Trinity Sunday May 26 2024 Bulletin

TRINITY SUNDAY

May 26, 2024

THE FATHER IS MY HOPE; THE SON IS MY REFUGE; 
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS MY PROTECTION.
ALL HOLY TRINITY, GLORY TO THEE!

LIVE AUDIO STREAMING during today’s service is available on the Order of Service page. Recorded audio will be added following worship.

GETTING READY FOR SUNDAY: PREVIEW OF THE READINGS.

Today we come to Trinity Sunday in the church calendar, which provides us with the answer to the all important question, “ In light of all that the Church has shown us concerning the Advent, the Birth, the Baptism, the preaching, the teaching, and miracles , the suffering, death and resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ, and the sending of the Holy Spirit…Who is God?” God is the Father, who is always with His Son and always with His Holy Spirit. God is communion of love of the persons of the Trinity. 

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The Feast of Pentecost 2024 Bulletin

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST

May 19, 2024

THE FATHER IS MY HOPE; THE SON IS MY REFUGE; 
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS MY PROTECTION.
ALL HOLY TRINITY, GLORY TO THEE!

LIVE AUDIO STREAMING during today’s service is available on the Order of Service page. Recorded audio will be added following worship.

GETTING READY FOR SUNDAY: PREVIEW OF THE READINGS

Today we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, and the presence, power, and work of the Holy Spirit in our lives in the special anointing for personal renewal that will take place at the beginning of today’s service. The Holy Spirit is the gift of God to those who align themselves with Jesus through obedience to His commandments.  It is the Holy Spirit through whom we receive the spirit of sonship whereby we know  ourselves deeply loved by God as our Father, even as we participate in the sufferings of His Son, Jesus Christ. It is the Holy Spirit who also gives us peace in the midst of our troubles 

THE PENTECOST READING:  Acts of the Apostles: Acts 2. 1-21

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The Sunday After The Ascension 2024 Bulletin

THE SUNDAY AFTER THE ASCENSION

May 12, 2024

THE FATHER IS MY HOPE; THE SON IS MY REFUGE; 
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS MY PROTECTION.
ALL HOLY TRINITY, GLORY TO THEE!

LIVE AUDIO STREAMING during today’s service is available on the Order of Service page. Recorded audio will be added following worship.

GETTING READY FOR SUNDAY: PREVIEW OF THE READINGS.

In our church calendar today is the Sunday after the Ascension. Having celebrated the “elevation” of Jesus Christ to the place of supreme power and authority in the Universe ( “at the right hand of the Father” ), in our Gospel lesson today we take to heart Jesus’ promise to send the Holy Spirit, the fulfillment of which we will celebrate next Sunday at the Feast of Pentecost.   It is the ministry of the Holy Spirit to bear witness to our hearts the truth of who Jesus is, and what He has said and done, in conformity with the witness of the apostles. Jesus also warns his disciples of the hostility, persecution, and martyrdom that will come their way. In the face of such opposition, how are we to live? The Epistle reading sets the agenda for us for a life of authentic Christian witness.

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Rogation Sunday May 5 2024 Bulletin

ROGATION SUNDAY

TODAY AT ST. MARY’S

10:00 A.M. MORNING PRAYER and LITANY (Prayer book pp. 6-15. Psalm 11,12,13 Joel 2. 21-27, John 6. 22-40

10:30 A.M.   HOLY COMMUNION (Prayer Book pp. 67- 85)

LIVE AUDIO STREAMING during today’s service is available on the Order of Service page. Recorded audio will be added following worship.

COLLECT

ALMIGHTY and merciful God, from whom cometh every good and perfect gift: Bless, we beseech thee, the labours of thy people, and cause the earth to bring forth her fruits abundantly in their season, that we may with grateful hearts give thanks to thee for the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Easter 5 April 28 2024 Bulletin

THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER

April 28, 2024

THE FATHER IS MY HOPE; THE SON IS MY REFUGE; 
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS MY PROTECTION.
ALL HOLY TRINITY, GLORY TO THEE!

LIVE AUDIO STREAMING during today’s service is available on the Order of Service page. Recorded audio will be added following worship.

GETTING READY FOR SUNDAY: PREVIEW OF THE READINGS.

In our Gospel lesson today Jesus is speaking to His disciples about the person and work of the Holy Spirit, whose ‘ coming’ we will celebrate at Pentecost. It is the Holy Spirit working in and beyond the Church who takes the truth of Jesus Christ and applies it to our hearts, and overturns the false judgements of the world. In the face of the moral, spiritual, and theological confusion of our times, what is a Christian to do? Our Epistle lesson directs in the paths of thanksgiving for all God’s good gifts to us, being quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger, and with meekness receive the implanted Word, Jesus Christ, who is able to save our souls. 

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