Sunday Bulletin

Third Sunday after the Epiphany (Year C)
Sunday, January 21, 2007

In this Bulletin ...

Growing through Faith, Commitment and Action
Parish News
Prayers Of Intercession
Sick and Shut-In Members
Today's Services
Activities This Week

Beloved Friends,

This week I share with you from the Meditations book, The Word Among Us.

Jesus may have taught is disciples divine wisdom, but this wisdom was filtered through the sometimes gritty, always human experience he had as a man living in first-century Palestine. This means that the words of Jesus on forgiving others reflect not only divine wisdom but his own experience as well. He could say that giving was better than receiving because he had given himself completely and received with great pleasure from his Father. And likewise, he could speak about the power of the Holy Spirit because, as a man, he himself has been filled with the Spirit- a truth publicly manifested on the banks of the Jordan River.

At Jesus' baptism, "the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove" (Luke 3:22). This anointing began a new stage in Jesus' life. His public ministry would now be characterized by an outward display of miracles, preaching with authority, victory over demons and more. There could be no doubt about it: Something very dramatic was introduced into the world on that day.

Do you know what happened when you were baptized? Do you know how much God is prepared to do in you and through you because you have received the Holy Spirit? Like Jesus, your baptism included power for ministry, with an added and amazing bonus. At your baptism, you (or your godparents) didn't just give your life to God. God gave his eternal life to you.

We welcome all those visiting with us today especially Rev Canon Calvin McIntyre our guest preacher. Lieutenant Governor William Reeson, Divisional Officers and Members of the Kiwanis Clubs in Division 23E sponsored youth members and guests.

I look forward to your full participatin at the congregational Meeting next Sunday January 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Sincerely yours in Christ


Sirrano Kitson

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"Growing through Faith, Commitment and Action"

 

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Parish News

Congregational Meeting 2007: Heads of organizations and church groups are required to submit reports for presentation at our Annual Congregational Meeting on January 28. Also, registered communicant members, 18 years and older are entitled to nominate members for election to the Church Committee for 2007. Nomination forms are available from the ushers.

Tickets for the Organ Recital here on January 28 are available from the church office at $1,000 each, proceeds in aid of the Church's outreach programme.

Do you have a serviceable piano which you could donate for our Choir Room? If so, please contact the church office.

The following persons have been nominated for election to the Church Committee for 2007:

Rector's Nominees:

  • Mr. Brian Goldson, Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Mr. Kelvin Roberts, Accountant/Company Secretary
  • Mr. Douglas Folkes, Banker
  • Mrs. Berl Francis, Managing Director
  • Mr. Tony Patel, Broadcaster
  • Miss Terry-Ann Wilson Coordinator, Young Adults Group Mr. George Briggs Consultant, Office of the Prime Minister
  • Mr. Milverton Reynolds, Managing Director, N.H.D.C.

Those nominated by the Congregation are:

  • Dr. Nigel Elliott, Veterinary Surgeon/Youth Director
  • Mr. Frank James, Accountant/Synod Rep./St. Clement's Mission
  • Mrs. Jacqueline Mighty, Financial Controller/ S/School Teacher
  • Mrs. Andrea Chin See, Management Consultant
  • Miss Greta Bogues, Training Consultant
  • Mr. Owen Streete, Accountant/Girls' Home Committee
  • Miss Yolande Whitely, Attorney at Law/Youth Choir
  • Dr. Lucien Jones, Medical Practitioner.

Activities this week ...

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Please remember to pray for our sick and shut-in members.

