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HOLY TRINITY KEW Anglican Church of Australia

2nd Sunday after Pentecost June 10, 2012 Holy Communion 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 SAM is hard at work while his helpers brainstorm ideas

SAM – Stewardship in Action for Ministry

The Vicar shows off his break dancing to the others on the committee: Nip Thomson - Patron Leonie Bird, John Carmichael, Beth Bailey & David Harkin

Hymn: TiS 449

1. Stand up and bless the Lord, you people of his choice; stand up and bless the Lord your God with heart, and soul, and voice.

4. God is our strength and song, and his salvation ours; then be his love in Christ proclaimed with all our ransomed powers.

2. Though high above all praise, above all blessing high, who would not fear his holy name, and praise and magnify?

5. Stand up and bless the Lord, the Lord your God adore; stand up and bless his glorious name, henceforth for evermore. James Montgomery 1771–1854 alt.

3. O for the living flame from his own altar brought, to touch our lips, our minds inspire, and wing to heaven our thought!


The Lord be with you. AND ALSO WITH YOU. 2

(see Ruth 2:4)

Sentence: [Here are my mother and my brothers!] Whoever does the will

of God is my brother and my sister and my mother.

Mark 3.34–35

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

(Kew Setting)


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


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 Almighty God, give us such a vision of your purpose, and such an assurance of your love and power, that we may ever hold fast the hope which is in Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. 5

THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD Readings from 'New Revised Standard Version' (NRSV) First Reading: 1 SAMUEL 8.4-20; 11.14-15 4

Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, 5and said to him, ‘You are old and your sons do not follow in your ways; appoint for us, then, a king to govern us, like other nations.’ 6But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, ‘Give us a king to govern us.’ Samuel prayed to the Lord, 7and the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Listen to the voice of the people in all that they say to you; for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them. 8Just as they have done to me, from the day I brought them up out of Egypt to this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so also they are doing to you. 9Now then, listen to their voice; only—you shall solemnly warn them, and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them.’ 10So Samuel reported all the words of the Lord to the people who were asking him for a king.11He said, ‘These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen, and to run before his chariots; 12and he will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and some to plough his ground and to reap his harvest, and to make his implements of war and the equipment of his chariots. 13He will take your daughters to be perfumers and cooks and bakers. 14He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive orchards and give them to his courtiers. 15He will take one-tenth of your grain and of your vineyards and give it to his officers and his courtiers. 16He will take your male and female slaves, and the best of your cattle and donkeys, and put them to his work. 17He will take one-tenth of your flocks, and you shall be his slaves. 18And in that day you will cry out because of your king, whom you have chosen for yourselves; but the Lord will not answer you in that day.’ 19But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; they said, ‘No! but we are determined to have a king over us, 20so that we also may be like other nations, and that our king may govern us and go out before us and fight our battles.’ 14Samuel said to the people, ‘Come, let us go to Gilgal and there renew the kingship.’ 15So all the people went to Gilgal, and there they made Saul king before the Lord in Gilgal. There they sacrificed offerings of wellbeing before the Lord , and there Saul and all the Israelites rejoiced greatly.

Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD 6

Psalm: 138 1 I will give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart: even before the gods will I sing your praises. 2 I will bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name: because of your faithfulness and your loving-kindness, for you have made your name and your word supreme over all things. 3 At a time when I called to you, you gave me answer: and put new strength within my soul. 4 All the kings of the earth shall praise you, O Lord: for they have heard the words of your mouth; 5 And they shall sing of the ways of the Lord: that the glory of the Lord is great. 6 For though the Lord is exalted, he looks upon the lowly: and he comprehends the proud from afar. 7 Though I walk in the midst of danger, yet will you preserve my life: you will stretch out your hand against the fury of my enemies, and your right hand shall save me. 8 The Lord will complete his purpose for me: your loving-kindness, O Lord, endures for ever; do not forsake the work of your own hands. Second Reading: 2 CORINTHIANS 4.13-5.1 13 But just as we have the same spirit of faith that is in accordance with scripture—‘I believed, and so I spoke’—we also believe, and so we speak, 14because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus, and will bring us with you into his presence. 15Yes, everything is for your sake, so that grace, as it extends to more and more people, may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God. 16So we do not lose heart. Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. 17For this slight momentary affliction is preparing us for an eternal weight of glory beyond all measure, 18because we look not at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen; for what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal. 1For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. Response:

Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD 7

Gradual Hymn: TiS 459(ii)

1. In Christ there is no east or west, in him no south or north, but one great fellowship of love throughout the whole wide earth. 2. In Christ shall true hearts everywhere their high communion find, his service is the golden cord close-binding humankind.

3. Join hands, then, people of the faith, whate'er your race may be; who serves my Father as his child is surely kin to me. 4. In Christ now meet both east and west, in him meet south and north, all Christlike souls are one in him throughout the whole wide earth. Words Š T. Dunkerley


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 3 beginning at the 20th verse. GLORY TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. 20

and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. 21When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, ‘He has gone out of his mind.’ 22And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, ‘He has Beelzebul, and by the ruler of the demons he casts out demons.’ 23And he called them to him, and spoke to them in parables, ‘How can Satan cast out Satan? 24If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 25And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. 26And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but his end has come. 27But no one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his property without first tying up the strong man; then indeed the house can be plundered. 28‘Truly I tell you, people will be forgiven for their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter; 29but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit can never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin’— 30for they had said, ‘He has an unclean spirit.’ 31Then his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside, they sent to him and called him. 32A crowd was sitting around him; and they said to him, ‘Your mother and your brothers and sisters are outside, asking for you.’ 33And he replied, ‘Who are my mother and my brothers?’ 34And looking at those who sat around him, he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers! 35Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.’ Gospel Response: This is the gospel of the Lord, PRAISE TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST.

