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.
Prelude: Prelude on St Flavian Healy Willan
Grace and Welcome The Reverend Canon David Clunie
Opening Hymn: 392 Who Comes from God
Collect Almighty God, you call your Church to witness that in Christ we are reconciled to you. Help us so to proclaim the good news of your love, that all who hear it may turn to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Reading: Proverbs 1:20-33 read by Irene Walker
Wisdom cries out in the street; in the squares she raises her voice. At the busiest corner she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: “How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple? How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing and fools hate knowledge? Give heed to my reproof; I will pour out my thoughts to you; I will make my words known to you. Because I have called and you refused, have stretched out my hand and no one heeded, and because you have ignored all my counsel and would have none of my reproof, I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when panic strikes you, when panic strikes you like a storm, and your calamity comes like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you. Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently, but will not find me. Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the Lord, would have none of my counsel, and despised all my reproof, therefore they shall eat the fruit of their way and be sated with their own devices. For waywardness kills the simple, and the complacency of fools destroys them; but those who listen to me will be secure and will live at ease, without dread of disaster.”
Canticle: Wisdom of Solomon 7:26-8:1
Gospel: Mark 8:27-38
Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, "Who do people say that I am?" And they answered him, "John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets." He asked them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered him, "You are the Messiah." And he sternly ordered them not to tell anyone about him. Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. He said all this quite openly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind me, Satan! For you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things." He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, "If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it. For what will it profit them to gain the whole world and forfeit their life? Indeed, what can they give in return for their life? Those who are ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of them the Son of Man will also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels."
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Anglican Church of Tanzania
Diocese: St. Helen’s, Orleans - The Venerable Susan Churchill-Lackey, The Reverend Canon Peter Lackey
Open Table Ministry to university students
St Bartholomew’s: Patrick Gidlow, Deborah, Sally, Joanne, Frances, Julie, Harriott, Don, Christina, Hana and family, Harriet and family
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: 466 How Clear Is Our Vocation, Lord
Blessing and Dismissal
Postlude: Postlude on St Flavian Healy Willan
In appreciation for this week’s online service:
The Reverend David Clunie
Reader: Irene Walker Speaker: Dr. Paul Cappon
Music: Timothy Piper
Altar Guild: Pamela Mallon
Web Service and Art Curator: Ruth Honeyman
Video Editor: David Clunie
Webmaster: Kevin McQuinn
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- Unknown, Divine Wisdom, Icon, 16th century. Saint Sophia Cathedral, Vologda, Russia
- Diane Montreuil, Healing Herbs, 2018
- Titian, (1490-1576), Wisdom, 1560. Library of Saint Mark, Venice
- Gustave Doré (1832 - 1883), King Solomon, 1866. La Grande Bible de Tours
- James Tissot, (1836-1902), Get Thee Behind Me Satan, 1886 -94. Brooklyn Museum, New York
- Serge Belet, Yellow flowers
- Domenico Ghirlandaio, (1448–1494), Calling of the Apostles, 1481. Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
- Kathleen Moir Morris, (1893 – 1986,) The Ottawa Market, 1927. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
- Rembrandt (1606–1669), Christ at Emmaus, 1654. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
** 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 **