Shut-In Members

  • Inez Powell
  • Eric Aarons
  • Myrtle Osbourne
  • Lucille Barrett

Sick Members

  • Marva Laylor
  • Wycliffe Williams
  • Lola Lewis
  • Rosemary Wong
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Prayers Of Intercession

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Leader: Lord of all joy, you are our hope and our strength, a very present help in all troubles. We give thanks for all who tell of your love by translating the Scriptures, by preaching the word, by teaching the faith. We pray for all who are standing up for what thy believe , and speaking out against evil and tyranny. We remember before you all Christians who are being persecuted for their faith: all who are oppressed, mocked, scorned, those who are suffering through the prejudice or vested interests of others.
Lord, renew your people
All: and sustain us by your mighty power.
Leader: We give thanks for all who are working for the care and renewal of our earth.
Give guidance and courage to all who work in conservation and ecology, all who care for oppressed peoples and minority groups, all who look after the lost and rejected in our world. Give wisdom and love to all who are working for peace and justice.
Lord, renew your people
All: and sustain us by your mighty power.
Leader: LEADER: We give thanks for all who have been a strength and support to us.
We pray for the work of the Samaritans and all who guide or
counsel others. We remember any of our loved ones who are in
need. May we always have a respect and sensitivity towards each
other. We pray especially for any who are suffering from broken
relationships.
Lord, renew your people
All: and sustain us by your mighty power.
Leader: God of love, we remember before you all who feel unloved or neglected. We pray for children who feel they are unwanted or rejected. For all people who are ill and on their own, for those who have no one to care for them. We remember all who have been taken into care this week. We pray for friends who are ill, especially……………
Lord, renew your people
All: and sustain us by your mighty power.
Leader: We give thanks that you are the Lord who love us and renews us. We pray for loved ones departed……..
that they may rest in your love and be renewed and restored by your almighty power.
Lord, renew your people
All:

and sustain us by your mighty power.

(Silence may be kept)

All: Lord, as you have called us to share in your outreach
of love to the world, fill us with the power of your
Spirit, that, in your strength and by your guidance,
we may lead others to be aware of you, and live to
your praise and glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit
one God, now and for ever.
Amen.

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Today's Services

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

6:30 a.m.
HOLY EUCHARIST
7:30 a.m.
SUNG EUCHARIST & SERMON
(Corporate for Brotherhood of St. Andrew)
Introit 172
Old Testament

Nehemiah 8: 2- 10
[Mr. Godfrey Perkins]

Psalm 113: 1 - 8 [BCP Page 621]
(Refrain) "Praise the Lord, who raises the
poor. Alleluia" ALL SIT. NO GLORIA.
Epistle 1 Corinthians 12 :12 -27
[Mr.Nevin Woolcock]
Gradual 250 [Children leave for Sunday School]
Gospel Luke 4: 14-21
Sermon Rev. Canon Calvin McIntyre
The Prayers of Intercession  
Offertory 261
Communion 344, There is a place of quiet rest; There is
no love like the love of Jesus.
Recessional Come Thou Almighty King
9:45 a.m.
MORNING PRAYER & SERMON
Processional 172
Venite

[BCP page 36]

Psalm 113: 1 - 8 [BCP Page 621]
First Reading Nehemiah 8: 2- 10
[Mr. Carlton Levy]
Benedictus [BCP page 40]
Second Reading Luke 4: 14- 21
[Miss Nicole Roberts]
Hymn 250
Sermon Rev. Canon Calvin McIntyre
Hymns 261, Come Thou Almighty King
6:00 p.m.
HOLY EUCHARIST & SERMON
Introit 172
Old Testament

Nehemiah 8: 2- 10

Psalm 113: 1 - 8 [BCP Page 621]
Gradual 250
Gospel Luke 4: 14-21
Sermon Rev. Major Sirrano Kitson
Offertory 261
Communion 344, There is a place of quiet rest; There is
no love like the love of Jesus.
Recessional Come Thou Almighty King

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Activities This Week

Monday
January 22

5:30 p.m.

Bible Study

Tuesday
January 23

9:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.

Holy Eucharist
St. Andrew Settlement Committee
Home for Girls Committee
Finance Committee

Wednesday
January 24

6:30 a.m.
4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.

Holy Eucharist
St. Andrew Care Centre
Grief Support Group
Confirmation Class for Seniors

Thursday
January 25
5:30 p.m.

Senior Choir Rehearsal

Friday
January 26
9:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m.
Holy Eucharist
Confirmation Class for Juniors
Saturday
January 27
11:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
Little Brothers of St. Andrew
Youth Choir Rehearsal
Youth Fellowship

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