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Incumbent: The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Honorary Assistant: Rev. Canon Allan Budzin

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

Guest Preacher: The Ven. Dr. Peter John Hobbs



Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.


Seventh Sunday of Easter


May 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Choir and Church School


Prelude: Chant de Mai by Joseph Jongen

We Gather As God’s People


Opening Hymn: Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round                       #497

Children’s Talk
The Gathering of the Community                                                                               page 185

Gloria                                                                                                       #686

Kyrie                                                                                                         #706

Collect of the Day

Risen, ascended Christ,
fill your church on earth with compassion,
so that all may find forgiveness and know your peace,
to the glory of God. Amen.

Common Worship: Additional Collects (2004) alt.


We Listen To God’s Word


The First Reading: Acts 1:6-14                                                 (O.T. pg. 130)

Psalm 68:1-10,33-36       Sung by choir

The Second Reading: 1 Peter 4:12-14,5:6-11                                 (N.T. pg. 234)

Gradual Hymn: Lord, Your Word Shall Guide Us                                  #561

Celebrant:        The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to John 17:1-11 (N.T. page 111)

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’s glory is often revealed in the context of suffering and failure in the world’s eyes.

Leader: As the Church of God, let us be still and pray together.

Leader: In our Diocesan calendar of prayer, we pray today for St. James the Apostle, Manotick, the Rev. Ross Hammond, and the Rev. Andrea Thomas. For military chaplains of our Diocese: Lt. Colonel Todd Meaker, Lt. Colonel Michelle Staples, Captain Michel Gagne, and Lt. Colonel Lisa Pacarynuk. For Resurrection, Lutheran Church, and Pastor Mai Sum Lai. In our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Beirut. We pray for John, our bishop, Arran, our priest, and Allan, our honorary assistant. We pray for all clergy and people.

People: God of glory, may your light shin in our church community as you work among us and bless us with your presence; we offer you the gifts you have given us and our various ministries; we offer you ourselves, in the area you have placed us. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may we live with your life in us.

Leader: God of glory, may the whole world come to know you and give you honour and praise. Encourage us all to stand up to the devil, when he prowls, firm in our faith, and strengthened with your power. May your kingdom come and your will be done. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may we live with your life in us.

Leader: God of glory, may our homes, schools, shops, offices and factories become places where your glory is seen and experienced in the ordinary things, the everyday routines, the pots and pans of life. Fill us to overflowing with ongoing thankfulness both in the sunlight and the storm. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may we live with your life in us.

Leader: God of glory, with your special affection for the discarded and marginalized, the week and the vulnerable, we pray for all those who find life an exhausting struggle or who long for some respite from pain or depression. Support them in their troubles, bring healing and reassurance, and touch them with the gentleness of your peace. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and those we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may we live with your life in us.

Leader: God of glory, teach us to understand death in the context of your eternity, so that our fears are calmed as we approach it. Welcome with merciful love those who have recently died and shelter their loved ones, too, in the shadow of your wings. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and those we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may we live with your life in us.

Leader: God of glory, we thank you that through your ascension into heaven the way was open for us to receive the Holy Spirit. Prepare our hearts each day to welcome you. (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: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus                                                #374

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

Anthem: Notre Père by Maurice Duruflé

Notre Père qui es aux cieux, que ton nom soit sanctifié, que ton règne vienne, que ta volonté soit faite sur la terre comme au ciel.  Donne-nous aujourd’hui notre pain de ce jour, pardonne nous nos offenses comme nous pardonnons aussi à ceux qui nous ont offensés et ne nous soumets pas à la tentation mais délivre-nous du mal.


Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread.  Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

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: Rejoice, the Lord is King                                           #379


Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in c minor BWV 549 by J.S. Bach



Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today               

Greeter:                                   Carrol Robb

Readers:                                  Joanne McCracken and Doug Small

Intercessions:                         Brenda Small

Lay Administration:                 Yvonne Silverman and Carmen Christian

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




TODAY 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 PJ 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.

Special acknowledgement to those who helped Nancy Bassam work on Trinity’s grounds planting flowers, weeding, watering, trimming, sweeping, etc. Helpers were Hugh Gladish, Dick and Jackie Johnston, Hildegard Nicol, Judy Richardson, Jen Small, and Rev. Arran Thorpe. Many thanks for all of your hard work. Special thanks to Pierre Chamberland who prepared the flower pots for planting. Also, it should be noted that Chris Garnett has promised to weed the flower pots and Simon McInnes has offered to water. Doug and Brenda Small work hard to keep our grounds looking their best. Anyone who would like to help in the garden should contact Brenda Small or Nancy Bassam.

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.

SENIOR YOUTH BRUNCH: Saturday, June 3, 2017. Noon – 1 p.m. This will be the last brunch of the school year with Ascension. RSVP by Friday, June 2 to Bring $10 or let Kiersten know if you need help with the cost.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR YOUTH GAMES NIGHT: Our LAST youth group meeting of the school year will be June 16, 7-9 p.m. at Trinity, where we will have a pizza party and games night! It will be a combined Jr. and Sr. Youth Group night. We will also be saying goodbye to Ashley, who is moving on from youth ministry at Ascension to further her career.

MUSIC AT TRINITY: Fabien Tousignant will perform an organ recital marking the anniversary of dedication of Trinity’s Casavant organ.  The programme will feature works by Bach, Jongen and Canadian composer Gerald Bales.  June 17th 2017 at 4:30pm. Freewill offering.

EVENSONG: We will have a choral Evensong to celebrate Trinity Sunday on June 11th 2017 at 4:30pm.


This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, May 30th                             


Wednesday, May 31st

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, June 1st                                              

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

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

Friday, June 2nd   

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Alpha

Sunday, June 4th       Pentecost & Confirmation at the Cathedral


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!