Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost | October 28, 2012 | 10:30 am
Welcome Welcome to St. James’, especially if you are a newcomer or visitor. Children of all ages are fully welcome at every liturgy. We hope that you will enjoy your visit here with us. Please help us to get to know you by introducing yourself to one of the clergy. VISION STATEMENT Discovering the beauty of holiness in our lives and neighbourhood, by living a Christ-centred sacramental life rooted in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. MISSION OBJECTIVES •To be a beacon for all as a neighbourhood and destination church where we invite and welcome friends, family and strangers into our midst; • To deepen our life of prayer and formation in Christ; • To develop relationships and fellowship in open, honest and spiritual ways among parishioners, with our neighbours, and those in need; • To pursue and practice justice and mercy for the imparting of the Kingdom of God within and beyond the Parish; • To maintain financial equilibrium, develop our reserves and optimize the use of our assets to ensure the preservation of our sacred space and ministry from generation to generation, to the everlasting glory of God.
TODAY 9:30 am 10:30 am 5:00 pm
Formation: Prayer in Islam High Mass Evensong and Benediction
Leader: Niall Christie
The image on the front cover is a photograph of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
This booklet is printed on recycled paper. Discarded copies will be recycled.
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Before Mass If you require assistance at any time, please speak to one of the welcomers at the Church entrance (narthex). As a friendly reminder, please turn off all electronic devices that might disrupt worship. In the interest of security, please keep purses and other valuables with you at all times. Wireless hearing amplifiers are available. Washrooms can be accessed through the doors on the left hand side at the back of the church on the opposite side to the entrance. Your family is welcome at St. Jamesâ€™. Children may remain in the Church during the service: there is a play area with toys and colouring books in the back of the church. The sacrament of reconciliation (confession) is available. Speak with a priest to make an appointment. The Mass booklet contains all the prayers and information required to participate in the Mass. The directions given in this booklet to stand, sit and kneel are offered as guidelines to those who are able. The symbol + indicates when to make the sign of the cross. It is also customary to make a discreet bow at the name of Jesus. You are encouraged to take the opportunity before Mass for silence, stillness and prayer. Please refrain from talking before Mass begins. We adore you, most Holy Lord Jesus Christ here and in all your churches throughout all the world; and we bless you because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world. St. Francis of Assisi
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A Reflection on Job 42 Overview: According to the Fathers, Job finally obtains justification from God when he openly recognizes God’s omniscience and control over every event in human life (OLYMPIODORUS) and shows his sincere humility (GREGORY) and the fullest repentance (CHRYSOSTOM). A person asks a question in order to be able to learn that of which he is ignorant; for a person to question God is to acknowledge that he is ignorant in his sight (GREGORY). It is evident that the Fathers see in Job an anticipation of the fundamental virtues of Christian life. Job had not been delivered yet from his trial when he repented, but still was in the midst of his torments when he spoke so. Job now becomes priest while the visitors bring offerings. He had made sacrifices for his children; now he makes them for his friends. One who accuses the righteous will have to expiate a serious fault (CHRYSOSTOM).
God’s Purpose Cannot Be Thwarted JOB RECOGNIZES GOD’S OMNISCIENCE: [Job] openly declares that he had not learned these things before but had now come to know the unconquered power of God. And since God penetrates the decisions of people and understands the thoughts of all, there is nobody who can hide from his eye, which sees everything. Who is he, he says, who being spared of words, can hide the secrets of his mind in silence, because they have not been expressed in words? Olympiodorus, Commentary on Job 42.1-3
Hear, and I Will Speak THE HUMAN SENSES: To hear is, with us, to adapt our ear, which is in one place, to a sound that comes from another. But with God, on the other hand, to whom nothing is external, hearing is properly for him to perceive our longings that are rising up beneath him. For us then to speak to God, who is acquainted with the hearts even of those that hold their peace, is not for us to utter what we think with the words of our throat but to long for him with eager desires. A person asks a question in order to be able to learn that of which he is ignorant; for a person to question God is to acknowledge that he is ignorant in his sight. But for God, to reply is for him to instruct with his secret inspirations the one who humbly acknowledges his ignorance. Gregory the Great, Morals on the Book of Job 35.4
Manlio Simonetti and Marco Conti and Thomas C. Oden, edit., Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Old Testament VI (Downers Grove, USA: Inter Varsity Press, 2006), 217-218.
