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HOLY TRINITY KEW Anglican Church of Australia

1ST SUNDAY IN LENT February 26, 2012 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 are welcome to enter by the church aisle or by the side door.

SERVICES AT HOLY TRINITY WEDNESDAY 11.00am – Holy Communion SATURDAY 6.00pm – Holy Communion SUNDAY 8.00am & 10.00am – Holy Communion Family ministry: Sunday 10.00am in hall (in church on 1st Sunday) Morning Prayer: 9.00am Wednesday-Saturday The Noon Hour: 12 noon - 1.00pm Tuesday to Thursday Healing Service: 11.30am, 4th Sunday At Trinity Grammar School Chapel: Sunday 週日中英文10.30am – English Service 週日中英文


Greeting:

The Lord be with you. AND ALSO WITH YOU.

(see Ruth 2:4)

Sentence: The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news. Mark 1.15 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 minister reads aloud the commandments. Hear the commandments which God gave his people Israel. 1 I am the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of slavery; you shall have no other gods but me. 2 You shall not make for yourself a graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them or serve them. 3 You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. 4 Remember the sabbath day to keep it holy. Six days shall you labour and do all you have to do, but the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord your God. 5 Honour your father and your mother. 6 You shall do no murder. 7 You shall not commit adultery. 8 You shall not steal. 9 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour. 10 You shall not covet anything that is your neighbour’s. Response: Lord, have mercy on us: and write your law in our hearts by your Holy Spirit. 2


Kyrie eleison: Lord have mercy: Christ have mercy: Lord have mercy:

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

Prayer of the Day God of the new and eternal covenant, as the forty days of the great flood swept away the world’s corruption and watered new beginnings of righteousness and life: grant to us, who are washed clean and born again in the saving flood of baptism, the wellspring of your grace, that your gift of new life may flourish once again; through Jesus Christ our Redeemer, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD Readings from 'New Revised Standard Version' (NRSV) First Reading: Genesis 9:8-17 Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, 9 "As for me, I am establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you, 10 and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the domestic animals, and every animal of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark. 11 I establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of a flood, and never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth." 12 God said, "This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: 13 I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth. 14 When I bring clouds over the earth and the bow is seen in the clouds, 15 I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh. 3


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When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth." 17 God said to Noah, "This is the sign of the covenant that I have established between me and all flesh that is on the earth." Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD

Psalm 25.1-10 1 In you, O Lord my God, have I put my hope: in you have I trusted, let me not be ashamed, nor let my enemies triumph over me. 2 Let none who wait for you be put to shame: but let those that break faith be confounded and gain nothing. 3 Show me your ways, O Lord: and teach me your paths. 4 Lead me in the ways of your truth, and teach me: for you are the God of my salvation. 5 In you have I hoped all the day long: because of your goodness, O Lord. 6 Call to mind your compassion and your loving-kindness: for they are from of old. 7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: but according to your mercy think on me. 8 Good and upright is the Lord: therefore will he direct sinners in the way. 9 The meek he will guide in the path of justice: and teach the humble his ways. 10 All the paths of the Lord are faithful and true: for those who keep his covenant and his commandments.

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Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22 For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, in order to bring you to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit, 19 in which also he went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison, 20 who in former times did not obey, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water. 21 And baptism, which this prefigured, now saves you--not as a removal of dirt from the body, but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, 22 who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels, authorities, and powers made subject to him. 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 Mark chapter 1 beginning at the 9th verse. GLORY TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him. 11 And a voice came from heaven, "You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased." 12 And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. 13 He was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him. 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15 and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news." Gospel Response: This is the gospel of the Lord, PRAISE TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. 5


SERMON

followed by a short time for reflection

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. 6


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: We pray for all who work for peace and justice. We pray for: Province of The Congo; The Diocese of Wangaratta; St Thomas’ Werribee Karen Congregation – Confirmation; and our Bishops Philip and Barbara. We pray for those in need, and for those who care for them: Joan West, Joan T, Matilda W, Leonie M, Murray C, Mark C, Cameron B, Margaret Y, Judy S, Enid B, 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, Ren C, Jack L, John H, Nancy K, 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 lives of Audrey Carlyle (2009), and James Sullivan (2002), as we come to the anniversary of their 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. 9


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. 10


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 11


Readings for 8am Sunday, March 4, 2012 1st Reading 2nd Reading

Genesis 17.1-7, 15-16 Romans 4.13-25

Psalm 22.24-32 Gospel Mark 8.31-38

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GENERAL NOTICES Lent Study Groups: will begin on 29th February and will be held on Wednesday at 1.30pm and again at 7.30pm. They will be in the vicarage. All are welcome. Mothers Union members and friends will meet on Wednesday 7th March at 11am for the chapel service, and then for a cup of tea. Everyone is most welcome to join us. Those interested in mothers Union membership could speak to Joan (ph. 9853 5175) or Rosemary N (ph. 9859 2278). Kew WORLD DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE: written in Malaysia for 2012 will be on Friday 2nd March at 10.30am. It will be at the Melbourne Chinese Baptist Church, Cotham Rd (corner of Highbury Grove). Refreshments to follow. All welcome. Details on porch notice board. MEMORIAL FLOWERS: today are In loving and happy remembrance of James Sulivan from his family. MISSIONS: ABM envelopes for a Lenten donation are available at the back of church.

