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HOLY TRINITY KEW Anglican Church of Australia

6th Sunday of Easter May 13, 2012 Holy Communion & Baptism 10am 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.

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 MORNING TEA IN THE JUBILEE HALL AFTER TODAY’S SERVICE. 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

Hymn: TiS 413

1. Holy Spirit, come confirm us in the truth that Christ makes known; we have faith and understanding through your helping gifts alone.

3. Holy Spirit, come renew us, come yourself to make us live: holy, through your loving presence, holy, through the gifts you give. 4. Holy Spirit, come possess us, you the love of Three in One, Holy Spirit of the Father, Holy Spirit of the Son.

2. Holy Spirit, come console us, come as advocate to plead, loving Spirit from the Father, grant in Christ the help we need.

William Brian Foley 1919– Words by permission Faber Music, London

Greeting: The Lord be with you. AND ALSO WITH YOU.

(see Ruth 2:4)

Sentence: Jesus said, ‘You did not choose me, but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit.’ John 15.16


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 (Dudman)


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.

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.




Prayer of the Day Loving God, your Son has chosen us and called us to be his friends: give us grace to keep his commandments, to love one another, and to bear fruit which will abide; through him who is the true vine, the source of all our life, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD Readings from 'New Revised Standard Version' (NRSV) First Reading: ACTS 10.44-48 44

While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. 45The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles, 46for they heard them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter said, 47‘Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?’ 48So he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they invited him to stay for several days. Response:

Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD


Psalm: 98:1-10 1 O sing to the Lord a new song: for he has done marvellous things; 2 His right hand and his holy arm: they have got him the victory. 3 The Lord has made known his salvation: he has revealed his just deliverance in the sight of the nations. 4 He has remembered his mercy and faithfulness towards the house of Israel: and all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. 5 Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth: break into singing and make melody. 6 Make melody to the Lord upon the harp: upon the harp and with the sounds of praise. 7 With trumpets and with horns: cry out in triumph before the Lord, the king. 8 Let the sea roar, and all that fills it: the good earth and those who live upon it. 9 Let the rivers clap their hands: and let the mountains ring out together before the Lord; 10 For he comes to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.


Second Reading: 1 JOHN 5.1-12 1

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the parent loves the child. 2By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 3For the love of God is this, that we obey his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome, 4for whatever is born of God conquers the world. And this is the victory that conquers the world, our faith. 5Who is it that conquers the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? 6This is the one who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ, not with the water only but with the water and the blood. And the Spirit is the one that testifies, for the Spirit is the truth. 7There are three that testify: 8the Spirit and the water and the blood, and these three agree. 9If we receive human testimony, the testimony of God is greater; for this is the testimony of God that he has testified to his Son. 10Those who believe in the Son of God have the testimony in their hearts. Those who do not believe in God have made him a liar by not believing in the testimony that God has given concerning his Son. 11And this is the testimony: God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 12Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD


Gradual Hymn: TiS 609

1. May the mind of Christ my Saviour live in me from day to day, by his love and power controlling all I do and say.

4. May the love of Jesus fill me as the waters fill the sea; him exalting, self denying, this is victory.

2. May the word of God dwell richly in my heart from hour to hour so that all may see I triumph only through his power.

5. May I run the race before me strong and brave to face the foe, looking only unto Jesus as I onward go. Katie Barclay Wilkinson 1859–1928 alt.

3. May the peace of God my Father rule my life in everything, that I may be calm to comfort sick and sorrowing.

Music Š D. R. Gould


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 John chapter 15 beginning at the 9th verse. GLORY TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. 9

As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. 10If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. 12‘This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14You are my friends if you do what I command you. 15I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. 16You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. 17I am giving you these commands so that you may love one another. Gospel Response: This is the gospel of the Lord, PRAISE TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST.

ALLELUIA Sung by Choir & Congregation


(Copies of the sermon are available at the back of church) 10

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 Melanesia; Ministry with the Aboriginal People of Australia, Aboriginal Clergy and People; Trinity College & Theological School; All Saints’ Malvern East; St Jude’s Parkville Ridley campus; and our Bishops Philip and Barbara. We pray for those in need, and for those who care for them: Rob A, Lowan A, Liz A, Peter H, Margaret B, Margaret Y, Judy S, Enid B, Miriam A, Robert D, Mia C, Jan T, Peter Hs and those we remember in our own hearts and prayers. We pray for the members of Holy Trinity not able to worship with us, Jean S, Ren C, John H, Nancy K, Margaret D, Hilary & Bill H, Joyce L, Elisabeth D, Lorna M, Jean D, and all who care for them. We give thanks for the life of Jack Lyons as we uphjold him to your loving mercy, and we pray for all who mourn his death. We remember before God with thanksgiving the lives of Leslie Coulston (1987) and Laura Palmer (1962) 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.