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Entrance Rite PRELUDE Pastorale Sonata in G (Intermezzo) â€” Joseph Rheinberger At the entrance of the clergy and servers all stand.
INTROIT Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Look to the Lord your God, and he will strengthen you; do not cease to seek his face. Psalm Give thanks to the Lord and call upon his Name: make known his deeds among the peoples. Remember the marvels he has done: his wonders and the judgments of his mouth. Laetetur cor (Mode II)
KYRIE ELEISON Kyrie eleison. Christe eleison. Kyrie eleison.
Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Setting: Short Communion Service â€” Adrian Batten
GLORIA IN EXCELSIS (See facing page) THE COLLECT OF THE DAY Celebrant All
The Lord be with you. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray. Lord God our redeemer, who heard the cry of thy people and sent thy servant Moses to lead them out of slavery, free us from the tyranny of sin and death, and by the leading of thy Spirit bring us to our promised land; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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GLORIA IN EXCELSIS
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The Liturgy of the Word THE OLD TESTAMENT READING Reader
A reading from the Book of Job. Then Job answered the Lord: "I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. 'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know. 'Hear, and I will speak; I will question you, and you declare to me.' I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you; therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes." And the Lord restored the fortunes of Job when he had prayed for his friends; and the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before. Then there came to him all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they ate bread with him in his house; they showed him sympathy and comforted him for all the evil that the Lord had brought upon him; and each of them gave him a piece of money and a gold ring. The Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand donkeys. He also had seven sons and three daughters. He named the first Jemimah, the second Keziah, and the third Keren happuch. In all the land there were no women so beautiful as Job's daughters; and their father gave them an inheritance along with their brothers. After this Job lived one hundred and forty years, and saw his children, and his children's children, four generations. And Job died, old and full of days. Job 42:1-6, 10-17
The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.
A cantor sings the antiphon first; all repeat it thereafter.
I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall ever be in my mouth. I will glory in the Lord; let the humble hear and rejoice. Antiphon
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Proclaim with me the greatness of the Lord; let us exalt his name together. Taste and see that the Lord is good; happy are they who trust in him! Antiphon Psalm 34:1-3, 8
THE EPISTLE READING Sub-deacon
A reading from the Letter to the Hebrews. Furthermore, the former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office; but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently he is able for all time to save those who approach God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, blameless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens. Unlike the other high priests, he has no need to offer sacrifices day after day, first for his own sins, and then for those of the people; this he did once for all when he offered himself. For the law appoints as high priests those who are subject to weakness, but the word of the oath, which came later than the law, appoints a Son who has been made perfect forever. Hebrews 7:23-28
The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.
A cantor begins the alleluia; all repeat it thereafter.
Alleluia. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem: Praise thy God, O Zion. Alleluia. He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat. Lauda, Ierusalem (Mode V)
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THE HOLY GOSPEL
All stand and turn to face the book of the Gospels
They came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!" Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly, "Son of David, have mercy on me!" Jesus stood still and said, "Call him here." And they called the blind man, saying to him, "Take heart; get up, he is calling you." So throwing off his cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus. Then Jesus said to him, "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man said to him, "My teacher, let me see again." Jesus said to him, "Go; your faith has made you well." Immediately he regained his sight and followed him on the way. Mark10:46-52
Be Seated Mother Jessica Schaap (At the conclusion of the sermon, silence is kept)
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THE NICENE CREED
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THE PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE Celebrant
In peace, let us pray to the Lord.
After each petition this response is said: Lord in thy mercy. Hear our prayer.
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After the petition for the departed: + Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord. And may light perpetual shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.
