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2017-10-08 Harvest Thanksgiving






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Incumbent: The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Honorary Assistant: The Rev. Canon Allan Budzin

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant



Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.


Harvest Thanksgiving

October 8st, 2017

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with One-Room Church School


Prelude: Andante tranquillo from Organ Sonata No.3 by Felix Mendelssohn


We Gather As God’s People

The churches of our Diocese stand on the traditional territories of the Algonquin and Mohawk Nations. May we always dwell on these lands with respect and peace.

Opening Hymn: Come, Ye Thankful People Come                               #262

Children’s Talk

The Gathering of the Community                                                                               page 185

Gloria                                                                                                       #686

Kyrie                                                                                                         #706

Collect of the Day

O loving God,

keeper of the vineyard,

support your people by your Holy Spirit,

so that we may bring forth You call us to fullness of life:
the fruits of your kingdom;

through Jesus Christ, the eternal vine. Amen.
FWM Proposed Prayers alt.


We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading: Deuteronomy 8:7-18                            (O.T. pg. 165)

Psalm 65;        Sung by choir                                                          page 725

The Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15                             (N.T. pg. 183)

Gradual Hymn: For the Fruit of All Creation                                         #259

Celebrant:        The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to Luke 17:11-19                        (N.T. page 80)

People:           Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ…

Celebrant:        The Gospel of Christ.

People:           Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.


We Respond to God’s Word


The Apostles Creed                                                                          page 189

Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
God does everything possible for our spiritual growth and well-being, but still we can choose hostility and rejection.

Leader: Let us pray trustfully to the God who has loved us into being and cherished us all our life. In our Diocesan Calendar of Prayer, we pray today for The Parish of Eastern Outaouais Christ Church, Poltimore St George’s, Gatineau, St. John’s in the Wilderness, Glen Almond St Stephen’s, Buckingham, St Thomas, Silver Creek The Rev. Jeannie Loughrey. In our Companion Diocese, the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray today for St George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem, and for Educational Ministry of the Arab Evangelical Episcopal School, Ramallah. For those in our Diocese living under Religious Vows

People: Loving God, guide your Church into ways of spiritual beauty and gracious wisdom. May your word be spoken out with passion and heard with humility and joy. Sustain and feed us so that we bear fruit in abundance. (Silence)

Leader: Root your people:

People: firmly in your love.

Leader: Loving God, may justice and righteousness flourish in this neighbourhood, this country, this world. Bless those who work to right what is wrong and mediate where there is conflict. Raise up leaders who are happy to serve and protect them from power’s corruption. (Silence)

Leader: Root your people:

People: firmly in your love.

Leader: Loving God, we thank you for the nurturing we have received, and pray for our children and young people as they grow. Protect them from evil and strengthen them in faith; may they continue to be yours for ever. (Silence)

Leader: Root your people:

People: firmly in your love.

Leader: Loving God, give comfort and healing to all who are in any kind of need, sorrow or pain. May they sense your reassuring presence and know that you are there with them, wherever their journey takes them. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence)

Leader: Root your people:

People: firmly in your love.

Leader: Loving God, we pray for those who have died to this earthly life, and now see you face to face. We remember your mercy and commit our loved ones to the safety of your keeping. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Root your people:

People: firmly in your love

Leader: Loving God, we thank you for all the care and attention that you lavish on us; make us worthy of our calling and continue your ongoing work in us.

Leader: Merciful God,
Accept these prayers for the sake of your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.


Confession and Absolution                                                              page 191

The Exchange of the Peace                                                            page 192


We Celebrate the Presence of Jesus

Offertory Hymn: All Things Bright and Beautiful                                  #416

Prayer over the Gifts

God of all creation,
all you have made is good,
and your love endures forever.
You bring forth bread from the earth
and fruit from the vine.
Nourish us with these gifts,
so that we might be for the world
signs of your gracious presence in Jesus Christ,
our Saviour and Lord. Amen.
Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006) alt.

Sanctus                                                                                                   #735

Eucharistic Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                            page 211

The Breaking of the Bread                                                                page 287

Agnus Dei                                                                                                #747

The Communion


Anthem: Thou Visitest the Earth by Maurice Greene

Thou visitest the earth and blesses it: and crownest the year with Thy goodness.


