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Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany January 28, 2018

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TRINITYOTTAWA

 

 

1230 Bank St. Ottawa  ON  K1S 3Y3

613-733-7536   |   office@trinityottawa.ca

www.trinityottawa.ca   |    @OttawaTrinity

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Incumbent: The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

 

 Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.

 

Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany

January 28, 2018

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with One-Room Church 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: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise                              #393

Children’s Talk

The Gathering of the Community                                                                                 page 185

Gloria                                                                                                       #686

Kyrie                                                                                                         #706

Collect of the Day

God of Liberation,

who comes not to destroy

but to set us free,

bring wholeness to all that is broken,

and speak truth to us in our confusion;

through Jesus Christ our Saviour and Lord. Amen.

Propers Working Group (2015)  

 

We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading:  Deuteronomy 18: 15-20                               (O.T. pg. 174)

Psalm 111, Sung by Choir                                                                 page 860

The Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 8: 1-13                             (N.T. pg. 171)

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 Mark 1: 21-28                                  (N.T. page 35)

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

Homily

The Apostles Creed                                                                          page 189

Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
Jesus displays all the signs that mark him out to be God’s chosen One.

Leader: As we gather in the presence of the almighty, all-knowing God, let us pray for St. Paul’s, Almonte, The Reverend Canon Pat Martin, St. Paul’s, Hazeldean-Kanata, The Reverend Canon John Bridges, The Reverend Kerri Brennan, Faith Lutheran Church, Pastor Martin Malina. For the Postulants in the Diocese of Ottawa: Jarrett Carty, Christopher Courtright-Cox, Michael Garner and Colin McFarland. In our Companion Diocese, The Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for St. Paul’s Church, Shefa’Amr, Israel and John, our bishop, Arran, our priest. We pray for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: Holy God, great Spirit of all, may the whole Church honour and glorify your name in daily lives, private prayer and public worship. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may your will be done.

Leader: May the whole world resound with your truth, activate your compassion, and be soaked in your peace. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may your will be done.

Leader: May all homes and households make plenty of room for kindness and forgiveness; clear the clutter of discontent and make us more thankful. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may your will be done.

Leader: May all who ache with sadness or physical pain be comforted and cherished, knowing your love for them. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may your will be done.

Leader: May the dying be surrounded with our prayers and those who have passed beyond death remain safe for ever in your keeping. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Holy God:

People: may your will be done.

Leader: As we step into each new day may our thanks and praise give joy to the living God.

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: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty                                   #384

 

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: Locus iste by Anton Bruckner

Locus iste a Deo factus est, Inaestimabile sacramentum, irreprehensibilis est.

 

This place was made by God, a priceless sacrament; it is without reproach.

 

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: All Praise to Thee                                                #387

Dismissal

Postlude:  Postlude by Louis Vierne

 

 

Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today             

Greeter:                                  Jackie and Dick Johnston

Readers:                                 Julian Grant and Joanne McCracken

Intercessions:                        Carrol Robb

Lay Administration:               Carmen Christian and Judy Richardson

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

 

Announcements

MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next concert will be on February 3rd 2018 at 4:30pm.  The programme will feature excerpts from Richard Strauss’ opera Der Rosenkavalier with Stephanie Beames, Susan Elizabeth Brown, Pauline van der Roest and pianist Brahm Goldhamer.  Freewill Offering.

 

CHORAL EVENSONG: On January 28th, 2018 at 5:30pm we will have Choral Evensong with Hypatia’s Voice Women’s Choir directed by Laura Hawley.

VOLUNTEER FAIR: Will be held next Sunday February 4, 2018 after the 10:00 a.m. service at the back of the church. Everyone is welcome to look over the displays and discuss opportunities. Also there will be a training for volunteer Readers, Lay Administrator’s, Greeters and Intersessions that will take place on February 10th between 10:00 -12:00, followed by a soup luncheon.

