WELCOME TO OUR WORSHIP
COLLECT. Almighty and everlasting God, clothed in majesty, whose beloved Son was this day presented in the Temple, in substance of our flesh: grant that we may be presented to you with pure and clean hearts, by your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION. Lord, you fulfilled the hope of Simeon and Anna, who lived to welcome the Messiah: may we, who have received hese gifts beyond words, prepare to meet Christ Jesus when comes to bring us to eternal life; for he is alive and reigns, now and for ever. Amen.