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First Sunday After Christmas, December 30, 2012

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First Sunday After Christmas, December 30, 2012


Trinity's logo of heart, hands and cross. 

Trinity Anglican Church

1230 Bank Street

Ottawa, Ontario   K1S 3Y3



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Priest: The Reverend Andrea Thomas

Director of Music: Victoria Scott

Duty Warden: Heather Maclachlan


Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.

First Sunday After Christmas

December 30th, 2012

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Carol Sing


Welcome to Trinity!  If this is your first visit, please note that we do not take a collection during the service, but your offering may be placed on the plate at the back of the church as you enter or leave. 


Organ prelude

We Gather As God’s People

Opening hymn: Once in Royal David’s City                              #123

The Gathering of the Community                                 page 185

Glory to God                                                               see insert

The Collect of the Day                                                   page 276


We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading:  1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26                  (O.T. page 244)

 Psalm 148   (please read together)                                 page 907              

The Second Reading:  Colossians 3:12-17          (N.T. page 201)

Gradual Hymn: All Poor Folk and Humble                                #151

Gospel Acclamation

Celebrant: The Lord be with you

People:   And also with you.

Celebrant: The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

               according to  Luke 2:41-52                     (N.T. page 59)

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

Carol Sing

The Nicene Creed                                                        page 188

The Prayers of the People  #13                                   page 120


Confession and Absolution                                          page 191

The Exchange of the Peace                                        page 192




We Celebrate The Presence Of Jesus

Offertory Hymn: ’Twas in the Moon of Wintertime                #146

Prayer Over The Gifts                                             page 277

Eucharistic  Prayer 2                                                    page 196

Sanctus                                                                       see insert

Amen                                                                          see insert

The Lord’s Prayer                                                        page 211

The Breaking of the Bread, sentence 6                         page 213

Agnus Dei                                                                           #747

The Communion

Communion Hymn: The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy          #128

Prayer After Communion                                                     page 277

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: Joy to the World                                 #154


Organ Postlude




Sharing In The Ministry of Our Parish Today

Greeters:                 Lisa MacGillivray and Evan Baker

Reader:                  Joanne McCracken

Intercessions:         Chris Garnett

Lay Administrators:

Altar Guild:              Mary Wilson, Belma Hull, Beulah Rumbolt

                                      and Simon McInnes







VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO ASSIST WITH HOSTING AN OUT OF THE COLD DINNER ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 19th, 2013 at Southminster United Church. Volunteers will be needed between 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. to: set -up, serve, host, register and clean-up.  A sign-up sheet listing all volunteer opportunities is  posted in Bender Hall.  Please consider joining us again or for the first time. Judy Richardson (613-730-7482).


PLEASE SIGN UP TO HOST THE COFFEE AND FELLOWSHIP HOUR at least once this year.  The sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board at the back of Bender Hall.

CHANGE FOR CHANGE.  Don’t forget to drop all your spare change into the World Vision bucket for Sheila. Check the scrap book for the latest updates on her progress.