Community Fair Tables

Coffee Hour, back of Sanctuary, Feb. 4, 2018

 

  1. PROPERTY & FINANCE
  • Finance committee
  • Property Management
  • Mabel Gordon House
  • Property (futures)
  1. 2. WORSHIP TABLE 1
  • Altar guild/flowers
  • Choir
  • Greeters
  1. WORSHIP TABLE 2
  • Readers
  • Lay Administration
  1. HOSPITALITY
  • Seniors’ Luncheon
  • Out of the Cold
  1. HOSPITALITY TABLE 2
  • Coffee Time
  1. STEWARDSHIP & OUTREACH
  • Stewardship committee
  • Refugees
  • Right to Water (PWDRF)
  1. FAITH DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY
  • Bible study
  • Pastoral care
  • Children/youth
  • ACW/quilters
  • Alpha

Here are some suggested questions to ask when visiting the tables:

 

  1. What are the time commitments for this ministry?
  2. What is it about this ministry that you enjoy?
  3. Is there support training to help me with this ministry?

REFUGEE COMMITTEE MEETING: The meeting of the Ottawa South Committee Refugee Committee last Monday evening was postponed due to bad weather. We will now be meeting in the Canterbury Room tomorrow, Monday, at 7pm. There is lots of work to do.  Everyone is invited to the meeting.

 

SACRED PARENTING: Join us for a six week video series that will include time for fellowship and discussion exploring the calling of parenthood.  The video series will be held in the Canterbury Room at Trinity Ottawa beginning Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 from 7:00p.m-9:00p.m.

WAY OF LIFE LENTEN STUDY:

The Anglican Parishes of Ottawa Centre – Trinity, St. Albans, St. John’s, St. Matthews and St. Thomas’ – are teaming up to offer a Lenten Study “Way of Life” based on the book The Great Spiritual Migration by Brian McLaren.

 

The program includes:

5 Gatherings at 5 locations
2 Streams (Afternoon and Evening)

 

The afternoon streams begin at 1pm, and the evening streams begin at 7pm. You are invited to “pick a stream” and to commit to the five sessions.

Afternoon Stream
Feb 21. Session #1 Introduction (with meal):
St. Thomas the Apostle – 2345 Alta Vista Drive

Feb 28. Session #2 A Better Way to Be Christian:
St. John the Evangelist – 154 Somerset Street West.

Mar 7. Session #3 From a System of Beliefs to a Way of Life.
St. Matthew’s – 217 First Avenue, the Glebe

Mar 14. Session #4 Toward a loving God of Liberation.
Trinity Anglican Church – 1230 Bank Street

Mar 21. Session #5 For the Common Good.
Trinity Anglican Church – 1230 Bank Street

 

Evening Stream

Feb 21. Session #1 Introduction (with meal):
St. Albans – 454 King Edward Avenue

Feb 28. Session #2 A Better Way to Be Christian:
St. Albans – 454 King Edward Avenue

Mar 7. Session #3 From a System of Beliefs to a Way of Life.
St. Matthew’s – 217 First Avenue, the Glebe

Mar 14. Session #4 Toward a loving God of Liberation.
St. Matthew’s – 217 First Avenue, the Glebe

Mar 21. Session #5 For the Common Good.
St. Thomas the Apostle – 2345 Alta Vista Drive

VESTRY OUR ANNUAL AGM: Our Annual Vestry Meeting will be held on February 11, 2018 following the 10 a.m. service with a snow date of February 18, 2018.

PANCAKE SUPPER: Our Pancake Supper will be Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5-7 p.m.

ASH WEDNESDAY: The Ash Wednesday Service will be held Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 7pm.

HOSPITALITY: Coffee Time is an important part of our Ministry of Hospitality at Trinity.   We need volunteers to help serve and clean up and to provide baked goods to share each Sunday.      Please see the sign up sheet  downstairs or contact the office or Sally Clarke (Clarke. sb@gmail.com;  613-608-2987).

 

This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, January 30th                                                      

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

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p. m. ALPHA Course

Wednesday, January 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, February 1st                                                                                            

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

7:30p.m. 9:00 p.m.      Choir practice

Sunday, February 4th Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany          

Readings: Isaiah 40: 21-31, Psalm 147, 1 Corinthians 9: 16-23, Mark 1: 29-39