THE BAPTISM When Jesus had risen from the dead, he commanded his followers to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. We have come together today in obedience to that command. In baptism, we are joined to Christ, and made members of his Church. Baptism of children is a celebration of new life and the promise of eternal life, and an acknowledgement of their need for care and protection. While we focus on the grace of God given to those who are baptized, we also acknowledge that spiritual growth depends on parents and godparents, and the wider circle of family and friends, who are the examples and influence that mould a child’s character. In this service of baptism we bring Alexander into God’s presence that he may be enfolded in the grace of the Holy Spirit. Parents and Godparents who bring children for baptism must express their own trust and commitment to the promises of God, and their intention to bring up the children in the faith and practice of the Church. The Baptism party gather around the font. The parents and godparents are asked the questions:

Q/ Before God and this congregation, you must affirm your belief in God and so I ask: Do you Believe in God; Father, Son and Holy Spirit? A/ I do. Q/ Will you accept the responsibilities placed upon you in bringing Alexander for baptism? A/ I will. Q/ By your prayers and example, by your friendship and love, will you encourage him in the life and faith of the Christian community? A/ I will. Q/ As your life will be an example to Alexander, will you turn away from evil thoughts, words and actions? A/ I will. Q/ Will you affirm Christian values, especially those of honesty, compassion and mercy? A/ I will. 12

Priest to the congregation: You have heard our brothers and sisters respond to Christ. Will you support them in this calling? ALL: WE WILL. Priest: Almighty God lead you in the light of Christ to his everlasting kingdom. AMEN.

Prayers and Blessing of the water [Let us pray:] Grant, merciful God, that Alexander may be so united with Christ in baptism that your new nature may be raised up in him where the fruit of your Spirit may grow and flourish. Give to family and friends the desire to share what you have revealed in your Holy Gospel. We give you thanks that at the beginning of creation your Holy Spirit moved upon the waters to bring forth light and life. With water you cleanse and replenish the earth; and through the waters of the Red Sea you led your people by Moses out of slavery into freedom, and brought them through the river Jordan into the land of promise. We give you thanks for your Son, Jesus Christ: for his baptism by John, for his anointing in the Holy Spirit, and that through the deep waters of death Jesus delivered us from our sins and was raised to new life in triumph. We give you thanks for the grace of the Holy Spirit who leads us to your kingdom. And now we give you thanks that you have called Alexander Philip Thompson to new birth in your Church through the waters of baptism. + Pour out your Holy Spirit in blessing and sanctify this water so that all who are baptized may be made one with Christ in his death and resurrection, through Jesus Christ our Lord, AMEN.


An affirmation of faith Priest: I ask the congregation to join with the parents and godparents in affirming the faith of the church. Do you believe in God the Father? A/: I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. Do you believe in God the Son? A/: I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended to the dead. On the third day he rose from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. Do you believe in God the Holy Spirit? A/: I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of Saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. AMEN.

The baptism Priest: Alexander Philip, I baptize you in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, AMEN. I sign you with the sign of the cross to show that you are marked as Christ’s own forever. (Oil that has been blessed by a bishop is used in anointing to symbolize being chosen in God, as were the priests and prophets of the Old Testament, and the New Testament understanding that we are all anointed in the Spirit through belief in Christ.)


Live as a disciple of Christ; fight the good fight, finish the race, keep the faith. ALL: Confess Christ crucified, proclaim his resurrection, look for his coming in glory. Priest: God has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light. ALL: Shine as a light in the world to the glory of God the Father. Priest: God has called you into his church. ALL: We therefore receive and welcome you as a member with us of the body of Christ, as a child of the one heavenly Father, and as an inheritor of the kingdom of God. Prayers for the child, parents and godparents Merciful God, in your infinite love you have made a new covenant with us in Jesus Christ, promising to be our God and the God of our children. Enable all who are baptised in your name to live as your faithful people. Fulfil your promises for Alexander, we pray, and grant that he may grow in your faith and service. We pray for Hannah and Michael, that in your Spirit of wisdom, their family may grow in your love, and their home share in the joy of your eternal kingdom. And we pray for Alexander’s godparents, Hannah, David and Genevieve; enable them to share with their godson what you have revealed to us of your love in your holy gospel. We ask this in the name of our Saviour Jesus Christ, AMEN.


(all stand)

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


Offertory Hymn: TiS 491

Father welcomes all his children to his family through his Son; Father giving his salvation, life for ever has been won. 1. Little children, come to me, for my kingdom is of these; life and love I have to give, mercy for your sin. Refrain

2. In the water, in the word in his promise, be assured: those who are baptized and believe shall be born again. Refrain 3. Let us daily die to sin, let us daily rise with him, walk in the love of Christ our Lord, live in the peace of God. Refrain Robin Mann 1949– Words and music © Copyright 1992 by R. Mann, Kevin Mayhew Ltd, Rattlesden, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 052, UK. Used by permission from The Children’s Hymnbook, Licence no. 794092


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 him thanks and praise... ... Forever praising you and singing:


Priest: ‌. do this as often as you drink it in remembrance of me

Priest: in songs of never ending praise:

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. 18


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.

