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HOLY TRINITY KEW Anglican Church of Australia

25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST November 18, 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 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 Great Stewardship programme Vicar. I’m going to increase my giving 100% - from $1 to $2!

Stewardship in Action for Ministry – SAM 2012 Giving financial support for our Church’s ministry and mission

Hymn: TiS 273

1. Lo! he comes with clouds descending, once for favoured sinners slain; thousand thousand saints attending swell the sound of this refrain: Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah! God appears on earth to reign. 2. Every eye shall now behold him robed in awesome majesty; those who have betrayed and sold him, pierced and nailed him to the tree, deeply shamed before him, deeply shamed before him, deeply shamed before him shall the true Messiah see.

3. Those dear tokens of his passion still his dazzling body bears, cause of endless exultation to his ransomed worshippers: with what rapture, with what rapture, with what rapture gaze we on those glorious scars! 4. Sing amen! let all adore you, high on your eternal throne; Saviour, take the power and glory, claim the kingdom for your own; O come quickly, O come quickly, O come quickly; hallelujah! Come, Lord, come. Charles Wesley 1707–88 alt.



The Lord be with you. AND ALSO WITH YOU.

(see Ruth 2:4)

Sentence: The Lord will judge the ends of the earth; he will give strength to his king, and exalt the power of his anointed. 1 Samuel 2.10 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.’


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.


Gloria – Ushaw Setting (Alan Rees) CHOIR: Glory, Glory to God, Glory to God in the highest, ALL:

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.


Prayer of the Day O God, welcoming refuge for the outcast, and upholder of justice for the oppressed: maintain the hope of the poor, so that the time may soon come when no one need want for food and shelter, and all will learn to share freely following the example of your Son, who gave his very self; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD Readings from 'New Revised Standard Version' (NRSV) First Reading: First Reading: 1 SAMUEL 1.4-20 4

On the day when Elkanah sacrificed, he would give portions to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters; 5but to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the Lord had closed her womb. 6Her rival used to provoke her severely, to irritate her, because the Lord had closed her womb. 7So it went on year after year; as often as she went up to the house of the Lord, she used to provoke her. Therefore Hannah wept and would not eat. 8Her husband Elkanah said to her, ‘Hannah, why do you weep? Why do you not eat? Why is your heart sad? Am I not more to you than ten sons?’ 9After they had eaten and drunk at Shiloh, Hannah rose and presented herself before the Lord. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the seat beside the doorpost of the temple of the Lord. 10She was deeply distressed and prayed to the Lord, and wept bitterly. 11She made this vow: ‘O Lord of hosts, if only you will look on the misery of your servant, and remember me, and not forget your servant, but will give to your servant a male child, then I will set him before you as a nazirite until the day of his death. He shall drink neither wine nor intoxicants, and no razor shall touch his head.’ 12As she continued praying before the Lord, Eli observed her mouth. 13Hannah was praying silently; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard; therefore Eli thought she was drunk.14So Eli said to her, ‘How long will you make a drunken spectacle of yourself? Put away your wine.’ 15But Hannah answered, ‘No, my lord, I am a woman deeply troubled; I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have been pouring out my soul before the Lord. 16Do not regard your servant as a worthless woman, for I have been speaking out of my great anxiety and vexation all this time.’ 17Then Eli answered, ‘Go in peace; the God of Israel grant the petition you have made to him.’ 18And she said ‘Let your servant find favour in your sight.’ Then the woman went to her quarters, ate and drank with her husband, and her countenance was sad no longer. 19They 6

rose early in the morning and worshipped before the Lord; then they went back to their house at Ramah. Elkanah knew his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her. 20In due time Hannah conceived and bore a son. She named him Samuel, for she said, ‘I have asked him of the Lord.’ Response:

Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD

Psalm: The Song of Hannah My heart exults in the Lord: my strength is exalted in my God. My mouth derides my enemies: because I rejoice in your salvation. There is no Holy One like you, O Lord: nor any Rock like you, our God. For you are a God of knowledge: and by you our actions are weighed. The bows of the mighty are broken: but the feeble gird on strength. Those who were full now search for bread: but those who were hungry are well fed. The barren woman has borne sevenfold: but she who has many children is forlorn. Both the poor and the rich are of your making: you bring low and you also exalt. You raise up the poor from the dust: and lift the needy from the ash heap. You make them sit with the rulers: and inherit a place of honour. For the pillars of the earth are yours: and on them you have set the world.

