Thomas Oliver Thompson

The following is a transcript of the order of service for the Institution of The Reverend Oliver Thompson at Glenavy:

THE CHURCH OF IRELAND – DIOCESE OF CONNOR
PARISH OF GLENAVY

INSTITUTION
Of
THE REVEREND OLIVER THOMPSON
As Incumbent of the Parish
By
THE RIGHT REVEREND ARTHUR H. BUTLER, M.B.E, D.D.
Lord Bishop of Connor

Friday, 21st January, 1977
At 8.00 p.m.

Order of Service

Processional Hymn No. 461

Presentation of Incumbent-Elect
And
Administrations of the Declarations by
The Diocesan Registrar

Prayers and Responses (All Kneeling)

The Institution (All Standing)

Hymn 269

The Charge
(Congregation to remain standing)
The Bishop and the Archdeacon shall proceed with the Churchwardens and the newly- instituted Vicar to the Font, the prayer Desk, the Lectern, the Pulpit, and the Sanctuary Step. The Bishop shall then lead the Incumbent to the Prayer Desk.

Prayer (Here all shall kneel and silence shall be kept for a space)

The Apostles’ Creed

Hymn 563

Sermon
The Lord Bishop of Connor

Hymn 365 (during which a Collection will be taken on behalf of the Ordination Bursary Fund)

Prayers and Blessing

Recessional Hymn 477

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