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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost September 20, 2015 • 10:30 am • Proper 20

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Welcome

We are blessed to have you worship with us. All ages are welcome, however, we do offer child care during the liturgy. u Please join us for refreshments immediately following the liturgy. u u

worship, in the form of quiet meditation, begins with the prelude

Prelude

Chorale prelude on “Lobe den Herren” Homage to J. S. Bach

Larry Visser

• at the sound of the bells, all stand

Hymn 390

Praise to the Lord the Almighty

Opening Acclamation celebrant BCP • Book of Common Prayer

people

Song of Praise S-236

WLP • Wonder, Love and Praise

Glory to you

The people’s responses are indicated in bold type.

The Word of God Collect for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. • at the conclusion of the collect all sing:


• all be seated

First Lesson

Proverbs 31:10-31

A capable wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. She is like the ships of the merchant, she brings her food from far away. She rises while it is still night and provides food for her household and tasks for her servant girls. She considers a field and buys it; with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard. She girds herself with strength, and makes her arms strong. She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out at night. She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle. She opens her hand to the poor, and reaches out her hands to the needy. She is not afraid for her household when it snows, for all her household are clothed in crimson. She makes herself coverings; her clothing is fine linen and purple. Her husband is known in the city gates, taking his seat among the elders of the land. She makes linen garments and sells them; she supplies the merchant with sashes. Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her happy; her husband too, and he praises her:

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“Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. Give her a share in the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the city gates. The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

Psalm 1 • sung by all — bold type indicates change of chord

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Happy are they who have not walked in the counsel of the wicked, * nor lingered in the way of sinners, nor sat in the seats of the scornful! Their delight is in the law of the LORD, * and they meditate on his law day and night.

They are like trees planted by streams of water, bearing fruit in due season, with leaves that do not wither; * everything they do shall prosper. It is not so with the wicked; * they are like chaff which the wind blows a-way.

Therefore the wicked shall not stand upright when judgment comes, * nor the sinner in the council of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, * but the way of the wicked is doomed.

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James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a

Second Lesson

Who is wise and understanding among you? Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom. But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not be boastful and false to the truth. Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, devilish. For where there is envy and selfish ambition, there will also be disorder and wickedness of every kind. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy. And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace for The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

Alleluia Verse

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sung by cantor, then all

those who make peace. Those conflicts and disputes among you, where do they come from? Do they not come from your cravings that are at war within you? You want something and do not have it; so you commit murder. And you covet something and cannot obtain it; so you engage in disputes and conflicts. You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, in order to spend what you get on your pleasures. Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.


Gospel

Mark 9:30-37

The Holy Gospel of our Lord, Jesus Christ, acording to Mark.

Glory to you Lord Christ

Jesus and his disciples went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and three days after being killed, he will rise again.” But they did not understand what he was saying and were afraid to ask him. Then they came to Capernaum; and when he was in the house he asked them, “What were you arguing

about on the way?” But they were silent, for on the way they had argued with one another who was the greatest. He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, “Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.” Then he took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.”

The Gospel of the Lord.

Praise to you, Lord Christ.

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Sermon

The Very Reverend Joan Pritcher

Nicene Creed • BCP 358

all stand

Prayers of the People • BCP 387

Form III

Confession and Absolution • BCP 360

The Peace • all greet one another in the name of the Lord The peace of the Lord be always with you.

And also with you.

Announcements

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Holy Communion Offertory Anthem

Walk together Children

arr. Moses Hogan

There’s a great camp meetin’, Lawd, a great camp meetin’ in the promised lan’. Oh, Walk together children don’t you get weary walk on, my children don’t you get-a weary Just-a walk together children, don’t you get weary There’s a great camp meeting in the promised land Gonna walk an’ never tire, walk an’ never tire There’s a great camp meetin’ in the promised lan’. Gonna sing an’ never tire, sing an’ never tire. There’s a great camp meetin’ in the promised lan’. Gonna shout an’ never tire, sing an’ never tire. There’s a great camp meetin’ in the promised lan’. Oh, Walk together children don’t you get weary Sing on my children, don’t you get-a weary just a shout together children, don’t you get weary, there’s a great camp meetin; in the promised lan’. • all stand

Presentation Hymn 480

When Jesus left

The Great Thanksgiving Eucharistic Prayer A • BCP 361 celebrant

celebrant

people

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celebrant

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Sanctus

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Missa Oecumenica

arr. Richard Proulx


Memorial Acclamation • BCP 368 • during the blessing of bread and wine the celebrant says: Therefore, we proclaim the mystery of faith; Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again.

