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Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost





1230 Bank St. Ottawa  ON  K1S 3Y3

613-733-7536   |   |    @OttawaTrinity


The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Guest Preacher: Archdeacon Peter Crosby

Cantor: Simon McInnes

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant


Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.


Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 9, 2018


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





Prelude : Tierce en taille from Suite du 2e ton by Jean-Adam Guilain




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: Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life                  #592                                                                                                             

The Gathering of the Community                                                    page 185

Gloria                                                                                          Hymn #686

Kyrie                                                                                           Hymn #706

Collect of the Day

God of power and compassion,

In Christ you reveal your will to heal and to save.

Open our ears to your redeeming word

And move our hearts by the strength of your love,

So that our every word and work

May proclaim Jesus as Messiah,

Who lives and reigns with you

In the unity of the Holy Spirit,

God for ever and ever. Amen.

Opening Prayers (1997) alt.   


We Listen To God’s Word


The First Reading: Proverbs 22: 1-2, 8-9, 22-23                       (O.T. pg.604)

Psalm: 125 (sung by cantor)                                                                           page 884

The Second Reading: James 2: 1-10, 11-13, 14-17                 (N.T. pg.229)

Gradual Hymn:  Rejoice Today with One Accord                               #318

Celebrant:        The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to Mark 7: 24-37                            (N.T. page 42)

People:           Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ…

Celebrant:        The Gospel of Christ.

People:           Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.


Apostles Creed                                                                                 (pg. 189)

We Respond to God’s Word


Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
Jesus comes fulfilling the hope of healing to wholeness; he shows that mercy has triumphed over judgement.

Leader: Let us pray to our loving and merciful God for St. Helen’s, Orleans, The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey, The Rev. Canon Peter Lackey. For Open Table Ministry to university students. In our Companion Diocese, the Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for Saviour Church, Zarka, Jordan. We pray for John, our bishop, Arran, our priest and for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: Lord, we thank you for the richness and diversity of each unique identity. We pray for the separate members of this Body of Christ, and our corporate nature, that we may be filled at every level with the living breath of God. (Silence)

Leader: God of mercy:

People: let your kingdom come.

Leader: We thank you for the beauty and variety of our landscapes and cultures, all over the world; for starscapes and the wideness of space. Teach us to cherish and respect this universe we inhabit and all those who look or sound different from ourselves. (Silence)

Leader: God of mercy:

People: let your kingdom come.

Leader: We thank you for the hope each newborn child brings; for the gentle gifts of laughter and friendship, thoughtfulness and sympathy. We pray that our eyes may see all others with God’s affection. (Silence)

Leader: God of mercy:

People: let your kingdom come.

Leader: We thank you for the patient endurance of so many who suffer so much; for them all we pray your wholeness and refreshing, your upholding and healing. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence)

Leader: God of mercy:

People: let your kingdom come.

Leader: We thank you for the promise of mercy triumphing over judgement, and commend to your love for ever our own loved ones who have died. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: God of mercy:

People: let your kingdom come.

Leader: We thank you for all our blessings and pray that we may take none of them for granted, but commit ourselves to live out our thanks each day.

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:  Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation                       #300

Prayer over the Gifts

God of reconciliation and forgiveness,

the saving work of Christ has made our peace with you.

May that work grow toward its perfection

in all we offer you this day.

We ask this in his name. Amen

Sanctus                                                                                               Hymn #735                                                                                                             

Eucharistic Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                             page 211

The Breaking of the Bread                                                               page 287

Agnus Dei                                                                                  Hymn #747

The Communion


Prayer after Communion


Holy and blessed God,

as you give us the body and blood of your Son,

guide us with your Holy Spirit,

that we may honour you not only with our lips

but also in our lives.

This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing                   #306


Postlude: Praeludium in g minor BuxWV149


Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today        

Greeter: Lorna Feehan         

Readers: Joanne McCracken and Julian Grant 

Intercessions: Simon McInnes

Lay Administration: Susan and Robert Taylor   

Altar Guild: Brenda Small, Joanne McCracken, Yvonne Silverman

and Sue Taylor




COFFEE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  Would you be willing to prepare and serve coffee on Sunday once every 6 weeks or so?  If so, thank you!  Please let Ann Scott in the office or Sally Clarke know and Ann will put your name on our new roster and give you a reminder in advance when your turn comes up.


THE SENIORS LUNCHEON: Volunteers will be meeting after the service today. We will meet in a Sunday school room off of Bender hall. We will be discussing our upcoming menus and other things. We hope to see you there. Sincerely, Ruth and Chris.


FROSTY FAIR DONATIONS: Is almost here! If you have any new or old jewellery that you wish to donate please bring it to Trinity Church office. Ruth Cochrane and Chris Garnett will be your contacts for all jewellery donations. If you have any questions, please contact Ruth Cochrane at 613 890-2901.

SAVE THE DATE! You are invited to our next Alpha Launch Party: Thursday September 27th from 6:30-8:30pm in the Canterbury Room. Invite a friend to join us for dinner and see what Alpha is all about. For more info:


MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our concert series launches its fourth year with a recital of German Lieder entitled Ich liebe und lebe (I love and live).  The recital will include Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Brahms’ four serious songs and

a couple of lieder by Mahler. Luc Lalonde, baritone and Fabien Tousignant, piano will perform these on September 22nd 2018 at 4:30pm.  Freewill offering.


MURAL: “Telling the Truth: A shared journey toward reconciliation, healing and hope”  There will be a Community Consultation held on September 10th 2018 at the National Arts Centre in the Atrium between 7-9pm. The consultation will be facilitated by Justin Holness and Mique Michelle with indigenous youth. The mural launch event is Sunday, September 16th at 10 am with Justin Holness as the guest preacher.


VOLUNTEER REQUIRED: We have many exciting ministries happening at Trinity that need your involvement.  We are especially looking for a volunteer to head up the Altar Guild at Trinity.  If you are interested please speak with Carmen Christian or Yvonne Silverman.  On behalf of Trinity Church we thank Carmen Christian for her years of service with the Altar Guild.


BROWN BAG LUNCH AND BIBLE STUDY: Please note that the lunch time bible study begins this upcoming Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 12:00pm.  Everyone is welcome!


This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, September 11, 2018                                                              

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

Wednesday, September 12, 2018                                             

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 Lunch and Bible Study

Thursday, September 13, 2018                                                                                                                  

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

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

Sunday, September 16, 2018 Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

Readings: Proverbs 1: 20-33, Psalm 19, James 3: 1-12, Mark 8: 27-38