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HOLY TRINITY KEW Anglican Church of Australia

20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST October 6, 2013 Holy Communion 10am - 1st Sunday Family 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.

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 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


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Hymn: TiS 152 1.

Joyful, joyful, we adore you, God of glory, Lord of love; hearts unfold like flowers before thee, opening to the sun above. Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; drive the dark of doubt away. Giver of immortal gladness, fill us with the light of day!

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All thy works with joy surround you, earth and heav’n reflect your rays, stars and angels sing around you, centre of unbroken praise. Field and forest, vale and mountain, flowery meadow, flashing sea, singing bird and flowing fountain, call to praise you joyfully.

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You are giving and forgiving, ever blessing, ever blest, well-spring of the joy of living, ocean depth of happy rest! You our Father, Christ our brother, all are yours who live in love; teach us how to love each other, lift us to your joy above.

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Greeting:

The Lord be with you. AND ALSO WITH YOU.

(see Ruth 2:4)

Prayer of Preparation: As we gather as God's people let us pray together: God of love and peace, you know what we think and feel. Touch our hearts that our thoughts and actions may be good so that we may love you and honour you, through Jesus 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 (How Setting)

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The Confession Let us confess our sins in penitence and faith, confident in God's forgiveness. God of mercy and grace, we have sometimes thought wrong things, and done wrong things and we have not always loved each other as we should. We are sorry. Forgive us and help us to love and obey you , 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.

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Prayer of the Day Faithful God, have mercy on us your unworthy servants, and increase our faith, that, trusting in your Spirit’s power to work in us and through us, we may never be ashamed to witness to our Lord but may obediently serve him all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD Readings from CEV First Reading: 2 Timothy 1:5-7 I also remember the genuine faith of your mother Eunice. Your grandmother Lois had the same sort of faith, and I am sure that you have it as well. So I ask you to make full use of the gift that God gave you when I placed my hands on you. Use it well. God’s Spirit doesn’t make cowards out of us. The Spirit gives us power, love, and self-control. Response: Hear the word of the Lord, THANKS BE TO GOD

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Psalm: 137 1

By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept: when we remembered Zion.

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As for our harps we hung them up: upon the trees that are in that land.

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For there those who led us away captive required of us a song: and those who had despoiled us demanded mirth, saying ‘Sing us one of the songs of Zion.’

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How can we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?

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If I forget you, O Jerusalem: let my right hand forget its mastery.

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Let my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth: if I do not remember you, if I do not prefer Jerusalem above my chief joy.

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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 Luke chapter 17 beginning at the 5th verse. GLORY TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST. The apostles said to the Lord, “Make our faith stronger!” Jesus replied: If you had faith no bigger than a tiny mustard seed, you could tell this mulberry tree to pull itself up, roots and all, and to plant itself in the ocean. And it would! If your servant comes in from plowing or from taking care of the sheep, would you say, “Welcome! Come on in and have something to eat”? No, you wouldn’t say that. You would say, “Fix me something to eat. Get ready to serve me, so I can have my meal. Then later on you can eat and drink.” Servants don’t deserve special thanks for doing what they are supposed to do. And that’s how it should be with you. When you’ve done all you should, then say, “We are merely servants, and we have simply done our duty.” Gospel Response: This is the gospel of the Lord, PRAISE TO YOU, LORD JESUS CHRIST.

Alleluia

(sung by all)

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TALK Let us together affirm the faith of the Church. We believe in God the Father who made us and loves us. We believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who saves us and loves us. We believe in the Holy Spirit, who loves us and gives us life.

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. Reader 1: God our Father, we give thanks for the world which you created and have given to us to enjoy. Help us to care for your world. Lord in your mercy: HEAR OUR PRAYER. Reader 2: We pray for all people of the church, and we pray that we may always try to be kind and helpful. Lord in your mercy: HEAR OUR PRAYER. Reader 1: We give thanks for our family and friends; we pray that we may be good friends to others. Lord in your mercy: HEAR OUR PRAYER. Reader 2: We remember those who are sick or lonely; may your spirit bring them comfort. Lord in your mercy: HEAR OUR PRAYER. Adult: We pray for those in need, and for those who care for them: ………. and those we remember in our own hearts and prayers. Lord in your mercy: HEAR OUR PRAYER.

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Reader 1: We remember those we love who have died and now live with you in heaven. Lord in your mercy: HEAR OUR PRAYER. Reader 2:

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.

We pray for: We pray for all who work for peace and justice. We pray for The Diocese of Sunyani, Ghana; The Diocese of Bathurst; Melbourne Girls Grammar School; St Mary's Camberwell South; Christ Church Geelong – 170th anniversary; Mullum Mullum Parish –anniversary service; Yarraville Parish; St Chistopher’s Bentleigh East. We pray for our ministry team: Roy, Jessica, Norman, Helen, Leonie, 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: Babe I, Neil H, Ian H, Jean S, Margaret Y, Philip C, Brenda, Jean I, Beatrice S, 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, Wilma M, Margaret D, Ronald D, Ren C, Nancy K, Hilary, Joyce L, Elisabeth D, Lorna M, Jean D, and all who care for them. We remember before God with thanksgiving the lives of Rachel Human (2007), John King (2010), Jean Sullivan (2002), and Joan Nicholson (2006), as we come to the anniversary of their entry into your nearer presence.

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THE GREETING OF PEACE {Celebrant}

(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 650 1. Brother, sister, let me serve you, let me be as Christ to you; pray that I may have the grace to let you be my servant too.

4. I will weep when you are weeping; when you laugh I’ll laugh with you; I will share your joy and sorrow till we’ve seen this journey through.