The Great Amen • at the conclusion of the Great Thanksgiving all sing:

The Lord’s Prayer • BCP 364 • traditional version

Our Father, who art in heaven,hallowed be thy Name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Breaking of the Bread Fraction Anthem • WLP 873

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• families of choir members may receive the sacrament together at the beginning of the

distribution of communion. You may simply join your family member in the line, receive, then return to your seat. Children of choristers may return to their seat or join their family for the remainder of the service in the chancel.

• any baptized person from any Christian tradition who wishes to encounter the Real Presence of the Risen Christ in the Sacrament of his Body and Blood is welcome to receive Holy Communion. If you wish to learn more about the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, please speak with a priest or deacon following the liturgy. • gluten free wafers are available; as you prepare to receive bread indicate your preference to the priest • if you would like to receive a blessing instead of Communion, please indicate this by crossing your arms over your chest

Communion Hymn

659

O Master, let me walk with thee

• all stand

Prayer after Communion Almighty and everliving God, we thank you for feeding us with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; and for assuring us in these holy mysteries that we are living members of the Body of your Son, and heirs of your eternal kingdom. And now, Father, send us out to do the work you have given us to do, to love and serve you as faithful witnesses of Christ our Lord. To him, to you, and to the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.

Blessing

Concluding Hymn 636

How firm a foundation

• verse 4 sung in canon, beginning with the men, followed by women two beats later

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Dismissal

Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.

Thanks be to God. Postlude

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In Organo pleno

Larry Visser

The worship is concluded. The SERVICE begins!

serving today . . .

Dorothy Converse, Tim Tice, Randy Peters, lectors Carolyn van Zant, Jan Margerum, Page Curry, Mike DaRif, chalice bearers Janelle Vickerstaf, Keith Stevenson, Aaron Angel, acolytes Tim Tice, altar guild

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... as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord Joshua 24:15

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Cathedral Matters Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, KY

September 20, 2015

A church in the heart of the city with a heart for the c ity For more on these and other Cathedral Matters go to . . . www.christchurchlouky.org Weekly E-Notes facebook.com/ChristChurchLouKY • Twitter.com/ChristChurchLou My dear people of Christ Church Cathedral and our guests

. . . . .from the Dean

Canon Bozeman and I have good news for you. Jack and Patti Dunn of Jackson, New Hampshire graciously offered their pipe organ to the Cathedral, and your Chapter has gratefully accepted the gift. The Dunns found us through Hal Gober, the builder of our current instrument.

Built by Darron Wissinger in 2005 for the Dunn’s residence, our new organ is 14-stops, (twice the size of our current organ) with a larger and more diverse palette of color. This will greatly enhance our congregational singing, choral accompaniment, and solo organ repertoire. We give thanks for the generosity of the Dunns and a private donor who is covering the expenses of the move and installation.

You are all invited to come welcome the organ and participate in the unloading, currently scheduled for Saturday, October 17. We will make updates close to that date on how you can help. Read more about the organ and see pictures on the Cathedral website under music/instruments. Today is the last Sunday for this experimental space in the Nave. Next Sunday it will be very different—but mainly because the Cathedral will host a major inter-faith anti-gun violence event on Saturday. Read more about Sowing Seeds of Non-Violence on page 4.

And read more about why we have been moving things around lately—on page 2. Note that it is a work in progress. Thank you for your comments. Please continue to let us know what you think as we experiment with this and other settings—call, write, or tell me in person. And watch this space: I’ll keep you informed of our work and let you know our reasoning.

St. George’s has 2 events coming up soon that could use our participation. The annual Breakfast is Wednesday, September 30 at 7:30 am. Consider purchasing a ticket and joining us. Also, St. George’s holds its Halloween Party Friday, October 30. We will be collecting candy for their trick-or-treating— there will be a box by the office for your donations between now and Sunday, October 25. Today, our readings continue to reflect upon the idea that life with and in Christ was not what the disciples had in mind. On one hand it was harder—but on the other, it was far richer and meaningful. As you prepare for worship today, consider these words of Gerald Boyer: When we are given our rewards, I would prefer to have erred on the side of grace rather than judgment; to have loved too much rather than too little; to have forgiven the undeserving rather than refused forgiveness to that one who deserved it.

