Suggestions for the 8am Psalm Leader
Please turn to page xxx in the Book of Common Prayer as we pray
verses n through m
Choose one of these methods of reading the Psalm
- in unison.
- responsively by half verse. I will read the first half of each verse up to
the asterisk; please respond with the second half of the verse.
- responsively by full verse. I will read the (odd-numbered verses); please
respond with the (even-numbered verses).
- responsively by half verse. The women/men will read the first half of each
verse, up to the asterisk; the men/women will please respond with the second half of the verse.
- responsively by whole verse. The men/women read the (odd-numbered verses);
the women/men will respond with the (even-numbered verses).
That's page xxx in the Book of Common Prayer, Psalm yyy,
verses n through m.
(Pause until the page turning is over).
Instructions for the 10am Psalm Leader
Organist will play the antiphon once; the choir will then sing the antiphon;
the congregation will then join in singing the antiphon again. Organist will
then play softly as you read the verses. Stop at each [ANT.] to allow the
congregation to sing again.
33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of your statutes, *
and I shall keep it to the end.
34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep your law; *
I shall keep it with all my heart. [ANT.]
Psalm 119:33-34 BCP