All welcome to join – every week, or when you can! music@holytrinitykew.org.au or speak with Stephen for more info. LISTEN to the CHOIR at home on the Church Website!

VESTRY REPORT on next page.

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VESTRY REPORT: Building Project: Vestry confirmed that the building committee for the duration of the project would be The Vicar, Robert Frood, David Harkin, Barbara Thomson and Alan Wilson, with the authority to co-opt others with special skills when thought appropriate. A schedule of desired elements of the complex is being finalized please talk to members of the committee if wanting more information. During the project we will have limited facilities as the halls are to be prepared for commercial lease to generate essential income generation, and the cottage is marked for demolition. It is proposed that the ground floor of the vicarage will be used as parish space including the location for parish offices. The Op Shop is currently looking for alternative accommodation and that area will be available for parish use during the planning stage. During the building stage the vicarage will be the focus of parish activities together with some use of spaces within the church. Stewardship: A new committee is planning a program for later in 2012 to both celebrate our parish and to set out the hopes and needs for the future. 150th Anniversary: A committee is planning the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the opening of the church building, with the Arch Bishop to be present at the main service on Sunday 3rd March, 2-13.

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ROSTERS Roster Duty 6pm Sat Celebrant ALM 8am Sun Welcomer Reader Intercessor Euch Assistant Server ALM Celebrant Preacher Breakfast

This Week 26/2/2012

Next Week 4/3/2012

The Rev'd Roy Stanley

The Rev'd Roy Stanley

David Harkin & Irene Shorthouse Marilyn Frood

Rick Nicholson & Leonie Bird Chris & Merrilyn Beeny (March – December) BCP Irene Shorthouse David Harkin Dinesh Warnakulasuriya

Leonie Bird Diana Cerini Carol Fraser The Rev'd Dr Helen Granowski The Rev'd Roy Stanley Marilyn Frood and Nancy Sturgess

The Rev'd Roy Stanley

Robert Frood & Bruce Chisholm Ken Rigby Jane Sullivan Elaine Hutchinson

Carol Fraser& Liz Cook Families Families Joan Brooking Jane Sullivan Pam Hughes The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd R Stanley Bruce Chisholm Viv and Peter Harkness Rosemary Nairn & Carol Fraser

The Rev'd Roy Stanley Alan & Nell Eddy

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

Jane Sullivan The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley Rosemary Nairn Tim & Rosemary Sewell Robert and Marilyn Frood

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Holy Trinity Church Directory www.holytrinitykew.org.au PO Box 37, Kew 3101 Ph: (03) 9853 7158

251 High St (cnr Pakington St), Kew 3101 Email: office@holytrinitykew.org.au

Ministry Team and Church Officers: Vicar: The Rev’d Roy Stanley, (03) 9853 7132; 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 Parish Chaplain: Pam Hughes, 9848 7738 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, Carol Fraser, Rick Nicholson, Beth Bailey, Diane Leist, Blake Shorthouse (Treasurer), Tim Sewell, Alan Wilson. Wedding enquiries: Susan Baker – contact through church website weddings page.

Music Team Director of Music: Stephen Kerr, 0422 524 574; music@holytrinitykew.org.au Associate Organist: Ian Tyler Assistant Organist: Anthony Carr

Parish Diary Feb DAY 26 Sun

TIME 11:30am 1:30pm 29 Wed 1:30pm 7:30pm Mar 1 Thu 8pm 2 Fri 10:30am 3 Sat 7 Wed 8 Thu 12 Mon

2pm 11am 8pm 10:30am

EVENT Healing service Baptism Lent daytime study group meet in Vicarage Lent evening study group meet in vicarage Wedding rehearsal World Day of Prayer service at Melbourne Chinese Baptist Church, cnr Highbury & Cotham. Wedding Communion and Mothers Union meeting Wedding rehearsal Wedding 16

Pew Sheet HTK, 8am, Feb 26, 2012  

Pew Sheet for the 8am Service at Holy Trinity Kew, February 26, 2012

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