St Bart's Sunday Service
The Reverend Canon David Clunie
Archdeacon Pamela Yarrow
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We gather today on the traditional territory of the Algonquin nation. May we always dwell on this land with respect and peace.
Anthem: We Plough the Fields and Scatter
Greeting The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. And also with you.
Collect Creator of the fruitful earth, you made us stewards of all things. Give us grateful hearts for all your goodness, and steadfast wills to use your bounty well, that the whole human family, today and in generations to come, may with us give thanks for the riches of your creation. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.
Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-7 read by Julia Turner
First of all then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, for kings and all who are in high positions, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity. This is right and is acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God; there is also one mediator between God and humankind, Christ Jesus, himself human, who gave himself a ransom for all—this was attested at the right time. For this I was appointed a herald and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
Hymn: 262 Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
Gospel: Matthew 6:25-33
‘Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life? And why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith? Therefore do not worry, saying, “What will we eat?” or “What will we drink?” or “What will we wear?” For it is the Gentiles who strive for all these things; and indeed your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Sermon The Reverend Canon David Clunie
Anthem: Thou Visiteth the Earth Maurice Green
Prayers of the People read by Nancy Millson
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Church of the Province of West Africa
Diocese: Volunteers of Anglican Pastoral Care, Ottawa Hospital, Civic and General Campuses with the Reverend Di Jaggassar
Chaplain and Deacon Steve Zytveld, Coordinator of Anglican Volunteers
In our Companion Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East, we pray for St. Luke’s Church, Marka, Jordan and for St. John’s and St. Luke’s, Haifa, Israel.
Family & Friends: Patrick Gidlow, Joanne, Frances, Julie, Harriott, Don, Christina, Hana and family, Harriet and family
For Those Who Have Died: Meredith (Mo) Nelson, father of Rob.
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: 259 For the Fruit of All Creation
Blessing and Dismissal
Postlude: Now Thank We All Our God Sigfrid Karg-Elert
In appreciation for this week’s online service:
The Reverend David Clunie
Reader: Tony Kellett
Music: Timothy Piper
The Choir of Saint Bartholomew’s
Our thanks to Pamela Mallon and Sandra Ferguson for so beautifully decorating
the church for our Thanksgiving services.
Altar Guild: Pamela Mallon
Web Service and Art Curator: Ruth Honeyman
Video Editor: David Clunie
Webmaster: Kevin McQuinn
- Offertory: Generous financial support is our expression of gratitude which along with our time and talents enables us to provide worship at St. Bart’s and support God’s work in service in our community and beyond.
We thank our contributors on the PAR program for their monthly automated donations. If you would like to enroll on our monthly withdrawal plan, PAR, you may follow this link http://www.stbartsottawa.ca/donate.html
And thank you for those who have been mailing in their contributions or dropping them through the church mail slot. At this difficult time “Canada Helps” is another way to support us through a credit card payment. (They charge, we think, a reasonable, 3.75% to us)
- Elizabeth Heatherington, Fall Tree at St Bart’s, photograph
- Anna Ancher, (1859-1935), The Harvesters, 1905. Skagens Museum, Denmark
- Pissarro, (1864–1927), La Moisson a Montfoucault, 1876. Musée d’Orsay, Paris
- Pieter Bruegel, (c. 1525-69) The Harvester, 1565. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
- Pier Francesco Sacchi, (1485-1528,) St Paul Writing, c.1512-20. National Gallery, London
- Dutch Psalter, Psalm 126, c.1400. National Library of the Netherlands
- Pissarro, (1864–1927), The Harvest, 1885. Musée d’Orsay, Paris
- Van Gogh, (1853-1890, Wheat Fields at Auvers, 1890. National Gallery of Art, Washington
- Winslow Homer, (1836-1910), The Veteran in a New Field, 1865. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
- Pamela Mallon, Thanksgiving photographs
- Beryl Fournier, (1949-) Harvest, 2010. Private Collection
- George Inness, (1825-94), Sunny Autumn Day, 1892. Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
- George Inness, (1825-94), Landscape, 1888. Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
- George Inness, (1825-94), Moonrise, 1891. Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
- George Inness, (1825-94), Landscape, Sunset, 1891. Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
** Previous Sunday Services: March 22, March 29, Palm Sunday, Easter Sunday, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31,
June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 16, August 23, August 30, September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27, October 4, October 11 October 18. October 25, November 1, November 8, November 15, November 22, November 29, Dcember 6, December 13, December 24, - 2021 - January 3, January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, Ash Wednesday, February 14, February 21, Fberuary 28, March 7, March 14 , March 21, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20. Jume 27, August1, August 7, August 15, August 22, September 5, September 12, September 19, September 26, October 3 **