The Choir sings the Agnus Dei 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 Choir Sings “If ye love me�, Tallis 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


Final Hymn: TiS 411

1. Filled with the Spirit’s power, with one accord the infant church confessed its risen Lord: O Holy Spirit, in the church today no less your power of fellowship display. 2. Now with the mind of Christ set us on fire, that unity may be our great desire: give joy and peace; give faith to hear your call, and readiness in each to work for all. 3. Widen our love, good Spirit, to embrace in your strong care all those of every race: like wind and fire with life among us move till we are known as Christ’s, and Christians prove. J. R. Peacey 1896–1971 alt. Words: J. R. Peacey Words © 1978 by Hope Publishing Co., Carol Stream, IL 60188. All rights reserved. Used by permission. Music by permission Oxford University Press.


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


Readings for 10am Sunday, May 20, 2012 1st Reading 2nd Reading

Psalm 1:1-7 Gospel John 17:6-19

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 1 John 5:9-13



Memorial Flowers today: are in loving memory of Laura Planner from her daughter Sandra Smith. Happy Mother’s Day! Funeral: for Jack Lyons will be held at Holy Trinity on Monday 14th May at 11am. Contacts: while Roy is on leave please contact: Pam Hughes for any ministry matters ph: 0418 328 313 Barbara Thomson for any administration matters: ph: 9817 7184 Thank you for all who supported last week’s Trading Table FIRE BOOK SALE: is on Saturday 19th May 9am – 12pm. Kew High School Chaplaincy Dinner: is on Friday evening 1st June. A call to all Mothers Union members and Friends: Would you like to meet at Via Verona, High Street, KEW (near Langknit), on Wednesday 16th May at 11.45 am? A purely social get together(buy your own coffee and/or lunch) with a special welcome to those in the Wednesday and Saturday congregations. If you would like to come, please add your name to the list at the back of Church, for booking numbers.

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


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

This Week 13/5/2012

Next Week 20/5/2012

The Rev'd Dr H Granowski Leonie Bird Leonie Bird Alan & Nell Eddy Nigel Creese Leonie Bird Carol Fraser

Charles & Jan Harkin Joan Healy

Barbara Thomson Leonie Bird The Rev'd Dr H Granowski The Rev'd Dr H Granowski Rick Nicholson and Yvonne Stannard

Leonie Bird Joan Healy Dinesh Warnakulasuriya The Rev’d Jessica Cheung Leonie Bird Diana Cerini and Margaret Righton

10am Sun

Lorraine Bent & Viv Harkness Dileeni & Nilmini Reader Wickramasinghe Jane Sullivan Intercessor Euch Assist Janice Lucas Pam Hughes & Server Don Watkinson ALM Joy Watkinson Officiant The Rev'd Dr H Granowski Preacher The Rev'd Dr H Granowski Transport Dorothy Hadwen Morning Tea Liz Cook & Diane Leist Barbara Thomson & Counters Rosemay Nairn Welcomer


Nip & Barbara Thomson Elizabeth Cook & Val Batson Joan Brooking Barbara Thomson Jane Sullivan, Don & Joy Watkinson Pam Hughes Officiate : Pam Hughes Leonie Bird Elizabeth Cook Babe Isaacs & Beth Bailey Charles & Jan Harkin

Holy Trinity Church Directory PO Box 37, Kew 3101 Ph: (03) 9853 7158

251 High St (cnr Pakington St), Kew 3101 Email:

Ministry Team and Church Officers: Vicar: The Rev’d Roy Stanley, (03) 9853 7132; 0408 012 165 Assistant Priest: The Rev’d Jessica Cheung 0403 380 837 Family Minister: Ros St Flour, 0411 349938 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; Associate Organist: Ian Tyler Assistant Organist: Anthony Carr

Parish Diary May DAY TIME 15 16 18 19

Tues Wed Fri Sat

20 24

Sun Thu

27 31

Sun Thu

7:30pm 8pm 4.15pm 9am12noon 2.30pm 2pm 7:30pm 11:30am 11am

EVENT Vestry (in hall) Wedding Rehearsal Wedding FIRE BOOK SALE Concert by Early Music Society Service at Carnsworth N/H Stewardship committee meet in vicarage Final confirmation preparation with rehearsal Communion service at Kew Gardens N/H


Pew Sheet HTK, 10am, May 13, 2012  
Pew Sheet HTK, 10am, May 13, 2012  

Pew Sheet for the 10am Service at Holy Trinity Kew, May 13, 2012