1230 Bank St. Ottawa ON K1S 3Y3
613-733-7536 | email@example.com
www.trinityottawa.ca | @OttawaTrinity
The Rev. Arran Thorpe
Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant
Service sung by The Ensemble
Soloist: Marty McCurdy
Worshipping God as disciples of Jesus;
showing love to our neighbours near and far.
Great Vigil of Easter
April 20th, 2019
The Gathering of the Community
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.
(We Begin in Darkness and Silence)
The Service of Light
Greeting and Opening Prayer page 322
Procession and Individual Candle Lighting
The Exsultet and Prayer – page 323
The Liturgy of the Word
Opening Words page 325
A Reading From Exodus 14:10-15:1 (O.T. page 60)
Reader: Doreen Barnes
Canticle 1, Song of Moses (sung by choir)
A Reading from Ezekiel 36:24-28 (O.T page 805)
Reader: Sue Taylor
Psalm 42 (sung by choir)
A Reading from Zephaniah 3:14-20 (O.T. page 877)
Reader: Yvonne Silverman
Psalm 98 (sung by choir)
Glory to God # 686
(Bells ring out from throughout the congregation)
God of Sabbath rest,
Out of the depths we cry to you.
Give light in our darkness
And hope in the prison of our despair;
Through your Beloved who rests this day,
obedient to your will. Amen.
Common Worship: Additional Collects (2004) alt.
A Reading from Romans 6:3-11 (N.T. page 156)
Reader: Judy Chamberland
114 (sung by
Gradual Hymn: Christ is Risen, Christ is Risen #220
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 Luke 24:1-12 (N.T. page 54)
People: Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ (sung together)
Celebrant: The Gospel of Christ.
People: Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ. (sung together)
The Renewal of Baptismal Vows page 330
The Exchange of the Peace page 192
The Celebration of the Eucharist
Offertory Hymn: The Lamb’s High Banquet Called to Share #214
Prayer Over the Gifts page 332
Lord’s Prayer page 211
The Breaking of the Bread
Anthem: Sicut Cervus by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Sicut cervus desiderat ad fontes aquarum, ita desiderat anima mea ad te, Deus.
As a hart longs for the flowing streams, so longs my soul for thee, O God.
Prayer after Communion page 332
Recessional Hymn: Alleluia! The Srife is O’er #212
Organ Postlude: Toccata in F major by J.S. Bach BWV 540
Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today
Lay Administrators: Heather Maclachlan and Sue Taylor
Altar Guild: Margo Kenney, Clementine Ukeye, Lindsay Whillan
Please join us after the service for a Resurrection Party
in the Canterbury Room
MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next Music at Trinity will be on May 4th 2019 at 4:30pm. Fabien Tousignant will perform an organ recital featuring the music of Bach, Jongen and Bales. Freewill offering.
SPECIAL FINANCIAL VESTRY: There will be a Financial Vestry on Sunday May 5th where Trinity’s Audited 2018 Financial Statements will be presented as well as 2019 Budget. The discussion will be limited only to the Financial Statements and Budget and we will seek a Motion for Approval. The meeting should last 30 minutes, 11:30 – noon. Financial Statements will be available two weeks prior on Sunday April 22nd.
INVITATION TO MOTHERS DAY: We are looking forward to celebrating Mother’s Day on May 12th at 10:00 a.m. here at Trinity, and we would like to be sure to invite you and your family to join us!
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 May 5th. Bring your friends and join us at 10:00 in the Canterbury room.
TRINITY EASTER EGG HUNT: Will take place during Sunday School on April 21st. Bring your friends! Fun for all ages!