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Third Sunday After The Epiphany January 21, 2018

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Third Sunday After The Epiphany January 21, 2018







1230 Bank St. Ottawa  ON  K1S 3Y3

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Incumbent: The Rev. Arran Thorpe

Director of Music: Fabien Tousignant

Pianist: Nicolas Fobes


Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.


Third Sunday After The Epiphany

January 21, 2018

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with One-Room Church School




We Gather As God’s People

The churches of our Diocese stand on the traditional territories of the Algonquin and Mohawk Nations. May we always dwell on these lands with respect and peace.

Opening Hymn: Let There Be Light                                                         #572

Children’s Talk

The Gathering of the Community                                                                                 page 185

Gloria                                                                                                       #686

Kyrie                                                                                                         #706

Collect of the Day

Lord Jesus Christ,

with those you called by the lakeside,

may we follow you,

proclaiming the reign of God,

and sharing your mission to bring good news to all;

for you live and reign

with the Father and the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Prayers for an Inclusive Church (2009) alt.


We Listen To God’s Word

The First Reading: Jonah 3: 1-5                                                 (O.T. pg. 860)

Psalm 62: 6-14, Sung by the Choir                                                     page 782

The Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 7: 29-31                           (N.T. pg. 170)

Gradual Hymn:   Will You Come and Follow Me                                   #430

Celebrant: The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to Mark 1: 14-20                                  (N.T. page 35)

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 Apostles Creed                                                                          page 189

Prayers of the People (Adapted from Susan Sayers)
Signs of glory lead us to believe in Jesus as Lord and Savior.

Leader: Drawn here by God, let us bring to him our concerns for the Church and the world. (Week of Prayer for Christian Unity). We pray for the work and ministry of our Diocesan Ecumenical Officer: The Reverend Canon John Wilker-Blakley, for our Diocesan Newspaper Crosstalk, and for Stephanie Boyd our Diocesan Communications Officer and Editor of Crosstalk. In our Companion Diocese, The Diocese of Jerusalem, we pray for the clergy and people of St. Peter’s Church, Birzeit, West Bank and John, our bishop, Arran, our priest. We pray for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: We pray that the Church may be a vibrant sign of God’s life in every generation and locality, serving, listening and loving, with the human face of ordinary people lit with the brightness of God. (Silence)

Leader: Direct us, Lord:

People: and we will follow.

Leader: We pray that the world’s attention may be refocused on what is of lasting value; that in humility, all in authority may hear the real needs, honour them and act on them. (Silence)

Leader: Direct us, Lord:

People: and we will follow.

Leader: We pray that all the households and neighbourhoods represented here may be alerted to the signs of glory around them in the ordinary, daily miracles, and come to welcome Jesus as Lord. (Silence)

Leader: Direct us, Lord:

People: and we will follow.

Leader: We pray that all who are searching for God may realise his closeness to them; that wrong lives may be courageously righted, and damaged lives and attitudes mended. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Direct us, Lord:

People: and we will follow.


Leader: We pray that the dying may turn to you and be safely led through that last journey to peace and joy of eternal life. We pray that we may all one day experience God’s heaven. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Direct us, Lord:

People: and we will follow.

Leader: We pray that we may become increasingly aware of God’s amazing love for each of us, until our hearts are overflowing with thankfulness and praise.

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: Dear God Compassionate and Kind                             #455

Prayer over the Gifts

God of all creation,
all you have made is good,
and your love endures forever.
You bring forth bread from the earth
and fruit from the vine.
Nourish us with these gifts,
so that we might be for the world
signs of your gracious presence in Jesus Christ,
our Saviour and Lord. Amen.
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 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 Iesu, Fili Mariae.


Hail true body, born of the virgin Mary, truly killed, dying on the cross for us.  From whose pierced side 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


We give you thanks, almighty God,
that you have refreshed us
through the healing power of this gift of life.
In your mercy, strengthen us through this gift,
in faith toward you and in fervent love toward one another;
for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006)

Doxology and Blessing

Announcements/Birthdays and Anniversaries

Recessional Hymn: Take Up Your Cross, the Saviour Said              #431


Postlude: Kyrie, Gott Heiliger Geist BWV671 by J.S. Bach



Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today             

Greeter:                                  Mary Ann Swicker

Readers:                                 Chris Garnett

Intercessions:                        Paul Merriam

Lay Administration:               Robert Taylor and Linda Bowering

Altar Guild:                             Margo Kenney, Carmen Christian, Clementine Ukeye




MUSIC AT TRINITY: Our next concert will be on February 3rd 2018 at 4:30pm.  The programme will feature excerpts from Richard Strauss’ opera Der Rosenkavalier with Stephanie Beames, Susan Elizabeth Brown, Pauline van der Roest and pianist Brahm Goldhamer.  Freewill Offering.


CHORAL EVENSONG: On January 28th, 2018 at 5:30pm we will have Choral Evensong with Hypatia’s Voice Women’s Choir directed by Laura Hawley.


VOLUNTEER FAIR: will be held Sunday February 4, 2018 after the 10:00 a.m. service at the back of the church. Everyone is welcome to look over the displays and discuss opportunities. Also there will be a training opportunity for volunteer Readers, Lay Administrator’s, Greeters and Intersessions that will take place on February 10th between 10:00 -12:00, followed by a soup luncheon.


REFUGEE COMMITTEE MEETING: The Ottawa South Committee Refugee Committee will be meeting in the Canterbury Room at 7pm on Monday January 22, 2018. This year promises to be an exciting and busy time, with new arrivals expected. There is lots of work to do.  Everyone is invited to the meeting.


SACRED PARENTING: Join us for a six week video series that will include time for fellowship and discussion exploring the calling of parenthood.  The video series will be held in the Canterbury Room at Trinity Ottawa beginning Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 from 7:00p.m-9:00p.m.


SENIORS LUNCHEON:  Will be on Thursday January 25th in the Canterbury Room from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., you are welcome to join for Eucharist, fellowship, and a delicious home-cooked lunch.


This Week at Trinity

Tuesday, January 23rd                                                      

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

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p. m. ALPHA Course

Wednesday, January 24th                              

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 & Bible Study

Thursday, January 25th                                                                                            

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

7:30p.m. 9:00 p.m.      Choir practice

Sunday, January 28th Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany      

Readings: Deuteronomy 18: 15-20, 10, Psalm 111, 1 Corinthians 8: 1-13, Mark 1: 21-28