I am glad that you are here today.

Faithfully,

The Very Reverend Joan Pritcher Your Dean in the Interim The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost


we pray Of note this week —

Midday Mass update Experimenting in the Nave Canon Robert in concert Cathedral Arts concert October 11

Midday Mass

Pick a day to come pray with us. Commemorations for the week of September 13: Monday – St. Matthew, Evangelist Tuesday – Philander Chase, Bishop Wednesday – John Coleridge Patteson, Bishop of Melanesia Thursday – Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop Friday – Sergius, Abbot

Be sure to thank your Chapel Leaders who serve the midday service: Dorothy Converse, Monday; Foster Beeuwkes, Tuesday; Aaron Angel, Wednesday; Page Curry and Terry Laun, Thursday; Mildred Payne, Friday. Join us on your birthday, your anniversary, and any other day of special observance.

Next Cathedral Arts concert and Evensong October 11

The next Cathedral Arts event will be Sunday, October 11, 5 p.m. The concert will feature musician Lisa Hall; Evensong will be performed by the Boys and Men’s Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Lexington, and musicians from our sister cathedral.

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Canon Robert in concert today at Highland Presbyterian

Join Canon Robert in concert this afternoon, 3 p.m., at Highland Presbyterian Church, 1011 Cherokee Road. He will play an organ concert with selections for the seasons of the year. The concert concludes with settings of beloved Gospel hymns joined by violinist Jane Halliday and vocalist Faith Aeilts. Come support our Cathedral musicians in concert in our community. Admission is free and a reception will follow.

Experimenting in the Nave

Bishop White has asked us to use our Nave to place more focus on the altar and the sacrament of Holy Eucharist. That makes sense to your staff, and we are working with him. Bringing the altar closer to the congregation and gathering congregational chairs and clergy seating around it might help—the altar already appears to be more central to our work. The chairs are behind the altar to give us an idea of how it would work to place the Bishop’s cathedra there in the future (my seat will be on the side as it has been before—we have moved it now simply to give servers a chance to see how they would work with chairs on the platform). The screen that we have placed behind those chairs is a first ‘home-made’ effort toward finding workable screening between chancel and choir space—this is another effort to direct attention at all times to Holy Communion. This is all a work in progress. You have been very helpful to us in your comments. Please continue to let us know what you think as we experiment with this and other settings—call, write, or tell me in person. And watch this space: I’ll keep you informed of our work and let you know the reasoning.


Evening Prayer

Dean’s Forum follows 10 a.m. worship

Everyone is invited, even if you don’t have a Be sure to thank your Evening Prayer Officiants: book. If you need a book, speak with Tom Peters. The focus is on the devotional classics, using Paul Real, Rite II Evening Prayer, Monday; Mildred Payne, Rite II Evening Prayer, Tuesday; the anthology, Devotional Classics: Selected Aaron Angel, Rite II Evensong, Wednesday; Keith Readings for Individuals and Groups, edited by Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith. Stevenson, Rite I Evening Prayer, Thursday; the Dean, Rite II Evening Prayer, Friday. Monday - Friday, 6 p.m. in the Chapel.

Blessing Our Animals and All Creation on October 4

Bring your pets (or any non-human living thing that reminds you of God’s creation) to church on Sunday, October 4: cats, dogs, potted plants...even a photograph of your animal companion. We will thank God for all of creation. If your animal companion is comfortable in crowds, consider bringing him/her, suitably leashed or contained, to the 10:30 a.m. service in the Nave. That’s right - in the church. Your animal may remain with you in the church for the duration of the service, or leave immediately after the Blessing at the beginning of the service. You may also bring more timid animals to the 1 p.m. blessing in the garden.

we study Children’s Sunday School

This exciting children’s ministry includes a clergy, chapter, parent, and parishioner-led Montessoribased curriculum. Special thanks to Dorothy Converse, Hollis Real, Chase Durnil, Katie Grace Gilliam, Hunter Gilliam, Lauren Radeker, Amelia Vickerstaff, Janelle Vickerstaff, and Dr. Mike Foster. Contact Dean Pritcher if you would like to help with class preparation, and pray for our children and the Children’s Ministry Formation Team.