Second Reading: HEBREWS 10.11-14, 19-25 11 And every priest stands day after day at his service, offering again and again the same sacrifices that can never take away sins.12But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, ‘he sat down at the right hand of 7

God’, 13and since then has been waiting ‘until his enemies would be made a footstool for his feet.’ 14For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are sanctified. 19Therefore, my friends, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus, 20by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain (that is, through his flesh), 21and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22let us approach with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. 23Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful. 24And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, 25not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD

Gradual Hymn: TiS 154 1. Great is your faithfulness, O God my Father, in you no shadow of turning we see; you never fail and your love is unchanging: as you have been you for ever will be. Great is your faithfulness, great is your faithfulness, morning by morning new mercies we see; all we have needed your hand has provided: great is your faithfulness, Lord God, to me. 2. Summer and winter, and springtime and harvest, sun, moon and stars in their courses above, join with all nature in unspoken witness to your great faithfulness, mercy and love. 3. Pardon for sin and a peace that’s enduring, your living presence to cheer and to guide, strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow — these are the blessings your love will provide. Thomas Obadiah Chisholm 1866–1960 alt. based on Lamentations 3:22, 23


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 13 beginning at the 1st verse. GLORY TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. 1

As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!’2Then Jesus asked him, ‘Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down.’3When he was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked him privately, 4‘Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign that all these things are about to be accomplished?’ 5Then Jesus began to say to them, ‘Beware that no one leads you astray. 6Many will come in my name and say, “I am he!” and they will lead many astray. 7When you hear of wars and rumours of wars, do not be alarmed; this must take place, but the end is still to come. 8For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines. This is but the beginning of the birth pangs. 9‘As for yourselves, beware; for they will hand you over to councils; and you will be beaten in synagogues; and you will stand before governors and kings because of me, as a testimony to them. 10And the good news must first be proclaimed to all nations. 11When they bring you to trial and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say; but say whatever is given you at that time, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit. Gospel Response: This is the gospel of the Lord, PRAISE TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST.

ALLELUIA Sung by Choir & Congregation



(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 The Church of Spain; The Diocese of North West Australia; Christ Church Kensington; St Peter's Eastern Hill – Confirmation; St Paul’s Frankston Patronal Festival; Holy Trinity Hampton Park. We pray for our ministry team: Roy, Jessica, Norman, Helen, Ros & Pam - and for all who serve within the parish. We pray for all who are working on the building project and for its successful completion; and our Bishops Philip and Barbara. We pray for those in need, and for those who care for them: Tom French, Margaret R, Michael H, Philip C, Val B, Margaret D, Brenda, John M, Gwen B, Jean I, Alison M, Beatrice S, Rob A, Liz A, Margaret Y, Judy S, 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, Nancy K, Hilary, Joyce L, Elisabeth D, Lorna M, Jean D, and all who care for them. 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.



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

Offertory Hymn: TiS 560 1. All my hope on God is founded; all my trust he will renew, through all change and chance he guides me, only good and only true. God unknown, he alone calls my heart to be his own.

4. Daily the almighty giver will his bounteous gifts bestow; in his will our souls find pleasure, leading us where’er we go. Love will stand at his hand, joy shall wait for his command. 5. Still from earth to God eternal sacrifice of praise be done, high above all praises praising for the gift of Christ his Son. Hear Christ call one and all: those who follow shall not fall.

2. Human pride and earthly glory, sword and crown betray our trust; all we build with care and labour, tower and temple, fall to dust. But God’s power, hour by hour, is my temple and my tower. 3. God’s great goodness lasts for ever, deep his wisdom, passing thought; splendour, light and life attend him, beauty springing out of naught. Evermore from his store new-born worlds rise and adore.


Robert Bridges 1844–1930 alt. after Joachim Neander 1650–80

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: ALL:


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:

CHOIR: God of power and God of might. ALL:

CHOIR: Heaven and earth are full, are full of your glory. ALL:

CHOIR: Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. ALL:


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: “Cantate Domino�, Pitoni

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

1. There’s a wideness in God’s mercy like the wideness of the sea, and forgiveness in his justice sealed for us on Calvary.

4. But we make his love too narrow by false limits of our own, and we magnify his strictness with a zeal he will not own.

2. There is plentiful redemption in the blood that has been shed; there is joy for all the members in the sorrows of the Head.

5. If our love were but more simple we should take him at his word; and our lives would be illumined by the goodness of our Lord. Frederick William Faber 1814–63 alt.

