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  • 1. St. Barnabas (Chester) Anglican Church The Church in the Marketplace Embracing the Community 10:30 AM Pentecost 20 Sunday, October 14, 2012 361 Danforth Ave., Toronto M4K 1P1 416-463-1344 www.stbarnabas-toronto.comLet us faithfully witness to the Risen Jesus, giving generously ofour lives and substance for the relief of the poor and the sharing of the Gospel, bringing encouragement to all.
  • 2. (From the COLLECT for ST. BARNABAS) Welcome to St. Barnabas (Chester) Anglican Church. The Church in the Marketplace Embracing the Community 10:30 AM HOLY EUCHARIST Our 10:30 AM Worship Service begins on page 185 of the green Book of Alternative Services. (Stand as you are able.)Prelude Adagio (from Flute Concerto in C) - Jean Marie Leclair (Fiona Strachan, flute)The Gathering of God’s PeopleOpening Hymn 388 “Glorious things of thee are spoken”Service Music: David HurdGreetingCollect for Purity p. 185The Gloria p. 186Collect of the Day: Almighty God, in our baptismyou adopted us for your own. Quicken, we pray,your Spirit within us, that we, being renewedboth in body and mind,may worship you in sincerity and truth; throughJesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns withyou and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.Children’s Focus led by Teresa Johnson The Story of God’s PeopleA READING FROM THE BOOK OF JOB 23: 1-9, 16-17
  • 3. Read by Dr. Steven Shubert1Then Job answered: 2“Today also my complaint isbitter; his hand is heavy despite my groaning. 3Oh,that I knew where I might find him, that I mightcome even to his dwelling! 4I would lay my casebefore him, and fill my mouth with arguments. 5Iwould learn what he would answer me, andunderstand what he would say to me. 6Would hecontend withme in the greatness of his power? No; but he wouldgive heed to me. 7There an upright person couldreason with him, and I should be acquitted foreverby my judge. 8If I go forward, he is not there; orbackward, I cannot perceive him; 9on the left hehides, and I cannot behold him; I turn to the right,but I cannot see him. 16God has made my heart faint;the Almighty has terrified me; 17If only I could vanishin darkness, and thick darkness would cover myface!”Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s People:Thanks be to God.PSALM 22: 1-15 (sung) (Tone VIII.3)My God my God why have you for-sa-ken me? *and are so far from my cry and from the words of mydistress? O my God I cry in the daytime but you do not an-swer; *by night as well but I find no rest. Yet you are the Ho-ly One, *enthroned upon the prai-ses of Is-ra-el. Our forefathers put their trust in you; *they trusted and you de-li-ver’d them.
  • 4. They cried out to you and were de-li-ver’d; *they trusted in you and were not put to shame. But as for me I am a worm and no man, *scorned by all and despised by the peo-ple. All who see me laugh me to scorn; *they curl their lips and wag their heads say-ing, “He trusted in the LORD let him de-li-ver him; *let him rescue him if he de-lights in him.” Yet you are he who took me out of the womb, *and kept me safe up-on my mo-ther’s breast. I have been entrusted to you ever since I was born; *you were my God when I was still in my mo-ther’s womb. Be not far from me for trouble is near, *and there is none to help. Many young bulls en-cir-cle me; *strong bulls of Ba-shan sur-round me. They open wide their jaws at me, *like a ravening and a roar-ing li-on. I am poured out like water / all my bones are out of joint;*my heart within my breast is mel-ting wax. My mouth is dried out like a potsherd / my tongue sticks tothe roof of my mouth; *and you have laid me in the dust of the grave.Glory be to the Father and to the Son: and to the Ho-ly Spi-rit.As it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be: world with-out end A-men.A READING FROM THE LETTER TO THE HEBREWS 4: 12-16 Read by Sheila Cram Indeed, the word of God is living and active,12sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it
  • 5. divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it isable to judge the thoughts and intentions of theheart. 13And before him no creature is hidden, but allare naked and laid bare to the eyes of the one towhom we must render an account. 14Since, then, wehave a great high priest who has passed through theheavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast toour confession. 15For we do not have a high priestwho is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses,but we have one who in every respect has beentested as we are, yet without sin. 16Let us thereforeapproach the throne of grace with boldness, so thatwe may receive mercy and find grace to help in timeof need.Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s People:Thanks be to God.Gospel AlleluiaCantor: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!All: Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!Cantor: He trusted in the LORD let him de-li-ver him: let him rescue him if he de-lights in him.All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!Gospeller: The Lord be with you.All: And with thy spirit.Gospeller: The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark 10: 17-31.All: Glory be to thee, O Lord.17As Jesus was setting out on a journey, a man ranup and knelt before him, and asked him, “GoodTeacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”18Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No
