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Third Sunday after Pentecost


1230 Bank St. Ottawa ON K1S 3Y3

613-733-7536   |   |    @OttawaTrinity

The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

Cantor: Simon McInnes

Worshipping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.

Third Sunday after Pentecost

June 30, 2019

9:30am Holy Eucharist


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: Come Down, O Love Divine                                     #645

Children’s Talk                                                                                           

The Gathering of the Community                                                    page 185

Gloria                                                                                                  Hymn #686                                                                                                             

Kyrie                                                                                                     #706

Collect of the Day


You set us free in Jesus Christ,

Grant that we may live gracefully in this freedom

Without selfishness or arrogance,

Becoming servants through love

To the freedom of the gospel

For the sake of your reign.


Revised Common Lectionary Prayers (2002)

We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading:  2 Kings 2:1–2, 6–14                                O.T. page 332                              

Psalm: 77:1–2, 11–20                                                                    page 804            

The Second Reading: Galatians 5:1, 13–25                           N.T. page 190   

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 9:51–62                             (N.T. page 70)

People:           Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ (sung together)

Celebrant:        The Gospel of Christ.

People:           Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ. (sung together)


Apostles Creed                                                                                 (pg. 189)

We Respond to God’s Word

Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
True richness is not material wealth; true security is not a financial matter.

Leader: Let us pray to God our Father, knowing that we are all precious to him. Let us pray for St. John’s, Richmond, The Reverend Canon John Bridges, The Reverend Ryan Boivin, The Reverend Kerri Brennan, Parish of Maberly-Lanark, St. Alban’s, Maberly, St. Paul’s, Lanark, St. John’s, Balderson, St. Stephen’s, Bathurst, The Reverend Jonathan Askwith.

In our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for St. John the Baptist Church, Husun, Jordan. We pray for Fred, our Primate, Anne, our Metropolitan, John, our Bishop, and Michael Bird, our assisting Bishop. For Arran, our priest and for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: God, we thank you for all those who give to support the work of the Church; bless our giving, guide our spending, and help us to value the true wealth of your abundant love. (Silence)

Leader: The Lord is our shepherd:

People: there is nothing we shall want.

Leader: We pray for the world’s economy; for fair management and distribution of resources; for fair trade and just wages; for greater awareness and concern about injustice; for a commitment to our responsibilities as planet –sharers and earth-dwellers.(Silence)

Leader: The Lord is our shepherd:

People: there is nothing we shall want.

Leader: We pray for all parents with young children, thanking you for them and asking you to bless and guide their parenting; we pray for families in debt; for those whose homes have been repossessed, and those whose financial security makes them forgetful of your love.  (Silence)

Leader: The Lord is our shepherd:

People: there is nothing we shall want.

Leader: We pray for those who are burdened with financial worries and all who struggle to make ends meet, all over the world; we pray for the emotionally and spiritually bankrupt, and those who do not yet know God’s love for them. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence).

Leader: The Lord is our shepherd:

People: there is nothing we shall want.

Leader: We pray for those who have died, and those on that last journey at this moment; for a merciful judgment and the everlasting joy of heaven. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence).

Leader: The Lord is our shepherd:

People: there is nothing we shall want.

Leader: God we give you thanks for the extraordinary generosity of your love for us, which lasts beyond death into the whole of eternity.

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: Holy Spirit, Come with Power                                 #643

Prayer over the Gifts                                                                        

God of Life and freedom, we celebrate the revelation of Jesus

as the Christ who makes all creation new.

Accept all we offer you this day

and make us new in him,

who is Lord for ever and ever.  Amen                                                    

Eucharistic Prayer  

Sanctus                                                                                                                 #735

Great Amen                                   

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                             page 211

The Breaking of the Bread                                                               page 213

Agnus Dei                                                                                                                 

The Communion

Prayer after Communion        

Gracious God, lover of all,

by this sacrament

you make us one family in Christ your Son,

one in the sharing of his body and blood,

one in the communion of his Spirit.

Help us to grow in love for one another

and come to the full maturity of the Body of Christ.

We ask this in his name. Amen.

Doxology and Blessing                                                                           (Pg. 214)                                                                                                              

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah                    #565



Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today

Greeter: Brenda and Doug Small

Readers: Yvonne Silverman and Chris Beall

Intercessions: Judy Richardson

Hospitality: Brenda Small and Mary-Anne Zwicker  

Lay Administration: Brenda Small and Sue Taylor

Altar Guild: Brenda Small Joanne McCracken Yvonne Silverman

and Sue Taylor


MUSIC AT DUSK: Starting July 4th and every Thursday in July, we will offer a summer concert series at 7 pm.  Organ music, classical guitar and jazz will be featured in these concerts.  Freewill offering. 

MABLE GORDON HOUSE:  Mabel Gordon House, 5 Harvard Ave, has two rooms now available for rent.  If you know of students or recent graduates looking for a room, please have them contact Simon McInnes at 613-523-1747 or at

SUMMER BREAK: Sunday School is on hiatus for the summer and we look forward to starting up again after Labour Day. Families are welcome to utilize the nursery and the colouring table at the back of the church. See you in September!

PRAYER and PRAISE at ANDREW HAYDON PARK!   Come and join in a joyful celebration of the Eucharist on June 19, July 17 and August 21. The music starts at 7:00p.m. For more information, see the poster in Bender Hall or speak to Yvonne Silverman.

SUNDAY MORNING HOSPITALITY:  Volunteers are needed to serve light refreshments after service during the summer months.  A sign-up sheet has been conveniently located at the back of the sanctuary. All supplies are located in the Canterbury kitchen. Thank you for your support.

This Week at Trinity

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

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

10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.   ACW

Friday, July 5th, 2019

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

Sunday, July 7th, 2019 –

Readings: 2 Kings 5:1–14; Psalm 30; Galatians 6 :1–6, 7–16; Luke 10:1–11, 16–20.