2. We are pilgrims on a journey, and companions on the road; we are here to help each other walk the mile and bear the load.

5. When we sing to God in heaven we shall find such harmony, born of all we’ve known together of Christ’s love and agony.

3. I will hold the Christ-light for you in the night-time of your fear; I will hold my hand out to you, speak the peace you long to hear.

6. Brother, sister, let me serve you, let me be as Christ to you; pray that I may have the grace to let you be my servant too.

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.

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

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...

Priest: ‌.Forever praising you and singing:

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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.

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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. 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 (drink or intinction) (b) 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

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Final Hymn: TiS 52 1. Let us sing to the God of salvation, let us sing to the Lord our rock! Let us come to his house with thanksgiving, let us come before the Lord and sing! Praise our Maker, Praise our Saviour, Praise the Lord our everlasting King. Every throne must bow before him, God is Lord of everything! 2. In his hand are the earth’s deepest places, and the strength of the hills is his! All the sea is the Lord’s, for he made it, by his hands the dry land was formed. Praise our Maker…. 3. Let us worship the Lord our Maker, Let us worship the Lord our God; for we all are the sheep of his pasture, He will guide us by his powerful hand. Praise our Maker….

'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

4. Let today be the time when you hear Him! May our hearts not be hard or cold, lest we stray from the Lord in rebellion, as his people did in time of old. Praise our Maker….

Blessing Dismissal Go in peace to love and serve the Lord: IN THE NAME OF CHRIST. AMEN ORGAN POSTLUDE 17


Readings for 10am Sunday, October 13, 2013 1st Reading Jermiah 29:1, 4-7 2nd Reading 2 Timothy 2:8-15

Psalm Gospel

66:1-8 Luke 17:11-19

GENERAL NOTICES

Birthday: Jan Harkin (Monday), Rick Nicholson (Tuesday), Tim Sewell (Tuesday) The next Sunday Home Group is on Sunday 6 October 2013 2:00 pm. 54 Swinburne Avenue Hawthorn Vic. Discussion topic: Homelessness. Everyone is welcome. Please confirm with Leonie Bird (Phone 0409 860 026) for further information. Holiday arrangements: While Roy is on leave from 1st – 14th October, for business matters of the parish please contact Barbara Thomson, 9817 7184. For pastoral matters please contact Pam Hughes 9855 8279 who will arrange for appropriate ministry. Sunday 8am services will be conducted by The Rev’d Helen Granowski, and 10am services by The Rev’d Dr Norman Curry. Other services will be led by members of our excellent ALM team. Parish ANNUAL meeting: is set for Sunday 17th November. Nominations for Warden, Vestry and Incumbency Committee members will be received by the Vicar until Friday 8th November. Application forms for the electoral roll (which enables you to vote at the Annual Meeting) are available. Tax Deductible Donations to Holy Trinity can be made for the 'Building Appeal' through the National Trust, OR for 'Family Ministry' through the Anglican Foundation. Forms are available at the back of church. Understanding social media: An information session will be held in the old Op Shop on Wednesday 23rd October at 7.30pm to explain for beginners how social media operates. Especially for grandparents and parents who are unsure about what the younger generation are talking about when referring to FaceBook, Twitter, hash-tag, selfie’s. We will also discuss dangers of social media, including trolls.

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

This Week 6/10/2013

Next Week 13/10/2013

The Rev'd Dr H Granowski

The Rev'd Dr N. Curry

Diana Cerini & Barbara Thomson Chris & Merrilyn Beeny BCP Irene Shorthouse David Harkin Dinesh Warnakulasuriya

Charles & Jan Harkin

The Rev'd Dr H Granowski The Rev'd Dr H Granowski Alan & Nell Eddy

The Rev'd Dr H Granowski The Rev'd Dr H Granowski Diana Cerini and Joan West

Carol Fraser

Tim & Rosemary Sewell

Families

Elaine Hutchinson & Madeleine Jenkins Joan Brooking Barbara Thomson Jane Sullivan, Don & Joy Watkinson Pam Hughes The Rev'd Dr N Curry The Rev'd Dr N Curry Elizabeth Cook Babe Isaacs & Beth Bailey

David Harkin BCP Leonie Bird Dinesh Warnakulasuriya

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

Families Janice Lucas Jane Sullivan Pam Hughes The Rev'd Dr N Curry Ros St Flour Bruce Chisholm Nip Thomson and Sumitra Wickramasinghe Rosemary Nairn & Carol Fraser

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Charles & Jan Harkin


Parish Diary OCT DAY TIME

EVENT

Roy on leave 2pm Wedding + use of old Op Shop 2pm Home group meets at Leonie’s 15 Tue 7:30pm Vestry meets in old Op Shop 16-19 SYNOD 16 Wed 6pm Rehearsal Orchestre Nouveau 17 Thu 2pm Service at Carsnworth N/H 18 Fri 10:15am Communion Service at Karana N/H 19 Sat 7pm Rehearsal Orchestre Nouveau 1-14 6 Sun

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. Roy Stanley, (03) 9853 7132; 0408 012 165 vicar@holytrinitykew.org.au Assistant Priest: The Rev. Jessica Cheung 0403 380 837 revjcheung@yahoo.com Family Minister: Ros St Flour, 0411 349938 htkfamilyministry@yahoo.com.au Parish Chaplain: Pam Hughes, 9855 8279 Small Group Co-ordinator: Leonie Bird 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; music@holytrinitykew.org.au Associate Organist: Ian Tyler Deputy Organist: Anthony Carr Choir Section Leaders: Philippa Allen, James Allen.

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HTK Pew Sheet, 10am, October 6, 2013