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Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost







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The Rev. Katherine Wallace

Cantor: Simon McInnes

Pianist Nicolas Fobes

Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far.


Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

August 12, 2018

9:30 a.m. 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: Deck Yourself, My Soul, with Gladness                  #78 

The Gathering of the Community                                                    page 185

Gloria                                                                                          Hymn #686

Kyrie                                                                                           Hymn #706

Collect of the Day

Bread of heaven,

You feed us in the depths

Of grief, sin and hostility.

Nourish us with your word

Through the long hours of tears,

And in the dawning awareness

Of our need for forgiveness,

So that we may be redeemed by your steadfast love. Amen.

Revised Common Lectionary Prayers (2002) alt.   


We Listen To God’s Word


The First Reading: 2 Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33                       (O.T. pg.292)

Psalm 130                                                                                                      page 888

The Second Reading: Ephesians 4: 25-5:2                             (N.T. pg. 194)

Gradual Hymn: O God, Unseen Yet Ever Near                                     #52

Celebrant:        The Lord be with you

People:           And also with you.

Celebrant:        The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

according to John 6: 35, 41-51                       (N.T. page 98)

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)
Just as bread is the visible form of life-giving nourishment, so Jesus is the visible form of God’s life-giving love.

Leader: Let us pray to our God as we worship him in Spirit and in truth we pray for St. Clare’s, North Dundas, The Rev. John Wilcox, St. Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, St. Mary’s, Navan, Holy Trinity, Bearbrook, The Rev. Margo Whittaker. For the residents, staff and chaplains of the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre, The Rev. Deacon Caroline Ducros, Anglican Chaplain.  We pray for John, our bishop, Arran, our priest and for all clergy and people and their ministries in the Diocese of Ottawa.

People: Heavenly God, we pray for all who are commissioned and called to work as leaders and prophets in your Church. We pray for greater discernment of your presence and your will in our Christian communities, and a clearing away of all that obscures our vision. (Silence)

Leader: Open our eyes

People: to see your glory.

Leader: Heavenly God, We pray against the cynicism and complacency that deaden wonder. In the ordinary things of life may we detect your love and wisdom; through the everyday events may we encounter you, walking alongside us. (Silence)

Leader: Open our eyes

People: to see your glory

Leader: Heavenly God, we pray for breadwinners and sandwich makers and all food growers; for your presence in kitchens, dining rooms, canteens, restaurants and bars; wherever people gather to eat together,  may they find you there with them. (Silence)

Leader: Open our eyes

People: to see your glory

Leader: Heavenly God, we pray for those whose emotional damage makes trusting and receiving seem threatening and dangerous. We pray for peace of mind for the anxious, and hope for all who are close to despair. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud.  (Silence)

Leader: Open our eyes:

People: to see your glory.

Leader: Heavenly God, we pray for those who have reached the boundary of death, that in faith they may journey through it and out into the unconfined space and joy of heaven. At this time, we pray for (insert names) and for those who we name silently or aloud. (Silence)

Leader: Open our eyes:

People: to see your glory

Leader: Heavenly God, we rejoice that the ordinary things of this world are saturated with your extraordinary love.

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: Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor                     #84

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: Come Down, O Love Divine                          #645




Sharing in the Ministry of our Parish Today        

Greeter: Doreen Barnes       

Readers: Heather Maclachlan, Sue Taylor 

Intercessions: Carroll Robb 

Lay Administrations: Sue Taylor, Hildegard Nicol     

Altar Guild: Margo Kenney, Carmen Christian, Clementine Ukeye   




PRAYER and PRAISE at ANDREW HAYDON PARK!   Come and join in a joyful celebration of the Eucharist on August 15. The music starts at 7:00p.m. For more information, see the poster in Bender Hall or speak to Yvonne.


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.  The location and time are to be announced. The mural launch event is Sunday, September 16th at 10 am with Justin Holness as the guest preacher.


SPAGHETTI SUPPER: There will be a Spaghetti Dinner held at Trinity Friday September 7, 2018. 5pm- 9pm. All are welcome.


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Readings: 1 Kings 2: 10-12, 3: 3-14, Ephesians 5: 15-20, John 6: 51-58