John's Anglican Church
of Horton, Wolfville, Nova
are a welcoming & affirming community to all
2019, 23rd after Pentecost / 22nd
Sunday after Trinity
The Rev’d Sandra Fyfe, 902-542-2464
Assistant: The Rev’d Dr. V. Bruce
Camille Herbin, 902-670-7593; Jim Nelson, 902-542-9295
Communion, The Book of Common Prayer, P.
we beseech thee to keep thy household the Church in continual
godliness; that through thy protection it may be free from all
adversities, and devoutly given to serve thee in good works,
to the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Book of Alternative Services
Gathering of the Community
Stand Up and
Bless the Lord #350
The Greeting and Collect for Purity, p.
Collect of the Day: O God, in Christ you give us hope for a
new heaven and a new earth. Grant us wisdom to interpret the
signs of our times, courage to stand in the time of trial, and
faith to witness to your truth and love; in Jesus’ name we
the children depart for Sunday School we will
There Be Peace on Earth (see
Proclamation of the Word, p.
65:17-25 , Ron Stuart
Thessalonians 3:6-13, Karen Ferguson
Sing a New Song #312
Holy Gospel: Luke
Apostles’ Creed, p. 189
Prayers of the People, Ian MacDonald
Confession and Absolution, p. 191
Sharing of the Peace, p. 192
Celebration of the Eucharist
My Life Flows On #401
over the Gifts, p. 393
Eucharistic Prayer #5, p. 204
The Lord’s Prayer, p.
The Breaking of the Bread #1, p. 212 Lamb
of God… #745
are welcome to come forward to receive holy communion or a
blessing. Gluten-free bread is available at the communion
New Songs of Celebration Render #316
from Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Op.
(Flor Peeters) Noah Hartlen,
after Communion, p. 393,
followed by Doxology, p. 214
How Firm a
(based on Isaiah 12:2-6)
God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid, for
the Lord God is my strength and my might; God
has become my
joy you will draw water from the wells of
you will say in that day: Give thanks to the Lord, call
on God’s name; make known the deeds of the Lord among the
nations; proclaim that God’s name is
praises to the Lord, for God has done gloriously; let
this be known in all the earth.
aloud and sing for joy, O royal Zion, for great in your midst
is the Holy One.
be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy
it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever.
Denyse & Jim Nelson
& Valerie Thomas
is invited to enjoy a time of fellowship and refreshments
following the service at 10 am this week provided by Jim and
remember in your prayers…
Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain; the parishes of
& South Queens, Nova Scotia
who are in need of God’s healing grace: Marlene & John
Reid, Tom Shaw, Gloria, Connie, Heidi, Cecil, Ann Watson,
Patricia, Kathleen, Rob Phillips, Don & Betty Little,
Sylvia, Roger Harris, Faye, Phyllis Weatherbee, Vange, Tracey,
Kathy, Lucy, Willie, Brian and Annalee
who have departed this life and are at rest, remembering
especially Barclay McMillan: rest eternal grant unto him, O
Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon him
FOR Nov. 24th – White Ribbon Sunday
am Holy Communion (BCP) 10:00 am
Holy Eucharist (BAS)
wonderful aroma of Christmas is Coming filled our homes and
church as we made 199 Plum Puddings this week. Thank you
to the many hands that helped Tuesday evening and Wednesday;
the fellowship and team work is heartwarming. Please
support the businesses who kindly donate annually to this
project, without hesitation Sobeys, Superstore, Agri Growers,
ACA Eggs, Carl's Independent, and Reid's Meats. Tell one
& all to come get their puddings at our Coffee Party on
these dates on your
Is held every Friday at 10:30am. All are
Nov. 18th, ACW meeting.
Bring your lunch; tea
& coffee is provided.
Nov. 19th at 10:30am or 7pm: Sabbatical
will show some photos from her recent sabbatical (focused on
Liturgy) and share some of what she learned. Then
explore some of the questions Sandra’s sabbatical raised for
her and talk about our own experiences of worship.
Refreshments will be provided.
Nov. 20th, 7pm: Parish Council Meeting.
Please talk to one of the wardens if there is an item you want
to add to the agenda.
Nov. 22nd, King’s Kikima Grannies Jewellery Sale –
at the Wong's International House on Acadia University.
you have any gently used or never worn jewellery that
you would like to donate to the Grannies please leave it in
the basket that is at the back of the church.
Note: nothing broken
Nov. 23rd - St. John's Christmas Coffee
will take place from 10am until noon. The price is a free will
offering. We will have our famous Plum Puddings for sale as
well as home baking & fancy works for
are signup sheets at the back of the church for the coffee
is invited to a Holy Land Slide
Presentation offered by Sharon Doyle on
Fri., Nov 29 at
10:30am. There will be no Christian meditation
session that day, although a short time of quiet will begin
our time together. If you have time, you are welcome to stay
for a soup lunch after Sharon’s
is making up small 'festive' bags,
they are made up with a few items suitable for a woman, value
no more than 6-8 dollars! They could be brought to our Nov.
18th meeting. These $5 grab bags will be sold at the coffee
party this year. Thank you for your help.
is collecting for the Mission to Seafarers
Donations of mitts, caps, personal hygiene items, cards, note
pads, envelopes, hard candies, and another small item that
will fit in a shoe box are welcome. Items can be left at the
back of the church.
Us Fundraiser for the Annapolis Valley Honour
Honour Choir is taking orders for coffee, tea, hot chocolate
and chocolate bars to fundraise for future choir trips. Alec
Fyfe has a sheet available at the back of the church if you’d
like to place an order. Payment must be made by Tues., Nov.
19th by cheque or cash. Thank you to all who have
already supported Alec and AVHC.
Reminder to those who use the kitchen during the week:
wash all dishes that you use and put them back in the
cupboard. Please do not leave dirty cups in the sink for
someone else to wash. Your cooperation is much
Would anyone who wants to start envelopes or who no
longer wants them, please talk to Linda Barkhouse after the
10am service or call her at 902-692-1214.
will be in the church office Monday from 11:30am-1:30pm and at
TAN Coffee Wednesday, 9-11am. She will be attending the Vital
Church Maritimes Conference in Truro on Thursday and Friday.