"Parsons, Poets and Playwrights: Literary Figures who molded the Anglican tradition" Come join us for a new “Molding the Anglican Tradition” series on Tuesday evening November 25th with the Rev. Prof. Kevin Flynn on modern Anglican prose writers such as C.S. Lewis and P.D. James. We’ll have a simple supper (soup, bread, cheese) starting at 6:15pm and the talk will start at 7:00pm and finish by 8:00pm. Sign up sheet on the big table at the back of the church (offers to contribute soup, bread or cheese for an evening gratefully accepted!). On December 2 Sharon Hamilton will lead us in an exploration of the Modernist Anglican poet T.S. Eliot. Missed hearing Sam Wells? Want to see why his presentations were rated so highly? Then buy the book that all participants received. Learning to Dream Again is available through the office for $20.00. Angels with Backpacks Please return your Backpack to the church in time for the 10 a.m. service on December 7th. SEEKING JUSTICE Please join the Outreach Committee on Wednesday December 10th from 7:00 pm 9:00 p.m. in the Chapel for the educational session ‘Pathways into and out of Homelessness’ with speaker Dr. Tim Aubry, a renowned scholar and activist on homelessness. Please confirm your attendance at this no cost event with the Church office [email protected] or 613 234-4024. More information at www.stmatthewsottawa.ca Conversations” - -A new series of “Conversations” runs until Sunday, November 30th. Join Archbishop Barry Curtis and the group as we seek to better understand each Sunday’s Lectionary readings and to relate them to our lives in this modern world. We will meet in the church hall at 9:00am and finish by 9:45am. Seniors’ Service and luncheon—Please join us the second Wednesday of each month for fellowship, fun and food. We meet at 11:30 in the Church for Eucharist and hymns then go downstairs for luncheon. If you need transport please call Marg Terrett 613 225-6050 or Kathi Racine 613 321-5209. If you know of people who would like to participate please let us know 613 234-4024. Upcoming Events Nov 25, Dec 2 6:15 pm “Molding the Anglican Tradition” Christian education Supper and evening talk series in the Church Hall Nov 29 9:30 am-11:30 am Family Advent gathering Nov. 30 10:00 a.m Bishop Chapman will be with us for Baptism and Confirmation. A reception in the church will follow the service. Invite your family and guests to join us. ST. MATTHEW’S The Anglican Church in the Glebe Dec 3 7:00pm Parish Council Meeting with Bishop John Chapman Wednesday Dec 7 10:00 am Return of backpacks 7:00 pm Advent Lessons & Carols Dec 10 7-9pm Seeking Justice Outreach Homelessness Meeting Dec 17 10:00 am Christmas Eucharist at Glebe Centre Dec 20 8:30 am—12:00 noon Cornerstone Meal Preparation Dec 21 7:00 pm Nine Lessons & Carols Dec 24 5:00 pm Choral Eucharist and Children’s Pageant 11:00 pm Choral Eucharist with Massed Choirs Dec 25 10:00 am Choral Eucharist November 23, 2014 The Reign of Christ St. Matthew’s Pre-Christmas Scarf & Jewellery Sale Join us Sunday, Dec. 7, after the 10 am service in the church hall. Donations welcome! Please bring scarves, costume jewellery, ties and gloves (unworn or lightly worn) to the containers across from the church office. The sale is a great opportunity to buy lovely Christmas presents at very reasonable prices. If you have any questions please contact Peggy Nankivell at [email protected] or 613-230-8669. Contact—Rector: The Rev. Canon Pat Johnston 613 234-4024 (For pastoral emergency if the office is closed 613 422-3882) Honorary Assistants: The Rev. Professor Kevin Flynn, The Rev. Canon Allen Box and The Most Rev. Barry Curtis, The Venerable Dr. Peter John Hobbs Director of Music and Organist: Kirkland Adsett (613 234-5482) Wardens: John Proudfoot 613 233-0158, Sue Rayner 613 233-8380 and Valerie Needham 613 730-1986 Sunday School and Youth Coordinator: Aindrea Proudfoot 613 240-1507 aindreaproudf[email protected] Hospitality Ministries Coordinator: Ashley King: [email protected] Student Intern: Victoria Scott Sunday Services 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist (Chapel) 10:00 a.m. Choral Eucharist 4:00 p.m. Choral Evensong (1st. & 3rd. Sundays, as announced) Our Parish Vision St. Matthew’s is a welcoming Christian community committed to growing in faith, offering joyous worship and reaching out in loving service. We warmly welcome all visitors. All baptised Christians are welcome to receive Communion. Everyone is invited to stay for refreshments and conversation after the 10:00 a.m. service 217 First Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 2G5 Office: 613 234-4024 Music: 613 234-5482 Website: www.stmatthewsottawa.ca 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist The order for this celebration is found in the Book of Alternative Services, beginning on p. 230. The Scripture readings are on the insert and Psalm 100 can be found on page 838 of the BAS. 10:00 a.m. Choral Eucharist (Book of Alternative Services) Children meet at the back of the nave and we will go together downstairs and will return at the time of the Peace. Mass setting: Short Communion Service in B minor Prelude Fanfares (from Prèmiere Suite, 3rd mvt.) Maeve Weddle Mouret The Propers for today are found in the Book of Alternative Services on p. 392. The