Sunday Bible Study

Every Sunday, 9 a.m. in the library Tom Peters leads a group in reading and studying through the Bible. The group has worked its way to the Gospel of Luke. You are invited to join the group at any time.

we work Next Community Breakfast October 4

The next Community Breakfast will be Sunday, October 4, 8:45 – 9:30 a.m., in Bishops’ Hall. Serving our friends, neighbors, and fellow parishioners is one of the most rewarding ministries at Christ Church Cathedral, and you should be involved. In addition to serving breakfast, personal care and food items are always accepted for the food pantry and Central Louisville Community Ministry. Contact Randy Peters for more information.

Insurance review assistance needed

The Finance Committee is seeking a volunteer knowledgeable in insurance coverage to review current Cathedral policies. This critical assistance will be greatly appreciated. If interested, contact John Kiesel at jlkiesel@msn. com or (502)523-6780.

Weekday Bible Study

Every Tuesday, 5:15 p.m. in Bishops’ Hall

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Sowing a Non-Violent City Conference, September 26, 2015 The National Rifle Association convention is coming to Louisville this year. In response to a heightened awareness of the need for alternative ways to curb gun violence, the Cathedral will host a series of speakers and workshops called Sowing a Non-Violent City Conference, Saturday, September 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration is $20 with online registration available at sowinganonviolentcity.eventbrite.com. Full information about the conference can be found at sowersofjusticenetwork.org. Participants will include Highland Baptist Church’s Joe Phelps in dialogue with Dr. Kevin Cosby of St. Stephen’s Baptist Church, about ways communities of faith can provide leadership and healing with this issue. Breakout sessions will offer dialogue and direct action from other community leaders including Louisville Police Chief Conrad, and various other faith leaders and activists. In addition, volunteers are needed to help out during this important conference and your help is vital. Contact Dean Pritcher for more information.

Laundry Love

Laundry Love is a practical and graceful ministry the Cathedral is joining along with other downtown parishes. Laundry Love seeks to give individuals and/or families the option of redirecting funds from laundry expenses toward food, medical, gas or transportation costs, as well as school supplies and other basic, everyday necessities. Mike DaRif is taking the lead for the Cathedral in Laundry Love. Let him or the office know if you would like to be involved.

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Downtown Episcopal Outreach (DEO)

DEO addresses gap needs that arise in service agencies throughout central Louisville. Using the Dean’s Discretionary Fund, and working with outreach partners including Central Louisville Community Ministries, Our Merciful Savior Episcopal Church and St. George’s Episcopal Church, we help with expenses such as ID application fees, prescription drugs, utilities, and some transportation costs. You can help by contributing to the Dean’s Discretionary Fund, and by putting coins and bills in the DEO Piggy Bank.

Rebuild the Churches Fund

In June, we were shocked by the torching of four predominantly black churches. You can help them recover by contributing to Rebuild the Churches Fund, a special fundraising effort established by our sister, Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis. All money received will be divided equally among these congregations: Glover Grove Baptist Church, Warrenville, S.C.; College Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church, Knoxville, Tenn.; Briar Creek Baptist Church, Charlotte, N.C.; God’s Power Church of Christ, Macon, Ga. If you would like to contribute, write your check to Christ Church Cathedral, memo “Rebuild.” We’ll pass along your gifts as long as they come to us.


Cathedral Shared Ministry Opportunities

Men’s Lunch Bunch

We Pray:

Women’s Lunch Bunch

There are many ministry areas at Christ Church Cathedral. Here are a few to consider, along with the contact and sign up information you need to get started.

We Study: We Work: We Listen: We Build:

Altar Guild (cleaning of linens) Tom Thill Children and Youth Christian Ed support - the Dean All Call Louisville support – the Dean Cathedral Life volunteers Randy Peters Print Directory maintenance Keith Stevenson

we listen Of note this week — Coffee Hour hosts Potluck Picnic

Coffee Hour Hosts

Today’s Parish Bar-b-Q hosts are Hollis Real and Cinthy Fanning. et. al. Be sure to thank them for their hospitality.

Potluck Picnic today

Today is Potluck Picnic Sunday at the Cathedral. The meal will follow the 10:30 a.m. service. The Cathedral will supply the meat and you will be supplying lots of delicious sides and desserts. Bring your best covered dish and your appetites, and enjoy the feast!