THE CONFESSION & ABSOLUTION Deacon
Let us humbly confess our sins to almighty God. Kneel
Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all things and judge of all people: We acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness, Which we from time to time most grievously have committed, By thought, word, and deed, Against thy divine majesty. We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry for these our misdoings. Have mercy upon us, most merciful Father; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ’s sake, Forgive us all that is past; And grant that we may ever hereafter Serve and please thee In newness of life, To the honour and glory of thy name; Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him: have mercy upon you; + pardon and deliver you from all your sins; confirm and strengthen you in all goodness; and bring you to everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist THE OFFERTORY & PREPARATION OF THE GIFTS
Preserve my life, O Lord, according to your word, that I may learn your statutes. Domine, vivifica me (Mode III)
THE OFFERTORY HYMN
The People sing the hymn while the People’s gifts of bread, wine and money are brought forward. 447 Green Hymn Book (New English Hymanl) – Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above
SURSUM CORDA & PROPER PREFACE
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It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times and in all places, give thanks unto thee: O Lord, holy Father, almighty everlasting God: creator and preserver of all things. For thou art the fountain of light and life for all thy creation: thou hast made us in thine own image, and dost raise us to new life in Jesus Christ our Saviour. Therefore with Angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name; evermore praising thee and saying:
SANCTUS & BENEDICTUS Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O Lord most high. + Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest. Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth. Pleni sunt coeli et terra Gloria tua. Hosanna in excelsis. + Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini. Hosanna in excelsis. Setting: Short Communion Service â€” Adrian Batten
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THE PRAYER OF CONSECRATION Celebrant
All glory be to thee, O Lord our God, who didst make us in thine own image; and, of thy tender mercy, didst give thine only Son Jesus Christ to take our nature upon him, and to suffer death upon the cross for our redemption. He made there a full and perfect sacrifice for the whole world; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death and sacrifice, until his coming again; who, in the same night that he was betrayed, took bread; and, when he had given thanks to thee, he broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take, eat, this is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” + Likewise, after supper, he took the cup; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink this, all of you; for this is my blood of the new covenant, which is shed for you and for many, for the remission of sins: Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me.” + Wherefore, O Lord and heavenly Father, we thy people do celebrate and make, with these thy holy gifts which we now offer unto thee, the memorial thy Son hath commanded us to make; having in remembrance his blessed passion and precious death, his mighty resurrection and glorious ascension; and looking for his coming again with power and great glory.
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And we most humbly beseech thee, O merciful Father, to hear us, and, with thy Word and Holy Spirit, to bless and sanctify these gifts of bread and wine, that they may be unto us the body and blood of thy dearly-beloved Son Jesus Christ. We praise thee, we bless thee, we thank thee and we pray to thee, Lord our God. And we earnestly desire thy fatherly goodness to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, whereby we offer and present unto thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies. Grant, we beseech thee, that all who partake of this holy communion may worthily receive the most precious body and blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, and be filled with thy grace + and heavenly benediction; and also that we and all thy whole Church may be made one body with him, that he may dwell in us, and we in him; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord; By whom, and with whom, and in whom, in the unity of the Holy Spirit all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world without end. Amen.
THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE BREAKING OF THE BREAD
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AGNUS DEI Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: miserere nobis. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: miserere nobis Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: dona nobis pacem.
Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world : have mercy upon us. Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world: have mercy upon us. Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world: grant us thy peace. Setting: Short Communion Service — Adrian Batten
All who are baptized and believe Christ present in this sacrament are invited to come forward for communion. Those who are unable to receive communion, or do not yet receive, are invited to come forward for a blessing. To indicate you wish a blessing, fold your arms rather than holding out your hand for the Sacrament. When coming forward to receive, please approach from the centre aisle only and follow the directions of the attendant standing at the head of the aisle. Please return to your seat via the side aisles. When you receive the Holy Bread consume it immediately. It is no longer permissible to intinct the Holy Bread in the Holy Wine. You may choose not to receive the Holy Wine from the chalice at this time. If so, once you have received the Holy Bread please remain kneeling and fold your arms to indicate that you do not wish to receive from the chalice.
