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COLLECT he said to me, 'You are my Son; and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but
Almighty Fathel; this day have I begotten you. R we had been eyewitnesses of his majesty.
whose Son was revealed in majesty For he received honour and glory from
Ask of me and I will give you the nations
before he suffered death upon the cross: God the Father when that voice was
for your inheTitance
give us grace to perceive his glory, conveyed to him by the Majestic Glory,
and the ends of the earth for your
that we may be strengthened to suffer saying, 'This is my Son, my Beloved, with
possession.
with him whom I am well pleased.' We ourselves
You shall CTush them with an iron rod
and be changed into his likeness, from heard this voice come from heaven, while
and shatter them like a piece of potteTY.' R
glory to glory; we were with him on the holy mountain.
who is alive and reigns w ith you, And now, you kings, be wise; So we have the prophetic message mare
in the unity of the Holy Spirit, be warned, you rulers of the earth. fully confirmed. You will do well to be
one God, now and for ever. Submit to the Lord with feat; attentive to this as to a lamp shining in a
and w ith trembling bow before him; dark place, until the day dawns and the
FIRST READING lest he be angry and you perish; morning star rises in your hearts. First of
Exodus 24.12-end for his wrath is quickly kindled. all you must understand this, that no
A readillg from the book of Exodus. Happy are they all prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's
The LORD said to Moses, 'Come up to me who take refuge in him! R own interpretation, because no prophecy
on the mountain, and wait there; and I ever came by human will, but men and
will give you the tablets of stone, with the Or Psalm 99 women moved by the Holy Spirit spoke
law and the commandment, which I have R He spoke to them out of the pillar of cloud. from God.
w ritten for their instruction,' So Moses set
out with his assistant Joshua, and Moses The Lord is king; let the people tremble; GOSPEL Matthew 17.1-9
went up into the mountain of God. To the he is enthroned upon the cherubim; let Hear the gospel of ollr Lord Jeslls Christ
elders he had said, 'Wait here for us, until the earth shake. accordil1g to Matthew.
we come to you again; for Aaron and Hur The Lord is grea t in Zion; jesus took with him Peter and James and
are w ith you; whoever has a dispute may he is hi gh above all peoples. his brother John and led them up a high
go to them.' Then Moses went lip on the Let them confess his mime, which is grea t mountain, by th emselves. And he was
moun ta in, and the cloud covered the and awesome; transfigured before them, and his face
mo unta in. The glory of the LORD settled he is the Holy One. J{ shone li ke the sun, and his clothes became
on Mou nt Sinai, and the clo ud cove red it dazzli ng w hi te. Suddenl y there appea red
'0 mighty King, lover of justice,
for six days; on the seventh day he called to them Moses and Elijah, ta lking w ith
YOll have established equity;
to Moses ou t of the cloud . Now the him. Then Peter said to jeslIs, 'Lord, it is
YOll have executed justi ce and
appearance of the g lory of the LORD was good fo r us to be here; if you w ish, I will
righteousness in jacob.'
li ke a devouring fire on the top of the make three d wellings here, one for you,
Proclaim the greatness of the Lord
mountain in the sight of the people of one for Moses, and one for Elijah.' While
our God
Israel. Moses entered the cloud, and went he was still speaking, suddenly a bright
and fall down before his footstool;
up on the mountain. Moses was on the cloud overshadowed them, and from the
he is the Holy One. R
mountain for forty days and forty nights. cloud a voice said, 'This is my Son, the
Moses and Aaron among his priests, Beloved; with him I am well pleased;
PSALM Either Psalm 2 and Samuel among those who call upon listen to him!' When the disciples heard
R You are my Son; his name, this, they fell to the ground and were
tliis day have I begotten you. they called upon the Lord and he overcome by fear. But Jesus came and
answered them. touched them, saying, 'Get up and do not
Why are the nations in an uproar? He spoke to them out of the pillar of be afra id.' And when they looked up,
Why do the peoples mutter empty cloud; they saw no one except Jesus himself
thTeats? they kept his testimonies alone. As they were coming down the
Why do the kings of the earth rise and the decree that he gave them. R mountain, Jesus ordered them, 'Tell no
up in revolt one about the vision until after the Son of
'0 Lord our God, you answered them
and the princes plot togethel; Man has been raised from the dead.'
indeed;
against the Lord and against his
you were a God who forgave them,
anointed? R POST COMMUNION
yet punished them for their evil deeds.'
Holy God,
'Let us break their yoke', they say; Proclaim the greatness of the Lord our
we see your gloty in the face of Jesus Christ:
'let us cast off their bonds from us.' God
may we who are partakers at his table
He whose throne is in heaven is laughing; and worship him upon his holy hill;
reflect his life in word and deed,
the Lord has them in derision. R for the Lord our God is the Holy One. R
that all the world may know
Then he speaks to them in his wrath his power to change and save.
SECOND READING
and his rage fills them with terror. This we ask tluTIugh Jesus Ouist our Lord.
2 Peter 1.16-21
' I myself have set my king
A readillg from tlte secolld letter of Peter.
upon my hol y hill of Zion.'
We did not follow cleverly devised myths
Let me announce the decree of the Lord:
w hen we made known to YOLi the power

