapel 09:45 The Cathedral Eucharist Nave Altar Preacher: Stephen Marriott 11:30 Choral Mattins Preacher: The Sub Dean 18:30 Evensong (said with hymns) Lady Chapel Preacher: The Revd Nancy Ford Next Sunday morning s services will be sung by the Guildford Cathedral Singers and Evensong will be said with hymns in the Lady Chapel. NOTICEBOARD Illustrated talk in the Education Centre Tuesday 20 May at 7pm: Modern Doors and Medieval Visions: the Sculpture of Guildford Cathedral's South Portal by Professor David Lewis from Nacogdoches, who is preparing a monograph on the sculptor Vernon Hill. Members of the congregation are very welcome to join the Cathedral Guides, who have organised this event. Entry is free but donations to the Appeal will be welcome. Please contact Janet Mathews on for more details. Diocesan Library Re-launch Thursday 5 June: Following Evensong until 8pm the library will open to visitors enjoy a glass of wine and pick up a new membership card. The entire 4,000 volumes in the library have been electronically catalogued thanks to the efforts of two volunteers from the Cathedral congregation. Go to for details and an online catalogue. Study Morning: Jumble Sales and Church Bazaars - the Novels of Barbara Pym on Saturday 7 June 2014 at 10.00am: The novelist Barbara Pym, who wrote a series of social comedies in the 1950s, was named as the most underrated author of the century by both biographer David Cecil and poet Philip Larkin.

8 A number of her novels were re-issued by Virago in the past few years, and she came again to people s attention at her centenary in At the heart of many of Pym s novels lies parish life, especially the Anglo-Catholic Church. In this study morning we will look at the characterisation which is such a distinctive feature of Pym s novels and her depiction of relationships and domestic and church life, with a particular focus on Excellent Women and A Glass of Blessings. The tutors are Canon Julie Gittoes and Dr Clare Coombe. Please see the Cathedral website for full details. The event is free, donations to cover costs would be welcomed. Feast of Pentecost Sunday 8 June: Our Feast of Title is a wonderful day of celebration and reflection on the work of God the Holy Spirit. Our Patronal Festival Eucharist is at 10:30am. At 4.00pm there will be a lecture Of doves, flames and breathing: is it time for a new image of the Holy Spirit? by Bishop Christopher Herbert, followed by questions and discussion. During the lecture there will be activities for children from From 5.15pm we will have a 'Bring and Share' tea so please plan on bringing a plate of savoury or sweet to share with others. The Community Committee have kindly offered to provide the tea and juice. At 6.30pm our day draws to a close with a Patronal Festival Solemn Evensong. Please plan to come along to all or part of the afternoon. Central to our celebration of Pentecost is the celebration of God's gift of community. Diocesan Week of Prayer 9-14 June: Following the celebration of Pentecost the Cathedral is providing the venue for a Diocesan Week of Prayer. The theme is Common Purpose, and central will be prayer for the Crown Nominations Commission which meets that week as part of the process of choosing our next Bishop of Guildford. The Dean has put together the provision of creative ways of prayer throughout the building and is grateful to 24/7 for their generous help. There will be different places for prayer and creative ways to offer intentions and thanksgivings as part of the Diocesan Common Purpose towards spiritual maturity, numerical growth and deepening community engagement. The Cathedral will be open from 8.00am so please plan an hour during the week to come and discover different ways to pray and to leave a prayer for our new Bishop. All our prayers will be gathered together and presented to him at his enthronement. You will also be able to download material so that you can join in the Week of Prayer from your own device. Please see the Dean for more information. Friends Events: Tuesday 10 June 6.30pm - A Talk from Clare Turnbull, Head of Lanesborough, the Cathedral Choir School: Friends social evening at the Cathedral Refectory. Come and enjoy a two course supper and hear about the challenges and rewards of running a successful prep school. Closing date for applications: 31 May to Mrs Sheila Mackelworth, 32, Mark Way, Godalming, GU7 2BE. Full details can be found on the events board and on the Friends website page Summer Fair - Saturday 14 June 2014: As the Cathedral is hosting a number of events relating to the Appeal and the Make Your Mark Campaign, the decision has been made to cancel the above for this year.70