COMMUNION MOTET O praise the Lord, all ye heathen, praise him all ye nations: for his merciful kindness is evermore and more towards us. And the truth of the Lord endureth for ever and ever. Amen. O praise the Lord (Psalm 117:1-2) — Adrian Batten
Sit or kneel
66 Blue Hymn Book (Common Praise) – And Now, O Father, Mindful of the Love
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Concluding Rite PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION Celebrant All
The Lord be with you. And with thy spirit.
Let us pray. God our guide, thou hast fed us with bread from heaven as thou didst feed the people of Israel. May we who have been inwardly nourished be ready to follow thee all our days; we ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
All BLESSING Celebrant
Kneel The peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And the blessing of God Almighty, the +Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you and remain with you always. Amen. Notices and announcements may be given.
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FINAL HYMN 344 Blue Hymn Book (Common Praise) – From All That Dwell Below the Skies POSTLUDE Prelude and fugue in D (BuxWV 139) — Dietrich Buxtehude During the postlude you are encouraged to remain quietly in the nave, or to move to the Bishops’ Room to enjoy coffee hour conversation. The Sacrament of Anointing is available immediately after Mass in the Lady Chapel. For prayer requests, please contact the office or speak to a member of the clergy. Please notify the Parish Office (604-685-2532) when a parishioner/friend/family member is hospitalized or housebound. The Office will arrange visitation, Holy Communion or Anointing with the Parish Clergy Team and Pastoral Care Ministry Coordinator. If entering hospital, please inform the hospital on arrival that you (or the patient you are with) are Anglican and ask for the hospital’s Anglican chaplain.
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The flowers at the High Altar are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Michael Heng from his loving family
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Formation on Sundays The ‘People of the Book’ and Prayer Today - Prayer in Islam Leader: Niall Christie, Corpus Christi College Meaning and Ritual: After a brief introduction to the faith as a whole, we will explore prayer in Islam. In the religion prayer takes two major forms, salat (ritual prayer) and du'a (personal supplication). We will address these two practices in terms of both their physical, ritual forms and their inner religious significance, considering how they enable the Muslim to re-affirm his or her faith and to connect with God.
Mystics Series The defining feature of mystical experience is its ineffability. Nevertheless, over the ages, those who have achieved mystical union with the divine have devoted themselves to communicating their experience to others. Many mystics have also sought to instruct others in the discipline of contemplation in the hopes that by God’s grace their readers may themselves know spiritual ecstasy. In this series we explore the rich English tradition of mystical writings. We begin in the Middle Ages with four influential fourteenth-century mystics: Richard Rolle, the author of The Cloud of Unknowing, Walter Hilton, and St. Julian of Norwich. Particular emphasis will be given to St. Julian and we will look at her writings in depth. We end with consideration of William Law, an eighteenth-century moral theologian and mystical writer, whose works (e.g. A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life) play a crucial role in the great Evangelical Revival. November 4: Medieval Mystics Leader: Leslie Arnovick November 11: Julian of Norwich Leader: Mother Alexis November 18: No Session Financial Vestry after High Mass November 25: William Law Leader: Paul Stanwood
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All Saints’ Day Mass Thursday, November 1, 6:30pm Visit with the congregation at St. James’ in High Mass for All Saints’ Day. You will find a glorious celebration of the gifts and love of God present in those now living among us and in all those who have gone before us. A time to gather in thanksgiving. Everyone is welcome to the Mass and to the community potluck supper which will follow immediately afterward.
All Souls’ Day Mass Friday, November 2, 6:30pm The St. James' Choir sings at this spiritual gathering to give thanks for all the departed, no matter who they were, or what they believed. Pray for all, especially for those who may not have had anyone to pray for them. You are welcome to come and remember all of your beloved ones who have moved on from this life. If you have names of the departed you would like read aloud during the prayers, please contact the church office by Monday October, 29 at 604-685-2532. Everyone welcome.
