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Now as we come to the setting of the sun, and our eyes behold the vesper light, we sing your praises, O God: Father, Son, Holy Spirit. ~ The Book of Common Prayer

As our evening prayer rises before you, O God, so may your mercy come down upon us to cleanse our hearts and set us free to sing your praise now and for ever. Amen.

Now we are come to the sun’s hour of rest. The lights of evening round us shine: we hymn the Father, Son and Holy Spirit divine. ~ The Book of Common Prayer

5th Sunday after Pentecost: O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your loving-­kindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. ~ The Book of Common Prayer

Lord, illumine this night with your celestial brightness; that by night as by day your people may glorify your holy Name. ~ The Book of Common Prayer

Dispel the darkness of our hearts, that by your brightness we may know you to be the true God and eternal light. ~ The Book of Common Prayer

God, we thank you for the blessings of the day that is past, and humbly ask for your protection through the coming night. ~ The Book of Common Prayer

Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit; for you have redeemed me, O God of truth. Keep us as the apple of your eye; hide us under the shadow of your wings. ~ The Book of Common Prayer, Compline