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Fifth Sunday of Easter


1230 Bank St. Ottawa  ON  K1S 3Y3

613-733-7536   |   |    @OttawaTrinity

The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

Worshipping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.

Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 19, 2019

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

Prelude: Largo from Trio Sonata No.2 BWV526 by J.S. Bach

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: At the Lambs High Feast We Sing                          #207

Children’s Talk                                                                                           

The Gathering of the Community                                                    page 185

Gloria                                                                                                  Hymn #686                                                                                                             

Kyrie eleison (sung together)

Christe eleison (sung by choir)

Kyrie eleison (sung together)

Collect of the Day

Risen Christ,

your wounds declare God’s love for the world

and the wonder of your risen life

gives us compassion and courage

to risk ourselves for those we serve,

to the glory of God the Father.  Amen.

Common Worship:  Additional Collects (2004)

We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading: Acts 11:1–18                                            O.T. page 130                            

Psalm: Psalm 148                                                                          page 907           

The Second Reading: Revelation 21:1–6                               N.T. page 259

Gospel Acclamation (sung together)   

Celebrant:        The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to John 13:31–35                         (N.T. page 108)

People:           Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ (sung together)

Celebrant:        The Gospel of Christ.

People:           Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ. (sung together)


Apostles Creed                                                                                 (pg. 189)

We Respond to God’s Word

Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
Christ, breaking through the barrier of sin and death, allows us to break into an entirely new way of living which continues into eternity.

Leader: It is God’s love that has drawn us here together: Let us pray to him now for Church of the Ascension, Ottawa, The Reverend Rhonda Waters. Julian of Norwich, The Reverend Monique Stone. The Reverend Deacon Elizabeth December. For all Church Musicians serving in the Diocese of Ottawa. We pray for Fred, our Primate, Anne, our Metropolitan, John, our Bishop, and Michael Bird, our assisting Bishop. For Arran, our priest and for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: God, wherever Christians are fussing and arguing, living outside your will or without the responsible love you teach, bring about deep cleansing, healing and renewing, so that we can really be your body in our world.

Leader: Lord, you show us:

People: what loving really means.

Leader: God, wherever injustice stifles human growth, and selfish ambition distorts leadership, bring about right and good government throughout the world, born of your wisdom and humility.(Silence)

Leader: Lord, show us:

People: what loving really means.

Leader: God as we watch our children growing, remind us of our calling to grow more loving in the ways we deal with conflict, approach difficulties, and address the needs of those we meet. (Silence)

Leader: Lord, you show us:

People: what loving really means.

Leader: God, in the places of long-term pain and sudden shock, of weariness, disappointment and fear, bring about the peace which only you can give and the comfort which speaks of hope. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Lord, you show us:

People: what loving really means.

Leader: God, may the physical death of those we now recall be nothing less than the gateway to a new and lasting life in your love and protection. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence).

Leader: Lord, you show us:

People: what loving really means.

Leader: So heavenly God, we offer you our hearts with all the love you find inside and thank you for putting it there. (Silence).

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: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling                            #485

Prayer over the Gifts                                                                        

God of Life and freedom,

we celebrate the revelation of Jesus

as the Christ who makes all creation new.

Accept all we offer you this day

and make us new in him,

who is Lord for ever and ever.  Amen                                                    

Eucharistic Prayer  


Great Amen                                   

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                             page 211

The Breaking of the Bread                                                               page 213

Agnus Dei                                                                                                                  The Communion

Anthem: If Ye Love Me by Thomas Tallis

If ye love me, keep my commandments, and I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another comforter that he may ‘bide with you forever, e’en the spirit of truth.

Prayer after Communion        

Gracious God, lover of all,

by this sacrament

you make us one family in Christ your Son,

one in the sharing of his body and blood,

one in the communion of his Spirit.

Help us to grow in love for one another

and come to the full maturity of the Body of Christ.

We ask this in his name. Amen.

Doxology and Blessing                                                                           (Pg. 214)                                                                                                              

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: O Praise Ye the Lord                                          #330


Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in A major BWV536 by J.S. Bach

Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today

Greeter: Mary Wilson

Readers: Hildegard Nicol and Doug Small

Intercessions: Sue Taylor

Hospitality: Marnie Drover and Yvonne Silverman

Lay Administration: Doug Small and Sue Taylor

Altar Guild: Brenda Small, Joanne McCracken, Yvonne Silverman

and Sue Taylor


MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next concert will be on June 15th 2019 at 4:30pm featuring, Caelis Academy Ensemble, The Glebelles and our very own Trinity Anglican Church Choir.  More details to come. Freewill offering. 

DOORS OPEN:  We will welcome the public on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, as a new participant in this annual city-wide event.  Volunteers are needed to guide our visitors and share Trinity’s story.  A signup sheet is available downstairs.  For further information, please contact Lindsay Whillans at 613-730-8728.

TEEN PROGRAM: The next session to be held on June 2nd. Bring your friends and join us at 10:00 in the Canterbury room.

BALES FOR THE NORTH: It’s that time of the year again!  The ACW at Trinity are gathering NEW items for this project.  Items requested are household—flannelette sheets, towels, etc. Warm clothing—jeans (all sizes), baby clothes and diapers, children’s clothing. Please note that dried rice or pasta may also be sent north this year.  These articles may be brought to Trinity on Sundays or when the office is open.  The packing date is May 29th at St. Columba’s. Donations need to come in the week prior in order to be packed. For more information please contact Mary Wilson at (613) 521-7788.

This Week at Trinity

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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 23rd, 2019                                                                                                                  

7:30p.m. 9 p.m.    Trinity Choir practice

Friday, May 24th, 2019

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

Sunday, May 26th, 2019- Sixth Sunday of Easter

Readings: Acts 16:9–15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10, 22–22:5; John 14:23–29