For a complete listing of events visit www.heartofthecity.com October 24th to November 4th
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St. James’ News & Announcements PHILIP GREEN AND BRIAN STREHLER TO RECEIVE ORDER OF THE DIOCESE OF NEW WESTMINSTER TODAY Sunday, October 28th, at 4:00pm Christ Church Cathedral We are excited to announce that Philip Green and Brian Strehler have both been awarded the prestigious Order of the Diocese of New Westminster. The ODNW was created to honour "those members of the laity in the diocese who have given outstanding service over a significant period of time in their volunteer ministry." The essence of this award is to express the deepest thanks of the whole diocese to individuals whose personal ministry in whatever parish or over the whole diocese has been exemplary. We are very appreciative for all Philip and Brian do for St. James' and the diocese, and feel blessed to have them as members of our parish. Everyone is encouraged to be present as they receive this honour. Archbishop Colin Johnson of Toronto will be preaching. Free parking passes will be available in the Narthex. PDC UPDATE #3 The Pre-Development Committee held its third meeting on October 10. Two more companies have indicated an interest in the project. The committee is in the process of clarifying parish needs prior to requesting formal submissions.
WELCOME ALEXANDER JAMES Our newest parishioner! Alexander James Bustin was born at 4:09am on October 18th. weight: 8 lbs length: 53 cm head circumference: 36 cm Congratulations to AJ and Andrew! ALL SAINTS DAY POTLUCK SUPPER Thursday, November 1 High Mass at 6:30 pm followed by a potluck supper The Social Justice Group has volunteered to host this potluck supper. The guide for making food contributions is as follows, according to the first letter of your last name: A to Z – casseroles, cold meat, etc. M-R – salads, vegetable dishes S-Z – dessert
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St. James’ News & Announcements NAMES OF THE DEPARTED ON
BARGAIN SALE THANK YOU
ALL SOULS’ DAY
Thank you to all members and friends of the parish who helped and contributed to the success of the Women’s Guild fall bargain sale. A total of $1478.31 was raised. Well done! Janis Waller President, SJWG
At the 6:30 pm High Mass on November 2, All Souls’ Day, we give thanks for the lives of all the departed, no matter who they were or what they believed. If you have names of departed loved ones that you would like to have read aloud during the prayers, please add them to the list on the clipboard in the Narthex, or contact the Church Office by Monday, October 29th. Phone 604-685-2532 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A ST. JAMES’ HIGH MASS VIDEO Over the last three Sundays in November, Chris Loh, a St. James’ parishioner, photographer, and videographer will be taking video of the St. James’ High Mass. This filming will result in a short 2-3 minute video to introduce and share the beauty of High Mass to newcomers and visitors. The video will be posted on the website and on Youtube. If you do not wish to be a part of this filming, please let the office know by November 5th and we will make arrangements with you to sit in an unfilmed section. You can call 604-685-2532 or email email@example.com. Please include your name and contact info. Thank you. SOUP SALE There will be a Soup Sale on Sunday, November 4. Please see Mary Brown in the Bishops’ Room after High Mass to make your purchases.
