John's Anglican Church
of Horton, Wolfville, Nova
11th after Pentecost / 10th
Sunday after Trinity
Shirley Cole: Phone 902-954-1665 or
you to Canon Elliott, participating in both Services this
morning as Preacher and offering the
The Book of Common Prayer, P.
thy merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of thy
humble servants; and that they may obtain their petitions make
them to ask such things as shall please thee; through Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Book of Alternative
Gathering of the Community
Whose Almighty Word #560
Greeting and Collect for Purity, p.
The Collect of the Day: God
of the sabbath, this is the day and this is the hour when women
long oppressed stand with dignity, and when
your healing escapes our desire for control: may your joy stretch
the fabric of our hearts and inspire us to
loosen each other’s bonds; through Jesus Christ, the shamer of the powerful and
the raiser of the dead. Amen.
Proclamation of the Word, p.
Reading: Hebrews 12:18-29,
Is My Father’s World (handout)
Apostles’ Creed, p. 189
The Prayers of the People, Paul
Confession and Absolution, p.
Sharing of the Peace, p. 192
Celebration of the Eucharist
God, We Praise Your Name #334
over the Gifts, p. 376
Eucharistic Prayer #1 , p.
The Lord’s Prayer, p.
The Breaking of the Bread, #1 p. 212
are welcome to come forward to receive holy communion or a
Gluten-free bread is available. Please ask at the
Now, O Father, Mindful of the Love # 66
after Communion, p. 376
followed by Doxology,
Lover of My Soul #
The Rite of Farewell
for Rev'd Shirley
Debbie & Ian MacDonald
Thorpe & Vicki Harris
is invited to enjoy a time of fellowship and refreshments
following the service at 10 am this week provided by Denyse
& Jim Nelson
remember in your prayers…
Anglican Church of South America & Diocese
with the parishes of
Christ Church, Windsor & Annapolis,
give our thanks and praise to God to have had The Rev'd
Shirley Cole as our student priest over the summer months. St.
John's wish you well as you continue your education and
journey through your faith.
all who are in need of God’s healing grace: Barclay, Marlene
& John Reid, Tom Shaw, Gloria, Connie, Heidi, Cecil, Ann
Watson, Patricia, Kathleen, Rob Phillips, Don & Betty
Little, Sylvia, Frances & Peter Jucker, Mary-Laura, Roger
Harris, Jean Hancock, Tracey, Becca
who have departed this life and are at rest, remembering
eternal grant unto them, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine
upon them. Remembering
as well Jean Marsh, whose Committal Service was held in Old St. Paul's
Church Cemetery in Woodstock, Ontario.
FOR Sept. 1st
am Holy Communion (BCP) 10:00 am Holy
Sunday with us is today.
She has truly been a blessing as well as an inspiration here
at St. John’s! Although the last 3 months have literally flown
by it feels like we have managed to accomplish quite a bit in
that short time (and had a good time doing it)! We all wish
you the very best Shirley- and we feel certain that your next
congregation will be very lucky to have you!
these dates on your
Is held every Friday at 10:30AM. All are
Shirley will be in the office Wed.
August 19th, between 6 pm and 8 pm. Jesus Rocks. Monday,
August 26th between 10 am and
come out to paint rocks anytime within the two hours and stay
as little or long as you like. We are still looking for more
rocks as well!
Aug. 28th, 2 pm, Communion Service
at Wickwire Place.
presents the Glenn Patscha Trio in concert at the Dawn
Oman Art Gallery, Bridgetown, at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20 in
advance, $25 at the door. Student tickets are $10 at the door.
Advance tickets may be bought at the gallery or online at
19th, 730 pm, Ghost Walk.
The Ghost walks at the Church in July and Aug. were enjoyed
immensely. If you have not yet participated, please consider
coming out to this last Walk for the Season and do tell others
about this professional historical production.
annual Roast Beef dinner will take place on Oct.
at the Lions Hall. Later we will have a signup sheet and
tickets but for now just mark your calendar.
students are soon coming
- help us welcome them back with clean gowns! Volunteers are
needed to help wash and iron the students’ gowns and
surplices. If you are willing to help, you’ll find the gowns
needing laundering hanging on the coat rack by the back door.
Instructions are attached to each gown. Once the gown you’ve
taken is clean and ready to wear, hang it back in the closet.
Any questions ask Michelle!
you like to make someone’s day? Our parish shut-ins love
to have visitors . Please consider joining our group and
donating a few hours a month to these rewarding visits. We are
a small group and invite you to come to our next bi-annual
meeting to learn more (no strings attached!) on Tuesday Sept.
10th at 10.00am in the church. Any questions in the meantime
can be directed to Chris Maltby (email@example.com) or Patsy
Clothier (firstname.lastname@example.org )
is an important part of our church fellowship. It gives
each of us a chance to get to know our fellow members a little
better. We are always looking for additional people to
join our team. If you would like to help provide coffee,
tea, juice and assorted goodies after the 10 am service,
please email Mary Phillips at email@example.com or phone
follow up to
Susan Demont's Preaching-
Presentation last week about The Portal, Fact Sheets
are available at the back of the Church. Also, Susan can be
reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org. and the website
Sunday is food bank Sunday.
Donations can be left at the back of the