Cathedral men meet for lunch and conversation on the first Wednesday of each month. Lunch locations vary. For information call Mike Wright, 396-6242. All Cathedral men are welcome. Cathedral women meet for fellowship and lunch on the third Thursday of each month. E-mail lunchbunchlady@yahoo.com, or call Mildred Franks, 893-3815.

Membership in the Episcopal Church

If you are currently not an Episcopalian, but would like to be, talk to Dean Pritcher. She will arrange for an Inquirer’s Class and baptism and/or confirmation, and answer any other questions about membership at the Cathedral. Episcopal Church Membership is automatic in the parish at which you were baptized or confirmed, and you can easily move your membership when you relocate. If you would like to move your membership to the Cathedral, call the parish office, or leave your request with Dean Pritcher. The Cathedral will contact your former parish and make the necessary changes. You make the request, and the Cathedral will handle the paperwork.

Pastoral Care

When there are pastoral concerns about members of our congregation, and with the concurrence of the person or people concerned, Randy Peters sends an e-mail to a list of people who have indicated that want to know about these concerns. If you want to be included in that distribution list, please let Randy know, either in person or by e-mail, rpeters421@yahoo.com.

Gay Men’s Supper Club

The Cathedral’s Gay Men’s Supper Club meets each month for conversation and supper. Contact Bill Shelton, woshelton@gmail.com, or call 897-3079.

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we build Of note this week — Office Volunteers

Office Volunteers

Thank you to the office volunteers for this past week: Randy Peters, Page Curry , Lewis Harris and Jane Halliday. If you would like to volunteer some time in the office contact Frazier Marsh.

Office Hours

Office hours are Tuesday thru Friday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Frazier Marsh is serving as interim officer manager.

Kroger Community Rewards program

The new Kroger Community Rewards program is paying benefits back to the Cathedral every time you use your regular Kroger Plus Card, the regular savings card most of you take to Kroger for your shopping. It’s easy to get started, and the rewards for the Cathedral start immediately after you register your card. You may register your card by phone (1-888-904-0800) or on-line. Here’s how the on-line registration works: • Visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards and hit “Create an Account.”.” • Register your Kroger Plus Card.

• Once you are registered, you’ll see a tab that says “Kroger Community Rewards.” Hit the “Enroll” tab. • You will be asked for the company name or number. For best results use the Cathedral company number, 11088.

• Confirm “Christ Church Cathedral” as your charity and you are signed up.

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After you complete registration, the Cathedral will reap the financial benefits every time you use your Kroger Plus Card.

Electronic Communications

Stay connected to Christ Church Cathedral no matter where you are. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, e-mail, or the Web...it’s your choice! Here’s how:

Cathedral Matters Online Edition

Send the parish office your e-mail address and you’ll receive the Cathedral Matters Online Edition every Sunday morning, along with other important news from the Cathedral.

Facebook

Sign in to Facebook.com and search for ChristChurchLouky. Click ‘like’ and you will get regular posts from Facebook to your news feed.

Twitter

Sign in to Twitter.com. In the search line, write @ChristChurchLou. Click ‘follow’ and you’ll get tweets to your own Twitter timeline.


We Pray . . .

Prayer is at the heart of Christian community. We use this space to bring before God and the community the needs of those we love. Please submit prayer requests for yourself and others to the church ofďŹ ce: info@christchurchlouky.org. We will include those names here so that the community may join you in prayer.

. . . in the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, for the Church of Pakistan . . . in the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, for St. Matthew’s Church, Louisville . . . for Cathedral members in need of healing Ginny & Joe Dozier, Michael Foster, Bill & Mitzi Friedlander, Paula Hale, Carol Kendall, Mae Lathon, Norma Laufer, Ginger Shackleton, Jo Anne Shackleton . . . for family and friends of Cathedral members Hal Gober Ken Thompson, Frank Turner Ed Harrel Stephen Vanover and family Brian Coahran, Charlie Reeser, John Vessels Kelly Brown, Brenda Lewis, Walter Longacre, Bud Mease, Mike Streuwing Dana Lutz Margaret Swords Nancy Tucker, Bertha Winemiller Carey Duval, Maggie Foster, Rachel Mara, Tara Moriarty Carl Horton, Don Grube, Judy Horton, Phillip Koloff Sue Law, Missy Mattingly, Jim Porter, Sharon Turner Louis Besten, Tim Catron, Forrest Cook, Mike Kimery, Gibbs Reese Alex Rohleder, Derek Sprigler, Ryan Stellingwerf, Judy Vance, Anne Veno Justin Gallahar Vern Guillen Gretchen Clark, Cleve Iler, Jenna Maddox, Bill Turner, Kristina Donna Anderson, Krista Fine, Michael Leuer & family, Karen Woods Eric Zoerb Art Embry Mano Barati, Peter Ianetta, Megan Weilage, Christy West David Ellis, Harry Marsh Marsha Cline Evan Murray Lukat, Judy Taylor Stuart Cornelius, Natalie Fleathers, Patricia Marcum Mrs. Cantrell, Bridget Puzon Bevin, Carey, Chace, Chancey, Piper, Grace Flint Greg, Ben Parker, Trish Roberts Tammie Pugh Joe Dale Ward Cynthia Carlson Chaurice Weathers, Steve Whelan Jared Stiver

