St Barnabas Anglican Church, Toronto - Announcements - 20 May 2012


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St Barnabas Anglican Church, Toronto - Announcements - 20 May 2012

  1. 1. St. Barnabas (Chester) Anglican Church The Church in the Marketplace Embracing the Community Easter 7 Sunday, May 20, 2012 361 Danforth Ave., Toronto M4K 1P1 416-463-1344
  2. 2. Let 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. (From the COLLECT for ST. BARNABAS) Welcome to St. Barnabas (Chester) Anglican Church The Church in the Marketplace Embracing the CommunityOur 10:30 AM Worship Service begins on page 185 of the green Book of Alternative Services. The hymns can be found in the blue Book of Common Praise.Organ Prelude How fair and pleasant art Thou - Marcel DupréThe Gathering of God’s PeopleProcessional Hymn 491 “The head that once was crowned with thorns” (St. Magnus)Greeting and Collect for Purity p. 185The Gloria p. 186Collect of the Day: Almighty God, you have exalted youronly Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdomin heaven. Mercifully give us faith to know that, as hepromised, he abides with us on earth to the end of time; whois alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God,now and for ever. Amen.Children’s Focus led by The Rev. Grace Caldwell-HillA READING FROM THE BOOK OF ACTS 1: 15-17, 21-26 Read by Rueben RussouwIn those days Peter stood up among the believers (together thecrowd numbered about one hundred twenty persons) and said,“Friends, the scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit
  3. 3. through David foretold concerning Judas, who became a guidefor those who arrested Jesus—for he was numbered among usand was allotted his share in this ministry. So one of the menwho have accompanied us during all the time that the LordJesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism ofJohn until the day when he was taken up from us—one of thesemust become a witness with us to his resurrection.” So theyproposed two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also knownas Justus, and Matthias. Then they prayed and said, “Lord, youknow everyone’s heart. Show us which one of these two youhave chosen to take the place in this ministry and apostleshipfrom which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.” Andthey cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias; and he wasadded to the eleven apostles.Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s People: Thanks be toGod.PSALM 1 (sung) Happy are they who have not walked in the counsel of thewick-ed, * nor lingered in the way of sinners / nor sat in the seats of the scorn-ful! Their delight is in the law of the LORD, * and on his law they med-i-tate day and night. They are like trees planted by streams of water / bearing fruitin due season, with leaves that do not wi-ther; * everything they do shall pros-per. It is not so with the wick-ed; * they are like chaff which the wind blows a-way.
  4. 4. Therefore the wicked shall not stand upright when judg-mentcomes, * nor the sinner in the council of the righ-teous. For the LORD knows the way of the righ-teous, * but the way of the wick-ed is doom’d.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 FIRST LETTER OF JOHN 5: 9-13 read by Marina RussouwIf we receive human testimony, the testimony of God is greater;for this is the testimony of God that he has testified to his Son.Those who believe in the Son of God have the testimony intheir hearts. Those who do not believe in God have made him aliar by not believing in the testimony that God has givenconcerning his Son. And this is the testimony: God gave useternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son haslife; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. Iwrite these things to you who believe in the name of the Son ofGod, so that you may know that you have eternal life.Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s People.Thanks be to God.Gospel AlleluiaChoir: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!Cantor: O clap your hands all ye people: shout unto God with the voice of triumph.All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
  5. 5. Gospeller: The Lord be with you.All: And also with you.Gospeller: The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John 17: 6-19.All: Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ.Jesus said, “Father, I have made your name known to thosewhom you gave me from the world. They were yours, and yougave them to me, and they have kept your word. Now theyknow that everything you have given me is from you; for thewords that you gave to me I have given to them, and they havereceived them and know in truth that I came from you; and theyhave believed that you sent me. I am asking on their behalf; Iam not asking on behalf of the world, but on behalf of thosewhom you gave me, because they are yours. All mine are yours,and yours are mine; and I have been glorified in them. And nowI am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I amcoming to you. Holy Father, protect them in your name that youhave given me, so that they may be one, as we are one. While Iwas with them, I protected them in your name that you havegiven me. I guarded them, and not one of them was lost exceptthe one destined to be lost, so that the scripture might befulfilled. But now I am coming to you, and I speak these thingsin the world so that they may have my joy made complete inthemselves. I have given them your word, and the world hashated them because they do not belong to the world, just as I donot belong to the world. I am not asking you to take them out ofthe world, but I ask you to protect them from the evil one. Theydo not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world.Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. As you have sentme into the world, so I have sent them into the world. And fortheir sakes I sanctify myself, so that they also may be sanctifiedin truth.”
