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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.




Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

September 20th, 2015

8 a.m. Sung Matins
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Choir and Church School



Prelude: Fuer Alina – Arvo Pärt (performed by Nicolas Fobes on piano)


We Gather As God’s People

Opening Hymn: For the Fruit of All Creation                                              #259

Children’s Talk
The Gathering of the Community                                                      page 185

Gloria                                                                                                 #686
Kyrie                                                                                                    #706

The Collect of the Day

O God,

who draws near to us

and whose nature is revealed in lordship laid aside:

give us grace to welcome you

in the child and in the outcast;

in the name of Jesus Christ, who humbled himself

so that we might know eternal life. Amen.

Prayers for an Inclusive Church (2009) alt.                             


We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading: Proverbs 31:10-31                                        (O.T. pg. 613)

Psalm 1 (sung by choir)        

The Second Reading: James 3:13-4L3,7-8a                     (N.T. page 230)

Gradual Hymn:       Breathe on Me, Breath of God                                  #649

Celebrant:       The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:       The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to Mark 9:30-37 (N.T. page 44)

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


The Nicene Creed                                                                           page 188

Prayers of the People (adapted from Susan Sayers)—The truly great in God’s eyes are those who are prepared to be last of all and servant of all.

Leader: Let us pray to the God of glory in whom we live and move and have our being.

People: We pray that the Church may hold true to the teaching of Jesus, without being persuaded that worldly values of status and ambition are suitable or acceptable in Christ’s followers. We pray for a spirit of humility to deflate all pomposity and arrogance.

Leader: In our Diocesan Calendar of Prayer, we pray today for St. James the Apostle, Perth, St. Augustine’s, Drummond, and the Rev. Kenneth Davis. In our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for Holy Land Institute for the Deaf, Salt, Jordan, and for Jofed Community Rehabilitation Centre, Jordan Valley, Jordan. We pray John our bishop, and for Arran our priest. We pray for all clergy and people. (Silence)

Leader: Yours, Lord, is the kingdom:

People: yours the power and yours the glory.

Leader: We pray that all in positions of power, authority and influence in our world may recognize their calling to servanthood and never lose their identity with the needs and longings of those they serve. (Silence)

Leader: Yours, Lord, is the kingdom:

People: yours the power and yours the glory.

Leader: We pray that all communities may look after one another, supporting the vulnerable, encouraging the timid, providing practical help for all who need it, and nurturing the young in a climate of trust. (Silence)

Leader: Yours, Lord, is the kingdom:

People: yours the power and yours the glory.

Leader: We pray that none may be considered expendable, or beyond our cherishing; we pray for all who have lost heart, through pain, suffering or sin, that God’s redeeming power may work its wonders in the very darkest situations. We pray especially for (insert names) and those we name silently or aloud (Silence)

Leader: Yours, Lord, is the kingdom:

People: yours the power and yours the glory.

Leader: We pray that all who have wearily struggled to death may know the joy of burdens laid down, and new, lasting life transforming them through the eternal love of God. We pray especially for (insert names) and those we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Yours, Lord, is the kingdom:

People: yours the power and yours the glory.

Leader: We pray that we may find new joy in giving and serving freely, without thanks, rejoicing in the privilege of following Jesus.

Leader: Merciful God,

People: accept these prayers in the name 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: For the Healing of the Nations                                 #576

Prayer over the Gifts

Blessed are you, O God,

maker of all things.

Through your goodness

you have blessed us

with these gifts:

our selves, our time,

and our possessions.

Use us, and what we have gathered,

in feeding the world with your love,

through the one

who gave himself for us,

Jesus Christ, our Saviour and Lord.


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: Ave Verum – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Ave verum corpus natum de Maria Virgine

Vere passum, immolatum in cruce pro homine,

Cuius latus perforatum unda fluxit et sanguine

Esto nobis praegustatum in mortis examine.



Hail,true body born of the Virgin Mary,

Who truly suffered, sacrificed on the Cross for man,

Whose pierced side overflowed with water and blood,

Be for us a foretaste in the test of death.

Prayer after Communion

God of abundance,

with this bread of life

and cup of salvation

you have united us with Christ,

making us one with all your people.

Now send us forth

in the power of your Spirit,

so that we may proclaim

your redeeming love to the world

and continue forever

in the risen life of Jesus Christ,

our Lord. Amen.

Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006) alt.

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: God of Mercy, God of Grace                                      #341


Postlude: Carillon – Louis Vierne





Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today        

Greeter:                                      Yvonne Silverman

Readers:                                    Hildegard Nicol and Simon McInnes

Intercessions:                            Shirley Tubman

Lay Administrators:                  Judy Richardson and David Wilson     

Coffee Time:                              Brenda Small and Sally Clarke     

Altar Guild:                                Brenda Small, Joanne McCracken, Yvonne Silverman, Sue Taylor



Thank you to Nicolas Fobes for sharing
in our music ministry this morning.

SPECIAL VESTRY NOTICE: Next Sunday, September 27, following the 10 a.m. service, we will have a very short vestry meeting to vote on the nomination of Doreen Barnes as Deputy People’s Warden.

Our current Wardens are:
Evan Baker – Rector’s Warden
Darcy DeMarsico – People’s Warden
Yvonne Silverman – Deputy Rector’s Warden

COFFEE TIME: 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.

BROWN BAG BIBLE STUDY will resume this Wednesday, September 23. Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in Bender Hall, bring your lunch and join Rev. Arran as we explore the lectionary readings for the upcoming Sunday. All welcome, no Bible knowledge required.

IS YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS AND CONTACT INFORMATION WITH THE OFFICE? If you have changed your address, email, phone number, please notify the office at

SENIORS’ LUNCHEON: In September we will once again be starting up our Seniors’ Luncheon. It is held the LAST Thursday of each month in the Canterbury room. It is a time for our Seniors to come together with music and food as well as a lot of laughs and fellowship. If you would like to be involved as part of our volunteer team, we would love to have you. As well we may be looking for some dedicated drivers this year (especially during the winter months). We will be holding our first meeting on Sunday September 13th after the service. We will meet in one of the Sunday school rooms off of Bender Hall. We hope to see you there, sincerely, Ruth and Chris.

OLD OTTAWA SOUTH ART TOURSunday, Sept. 27, 11:00 am. – 5:00 pm. Wander through Old Ottawa South to visit the 10 sites where local artists will be showing and selling work. Come to 16 Chesley St., around the corner from Trinity to say “Hi” to Brenda Small and see her paintings and glass art windows. Look at and to see the map and get information about the artists and the other sites.

This Week at Trinity

Monday, September 21st 

9:00 a.m. – noon          Rev. Arran’s Carleton Interfaith Chaplaincy Office Hours

Tuesday, September 22nd      

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Church Office Open

6:30 p.m.                      Finance Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 23rd

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Church Office Open

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ACW

Thursday, September 24th  

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Church Office Open

7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.    Choir Practice

Sunday, September 27th  Back to Church Sunday

8:00 a.m.                      Holy Eucharist

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

Readings:                     Esther 7:1-6,9-10;9:20-22 or Numbers 11:4-6,10-16,24-29; Psalm 124 or Psalm 19:7-14; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50.