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The Lord be with you.
And also with you.

Lift up your hearts.
We lift them to the Lord.

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
It is right to give him thanks and praise.

You are worthy of our thanks and praise
Lord God of truth,
for by the breath of your mouth
you have spoken your Word,
and all things have come into being.

You fashioned us in your image
and placed us in the garden of your delight.
Though we chose the path of rebellion
you would not abandon your own.

Again and again you drew us into your covenant of grace.
You gave your people the Law and taught us by your prophets
to look for your reign of justice and mercy.

In our unending joy we echo on earth
the song of the angels in heaven,
evermore praising you and saying:

Holy, holy, holy Lord,
God of power and might,
heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.

[Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.]

Lord, you are the most holy one,
enthroned in splendour and light,
yet in the coming of your Son Jesus Christ,
who suffered for the salvation of the world,
you reveal the glory and power of your love.

[Amen. Lord, we believe!] *

Embracing our humanity,
he taught us the way of salvation.
Loving us to the end,
he gave himself to death for us.
Dying for his own,
he set us free from the bonds of sin,
that we might rise and reign with him in glory.

[Amen. Lord, we believe!]

On the night you gave up your Son for us all
he took bread and gave you thanks;
he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying:
Take, eat; this is my body which is given for you;
do this in remembrance of me.

[Amen. Lord, we believe!]

In the same way, after supper
he took the cup and gave you thanks;
he gave it to them, saying:
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.
Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.

[Amen. Lord, we believe!]

Therefore we proclaim the death that he suffered on the cross,
we celebrate his resurrection, his bursting from the tomb,
and we long for his coming in glory.

[Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!] $

As we recall the one, perfect sacrifice of our redemption,
Father, by your Holy Spirit let these gifts of your creation
be to us the body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ;
form us into the likeness of Christ
and make us a perfect offering in your sight.

[Amen. Come, Holy Spirit!]

Look with favour on your people
and in your mercy hear the cry of our hearts.
Bless the earth,
heal the sick,
free the oppressed
and fill your Church with power from on high.

[Amen. Lord, have mercy.]

Gather your people from the ends of the earth
to feast with (N.N. and) all your saints
at the table in your kingdom,
where the new creation is brought to perfection
in Jesus Christ our Lord;

by whom and with whom, and in whom,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
all honour and glory be yours, almighty Father,
for ever and ever. Amen. [Amen! Amen!]

* These optional acclamations echo the style of those in the Liturgy of St Basil, and might be led by a deacon or another minister than the president, then repeated by the whole assembly.

$ This acclamation may be replaced by the fuller acclamation

Praise to you, Lord Jesus:
Dying you destroyed our death
rising you restored our life
Lord Jesus, come in glory.

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