readings for next week are: Isaiah 64: 1-9; 1 Corinthians 1: 3-9; Psalm 180: 1-7, 16-18; Mark 13: 24-37 **************************** Weekday Services Thursday: 10:00 a.m. Eucharist & Social Hour ************************* Gluten-free Communion wafers are available at the high altar. Please speak to the person administering the host. ******************* Hearing Assist headphones. We have 6 receivers which can be used by individuals. Please see a sidesperson if you would like to try a unit. **************************** The Gathering of the Community Processional Hymn 379 Rejoice the Lord is King Greeting and Opening Collect p.185 Glory to God p.186 The Collect of the Day Pew cushions are at the front and back of the church, help yourself. Darwall Dacey The Proclamation of the Word First Reading Ezekiel 34: 11-16, 20-24 Psalm 100 Garrett Second Reading Ephesians 1: 15-23 Gradual Hymn 375 At the Name of Jesus Kings Weston Gospel Acclamation 708: Sung first by the choir, then repeated by all The Holy Gospel Matthew 25: 31-46 Sermon The Nicene Creed p. 188 Prayers of the People Confession and Absolution p. 191 The Peace The Celebration of the Eucharist Offertory Hymn 491 The Head That Once Was Crowned St. Magnus Prayer over the Gifts Eucharistic Prayer # 3 p.198 Sanctus, Benedictus Weddle The Lord's Prayer p.211 (744 CP) Rimsky-Korsakov The Breaking of the Bread #3 p.212 Agnus Dei Weddle The Communion Anthem: Rejoice the Lord is King Archer Anthem You Are the New Day David, arr. Lawson Prayer after Communion p. 214 The Blessing Announcements The Dismissal Recessional Hymn 383 Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun Duke Street Postlude Fanfares (from Prèmiere Suite, 3rd mvt.) Mouret We welcome and thank today’s guest choir, the Glebells, under the direction of Maeve Weddle ********************* Healing Prayers during 10 a.m. Eucharist—If you desire a prayer for healing for yourself or a loved one, please come to the transept on the pulpit side during Communion. All are welcome. ******************** PWRDF Christmas cards for sale. Supporters can chose from two designs. These beautiful Christmas cards are a wonderful way to spread the word of PWRDF’s work and to support the program at the same time. You’re invited to order packs of 12 cards and envelopes for a recommended donation of $20 per pack. Cards may be ordered through your PWRDF parish representative (Marjory Patterson, [email protected] ) or directly from PWRDF by calling: 1866-308-7973 or 416-924-9199, ext. 318 or email: Ricky de Castro. Worship Participants Altar Guild: Jane Oulton, Katherine Ferguson, Wendy Pullan, Robina Bulleid, Cathy Simons 8:00 a.m. Reader: Wendy Pullan Server: Mippy Goodfellow 10:00 a.m. Servers: Cathy Simons, Kevin Atkins, Wande Ogundare Readers: Jamie Tomlinson, Paul Wefers-Bettink Prayers of the People: Mary Glen Communion Ministers: Doug Robar, Peter Mackenzie, Pam Mackenzie, Judith Maxwell, Peter Frayne Healing Team: Janet Carson, Mary Glen Sidesperson & Greeters : Troy Messam, Joan Harrison, Tony Maxwell The Jesse Tree is coming during Advent! Every year, St. Matthew’s organizes this gift-giving project for Harmony House. Started in 1987 as an outreach program of St. Matthew’s, Harmony House is a second stage shelter, assisting women and their children move from a life of fear and abuse to one of security, confidence and independence. It is the only second stage women’s shelter in all of Eastern Ontario. A "tree" will be placed at the front of the church with tags on Sunday November 30, 2014 naming an item needed at HH. Parishioners will be invited to take a tag, purchase the item for the residents, then leave the wrapped and tagged gifts at the base of the tree between December 1st and December 14th. The gifts will be delivered on Tuesday December 16th. Congratulations to the Atkins family upon the birth of Alfred Miles and to the Henry family upon the birth of Adelyn Mae. Cornerstone Toiletries Needs The women staying at the Cornerstone Women's Shelter continually need: small bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash lotion, sunscreen, feminine hygiene products, deodorant, & hair brushes & combs. It's requested that all donations be unopened & unused. Thank you. Please put your donations in basket marked “Cornerstone” located at the back of the church. For further information on donations for Cornerstone, please contact Pam Mackenzie; 613 695-2808 or [email protected] Out of the Cold Supper Jan. 31st, 2015 (change from the recent Outreach Insert) at Southminster United church. This is our last staffing for the 2014 - 15 season. If you are able to volunteer for 2 - 3 hours between 2 PM and 8 PM, or would like further information, please contact Susan Thomson (613 724 9994 ) or [email protected] Families are invited Saturday, November 29th from 9:30 – 11:30 to come together and prepare for Advent. We will have crafts, snacks and time for community. Please RSVP to Aindrea Proudfoot ([email protected]). Please bring your children to the chapel immediately after receiving communion in order to practice the music for the Christmas pageant. The rehearsal will go through the period of announcements and the children will rejoin families during the recessional hymn .
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