Remembrance Sunday

November 9, 2017

Wee reminder that we gather as a community at Bearsden Cross of a service of remembrance at 10.45.

 

Then we have our morning worship reflecting more on remembrance at 11.30

And in the evening at 6.30 we begin to fill the silence with the hopes and living those who gave their lives for us wished as the choir lead us in music for Remembrance.

 

Here are some words from that service.

 

Remembrance is our own sanctus
Silence our own agnus dei
our own holy, holy holy
our own lamb of God

 

that takes the pain of conflict
and sees the God of love
spread out across the battlefields
caught up in the inglorious inhumanity of war

 

Holy, holy, holy God
God of the powerless and weak
heaven and earth cry with in-glory
hosannas hushed in silence
blessed is the one
now gone, in God’s name
hosanna in the lowest places

 

Lamb of God who takes the sin of the world
Lamb of God who takes the pain and conflict
Lamb of God who takes the suffering and memory
Lamb of God who takes the fear and terror
Lamb of God who takes
grant us your peace
your compassion
your sharing of this moment
your hurt
your cross
your tomb

 

Remembrance is our own sanctus
silence our own agnus dei
and it has not yet redeemed us

 

It has instead
left silence
we scare dare fill

 

Holy, holy holy
Come God
and redeem the times

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New Kilpatrick Parish Church

Rev Roddy Hamilton

0141 942 8827

 

Worship every Sunday at 10.30 and Wednesday 12 noon

The Church Office is open Mon-Fri: 9-12nooon

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