  • 6. one is good but God alone. 19You know thecommandments: ‘You shall not murder; You shallnot commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shallnot bear false witness; You shall not defraud;Honour your father and mother.’” 20He said to him,“Teacher, I have kept all these since my youth.”21Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, “Youlack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give themoney to the poor, and you will have treasure inheaven; then come, follow me.” 22When he heardthis, he was shocked and went away grieving, for hehad many possessions. 23Then Jesus looked aroundand said to his disciples, “How hard it will be forthose who have wealth to enter the kingdom ofGod!” 24And the disciples wereperplexed at these words. But Jesus said to themagain, “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdomof God! 25It is easier for a camel to go through theeye of a needle than for someone who is rich toenter the kingdom of God.” 26They were greatlyastounded and said to one another, “Then who canbe saved?” 27Jesus looked at them and said, “Formortals it isimpossible, but not for God; for God all things arepossible.” 28Peter began to say to him, “Look, wehave left everything and followed you.” 29Jesus said,“Truly I tell you, there is no one who has left houseor brothers or sisters or mother or father or childrenor fields, for my sake and for the sake of the goodnews, 30who will not receive a hundredfold now inthis age—houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children,and fields with persecutions—and in the age to
  • 7. come eternal life. 31But many who are first will belast, and the last will be first.”The Gospel of Christ. Praise be to thee, O Christ.HomilyAnthem Lead me, Lord – Samuel Sebastian WesleyLead me, Lord, lead me in thy righteousness; make thy way plainbefore my face. For it is thou, Lord, thou, Lord only, that makest medwell in safety. (from Psalms 4 and 5)Affirmation of Faith – The Apostles’ Creed p. 189Prayers of the People led by Sue Ann EliteConfession & Absolution p. 191Sharing Christ’s Peace(All stand)Celebrant: The peace of the Lord be always with you.All: And also with you.(The members of the community, ministers and people, maygreet one another in the name of the Lord.)We Offer Our Gifts to GodOffertory Hymn 602 “Lift high the cross”Prayer over the Gifts: God of constant love, in thiseucharist you renew the covenant made oncewith us in baptism. As you are faithful in allthings may we, in our offering, be faithful to ourcalling. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christour Lord. Amen.The Eucharist: God’s Spirit Transforms Our GiftsWe invite those who wish to receive the Sacrament of Anointing to proceed to the chapel and then come up to receive communion.
  • 8. Eucharistic Prayer 1 p. 193The Lord’s Prayer (said) p. 211The Breaking of the BreadCelebrant: We break this bread to share in the body of Christ.All: We, being many, are one body, for we all share in the one bread. “People of all ages and denominations who are baptized into Christare invited and encouraged to share in communion. If you will not be receiving bread and wine, we would be pleased if you would join us at the Lord’s Table for a blessing.”Communion Hymn 84 “Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour”Prayer after Communion: Faithful God, in baptism andeucharist we are made one with you. May we whohave shared in holy things always bear witnessto your covenant,in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.Sharing God’s Love in the WorldDoxology p. 214AnnouncementsFinal Hymn “Who would true valour see”Who would true valour see,Let him come hither;One here will constant be,Come wind, come weatherThere’s no discouragementShall make him once relent
  • 9. His first avowed intentTo be a pilgrim.Whoso beset him roundWith dismal storiesDo but themselves confound;His strength the more is.No lion can him fright,He’ll with a giant fight,He will have a rightTo be a pilgrim.Hobgoblin nor foul fiendCan daunt his spirit,He knows he at the endShall life inherit.Then fancies fly away,He’ll fear not what men say,He’ll labor night and dayTo be a pilgrim.DismissalPostlude La Vibray (from Flute Sonata 2 in D minor) - Michael Blavet (Fiona Strachan, flute)We welcome all who are new or visiting today. If we can serveyou or you wish to know more about the church, please fill out a visitors’ envelope, available in pews or at back of church. The flowers at the altar are dedicated to the Glory of God in loving memory of Harry C. Broadhead, sometime sexton of this parish.   