ALLELUIA Sung by Choir & Congregation 9


(copy of sermon available at back of church)

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.


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 Myanmar; Ministry to the Defence Force; Mission to Seafarers; Christ Church Newport; St John's West Brunswick; and our Bishops Philip and Barbara. We pray for those in need, and for those who care for them: May Simonson, Phillip Hadwen, Beatrice S, Barbara T, 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 lives of Lillian McPherson and John Topp as we uphold them to your loving mercy, and we pray for all who mourn their death. We remember before God with thanksgiving the life of John Tickle (1972) 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.

THE GREETING OF PEACE We are the body of Christ. The peace of the Lord be always with you.


(all stand) His Spirit is with us. And also with you.

[A greeting of peace is exchanged with those around us] 11

Offertory Hymn: TiS 210

1. O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer’s praise, the glories of our God and King, the triumphs of his grace! 2. Jesus! the name that charms our fears, that bids our sorrows cease; such music in the sinner’s ears is life, and health, and peace. 3. He breaks the power of cancelled sin, he sets the prisoner free; his blood can make the foulest clean, his blood availed for me.

4. He speaks, and listening to his voice new life the dead receive, the mournful, broken hearts rejoice, the humble poor believe. 5. Hear him, you deaf; his praise, you dumb, your loosened tongues employ; you blind, behold your Saviour come; and leap, you lame, for joy! 6. My gracious Master and my God, assist me to proclaim, to spread through all the earth abroad the honours of your name. Charles Wesley 1707–88 alt.


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.



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 “Ave Verum�, Elgar. 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 153

1. God is love, let heav’n adore him; God is love, let earth rejoice; let creation sing before him, and exalt him with one voice. God, who laid the earth’s foundation, he who spread the heavens above, and who breathes through all creation, God is love, eternal Love.

3. God is love, and, though with blindness sin afflicts our human hearts, God’s eternal lovingkindness holding, guiding, grace imparts. Sin and death and hell shall never o’er us final triumph gain; God is love, so love for ever o’er the universe must reign. Timothy Rees 1874–1939 alt.

2. God is love, and gently enfolding all the world in one embrace, with unfailing grasp is holding every child of every race. And when human hearts are breaking under sorrow’s iron rod, then they find that selfsame aching deep within the heart of God.

Words by permission Community of the Resurrection, UK Music by permission Oxford University Press




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


Readings for 10am Sunday, June 17, 2012 1st Reading 1 Samuel 15:34 to 16:13 Psalm 20:1-9 nd 2 Reading 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17 Gospel Mark 4:26-34


GENERAL NOTICES High Altar flowers today are in Memory of John Tickle, from his daughter Ros Griffiths. Birthday: Warwick Tobin (yesterday), Dorothy Hadwen (Tuesday), Enid Barker (Tuesday). MU and friends – For details of forthcoming social events at St Paul’s Canterbury, St Matthew’s Ashburton and St Stephen’s Mt Waverley, please see notices in our church porch. TRADING TABLE made $515. Great effort! 150th Anniversary 2013 – Is there somebody you think should be invited? Forms at back of church. MMA Op Shop: have found a new site in Balwyn and will finish trading at Holy Trinity on June 15. Donkey Sponsorship: It is time for us to renew our sponsorship of 'Trish' at the Donkey Shelter, a project that was passionately supported by Rachel MacKinnon for many years. Please leave donations at the back of church over the next few weeks. Thankyou to everyone who came and supported the Kew Philharmonic Chamber Choir concert last Sunday!

Parish Diary Jun DAY TIME


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Wardens meet at Barbara’s Certificate course – week 1 – vicarage. Interment of ashes Vestry meet in parish hall

Tue 7:30pm Wed 7:30pm Mon 2pm Tue 7:30pm


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

This Week 10/6/2012

Next Week 17/6/2012

The Rev'd Roy Stanley Leonie Bird

The Rev'd Dr N. Curry

Robert & Marilyn Frood Irene Shorthouse The Rev'd Roy Stanley Carol Fraser

Charles & Jan Harkin Barbara Thomson BCP Leonie Bird Joan Healy Dinesh Warnakulasuriya

Barbara Thomson Leonie Bird The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley Rick Nicholson and Yvonne Stannard

The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley Diana Cerini and Margaret Righton

10am Sun Welcomer Reader Intercessor Euch Assist

Barbara Thomson & Nola Scott Pam Hughes & Clarence Muttiah The Rev'd Roy Stanley

Pam Hughes & Don Watkinson ALM Joy Watkinson Officiant The Rev'd Roy Stanley Preacher The Rev'd Roy Stanley Transport Dorothy Hadwen Babe Isaacs & Morning Tea Beth Bailey Irene Shorthouse& Counters Barbara Thomson Server


Tim & Rosemary Sewell Elaine Hutchinson & Madeleine Jenkins Barbara Thomson Jane Sullivan, Don & Joy Watkinson Pam Hughes The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley Elizabeth Cook Nip Thomson Sumitra Wickramasinghe 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

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 20

10am Pew Sheet HTK, June 10, 2012  
10am Pew Sheet HTK, June 10, 2012  

Pew Sheet for the 10am service at Holy Trinity Kew, June 10, 2012