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COFFEE HOUR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Coffee Hour after High Mass is popular, but it requires volunteers to operate. Please consider helping with the set up one or two Sundays a month. If you can, please talk to Pat McSherry or Reece Wrightman or call the office who will put you in touch. Fellowship is an important way to strengthen our parish family. LIVING OUR COMMITMENT: WHAT DOES RECONCILIATION LOOK LIKE? (book study) The Social Justice Group is offering a book study for everyone who is interested and who may be planning to hear National Anglican Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald speak at St. David of Wales, Saturday, Nov 24 from 9am to 3 pm. The book we have chosen is UNSETTLING THE SETTLER WITHIN by Paulette Regan who works with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Copies are available at local libraries. We think this book study will help us get ready for the final national TRC event planned for Vancouver in the fall of 2013 and it addresses the question of how to build relationships based on trust. These are two of the issues that Bishop Mark will be addressing. Please join us for one or any of these study sessions on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 pm in the Bishops' Room (BR) or the Crypt:, Oct. 30 - Crypt, Nov 6 - BR, Nov 20 – Crypt
St. James’ News & Announcements LIVING OUR COMMITMENT: WHAT DOES
PEACE THROUGH THE ARTS
RECONCILIATION LOOK LIKE? (Fall Event)
Saturday Nov 24, 9am - 3pm St. David of Wales 2475 Franklin Street, Vancouver. Join National Anglican Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald for a diocesan education day. A fantastic opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal Anglicans nationally and in the diocese. What is a National Indigenous Bishop? How do we get ready for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Vancouver? What are Indigenous Anglicans doing in our diocese? How do we build relationships built on trust? This event is open to all interested Anglicans and each worshipping community is asked to send a team of participants. This may include clergy, youth, parish council, outreach people, and others. Contact: Rev. Laurel Dykstra 604 488 1523, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advancing peaceful relations between First Nations and the multi-cultural community of the lower mainland of BC through drama, dance and music! Fri. Nov. 9, 6-9 pm Sat., Nov 10, 11 am – 5 pm Dinner 6 – 9 pm Peace Mennonite Church 11571 Daniels Rd Richmond, BC First Nations & other Visual Artists will be on site with art for sale. For details contact Mary at: email@example.com 604 612 5577
HIGH MASS BOOKLET ON WEBSITE Keep up to date with events at St. James’! The entire Sunday High Mass booklet is posted on the website. Just click on the HIGH MASS BOOKLET link on the home page.
ROSTAD TOURS ‘JOURNEYS OF THE APOSTLES’ 17 April – 6 May 2013, led by The Venerable John Bailey of Holy Trinity Cathedral, New Westminster. A representative of Rostad Tours will be available to answer questions on Tuesday, 6 November at 7 pm in the Holy Trinity Cathedral Lounge, 514 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster. A $300 discount is available for those who sign up that night. Joyce L. Harwood
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Meetings and Events at St. James’ October 28 Sun | 7:30 PM
Narcotics Anonymous, May Gutteridge Room
29 Mon | 2:00 PM
Saint James Music Academy fall term
(use of all church space 2 to 6:30 pm, Mondays to Fridays) 29 Mon | 7:00 PM
Private Rental, Bishops’ Room
29 Mon | 7:00 PM
Latino AA, May Gutteridge Room
30 Tue | 7:00 PM
Latino AA Group, May Gutteridge Room
30 Tue | 7:00 PM
Social Justice Book Study, Bishops’ Room
November 1 Thu | 8:00 AM
Latino Lunch (lunch served at noon), Crypt
1 Thu | 10:30 AM
EfM, Bishops’ Room
1 Thu | 6:30 PM
All Saints Day Mass and Potluck
1 Thu | 7:30 PM
Narcotics Anonymous, May Gutteridge Room
2 Fri | 6:30 PM
All Souls Day Mass
3 Sat | 8:30 AM
Sanctuary Guild, Parish Hall
3 Sat | 9:00 AM
Latin Mothers’ Community Kitchen, Crypt
3 Sat | 7:00 PM
Latino AA Group, May Gutteridge Room
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Offices and Mass Times 2012 MON. OCTOBER 29TH
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS 12:10 pm in the Lady Chapel
