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HOLY TRINITY KEW Anglican Church of Australia

6th Sunday after Pentecost July 24, 2011 Holy Communion 8am Welcome to HOLY TRINITY, where services have been held, in this church, since 1863. We pray that you will feel the presence of God and know his blessings in your life You are invited to Breakfast in the Jubilee Hall after today’s service. Crèche Area: is in the transept near the pulpit. Parents and children can enter by the church aisle or by the external door. SERVICES AT HOLY TRINITY WEDNESDAY 11.00 am – Eucharist SATURDAY 6.00 pm – Eucharist SUNDAY 8.00 am & 10.00 am – Eucharist Family ministry: Sunday 10.00 am in hall (in church on 1st Sunday) SUNDAY 4.00 pm – Mandarin service

中文祟拜

週日 4pm 於本堂

Morning Prayer: 9.00 am Wednesday-Saturday The Noon Hour: 12 noon - 1.00pm Tuesday to Thursday Healing Service: 11.30 am, 4th Sunday At Trinity Grammar School Chapel: Sunday 週日中英文10.30am – Bilingual Service 週日中英文


Greeting:

The Lord be with you. AND ALSO WITH YOU.

(see Ruth 2:4)

Sentence: Neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love or God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8.38-39 Prayer of Preparation: As we gather as God's people let us pray together: Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hidden: cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy name, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Summary of the Commandments: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ Jesus said: ‘This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: you shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ Kyrie eleison: Lord have mercy: Christ have mercy: Lord have mercy:

R/: Lord have mercy R/: Christ have mercy R/: Lord have mercy 2


The Gloria Glory to God in the highest, and peace to God’s people on earth. Lord God, heavenly King, almighty God and Father, we worship you, we give you thanks, we praise you for your glory. Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father, Lord God, Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world: have mercy on us; you are seated at the right hand of the Father: receive our prayer. For you alone are the Holy One, you alone are the Lord, you alone are the Most High Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit, in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Prayer of the Day O God, the fount of wisdom, you have revealed to us in Christ the hidden treasure and the pearl of great price: grant us your Spirit's gift of discernment, that, in the midst of the things of this world, we may learn to value the priceless worth of your kingdom, and be ready to renounce all else for the sake of the precious gift you offer. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. 3


THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD Readings from 'New Revised Standard Version' (NRSV) First Reading: Genesis 29:15-28 15 Then Laban said to Jacob, "Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?" 16 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. 17 Leah's eyes were lovely, and Rachel was graceful and beautiful. 18 Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel." 19 Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you than that I should give her to any other man; stay with me." 20 So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her. 21 Then Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife that I may go in to her, for my time is completed." 22 So Laban gathered together all the people of the place, and made a feast. 23 But in the evening he took his daughter Leah and brought her to Jacob; and he went in to her. 24 (Laban gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah to be her maid.) 25 When morning came, it was Leah! And Jacob said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me? Did I not serve with you for Rachel? Why then have you deceived me?" 26 Laban said, "This is not done in our country--giving the younger before the firstborn. 27 Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also in return for serving me another seven years." 28 Jacob did so, and completed her week; then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel as a wife. Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD

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Psalm: 105:1-8 1 O give thanks to the Lord and call upon his name: tell among the peoples what things he has done. 2 Sing to him, O sing praises: and be telling of all his marvellous works. 3 Exult in his holy name: and let those that seek the Lord be joyful in heart. 4 Seek the Lord and his strength: O seek his face continually. 5 Call to mind what wonders he has done: his marvellous acts, and the judgements of his mouth, 6 O seed of Abraham his servant: O children of Jacob his chosen one. 7 For he is the Lord our God: and his judgements are in all the earth. 8 He has remembered his covenant for ever: the word that he ordained for a thousand generations Second Reading: Romans 8:26-39 26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27 And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. 28 We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn within a large family. 30 And those whom he predestined he also called; and those whom he called he also justified; and those whom he justified he also glorified. 31 What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32 He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else? 33 Who 5


will bring any charge against God's elect? It is God who justifies. 34 Who is to condemn? It is Christ Jesus, who died, yes, who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who indeed intercedes for us. 35 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 36 As it is written, "For your sake we are being killed all day long; we are accounted as sheep to be slaughtered." 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD

We stand for the reading of the Holy Gospel as a sign of respect as we greet our Lord who is present in His Holy Word. The Lord be with you AND ALSO WITH YOU The gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, according to Saint Matthew chapter 13 beginning at the 44th verse. GLORY TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. 44 "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; 46 on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it. 47 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and caught fish of every kind; 48 when it was full, they drew it ashore, sat down, and put the good into baskets but threw out the bad. 6


49 So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous 50 and throw them into the furnace of fire, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 51 "Have you understood all this?" They answered, "Yes." 52 And he said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like the master of a household who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old." 53 When Jesus had finished these parables, he left that place. 54 He came to his hometown and began to teach the people in their synagogue, so that they were astounded and said, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these deeds of power? 55 Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? 56 And are not all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all this?" 57 And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "Prophets are not without honor except in their own country and in their own house." 58 And he did not do many deeds of power there, because of their unbelief. Gospel Response: This is the gospel of the Lord, PRAISE TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST.

