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ANNIVERSARY SERVICE
Trinity Sunday May 24, 1964

7:30 p.m. Evening Prayer and Sermon
"Extract from Adin Ballou's History of Milford"

"After organization the church maintained regular religious services in Washington Hall until the erection of its sanctuary, situated on Congress Street, corner of Exchange. The land and edifice were paid for by subscription from members of the parish and congregation and outside friends. It was consecrated with the usual solemnities, March 21, 1871. The services on that occasion were as follows:-"

"Entrance of the Bishop (Rev. Manton Eastburn D.D.) and clergy, repeating the 24th Psalm - The earth is the Lord's and all that therein is etc; reading the Instrument of Donation; exhortation; prayer; sentence of consecration; morning service; proper Psalms and Lessons singing of Psalm 21 in meter verse 2 and 3; ante-Communion Service; the hundredth Psalm; Sermon by the Bishop; prayer; benediction."

At the Service this evening we use the same Psalms, Lessons and Hymns as far as possible.



ANNIVERSARY SERVICE

Trinity Sunday May 24, 1964
7:30 p.m. Evening Prayer and Sermon

Processional "Lift up your heads ye mighty gates" 484
Based on Psalm 24 - George Weissel 1642
Psalms 84, 122, 132
I Lesson I Kings 8:22 - 63
II Lesson Hebrews 10:19 - 26 Read by
the Rev. Robert Davis, Dean of Convocation

Junior Choir Hymn Selection 21 from the
"Psalms of David in Meter"
Reprinted from a Service Book in use at the time
"I'll wash my hands in innocence
And round thine Altar go;
Pour the glad hymn of triumph thence,
And thence thy wonders show.

My thanks I'll publish there and tell
How thy renown excels
That seat affords me most delight
In which thy honor dwells.

Hymn before Sermon "Old Hundredth" 278
"All people that on earth do dwell"
Louis Bourgeois 1551

Sermon The Rev. Sherman Andrews
Rector of Trinity 1946-1951
Offertory

Closing Prayers and Benediction

Recessional "All things are thine" 227
J.G. Whittier 1872

We hope the Anniversary Plates will be received from the Pottery in the near future.


Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stearns who were married by Mr. Andrews will act as hosts at the Reception following the Service.