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Incumbent: The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Honorary Assistant: Rev. Canon Allan Budzin

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

Organist: Nicolas Fobes



Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.




May 21, 2017
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Choir and Church School



We Gather As God’s People


Opening Hymn: Be Thou My Vision                                                       #505

Children’s Talk
The Gathering of the Community                                                                               page 185

Gloria                                                                                                       #686

Kyrie                                                                                                         #706

Collect of the Day

God unheld by word or wall:
lift us from dullness and cynical contempt;
make us ready for your Spirit of transforming power;
and turn our hearts to the mending of the world,
through Jesus Christ, the name above all names. Amen.

Prayers for an Inclusive Church (2009) alt.


We Listen To God’s Word


The First Reading: Acts 1:1-11                                                 (O.T. pg. 130)

Psalm 47         Read Responsively                                                 page 764

The Second Reading: Ephesians 1:15-23                              (N.T. pg. 192)

Gradual Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling                                 #485

Celebrant:        The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to Luke 24:44-53 (N.T. page 90)

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)

Having bought back our freedom with the giving of his life, Jesus enters into the full glory to which he is entitled.

Leader: As we celebrate together, let us pray together

Leader: In our Diocesan calendar of prayer, we pray today for St. Alban’s Maberly, St. Paul’s, Lanark, St. John’s Balderson, St. Stephen’s, Bathurst, and the Rev. Jonathan Askwith. For the Director of Mission, the Ven. Dr. Peter John Hobbs. For the Diocesan Youth Conference (May 19-21). In our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for St. Paul’s and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church – The Mission for Seafarers – Aqaba. We pray for John, our bishop, Arran, our priest, and Allan, our honorary assistant. We pray for all clergy and people.

People: God of love, as we celebrate this festival of Jesus’ entry into heaven as Saviour and Lord, we pray for unity in the Church and reconciliation and renewed vision. (Silence)

Leader: Both heaven and earth:

People: are full of God’s glory.

Leader: As we recall the shout of praise in heaven as the Lamb of God appears, we pray for all who are hailed as heroes and given great honour on earth; we pray for all people of any faith. (Silence)

Leader: Both heaven and earth:

People: are full of God’s glory.

Leader: We pray for all farewells and homecomings among our families and in our community, and for all who have lost touch with loved ones and long for reunion. (Silence)

Leader: Both heaven and earth:

People: are full of God’s glory.

Leader: We pray for those who are full of tears, and cannot imagine being happy again; we pray for the hardened and callous, whose inner hurts have never yet been healed. We pray for wholeness and comfort and new life. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and those we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Both heaven and earth:

People: are full of God’s glory.

Leader: We commend to your eternal love those we remember who have died, and we pray too for those who miss their physical presence. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and those we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Both heaven and earth:

People: are full of God’s glory.

Leader: We praise and bless you, God of our making, for the way you draw us deeper into the meaning of life. (Silence)

Leader: Merciful God,

People: accept these prayers in the name 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: Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour                     #84


Prayer over the Gifts

Blessed are you, O God,
ruler of heaven and earth.
Day by day you shower us with blessings.
As you have raised us to new life in Christ,
give us glad and generous hearts,
ready to praise you and respond to those in need,
through 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


Prayer after Communion


Life-giving God,
in the mystery of Christ’s resurrection
you send light to conquer darkness,
water to give new life,
and the bread of life to nourish your people.
Send us forth as witnesses to your Son’s resurrection,
so that we may show your glory to all the world,
through Jesus Christ, our risen Lord. Amen.
        Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006) alt.

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: Crown Him with Many Crowns                                  #378





Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today               

Greeter:                                   Margo and Pat Kenney

Readers:                                  Sue Taylor and Yvonne Silverman

Intercessions:                         Paul Merriam

Lay Administration:                 Hildegard Nicol and Robert Taylor

Altar Guild:                              Mary Wilson, Beulah Rumbolt, Simon McInnes, and Lorna Feehan




MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next concert will feature pianist Luke Welch on May 27th 2017 at 4:30 p.m.  He will perform music by Scarlatti, Beethoven and Schumann. Freewill offering.

ALPHA KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Want to help Alpha and gain gourmet wisdom from our friendly chef Julian? Thursday and Friday evenings we are seeking volunteers to help with food prep. No experience necessary! See the sign-up sheet on the green bulletin board in Bender Hall.

CONFIRMATIONS: On June 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. we will worship at Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Spark St., to witness and celebrate the confirmations of Elizabeth Van Oorschot and Sam Metcalf. There will be no worship service at Trinity.



At the April Parish Council meeting, we voted to proceed with a Feasibility Study for Land Redevelopment in partnership and consultation with the Ottawa Diocese. This process is financially supported in part by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.


On May 28 following the 10 a.m. worship service, Parish Council invites all members of the Trinity parish to participate in the Launch Consultation. This is an opportunity to meet with the consultants leading the project and with Archdeacon P.J. Hobbs, chair of the Steering Committee. We will have the opportunity to learn about the Feasibility Study, to ask questions, and to share any concerns.


On Wednesday, a background document with very useful information on this project was emailed out. If you did not receive this email, please email the office for a copy or request a paper copy after the service. There is also a copy of the document posted on the Property Futures board in Bender Hall.















Speed Sisters

June 14, $10, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
2017 Movie Night, in support of the Diocese of Jerusalem.

The Anglican women who travelled together to Jerusalem last fall invite you to join them for a screening of this prizewinning and entertaining movie. Everyone welcome!



This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, May 23rd                             

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

Wednesday, May 24th           

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

10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.     ACW

12:00 p.m. – 1 p.m.     Brown Bag & Bible Study

Thursday, May 25th                                             

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

7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.       Choir Practice

Friday, May 26th   

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Alpha

Saturday, May 27th

4:30 p.m.                  Music at Trinity: Luke Welch

Sunday, May 28th      Seventh Sunday of Easter

10 a.m.                      Holy Eucharist with Choir and Church School

Readings:                  Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10,33-36; 1 Peter 4:12-14,5:6-11; John 17:1-11.