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Maundy Thursday









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Incumbent: The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

Honorary Assistant: The Rev. Allan Budzin



Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.






Maundy Thursday

April 13, 2017

7:00 P.M.




During the service there are many occasions where we stand for
lengthy periods. If you are more comfortable sitting or kneeling,
please feel free to do so.

Organ Prelude: Christe aller Welt Trost, BWV670 – J.S. Bach

Opening Hymn: Now, My Tongue, the Mystery Telling                         #51


The Gathering of the Community

Address                                                                                          page 304


God our Father,
your Son Jesus Christ was obedient to the end
and drank the cup prepared for him:
May we who share his table
watch with him through the night of suffering
and be faithful.  Amen.

Common Worship (2000) alt.

First Reading from Exodus 12:1-14                                     (O.T. page  58)

Psalm 116: 1,10-17 (sung by the choir)                         

Second Reading from 1 Corinthians 11:23-26                   (N.T. page 173)

Gradual Hymn: Giver of the Perfect Gift #180

Celebrant:  The Lord be with you.

People:     And also with you.              

Celebrant:  The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ

according to John 13:1-17, 31b-35                    (N.T. page 107)

People:     Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ





The Ceremony of the Washing of Feet                                        page 305

(We invite all those who would like to come forward to

participate in the Washing of Feet)

Anthem during the foot-washing:  Ubi Caritas et Amor (plainchant) arr. Fabien Tousignant

Text :

Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est. Congregavit nos in unum Christi amor. Exsultemus, et in ipso jucundemur. Timeamus, et amemus Deum vivum. Et ex corde diligamus nos sincero.

Simul ergo cum in unum congregamur: Ne nos mente dividamur, caveamus. Cessent iurgia maligna, cessent lites. Et in medio nostri sit Christus Deus. Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est.

Simul quoque cum beatis videamus, Glorianter vultum tuum, Christe Deus: Gaudium quod est immensum, atque probum, Saecula per infinita saeculorum. Amen.


Translation :

Where charity and love are, God is there. Christ’s love has gathered us into one. Let us rejoice and be pleased in Him. Let us fear, and let us love the living God. And may we love each other with a sincere heart. Where charity and love are, God is there. As we are gathered into one body, beware, lest we be divided in mind. Let evil impulses stop, let controversy cease, and may Christ our God be in our midst. Where charity and love are, God is there. And may we with the saints also, See Thy face in glory, O Christ our God: The joy that is immense and good, unto the ages through infinite ages. Amen.

Prayers of the People

Leader: On this holy day we dine together as the body of Christ, and at the table come to love and serve one another.

People: On this holy day, then, let us pray for the church and the world.

Leader: For the needs of the whole Church that we name silently or aloud (silence). For John our bishop, for all bishops, for Arran our Priest, for all clergy and people.

People: For the whole church of God, that it may grow in unity and servanthood, we pray to you O Lord.

Leader: For our congregation, that in these holy days we may grow in love for one another and for all people, we pray to you O Lord.

People: For those who will be baptized at Easter that they may rejoice in their passage through death into new life, we pray to you O Lord.

Leader: For all the leaders and people of the world, that reconciliation and peace may overcome conflict and oppression, we pray to you O Lord.

People: For the hungry in body or spirit that they may be fed, we pray to you O Lord.

Leader: For the sick and those in pain, for the lonely and the forgotten, for the dying and all who mourn. Within our Parish we pray for the sick and the suffering, especially (insert names), and for those we name silently or aloud (silence), we pray to you O Lord.

People: That they may know the full extent of God’s love for them, we pray to you O Lord.

Leader: We remember those who have died, especially (insert names), for those we name silently or aloud (silence). In thanksgiving for the saints and martyrs and for all the faith­ful departed who join us at your table of grace, we pray to you O Lord.

People: O God, into your love we commend ourselves and all for whom we pray, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Confession and Absolution                                                            page 191

Exchange of the Peace


The Celebration of the Eucharist

Offertory Hymn: Ah, Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou Offended              #196

Prayer Over the Gifts

God our provider,
you have not fed us with bread alone,
but with words of grace and life.
Bless us with these gifts,
which we receive from your bounty,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006) alt.

Eucharistic Prayer

Sanctus/Benedictus                                                                              #735

Lord’s Prayer                                                                                  page 211

The Breaking of the Bread

The Communion

Communion Anthem: Ave Verum by Edward Elgar

Ave verum corpus, natum ex Maria virgine,

Vere passum, immolatum in cruce pro homine.

Cuius latus perforatum vero fluxit sanguine;

Esto nobis praegustatum, mortis in examine.

O clemens, O pie, O dulcis Jesu, Fili Mariae.


Translation :

Hail true body, born of the virgin Mary,

truly killed, dying on the cross for man.

From whose pierced flank flowed the true blood;

behold him now, tested for us, through the trial of death.

O clement, O holy, O sweet Jesus, Son of Mary.



Prayer after Communion

Compassionate God,
you have fed us with the bread of heaven.
Sustain us in our Lenten pilgrimage;
may our fasting be hunger for justice;
our alms, a making of peace;
and our prayer, the song of grateful hearts;
through Jesus Christ, our Saviour and Lord. Amen.

Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006) alt.


The Service concludes with the Stripping of the Altar during which we hear the words of Matthew’s Gospel (26:30-46) and Psalm 22 (page 728).  We depart in darkness and silence





Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today


Greeter:                 Chris Garnett 

Readers:                Mary Hill and Judy Richardson           

Intercessions:        Carrol Robb

Lay Administrator: Judy Richardson and Robert Taylor

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



EASTER VIGIL Wine & Cheese Social: Join us in the Canterbury Room following the 7 pm service on Saturday, April 15th. If you would like to bring something or help with set up & clean up, please see the sign-up sheet at the back of the church or speak to Sally Clarke.

ACW ARE COLLECTING FOR “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.  These articles may be brought to Trinity on Sundays or when the office is open.  The packing date is TBD. For more information, see the yellow “social justice” bulletin board in Bender Hall.

MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next concert will feature The Juliet Singers in a concert titled Mostly a Capella.  Elise Letourneau, Rachel Beausoleil and Lindsey Sikora form that remarkable vocal ensemble.  The concert will be on April 22nd 2017 at 4:30 p.m.  Freewill offering.