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Sixth Sunday After Pentecost


Trinity Anglican Church

1230 Bank Street

Ottawa, Ontario   K1S 3Y3


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Incumbent Priest: The Reverend Arran Thorpe

Interim Director of Music: Donald Russell

Guest Organist: Keith Murfin

Duty Warden: Darcy DeMarsico

Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.

Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

July 20th, 2014

9:30 a.m. Morning Prayer Service with Church School





Organ Prelude

We Gather As God’s People

Opening Hymn: When Morning Gilds the Skies                     #2

Children’s Talk

The Gathering of the Community                                      page 185

Glory to God                                                                    page 186

The Collect of the Day                                                                   page 369

We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading: Genesis 28:10-19a                       (O.T. pg. 24)

Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 (please read responsively)         page 896

The Second Reading: Romans 8:12-25                          (N.T. page 158)

Gradual Hymn: Will You Come and Follow Me                     #430

Gospel Acclamation             

Celebrant:       The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:       The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

(N.T. page 14)

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

The Prayers of the People

Leader: Through baptism we have been made alive in Christ Jesus.

People: Let us speak the words of this new life by praying for the whole state of Christ’s church and the world, we pray to the Lord.

Leader: For those named in our Diocesan Prayer Calendar we pray today forSt. John the Evangelist, Lancaster, St. Michael and All Angels, Maxville, and the Rev. Jason Pollick. For the members of the Diocesan Refugee Working Group. In our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for St. Lukes Centre, Beirut, Lebanon. 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 church, that we might be faithful, willing to serve, con­stant in grace, and receptive to newness, we pray to the Lord.

Leader: For this congregation, that we might be eager to welcome others, be diligent in prayer, and generous in deed, we pray to the Lord.

People: For our nation, town, and neighborhood, that we might be advocates of the lowly, defenders of liberties, and models of justice, we pray to the Lord.

Leader: For those who grieve, those in places of care, those in prison, those who are addicted, those who are despondent. 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: For those in dangerous occupations, those who care for the sick, those who work the land, those who engage in commerce, and those who teach, we pray to the Lord.

Leader: For all who travel, who seek rest, who visit family and friends, who enjoy the gifts of creation, we pray to the Lord.

People: For our families and for all placed under our care, for our enemies and for those with whom we disagree, and for those who are examples of grace in our lives, we pray to the Lord.

Leader: We remember those who have died, especially (insert names), for those we name silently or aloud (silence). Give them eternal rest.

People: Yours, O God, is the dominion, the power, and the glory, now and forever. Amen.

Confession and Absolution                                                page 191

The Exchange of the Peace                                             page 192

We Celebrate the Presence of Jesus

Offertory Hymn: We Plough the Fields and Scatter             #258

Prayer over the Gifts                                                         page 369

Eucharistic Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer                                                           page 211

The Breaking of the Bread                                               page 212

The Communion

Prayer after Communion                                                  page 369

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: All Things Bright and Beautiful         #415 Dismissal

Organ Postlude

Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today


Greeters:                      Audrey Graham

Readers:               Joanne McCracken and Marty McCurdy

Intercessions:      Simon McInnes

Lay Administrator:       Heather Maclachlan and Yvonne Silverman

Refreshments:      Brenda Small and Sally Clarke

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



Welcome back Rev. Arran!


**Please note that we are in our SUMMER SCHEDULE, with one service on Sunday at 9:30 a.m.**

Sunday School will continue over the summer, one-room schoolhouse style for children roughly aged 3-13.

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SHEILA’S BIRTHDAY GIFT: We have received a letter from Sheila in Kenya – check it out in the binder near the “spare change” bucket.  We have sent a cheque for $140.00 to World Vision and they will determine what will be an appropriate gift to purchase for Sheila and her family.  That has pretty well wiped out the account so please help out with your change if you can.

NATURAL PEST CONTROL WORKSHOP FOR NOVICES: Wed. Jul. 23rd, 6-8 p.m. To help novice gardeners deal with garden pests, rodents, and viruses—all without the use of chemicals. Presented by Robert Danforth. Brought to you by Just Food. Cost: $5 or pay what you can. NEW LOCATION: Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 480 Avalon Pl. Registration required. Call Jordan at 613-699-6850 x12 or email to reserve your spot.

CURSILLO SUMMER EUCHARIST: Join us in Andrew Haydon Park, 7-9p.m. (Carling Avenue and Holly Acres Rd).Wednesdays, June 18th, July 16th, August 20th. Contemporary music and a brief talk by a lay member of the Anglican Cursillo Movement. Rain site, St. Stephen’s Anglican, 730 Watson St. All welcome, bring a lawn chair (some people picnic first.)

This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, July 22nd            

10:00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.   CHURCH OFFICE OPEN

Wednesday, July 23rd              

10:00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.   CHURCH OFFICE OPEN

9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.          ACW quilting in Bender Hall

7 p.m.                            Young Adult Group Study

Thursday, July 24th      

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

Sunday, July 27th      Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

9:30 a.m.                       Holy Eucharist with Church School

Readings:                      Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45b; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52.