Prayer after Communion


We give you thanks, almighty God,
that you have refreshed us
through the healing power of this gift of life.
In your mercy, strengthen us through this gift,
in faith toward you and in fervent love toward one another;
for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006)

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: Now Thank we all our God                                       #399


Postlude: Nun danket alle Gott by Sigfrid Karg-Elert


Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today       

Greeter:                                   Mary Ann Swicker

Readers:                                  Paul Merriam, Kelly Cloer

Intercessions:                         Heather Maclachlan

Lay Administration:                 Brenda Small and Judy Richardson

Hospitality:                              Brenda Small

Altar Guild:                              Brenda Small, Joanne McCracken, Yvonne Silverman, Sue Taylor






THANKSGIVING ENVELOPES: Please pick up your Thanksgiving Offering Envelopes at the back of the Church.


MUSIC AT TRINITY: Ebonies in Harmony is a two clarinet – one piano trio featuring Sylvie Duchesneau (clarinet-bass clarinet), Roxanne Léveillé (clarinet) and Fabien Tousignant (piano). We invite you to experience a wonderful repertoire which blends the virtuosity and ”velouté” of these instruments. October 21st 2017 @4:30pm.  Freewill Offering


CAELIS ACADEMY ENSEMBLE: On October 19th 2017 at 7:30pm, Trinity will host the inaugural concert of the Caelis Academy Ensemble with the Ottawa Baroque Consort conducted by Matthew Larkin.  The programme includes works by Bach, Buxtehude, Handel and Purcell.  Tickets are 25$ for adults and 10$ for students.


FROSTY’S FAIR on Saturday, Nov. 4. There’s a cooking session at Jennifer Small’s place, 9:00 next Thursday morning, Oct. 12. Speak to Jen after church if you can join the fun. There are 10 Mexican Lasagnas in the freezer already. Start inviting your friends to come to the bazaar, and invite them to stay for lunch. On the menu is Julian’s delicious tourtier and mac & cheese. If you have any items for the Silent Auction or the Great Gifts Draw bring them to the office Tues. – Thurs., 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. this week or next.


SENIORS LUNCHEON VOLUNTEERS MEETING: There will be a meeting for all Senior’s Luncheon Volunteers, after church on Sunday October 15th. We will meet in a Sunday School room off of Bender Hall. We will be discussing our upcoming Luncheon menus.  We hope to see you there!


OUT OF THE COLD DINNER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Once again Trinity will be hosting a dinner at Southminster United Church on Aylmer Ave.   Volunteers are needed.

Saturday, October 14, 2017, to help with set up, prepare the dinner, register guests, serve dinner and clean-up.  Shifts are between 2 and 3 hours between 2PM and 7PM. Volunteers of all ages welcome.  No experience required.  The sign-up sheet is in Bender Hall.  We have hosted these dinners for many years and volunteers always leave grateful for the opportunity to serve…and so will you.  Please consider joining us.


MAGAZINES for OUT of the COLD – Trinity is collecting magazines for guests who attend Out of the Cold dinners. If you are planning to help out on October 14th, you can bring your magazines with you. Otherwise, magazines can be left at the back of the church. All topics welcome French or English.

 Messy Church is back! Kids and their grown-ups are invited to join us in Bender Hall for stories, crafts, food and fun. SaturdayOctober 21st from 4:00-6:00. The theme will be “Harvest”. RSVP

Synod will take place from November 2nd through 4th.

Synod is an annual meeting of Anglican churches in the diocese of Ottawa (extending from Rutherglen and Mattawa to Cornwall and Hawkesbury, and from Sharbot Lake to Maniwaki).To prepare, the churches of Ottawa Centre will meet in Great Chapter on 25 October.

Please bring your questions and ideas to Judy Richardson, Paul Merriam, or Reverend Arran before mid-October.


This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, October 10th                                         

10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.    CHURCH OFFICE OPEN

6:30p.m. – 9 p.m.      Alpha Course

Wednesday, October 11th        

10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.   CHURCH OFFICE OPEN

10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.   ACW

Noon – 1pm              Brown Bag Lunch & Bible Study

Thursday, October 12th                                                                     

10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.     CHURCH OFFICE OPEN

Sunday, October 15th Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Readings:                  Exodus 32: 1-14; Psalm 106: 1-6, 19-23, Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22: 1-14