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Day of Pentecost May 20, 2018

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Day of Pentecost May 20, 2018







1230 Bank St. Ottawa  ON  K1S 3Y3

613-733-7536   |   |    @OttawaTrinity


The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant


Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.


Day of Pentecost

May 20, 2018

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Sunday School



Prelude: Epithalame by Louis Vierne




We Gather As God’s People

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

Opening Hymn: Come Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire                          #637

The Gathering of the Community                                                                                 page 185


Gloria                                                                                                        #686

Kyrie                                                                                                      #705


Collect of the Day

Creator Spirit,

Make the dry bones of our lives

Breathe, grow and live again.

Pour out your Spirit upon the whole creation.

Come in rushing wind and flashing fire

To turn the sin and sorrow within us

Into faith, power and delight Amen.

Revised Common Lectionary Prayers (2002) alt.  


We Listen To God’s Word


The First Reading:  Acts 2: 1-21                                                  (N.T. pg. 119)

Psalm 104: 24-34, 37b (sung by choir)                                             page 844

The Second Reading:  Romans 8: 22-27                                     (N.T. pg.158)

Gradual Hymn: Come, Gracious Spirit, Heavenly Dove                       #644

Celebrant:         The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to John 15: 26-27, 16: 4b-15             (N.T. page 110)

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


Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
The Holy Spirit of God is poured out in power on the expectant disciples, just as Jesus promised.

Leader: In the power of the Holy Spirit, let us pray for St. Bede’s Nolan’s Corners, The Reverend Dr. Ron Hunt. For all custodial staff serving within the parishes and ministries of the Diocese of Ottawa. For vocations to the priesthood and religious life. We pray for John, our bishop, Arran, our priest. We pray for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: For a fresh in-breathing of life and power in each church community, which breaks down our barriers and sets us on fire with God’s love. (Silence)

Leader: Come, Holy Spirit:

People: Holy Spirit come!

Leader: For the grace to see this world and its needs and problems through the eyes of love, hope, justice and mercy; for the grace to abandon prejudice and build bridges of reconciliation. (Silence)

Leader: Come, Holy Spirit:

People: Holy Spirit come!

Leader: For the Spirit of loving kindness to fill our homes, schools and places of work; for family rifts to be healed and long-standing conflicts resolved. (Silence)

Leader: Come, Holy Spirit:

People: Holy Spirit come!

Leader: For the restoration of those who are sick to wholeness and well-being; for courage and patience in all suffering, and for good to be distilled from every painful, destructive experience. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence)

Leader: Come, Holy Spirit:

People: Holy Spirit come!

Leader: For God’s merciful judgement on those who have died and the opportunity for us all to prepare carefully for meeting God face to face. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence)


Leader: Come, Holy Spirit:

People: Holy Spirit come!

Leader: For a deeper knowledge and love of the God who knows and loves us completely.

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

We Celebrate the Presence of Jesus

Offertory Hymn: Come Down, O Love Divine                                        #645

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: Veni Sancte Spiritus Taizé arr. Fabien Tousignant


Veni Creator Spiritus,

Mentes tuorum visita,

Imple superna gratia,

Quae tu creasti, pectora


Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come

from thy bright heav’nly throne;

come, take possession of our souls,

and make them all thine own.


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: I Feel the Winds of God To-day


I feel the winds of God to-day; to-day my sail I lift,

Though heavy oft with drenching spray, and torn with many a rift;

If hope but light the water’s crest, and Christ my bark will use,

I’ll seek the seas at his behest, and brave another cruise.


It is the wind of God that dries my vain regretful tears,

Until with braver thoughts shall rise the purer, brighter years;

If cast on shores of selfish ease or pleasure I should be,

Lord, let me feel thy freshening breeze, and I’ll put back to sea.


If ever I forget thy love and how that love was shown,

Lift high the blood-red flag above; it bears thy Name alone.

Great Pilot of my onward way, Thou wilt not let me drift;

I feel the winds of God to-day, to-day my sail I lift.



Postlude: Carillon by Louis Vierne






Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today             

Greeter:                                   Brenda and Doug Small

Readers:                                  Joanne McCracken and Julian Grant

Intersessions:                         Brenda Small

Hospitality:                              Sandra and Kay Neiles, Judy Richardson

Lay Administrations:               Carmen Christian and Robert Taylor

Altar Guild:                              Margo Kenney, Carmen Christian and Clementine Ukeye




MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next concert will be on June 16th 2018 at 4:30pm.  A tribute to Benny Goodman featuring works by Francis Poulenc, Aaron Copland and Benny Goodman performed by Roxanne Léveillé, clarinet and Fabien Tousignant, piano. Freewill offering.


EVENSONG: Our next Evensong will be on Trinity Sunday May 27th 2018 at 5:30pm with our very own Trinity Anglican Church Choir.


CHRIST’S CHOIR CAMBRIDGE: On Thursday July 5th 2018 at 7pm Christ Choir Cambridge will perform here at Trinity in a little summer concert series were are launching in July.  They also need a place to stay overnight and it would be nice if we can host them.  If you have a spare room to accommodate 1 maybe 2 choristers for one night only, it would be much appreciated.  Let Fabien know if you can help.


DONATION REQUEST: Our newest refugee family (a Grandmother and a Mother and 2 Sons) arrived Thursday May 10, 2018. They would appreciate the donation of a food processor if you have one that you aren’t using. Ask Jackie or bring it to the church office.  Thank you.


PRIEST ON THE HOT SEAT IS BACK! Youth aged 9-17 are invited to ask Rev. Arran and Rev. Rhonda their burning questions. We will meet in the Canterbury Room on Friday, May 25th from 7:00-8:30. Hope to see you there!

SPECIAL VESTRY: To be held at Trinity on Sunday May 27th after the 10am worship concerning a motion made at the last Vestry meeting. The motion was to strike a committee to present options with a recommendation, concerning redevelopment or disposition of the Trinity property. The motion was moved by D’Arcy De Marsico, Seconded by Bob Taylor, Carried.


BABY SHOWER: Please join us in Bender Hall after the service on June 3rd to celebrate Anne Lyse, Max and big sister Kelsey as they prepare for their summer arrival. Please contact Kelly Hanson at for more information.


PARISH PICNIC, Sunday June 24th, at 9:00 a.m-12:00p.m.  Our annual picnic of worship, fun and food will be at Windsor Park.  Please bring picnic food to share, drinks, lawn chairs, smiles and a friend.  If weather is iffy, call the church for confirmation of location.



This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, May 22nd                                                            

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

Wednesday, May 23rd                                     

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 Lunch and Bible Study

Thursday, May 24th                                                                                                  

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

7:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.    Choir practice

Sunday, May 27th      Trinity Sunday              

Readings:  Isaiah 6: 1-8, Psalm 29, Romans 8: 12, 17, John 3: 1-17