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Order of Worship for the Evening, An 

The service may also continue as a complete evening office. The Phos hilaron is then followed by a selection from the Psalter; a Bible reading which may be followed by a sermon or homily, a passage from Christian literature, or a brief silence; a canticle (which may be the Magnificat,  the traditional evening canticle, or another canticle) or hymn of praise; prayers, including the Lord's Prayer and possibly the collect of the day, or a collect proper to the season, or one of the prayers included in the rite, or one of the collects from. The Aaronic blessing in a threefold form (based on Nm 6:24-26) is provided in the rite as an option for the concluding blessing. A blessing over food may conclude the service when a meal is to follow. 

Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.
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