requested by Robert Bozeman Jerry Brown Carol Brown Melinda Collett Jim Collings Dorothy Converse Page Curry Mike DaRif Tara Durnil Mike Foster Bobbie Fritton Vance Fritton Leanne Garbarow Rob Guillen Paula Hale Chris Hart Sissy Lanier Terry Laun Jan Margerum Jerry Marsh Chris and Amy Meece Helen Murray Mildred Payne Randy Peters Dean Pritcher Scott Radeker Hollis Real Paul Real Sidnie Smith Jim Snyder Kay Shields Wilkinson

. . . for those serving in the armed forces or recovering from the wounds of war

Cera Benbow, Nicholas James, Chris Jones, Mark Jones, Michael Lathon, David McGrath, Keith Morrisson, Chris Nobles, Sidnie Smith, John Taylor

. . . for those celebrating birthdays

Sissy Lanier, Kent Echler, Mildred Franks

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CALENDAR Sunday September 20 • 8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I in the Chapel • 9:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Cathedral • 5 p.m. Concert and Evensong Monday September 21 • Cathedral Office Closed Tuesday September 22 • Office Hours 10 a.m.—1 p.m. • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel • 5:15 p.m. Bible Study • 6 p.m. Evening Prayer in the Chapel Wednesday September 23 • Office Hours 10 a.m.—1 p.m. • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel • Noon-day Meditation in Bishop’s Hall (Sponsored by IFPP) • 6 p.m. Evensong in the Chapel • 6:30 p.m. Choir Rehersal Thursday September 24 • Office Hours 10 a.m.—1 p.m. • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel • 6 p.m. Evening Prayer in the Chapel Friday September 25 • Office Hours 10 a.m.—1 p.m • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel • 6 p.m. Evening Prayer in the Chapel

Why do we pray, study, work, listen and build?

Benedict, the father of Benedictine spirituality, suggested that our life is best balanced between prayer, study, and work. We have taken that challenge as the basis of our common life together at Christ Church Cathedral: We pray (worship and the arts). We study (spiritual formation). We work (service to others). In addition, we know that we are sustained by our life together, and that works best when we listen to one another. We also aim to build and maintain a structure that will support all of our ministry efforts. And so: We listen (cathedral life and fellowship), We build (administration). In Cathedral Matters, you will find information about ministry opportunities at the Cathedral which fit into all five of these areas. Under each of the five main categories you will see what is new to the listing for this week. You will notice that some paragraphs repeat weekly, so that our guests won’t miss any news. You are urged to take your Cathedral Matters home with you so that you will have it for ready reference. Now, read about our ministry, think about how you would like to be involved...and jump right in!

Saturday September 26 • Cathedral closed Sunday September 27 • 8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I in the Chapel • 9:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Cathedral

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The Deadline for submissions to Cathedral Matters is every Thursday at close of business — ten days before you would like it to appear in print.


Christ Church Cathedral Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky The Rt. Rev. Terry Allen White, Bishop The Very Rev. Joan Pritcher, Dean in the Interim The Rev. Dr. Eva Markham, Deacon The Rev. Gary England, Deacon Canon Dr. Robert L. Bozeman, Cathedral Musician Liaison for Children, Youth, and Families Frazier Marsh, Interim OfďŹ ce Manager Thomas Thill, Sacristan 421 South Second Street, Louisville, KY 40202 502-587-1354 www.christchurchlouky.org info@christchurchlouky.org


Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville: Bulletin for September 20, 2015