  6. 6. Gospeller: The Gospel of ChristAll: Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.HomilySolo By cool Siloams shady rill - Walter MacNutt (Virginia Wright, mezzo-soprano)Affirmation of Faith p. 189Prayers of the People led by Rhonda BoyceConfession and Absolution p. 191We Share the Peace of ChristWe Offer Our Gifts to GodOffertory Hymn 322 “All hail the power of Jesus’ name” (Miles Lane)Prayer over the Gifts: Source of all joy, receive our sacrificeof praise and thanksgiving. Keep us in the love of Christ andbring us to the vision of his glory; through the same JesusChrist our Lord. Amen.The Eucharist: God’s Spirit Transforms Our Gifts “People of all ages and denominations who are baptized into Christare invited and encouraged to share in communion. If you will not bereceiving bread and wine, we would be pleased if you would join us at the Lord’s Table for a blessing.”Eucharistic Prayer 1 p. 193The Lord’s Prayer (said) p. 211The Breaking of the BreadCelebrant: Lord, we died with you on the crossAll: Now we are raised to new life.
  7. 7. Celebrant: We were buried in your tomb.All: Now we share in your resurrection.Celebrant: Live in us, that we may live in you.Communion Hymn 439 “Blest are the pure in heart” (Franconia)Prayer after Communion: Eternal God, may we who shareChrist’s banquet be one with him as he is one with you. Weask this in the name of Jesus Christ, the risen and ascendedLord. Amen.Sharing God’s Love in the WorldThe Doxology p. 214AnnouncementsRecessional Hymn 374 “Alleluia sing to Jesus” (Hyfrydol)DismissalOrgan Postlude Chaconne in E minor - Dietrich BuxtehudeWe 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 memory of Ronald Johnson, a gift of daughter Teresa.   
  8. 8. Today’s Liturgical Team:Celebrant & Homilist: The Rev. Dr. Harold ShepherdDeacon: The Rev. Grace Caldwell-HillCommunion Minister: Teresa JohnsonOrganist & Choirmaster: Neil HoultonSidespeople: (Team 2) Captain – Neville Reid;Grace Caldwell-Hill, Millie Lowe, Lyn Inniss,Barbara Parks, Darryl NakamotoChancel Guild: Grace Caldwell-Hill, Lyn InnissToday we remember in our Prayers:Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Anglican Appeal (Partner)Deanery Cycle of Prayer, St. David’sParish Cycle of Prayer, Our Music MinistrySJAC, St. Augustine of Canterbury, Toronto andSt. Barnabas, ChesterMusic Notes:Are you a regular visitor to the parish website ( One of the first things youmight notice is that the church’s address is incorrect (this hasbeen reported to the wizards who know how to fix such things).The other thing you might have noticed is that the weekly musicinformation is now in the form of a blog, meaning thatparishioners and others have the opportunity to comment,anonymously or not, on matters musical. Did you like today’shymns? Was the anthem or communion motet or solo helpful toyour worship experience? This is a chance to participate in adiscussion(s) and provide valuable feedback about the musicprogramme, both positive and negative, and we welcome andappreciate all comments. Here is the link to the music page: on which eachweek’s music is posted in advance of Sunday.
  9. 9. LIFE AND MINISTRY OF THE COMMUNITYTaizéFor a time of gentle music, prayer and quiet meditation, come tothe Taizé service here this evening and bring a friend. Doorsopen at 6:30; worship starts at 7:00 PM.No Monday Night Bible study tomorrowThere will be no Monday night Bible study on May 21st becauseof the holiday weekend. It will resume on May 28th at 7:00 PMin the rector’s study.What a good idea!The choir is planning a BAKE SALE on Saturday, June 2nd inthe back of the church. If you can contribute home-made bakedgoods it would be greatly appreciated; and your support incoming to purchase delicious cakes, cookies, squares etc. willbe equally appreciated! More information will be available nextweek.A Workshop at St. Aidan’sStrengthening the Prayers of the People in a Time ofClimate Change – a workshop for those who · lead the Prayersof the People; · write prayers for worship; · care about the earth;· want to learn more about prayer and the environmental crisis.Saturday, June 2nd from 9:00 AM to 12 noon at St. Aidan’sAnglican Church in the Beach (Queen St. E. & Silver BirchAve.) Led by Canon John Hill & Dianne Marshall. To register,please email or call 416-691-2222. Suggesteddonation: $20.00.
  10. 10. Book Club meets June 6thThe Book Club will resume in the rector’s study on June 6thwhen we will be discussing Rowan’s Rule by Rupert Shortt.(The book for July 4th will be Girls Fall Down by MaggieHelwig.)    WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK? Thursday, May 24th 12 noon Holy Eucharist In the Chancel Thursday, May 24th 7:45 PM Choir Practice In the downstairs choir room WORSHIP SCHEDULE Thursday, May 24th 12 noon Holy Eucharist In the Chancel Sunday, May 27th The Day of Pentecost 9:00 AM Quiet Eucharist 10:30 AM Choral Eucharist* 2:30 PM Nisbet Lodge Readings: Acts 2: 1-21; Psalm 104: 25-35 Romans 8: 22-27; John 15: 26-27, 16: 4b-15   
  11. 11. CLERGY 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