Saints Simon and Jude, Ap TUES. OCTOBER 30TH
That the faith of the Apostles will be maintained 6:00 pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
John Wyclyf, Reformer WED. OCTOBER 31ST
That we will not be afraid of change 12:10 pm in the Lady Chapel
Saints of the Reformation THU. NOVEMBER 1 ST
In thanksgiving for the lives and witness of those who died for the truth 9:30 am in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel For those in need
All Saints’ Day FRI. NOVEMBER 2ND All Souls’ Day SAT. NOVEMBER 3RD Richard Hooker, Pr SUN. NOVEMBER 4TH All Saints Sunday
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6:30 pm In thanksgiving for the Communion of Saints, known and unknown 12:10 pm in the Lady Chapel 6:30 pm Requiem for all the faithful departed 5:30 pm in the Lady Chapel 8:00 am 8:30 am 10:30 am 5:00 pm
Morning Prayer Low Mass High Mass, with baptism Evening Prayer
Daily Lectionary DATE
MON. OCTOBER 29TH
DT 32:1-4 PS 119:89-96 JN 15:17-27 HOSEA 11:1-9 PS 50:7-15, 22-24 MK 13:3-13
TUES. OCTOBER 30TH
WED. OCTOBER 31ST
THU. NOVEMBER 1ST
FRI. NOVEMBER 2ND
SAT. NOVEMBER 3RD
SUN. NOVEMBER 4TH
IS 35:1-10 PS 85 MT 18:15-22 REV 21:1-6A PS 24:1-6 COL 1:9-14 JN 11:32-44 Wis 3:1-9 Ps 116:1-8 1 Peter1:3-9 Jn 6:37-40 RU 1:1-18 PS 146 HEB 9:11-14 MK 12:28-34 RU 1:1-18 PS 146 HEB 9:11-14 MK 12:28-34
MORNING PRAYER 9:00 AM PS 66 IS 28:9-16 EPH 4:1-16 PS 45 SIR 24:1-12 REV 11:14-19
EVENING PRAYER 5:00PM PS 116, 117 IS 4:2-6 JN 14:15-31 PS 47, 48 EZRA 5:1-17 LK 11:27-36
PS 119:49-72 SIR 28:14-26 REV 12:1-6 PS 111, 112 2 ESD 2:42-47 HEB 11:32 – 12:2
PS 34 WIS 3:1-9 REV 19:1, 4-10 PS 148, 150 WIS 5:1-5, 14-16 REV 21:1-4, 22-22:5
PS 42, 46 JOB 19:21-27A ROM 8:14-19, 3139 PS 55 SIR 35:1-17 REV 13:11-18
PS 116, 121 LAM 3:22-26, 31-33 JN 14:1-6
PS 24, 29 SIR 36:1-17 1 COR 12:27 – 13:13
PS 138, 139:1-17 NEH 4:1-23 LK 12:32-48 PS 8, 84 NEH 5:1-19 MT 18: 21-35
Please take this booklet away with you to aid in your own reflection, prayers, and for your information.
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THE CLERGY Rector
Father Mark Greenaway-Robbins firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Priest Mother Jessica Schaap email@example.com Street Outreach Father Matthew Johnson 604-685-7522 (non-emergency number)
days off: Monday, Saturday Honorary Assistants Mother Alexis Saunders Brother John Blyth Sister Mary Christian Cross
PARISH STAFF Office Managers Linda Adams Mon - Wed 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Janet Hamilton Thu - Sat 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Business Manager
John Van Luven
Building Manager & Assistant Art Cuthbertson Mon-Thu 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Darren Campbell Sat 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Organist and Choirmaster Gerald Harder Assistant Organist Bruce McKenzie PARISH OFFICERS
Any of the clergy may be contacted through the Parish Office: 604-685-2532 CLERGY AVAILABILITY For immediate contact or within a few hours their cell numbers are: Father Mark Greenaway-Robbins 778-316-7941
days off: Friday, Saturday Mother Jessica Schaap 604-880-4938
days off: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Brian Rocksborough-Smith 604-291-9852 Peopleâ€™s Warden Paul Stanwood 604-263-0138 Assoc. Warden Reece Wrightman 604-872-4129 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Building Project Communication EMAIL: email@example.com Trustee Trustee Trustee Treasurer
Eleanor Beckett Jen Amundgaard Graham Murchie Angela Van Luven
Envelope Secretary Parish Privacy Officer
Philip Green Linda Adams
You may need to leave a message if we are PARISH COUNCIL
engaged in a pastoral matter and we will promptly return urgent calls. We seek to be available to all in any circumstances and
Jane Turner Erin Kenny
encourage you to contact us and request an opportunity for a pastoral appointment. We aim to be available regularly. On Saturday, November 3rd, Father Mark is on-call for emergency situations. 303 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, v6a 1l4 For pastoral care and support, you may also contact Pastoral Care Ministry Coordinator Joyce Locht 604-614-9915 (cell) EMAIL:
telephone: 604-685-2532, fax: 604-685-7605 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.stjames.bc.ca parish office hours: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-4:00pm