SERMON

followed by a short time for reflection

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The Nicene Creed Let us together affirm the faith of the Church. We believe in one God, the Father, the almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father; through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the virgin Mary and became truly human. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen. 8


THE PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE Let us pray for all people and for the Church throughout the world. Each petition of intercession or thanksgiving concludes with, Lord in your mercy, HEAR OUR PRAYER.

We pray for: safety for those travelling at this time and for all who work for peace and justice in our troubled world. We pray for: Diocese of Port Elizabeth, SA; The Diocese of the Murray; Abp’s Advisory Group on Authorised Lay Ministry; St Faith’s Burwood; St Luke’s Sydenham; St Michael’s & All Angels Beaumaris – Confirmation; and our Bishops Philip and Barbara. We pray for those in need, and for those who care for them: Bill D, Michael H, Howard D, Clive B, Peter H, Faye H, Jan N, Winnie L, Wendy McD, John Hbn, Geraldine McF, Miriam A, Jean S, Lowan A, Robert D, Mia C, Jan T, Ray C, Peter Hs, John & Jean H and those we remember in our own hearts and prayers. We pray for the members of Holy Trinity not able to worship with us, Nancy King, Margaret D, Hilary & Bill H, Joyce L, Elisabeth D, Lorna M, Jean D and Gwlad W and all who care for them. We remember before God with thanksgiving the life of John Holberton (1999) as we come to the anniversary of his entry into your nearer presence.

Almighty God, you have promised to hear our prayers. Grant that what we have asked in faith We may by your grace receive, Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Jesus said: A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. John 13.34 [Let us pray] We do not presume to come to your table, merciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness, but in your manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under your table. But you are the same Lord whose nature is always to have mercy. Grant us, therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of your dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen. The Confession Let us confess our sins in penitence and faith, confident in God's forgiveness. Merciful God, our maker and our judge, we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, and in what we have failed to do: we have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbours as ourselves; we repent, and are sorry for all our sins. Father, forgive us. Strengthen us to love and obey you in newness of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The Absolution

[Celebrant]

Almighty God, who has promised forgiveness to all who turn to him in faith: pardon you and set you free from all your sins, strengthen you in all goodness and keep you in eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

THE GREETING OF PEACE (all stand) [Celebrant]

We are the body of Christ. His Spirit is with us. The peace of the Lord be always with you. And also with you.

[A greeting of peace is exchanged with those around us] Offertory Prayer: Blessed are you, Lord, God of all creation. Through your goodness we have these gifts to share. Accept and use our offerings for your glory and for the service of your kingdom. BLESSED BE GOD FOR EVER.

THE PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING Priest: People: Priest: People: Priest: People: Priest:

The Lord be with you. And also with you. Lift up your hearts: We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give our thanks and praise... ... for ever praising you and saying: Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, Heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest. 11


Priest: People:

.‌ do this as often as you drink it in remembrance of me. Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again.

Priest: People:

‌.. in songs of never ending praise. Blessing and honour and glory and power are yours for ever and ever. Amen. Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever. Amen.

THE BREAKING OF THE BREAD AND THE COMMUNION {Celebrant} We break this bread to share in the body of Christ. We who are many are one body, For we all share in the one bread. Agnus Dei We pray together: Jesus, Lamb of God, have mercy on us. Jesus, bearer of our sins, have mercy on us. Jesus, redeemer of the world, grant us your peace. 12


Come let us take this holy sacrament of the body and blood of Christ in remembrance that he died for us, and feed on him in our hearts by faith with thanksgiving. Baptised Christians who receive communion in their own church are invited to share communion with us. Communion wine may be received: (a) from the common cup from the first of the two Eucharistic Assistants. (b) by intinction from the second of the Eucharistic Assistants where a small part of the wafer is carefully dipped in the wine, or (c) from an individual glass on request from the first Eucharistic Assistant. Or you may choose to receive the wafer only (Communion in one kind).

THE SENDING OUT OF GOD'S PEOPLE Post Communion Prayer Prayer of self-offering Father, we offer ourselves to you as a living sacrifice through Jesus Christ our Lord. Send us out in the power of your Spirit to live and work to your praise and glory. AMEN

Blessing

Dismissal

Go in peace to love and serve the Lord: IN THE NAME OF CHRIST. AMEN

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Readings for 8am Sunday, July 31, 2011 1st Reading 2nd Reading

Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-8

Psalm Gospel

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Psalm 17:1-7,16 Matthew 14:13-21


