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Announcements 11 Nov 2012


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Announcements 11 Nov 2012

  1. 1. St. Barnabas (Chester) Anglican Church The Church in the Marketplace Embracing the Community 10:30 AM Remembrance Day Sunday, November 11, 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. 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.)Organ Prelude Sursum corda - John IrelandThe Gathering of God’s PeopleOpening Hymn 528 “O God, our help in ages past”Service Music: David HurdGreetingCollect for Purity p. 185The Gloria p. 186Collect of the Day: Eternal God, who caused allholy scriptures to be written for our learning,grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, andinwardly digest them, that we may embrace andever hold fast the blessed hope of everlastinglife, which you have given us in our Saviour JesusChrist, who lives and reigns with you and theHoly Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.Today we remember those who have gone before us.All: Today we honour the memory of those whohave given their lives. Today we give thanks for all those whoremained steadfast in adversity.
  3. 3. All: Today we pray we might be faithful to theirwitness.Act of RemembranceThe Laying of the WreathsHymn 660 “God Save the Queen”A Moment of SilenceLest We ForgetThey shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morningAll: We shall remember them.Hymn 659 “O Canada”Children’s Focus led by Teresa Johnson The Story of God’s PeopleA READING FROM THE BOOK OF RUTH 3:1–5, 4:13–17 Read by Winston Dottin1Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter,I need to seek some security for you, so that it maybe well with you. 2Now here is our kinsman Boaz,with whose young women you have been working.See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshingfloor. 3Now wash and anoint yourself, and put onyour best clothes and go down to the threshingfloor; but do not make yourself known to the manuntil he has finished eating and drinking. 4When helies down, observe the place where he lies; then, goand uncover his feet and lie down; and he will tell
  4. 4. you what to do.” 5She said to her, “All that you tellme I will do.” 13So Boaz took Ruth and she becamehis wife. When they cametogether, the Lord made her conceive, and she borea son. 14Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed bethe Lord, who has not left you this day without next-of-kin; and may his name be renowned in Israel!15He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisherof your old age; for your daughter-in-law who lovesyou, who is more to you than seven sons, has bornehim.” 16Then Naomi took the child and laid him inher bosom, and became his nurse. 17The women ofthe neighbourhood gave him a name, saying, “A sonhas been born to Naomi.” They named him Obed; hebecame the father of Jesse, the father of David.Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s People:Thanks be to God.PSALM 127 (Tone II.1) Unless the LORD builds the house, *their labor is in vain who build it. Unless the LORD watches over the city, *in vain the watchman keeps his vigil. It is in vain that you rise so early and go to bed so late; *vain too to eat the bread of toil / for he gives to his belovedsleep. Children are a heritage from the LORD, *and the fruit of the womb is a gift. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior *are the children of one’s youth. Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them! *he shall not be put to shame when he contends with hisenemies in the gate.
  5. 5. Glory be to the Father and to the Son: and to the Holy Spirit.As it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be: world without end Amen.A READING FROM THE LETTER TO THE HEBREWS 9:24–28 Read by Joyce Connell24For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made byhuman hands, a mere copy of the true one, but heentered into heaven itself, now to appear in thepresence of God on our behalf. 25Nor was it to offerhimself again and again, as the high priest entersthe Holy Place year after year with blood that is nothis own; 26for then he would have had to suffer againand again since the foundation of the world. But asit is, he has appeared once for all at the end of theage to remove sin by the sacrifice of himself. 27Andjust as it is appointed for mortals to die once, andafter that the judgement, 28so Christ, having beenoffered once to bear the sins of many, will appear asecond time, not to deal with sin, but to save thosewho are eagerly waiting for him.Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s People:Thanks be to God.Gospel AlleluiaChoir: Alleluia Alleluia AlleluiaAll: Alleluia Alleluia AlleluiaCantor: With Thee is the fountain of life: in Thy light shall we see light.All: Alleluia Alleluia AlleluiaGospeller: The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ
  6. 6. according to Mark 12: 38-44..All: Glory be to thee, O Lord.38As Jesus taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes,who like to walk around in long robes, and to begreeted with respect in themarketplaces, 39and to have the best seats in thesynagogues and places of honour at banquets!40They devour widows’ houses and for the sake ofappearance say long prayers. They will receive thegreater condemnation.” 41He sat down opposite thetreasury, and watched the crowd putting money intothe treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 42Apoor widow came and put in two small copper coins,which are worth a penny. 43Then he called hisdisciples and said to them, “TrulyI tell you, this poor widow has put in more than allthose who are contributing to the treasury. 44For allof them have contributed out of their abundance;but she out of her poverty has put in everything shehad, all she had to live on.”The Gospel of Christ. Praise be to thee, O Christ.HomilyAnthem: “Greater Love hath no man” – John IrelandMany waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.Love is strong as death.Greater love hath no man than this,that a man lay down his life for his friends.Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree,That we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness.Ye are washed, ye are sanctified,ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus.Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation;
  7. 7. That ye should show forth the praises of himwho hath calld you out of darkness into his marvellous light.I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God,that you present your bodies, a living sacrifice, holy,acceptable unto to God, which is your reasonable service.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 335 “How shall I sing that majesty”Prayer over the Gifts: Gracious God, your word to usis food indeed. Receive all we offer you this day,and let your loving-kindness be our comfort, forthe sake of Jesus Christ, your living Word. 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 be receiving bread and wine, we would be pleased if you would join us at the Lord’s Table for a blessing.”Eucharistic Prayer 3 p. 198The 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,
  8. 8. for we all share in the one bread.Communion Hymn 171 “What does the Lord require”Prayer after Communion: Living God, in the eucharistyou fill us with new hope. May the power of yourlove, which we have known in word andsacrament, continue your saving work among us,and bring us to the joy you promise. We ask thisin the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.Sharing God’s Love in the WorldDoxology p. 214AnnouncementsFinal Hymn “And can it be that I should gain”And can it be that I should gainAn interest in the Savior’s blood?Died He for me, who caused His pain—For me, who Him to death pursued?Amazing love! How can it be,That Thou, my God, shouldst die for me?Amazing love! How can it be,That Thou, my God, shouldst die for me?’Tis mystery all: th’Immortal dies:Who can explore His strange design?In vain the firstborn seraph triesTo sound the depths of love divine.’Tis mercy all! Let earth adore,Let angel minds inquire no more.’Tis mercy all! Let earth adore;Let angel minds inquire no more.