  • 10. Today’s Liturgical TeamOfficiant & Homilist: The Rev. Dr. Harold ShepherdDeacon: The Rev. Grace Caldwell-HillOrganist and Choir Director: Neil HoultonCommunion Minister: Teresa JohnsonServer: Annie StrainSidespeople: (Team 2): Neville Reid – Captain;Grace Caldwell-Hill, Millie Lowe, Lyn Inniss,Barbara Parks, Darryl NakamotoChancel Guild: Teresa JohnsonToday we remember in our Prayers:Anglican Cycle of Prayer, The Church in the Province of theWest Indies, The Most Revd & The Hon. Dr. John Holder,Archbishop of the West Indies & Bishop of BarbadosDiocesan Cycle of Prayer, Durham & NorthumberlandDeaneryDeanery Cycle of Prayer, Chris Horne, Regional DeanParish Cycle of Prayer, Our ServersOutreach & Advocacy Cycle, St. Stephen in the Fields &St. Theodore of Canterbury   Music Notes:
  • 11. Two weeks ago the organ prelude was by Samuel Wesley, who,as mentioned in the Music Notes, was notorious for fatheringchildren out of wedlock. He eventually married his firstrelationship, but left her for another woman with whom he hadfour more children, one of whom was Samuel Sebastian Wesley(1810-1876). S.S. Wesley was involved in church music froman early age, first as a boy chorister at the Chapel Royal andsubsequently as organist of Hereford, Exeter, Winchester andGloucester Cathedrals. He also composed a great deal of musicfor the church. One of his most popular anthems is “Lead me,Lord” which is extracted from a longer piece, “Praise the Lord,O my soul”.Alas, this morning’s final hymn was not included in our currenthymnbook; and had it been, the words would have been alteredsubstantially. We’re going back to the original text, from JohnBunyan’s allegory, “Pilgrim’s Progress”. It has been suggestedas a reflection on today’s gospel reading.“REMEMBERING”The choir is planning a special Remembrance Day concert onSunday 11 November at 4 pm. It will feature our choir and leadsingers with special guest Rob Crabtree, a Juno-nominatedbagpiper, all performing a variety of both sacred and secularmusic (Scottish, Welsh, English and Canadian) that is associatedwith both World Wars - and maybe a sing-along or two! Aprogramme is posted on various bulletin boards around thechurch. It would be a wonderful thing to fill the church for thisconcert, so please tell your friends and relatives. Advancetickets at $8 ($10 at the door) are now available from choirmembers and the church office. The money raised will be usedto support the Organ Restoration Fund. A Job vs. a Ministry
  • 12. Someone has said there is a huge difference between having a job at church and having a ministry at church. If you are doing it because no one else will, it’s a job. If you are doing it to serve the Lord, it’s a ministry If you are doing it just well enough to get by, it’s a job. If you are doing it to the best of your ability, it’s a ministry. If you’ll do it only so long as it doesn’t interfere with other activities, it’s a job. If you’re committed to staying with it even when it means letting go of other things, it’s a ministry. It’s hard to get excited about a job. It’s almost impossible not to get excited about a ministry. An average church is filled with people doing jobs. A great church is filled with people involved in ministry.At the Advisory Board Meeting this past week, the variousMinistry Representatives discussed areas where we need morehelp. Please find below a list of areas where our Ministries arelacking in strength. If you are interested in joining ANY OFTHESE MINISTRIES, please see Rev. Dr. Harold Shepherd orany member of the Leadership Team.We would love to direct you to the appropriate Ministry Chairsof any of the following: the Chancel Guild , the OutreachProgram, the Sunday School, the Day Care Board, the SidesTeams, the Coffee Hour, the Lay Visitors, the Readers andthe Choir. LIFE AND MINISTRY OF THE COMMUNITYNo Monday Night Bible study for a few weeksThere will be no Bible study for the rest of October. It willresume on November 5th at 7:00 PM in the rector’s study. Allare welcome.Thursday Eucharist resumes this week
  • 13. Please note that Thursday communion with Fr. David willresume at 12 noon this Thursday, October 18th.What are we reading for next month?The St. Barnabas Book Club is reading Water for Elephantsby Sarah Gruen for the November 7th meeting.Riverdale Art 2012The 24th Annual St. Barnabas Art Show will take place onFriday, October 19, from 6 to 8 PM (Artists Reception), andon Saturday, October 20, from 10.30 AM to 5.00 PM in theUpper Hall & Reception Room.. Come along on either day(or both) and bring your friends.Prayer ConferencePlease see bulletin board at the back of the church for info rePrayer Conference at St. John’s Church, York Mills on October20th.Can you help?Our annual Christmas Bazaar is coming up soon on Saturday,November 3rd. Barney’s Diner, a very popular part of ourBazaar, is looking for monetary donations so we can purchaseand prepare the food for it ourselves WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK? Thursday, October 18th 7:45 PM Choir Practice In the downstairs choir room Friday, October 19th 6 to 8 PM Art Show Opening Saturday, October 20th 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM Art Show WORSHIP SCHEDULE
  • 14. Thursday, October 18th 12 noon Holy Eucharist In the chancel Sunday, October 21st Pentecost 21 9:00 AM Quiet Communion 10:30 AM Choral Eucharist* Readings: Job 38: 1-7; Psalm 104: 1-9, 25, 37b Hebrews 5: 1-10; Mark 10: 35-45CLERGY The Rev. Dr. Harold ShepherdHONORARY ASSISTANT Fr. David Hoopes, OHCDEACON The Rev. Grace Caldwell-HillLEADERSHIP TEAM Gary Davenport, Jane Smith Lyn Inniss, Everod Miller, Jan BookerORGANIST & CHOIRMASTER Neil HoultonPARISH ADMINISTRATOR Mary Roycroft RanniORGANIST EMERITUS Dr. Eugene Gates