3. For the love of God is broader than the measures of our mind; and the heart of the Eternal is most wonderfully kind. Blessing

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



'Copyright © 1995, The Anglican Church of Australia Trust Corporation. From the text of A Prayer Book for Australia, published under the imprint of Broughton Books. Reproduced with permission. - Recorded music played under PPCA licence 339096 Hymns copied under one of the following licences: - 'Copyright © 1999, The Australian Hymn Book Company. From the text of Together in Song. Reproduced with permission. - Church Copyright Licence #325734 - Copyright Agency Limited licence 2907

Readings for 10am Sunday, November 25, 2012 1st Reading Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 Psalm nd 2 Reading Revelation 1:4b-8 Gospel

93:1-6 John 18:33-37


Gwen Brown (Wednesday)

Parish Annual Meeting: today at 11.30am in Jubilee Hall. Thanks to John Carmichael for his 5 years on vestry and thanks to his replacement Joe Gandy for taking on this responsibility. Stewardship Program: concludes next Sunday where we ask parishioners to reaffirm their commitment to support the parish. We ask that you return slips from the brochure sent out recently on Sunday. To celebrate the presence of Holy Trinity in the community we have arranged a free 'Afternoon at the Proms' concert for 3pm on Sunday 25th with the Boroondara Symphonic Band. We encourage all to attend and make this a bumper celebration of Holy Trinity. Christmas Cake and pudding orders close today. Please talk to Jan Harkin (8am) or Liz Cook (10am) if you wish to place an order. Thank you: to those who supported the trading table 2 weeks ago, $402.90 was raised. ADVENT Study Groups: will meet for 4 weeks on Wednesdays - 1.30pm and 7.30pm groups, starting on 28th November. DECEMBER STREET STALL: The Christmas Street Stall will be in the main drive on Saturday December 1. The Boroondara Symphonic Band will play in the morning. Choir continues rehearsing for the Dec 16 Carols this week, anyone wishing to sing in the Carols service choir, rehearsal is at 11:30am Sundays. Email Stephen at or phone: 0422 524 574 for further info.


MU and friends: Join us for lunch and chatter with other Camberwell Deanery branches at Maranoa Gardens, Parring Rd Balwyn on Thursday November 29, 11:30-12noon. We take our own lunch and a chair and maybe, a gold coin for transport. Rosemary N. 9859 2278. Also note in your diary the date of the 11am service followed by Christmas lunch at Carol Fraser’s house on Wednesday December 5 at 12 noon. Everyone is welcome to come.

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, 9855 8279 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: Joe Gandy, 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 Choir Section Leaders: Philippa Allen, James Allen.


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

This Week 18/11/2012

Next Week 25/11/2012

The Rev'd Dr N. Curry

The Rev'd Roy Stanley

Charles & Jan Harkin

David Harkin & Irene Shorthouse David Harkin Leonie Bird Diana Cerini

Joan Healy BCP Leonie Bird Joan Healy Dinesh Warnakulasuriya

Carol Fraser

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

The Rev'd Dr Helen Granowski The Rev'd Roy Stanley Marilyn Frood and Nancy Sturgess

Barbara & Nip Thomson

Elaine Hutchinson, Jan Todd & Liz Cook

10am Sun Welcomer

Elizabeth Cook & Val Batson Joan Brooking Intercessor Euch Assist Clarence Muttiah Jane Sullivan, Server Don & Joy Watkinson ALM Pam Hughes Celebrant The Rev'd Roy Stanley Preacher The Rev'd Roy Stanley Transport Elizabeth Cook Babe Isaacs & Morning Tea Beth Bailey Charles & Jan Harkin Counters Reader


Nick Leicester & Julie-Ann Barnes Jane Sullivan Elaine Hutchinson Don & Joy Watkinson Jane Sullivan The Rev'd Roy Stanley The Rev'd Roy Stanley Rosemary Nairn Tim & Rosemary Sewell Robert and Marilyn Frood

Parish Diary Nov DAY TIME 18 20 21 23

24 25

Sun Tue Wed Fri

11:30am 7:30pm 6pm 10am 2pm 6:30pm Sat 3pm Sun 1pm 1pm 3pm

EVENT Parish Annual meeting 1st meeting of the new vestry – parish hall Wedding rehearsal Piano Tuning Memorial service Youth Group games night in Jubilee Hall Wedding Baptism Choir Picnic CONCERT by Boroondara Symphonic Band.

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

HTK Pew Sheet, 10am, November 18, 2012  
HTK Pew Sheet, 10am, November 18, 2012  

Pew Sheet for the 10am service at Holy Trinity Kew, Novem,ber 18, 2012