  9. 9. He left His Father’s throne aboveSo free, so infinite His grace—Emptied Himself of all but love,And bled for Adam’s helpless race:’Tis mercy all, immense and free,For O my God, it found out me!’Tis mercy all, immense and free,For O my God, it found out me!No condemnation now I dread;Jesus, and all in Him, is mine;Alive in Him, my living Head,And clothed in righteousness divine,Bold I approach th’eternal throne,And claim the crown, through Christ my own.Bold I approach th’eternal throne,And claim the crown, through Christ my own.DismissalOrgan Postlude Alla Marcia - John IrelandWe 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 loved ones, a gift of Jan & Janet Booker.   Today’s Liturgical Team
  10. 10. Officiant & Homilist: The Rev. Dr. Harold ShepherdDeacon: The Rev. Grace Caldwell-HillOrganist and Choir Director: Neil HoultonCommunion Minister: Janet BookerServer: Annie StrainSidespeople: (Team 1): Eleanor Morgan – Captain;Everod Miller, Vivian Rodney, Grantley Hinkson,Sheila Lightfoot, Lori Lightfoot, Tracey FergusonChancel Guild: Teresa JohnsonToday we remember in our Prayers:Anglican Cycle, The Lusitanian Church,The Rt Revd Fernando SoaresDiocesan Cycle, Philip Aziz CentreDeanery Cycle, St. Columba & All HallowsParish Cycle, Our Lay Pastoral VisitorsOutreach & Advocacy Cycle, Toronto Urban Native Ministry& Trinity Church, AuroraMusic Notes:John Ireland was born near Manchester, England in 1879. Heentered the newly established Royal College of Music inLondon at the age of 14, lost both his parents shortly after, andhad to make his own way as an orphaned teenager, studyingpiano, organ and composition. The last was under Sir CharlesStanford, who taught many of the English composers whoemerged at the end of the 19th century, including RalphVaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Herbert Howells and a host ofothers. Ireland emerged as a celebrated composer towards theend of World War I when his Violin Sonata No.2 brought himovernight fame. From then until his death in 1962 he led anoutwardly uneventful life combining composition, compositionteaching at the Royal College (where his pupils included
  11. 11. Benjamin Britten and E.J. Moeran), and his position as organistand choirmaster at St. Lukes Church, Chelsea, in London. Hecomposed a great deal of music, although not a lot for thechurch. Ireland is known throughout the English-speakingworld for his music to the hymn “My song is love unknown”,and is justly famous for “Greater love”, this morning’s anthem,which he wrote in 1912. Both “Sursum corda” (the prelude)and “Alla marcia” (the postlude) were composed a year earlier.This afternoon at 4 oclock the choir and lead singers, alongwith piper Rob Crabtree, present an hommage to those who didnot return from either of the Great Wars, and to our veterans.The programme is a mix of sacred and secular music, includingsome sing-along pieces for the audience. Please join for us"Remembering", and bring your friends and family members.Tickets will be available from choir members after thismornings service at $8 (free for children under 16) .... they willbe $10 at the door. Proceeds from this concert will becontributed to the Organ Restoration Fund. LIFE AND MINISTRY OF THE COMMUNITYNo Monday Night Bible study this weekThere will be no Bible study this week. It will resume nextweek on November 19th at 7 PM in the rector’s study.Advisory Board meets this weekThere will be an Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday,November 13th at 7:30 PM in the rector’s study. New membersare welcome.No Thursday Eucharist this weekThere will be no midweek service on November 15th.
  12. 12. Still a great buy @ $5.25!The Anglican Church calendar for 2013 is now available forsale from Eleanor Morgan. Please see her following the service.Would you like to join?Please find below a list of areas where our ministries are lackingin strength. If you are interested in joining ANY OF THESEMINISTRIES, please see Rev. Dr. Harold Shepherd or anymember of the Leadership Team. We would love to direct you tothe appropriate ministry chairs of any of the following: theChancel Guild , the Outreach Program, the Sunday School,the Day Care Board, the Sides Teams, the Coffee Hour, theLay Visitors, the Readers and the Choir.Advent Study GroupPlease join us on Sundays during the first three weeks in Adventfrom 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. as we prepare our hearts tocelebrate Jesus birth. This years theme will be the HolyEucharist, divided as follows. December 2: Judaism, Jesusand the Eucharist. December 9: The Eucharist in the EarlyChurch. December 16: Scholastic, Reformation and AnglicanApproaches to the Eucharist.   
  13. 13. WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK?Tuesday, November 13th 7:30 PM Advisory Board meeting In the rector’s study Thursday, November 15th 7:45 PM Choir Practice In the downstairs choir room WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday, November 18th Pentecost 25 9:00 AM Quiet Communion 10:30 AM Choral Eucharist* 7:00 PM Taizé Readings: 1 Samuel 1”4-20; 1 Samuel 2: 1-10 (canticle) Hebrews 10: 11-14, 19-25; Mark 13: 1-8   
  14. 14. 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