GENERAL NOTICES Calling all sewers: Ladies, do you have a length of material in your cupboard which you are not going to make up? MU Australia has a Sewing Project, and is asking for donations of material and sewing aids - threads, buttons, zipps, scissors, etc - so that women from Malawi who have settled here can be helped to learn new skills. Also, two women from Malawi are being brought to Victoria in August to be trained as instructors, and they will go back home to teach their friends how to sew. All this is part of our Mission. Can you help? Joan Brooking (9853 5175) would be happy to pick up anything you can donate. Trinity Helpers: occasionally parishioners are in need of help with transport for medical appointments, shopping or other day to day activities. If you would be prepared to go on a list of Happy Helpers to be asked when needed, please give your name to Roy. Ladies lunch: Past and present MU members, and past members of other ladies groups, are invited to attend the 11 am Communion Service on Wednesday 3rd August, and meet together for lunch at the home of Nell Eddy. More details from Rosemary Nairn 9859 2278 Next Sunday: (5th Sunday of the month) Breakfast & Morning tea will be in the Vicarage. A retiring collection will support a Mothers Union (MU) project. Trinity Times articles for next edition are due by 4th August. Building Report: The Diocesan Property Committee have given support for some aspects of the Master Plan (new building on High St, lease of halls, improvements to Pakington St car park), but have asked for more information about other aspects ( Peel St car park options, parish requirements in the new building, heritage issues). We are awaiting clarification about what the next steps are.

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Mini Mart: Less than 50 days to go. Weekly updates displayed at back of church. Please help if you can. 'Wrapped in love': is a program where donated wool is knitted into squares by those in rehabilitation or sitting with loved ones in hospital (or any other interested people). The squares are sewn into rugs and donated to those in need, both in Australia and overseas. Viv Harkness (9853 1776) is coordinating this activity and is looking for 8 ply wool/yarn and size 8 needles. Parishioners willing to knit squares or sew squares together are also needed. More details of the program are available on the website: www.artsandcraftsnsw.com.au/Wrap.htm PARISH WEBSITE: Has been recently overhauled. Recordings of the choir, information about the parish and recent pew sheets are available on the site. Please have a look and if you have any suggestions for improvements / additions, direct them to webmaster@holytrinitykew.org.au. www.holytrinitykew.org.au is the website address.

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Roster Duty 6pm Sat Celebrant ALM 8am Sun

Rosters This Week 24/7/2011

Next Week 31/7/2011

The Rev'd Roy Stanley

The Rev'd Roy Stanley

David Harkin & Irene Shorthouse Reader David Harkin Intercessor The Rev Dr Helen Granowski Euch Assistant Diana Cerini Server Carol Fraser Welcomer

ALM Celebrant Preacher Breakfast

David Harkin & Joan West Marilyn Frood The Rev'd Roy Stanley Merrilyn Beeny Carol Fraser

The Rev Dr Helen Granowski The Rev Dr Helen Granowski Marilyn Frood and Nancy Sturgess

The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley Marilyn Frood (vicarage) & Barbara Thomson

Elaine Hutchinson, Jan Todd & Barbara Thomson Nick Leicester & Julie-Ann Barnes Jane Sullivan Elaine Hutchinson

Rosemary Nairn & Pip Teh Mark Lucas & Margaret Lyons The Rev'd Roy Stanley Nip Thomson Barbara Thomson

10am Sun Welcomer Reader Intercessor Euch Assist Server ALM Officiant Preacher Transport Morning Tea Counters

Jane Sullivan The Rev'd Dr Helen Granowski The Rev'd Dr Helen Granowski Rosemary Nairn Nip and Barbara Thomson Robert and Marilyn Frood

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The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley John Carmichael VICARAGE Blake Shorthouse & Robert Frood


Holy Trinity Church Directory www.holytrinitykew.org.au PO Box 37, Kew 3101 251 High St (cnr Pakington St), Kew 3101 Ph: (03) 9853 7158 Email: office@holytrinitykew.org.au Office Hours: 10am - 12noon Ministry Team and Church Officers: Vicar: The Rev’d Roy Stanley, (03) 9853 7132; mob: 0408 012 165 vicar@holytrinitykew.org.au Assistant Priest: The Rev’d Jessica Cheung 0403 380 837 revjcheung@yahoo.com Family Minister: Ros St Flour, 0411 349938 htkfamilyministry@yahoo.com.au Relieving Chaplain: Leonie Bird, 0409 860 026 Honorary Associate Clergy: The Rev Dr Norman Curry, The Rev Dr Helen Granowski Authorised Lay Ministers: Leonie Bird, Jane Sullivan, Joy Watkinson. Churchwardens: David Harkin, Barbara Thomson, Robert Frood Vestry members: John Carmichael, Laurence Dong, Carol Fraser, Peter Harkness, Blake Shorthouse (Treasurer), Tim Sewell, John Wang, Alan Wilson. Wedding co-ordinator: Susan Baker 0429 869 019; email: weddings@holytrinitykew.org.au Music Team Director of Music: Stephen Kerr, 0422 524 574; music@holytrinitykew.org.au Associate Organist: Ian Tyler Assistant Organist: Anthony Carr

Parish Diary July DAY

31

Sun

Aug 2 Tue 3 4

TIME

EVENT

11:30am Healing Service 12 noon Wardens meeting at Vicarage

5:30pm 7pm Wed 11:30pm 6pm Thu 6pm

Concert rehearsal Combined TGS / Tiffen (UK) choirs concert Ladies lunch after church at Nell Eddy’s home Concert rehearsal (Orchestre Nouveau) Concert rehearsal (Orchestre Nouveau) 18


Pew Sheet 8am, July 24, 2011  

Pew Sheet for 8am Service, July 24, 2011, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kew

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