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Monday 7th 10 to 12noon
Wednesday 9'h 10to 11.30.
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Psalm Reading Rota:
There is a new rota at the back of the church. If any of the
Good mOliling and welcome to 81 Geol'ge's loday. If you are
dates are inconvenient to you, or if you would like to read the
a visitor or a newcomer 10 OUI' church, you are especially
Psalm before the start of our service, please speak to Ruth.
welcome. Please join us for tealcoffee after Ihe service.

Sunday 6th March Inspire lVIagazine:


10.30am: Sung Eucharist. The March issue of this free magazine is now available in the
magazine rack. Do take a copy to read.

Fairtrade Fortnight 28 th February _13'h lVIarch:


Celebrant: Fr. Brian Do look at the display of Fairtrade products and promotional
Preacher: Fr. Andrew material at the back of the church.
First Reading: Alan Cool<e The goods will be on sale at this week's coffee mornings, on
Second Reading: Kate Lawson ~10nday with1 0% of the sale price going to St George's; and
Intercessions: Suzanna on WednsdaY'1 0% will go to Christian Aid.
Orders can be taken outside these times.
6pm: Sung Evensong
Seetle Drive and Pancakes: Tues. 8th March 2. .- 4pm:
Celebrant: Mark
Preacher: .J iITl There will be a Becile Drive and Scotch pancakes here on
Shrove Tuesday to niark the start of Lent. I"f you arc free
Ash \/V'ednesday: please corne and jOii'l in the fun,
12 noon
Celebrant: r:r. I3ri~'li"1 Sponsorship for 2.011:
F)reacher: lVIark Spoilsorship forms arc !WIN available at the back of the
7'pm church; please take tilllC to have a look and indicate if there I:,
Celebrant: Fr. Anclrev,/ something there that you can afford and Me willinfJ to
r:'Teacher: lVIark sponsor this year.

Friday 11'" Eucharist 10wn


Grants for Local Organisations:
Celebrant: Fr. Andmw
As part of St George's giving we would like to help projects
and people within the Kemp Town area. We are therefore
Please Note:
Evensong i" celebrated here at 6pm 011 the first 5unday of the looking to make a small number of grants to organisations
month. within the parish or to groups which help people within the
[1ic/le1f"t with AIiOilltillg is held all the ttlild 5ilflday of the 1II0iltii parish. As last year, St Anne's Charity, have agreed to match
datillg the AntiJem after !IDly (ommuniofl. our funding. If you know of anyone who might be eligible, do
0111' Bible Stlldy alld Prayer Meellllqs ,1fe held ill the Dypt 011 take an application form which can be found at the back of the
Monday evefllilgs ilt 7. 3~. church.
The closing date is Tuesday 5'" April and the cheques will be
presented at the morning service on 1sl May, when we
Lent Course: celebrate St George's Day.
This yem's Lent Course will be looking at "Rich
Illrlcritance - Jesus' Legacy of Love" by Stephen
Sponsorship for Christian Aid - Saturday 19'" March
Cottrell, the BisllOP of Chelmsford. It begins on
Daz Hillyer has very bravely volunteered to roll down Devils
Wedllesday 16'" March in the Crypt Cafe from 7 to
S.30pm for 5 weeks. HowoJ!Qr,l!lEi.!i?ssiQLl all 30'" Dyke safely seated inside a large plastic ball for Christian Aid.
1 Please see him for details, and sponsorship forms.
lI!Iar0JJNi/lt2.Loll Tuesdav 29 [, M§JLciJ, Join us as we
journey with Christ together towards Holy Week.
Please see Mark Laverick for more details or sign the Easter Cards:
slwet at tile back of tile churcll. 'nlallk you. Maud has a very good selection of her reasonably
priced Easter Cards for sale at the back of tl18 church
Lenten Lunches: with all proceeds going to St George·s.
This year these simple lunches of soup and bread and Do take time to Ilave a look.
cheese will be held on Tuesdays at 12 noon at 8t ,John the
Esaptist's Church, starting 15 March and throughout Lent
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They are free but charitable donations are aPPI"eciated.