Saturday, December 10, 2017

OPENING Song
O Come O Come Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel)

O come O come Emmanuel
And ransom captive Israel
That mourns in lonely exile here
Until the Son of God appear

Chorus
Rejoice rejoice Emmanuel
Shall come to thee O Israel

O come Thou Dayspring come and cheer
Our spirits by Thine advent here
Disperse the gloomy clouds of night
And death's dark shadows put to flight.

Chorus
Rejoice rejoice Emmanuel
Shall come to thee O Israel

THE GOSPEL

Mark 1:1-8
The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you,  who will prepare your way;  the voice of one crying out in the wilderness:  `Prepare the way of the Lord,  make his paths straight,'"  John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to him, and were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. He proclaimed, "The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."

OFFERING Song
Prepare The Way

Prepare the way, prepare the way
Prepare the way of the Lord

Prepare the way, prepare the way
Prepare the way of the Lord

Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus;
Jesus; Jesus; Jesus; Jesus.

Prepare the way prepare the way
Prepare the way of the Lord

Prepare the way prepare the way
Prepare the way of the Lord

Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus;
Jesus; Jesus; Jesus; Jesus;

Verse 1
You are the light of the world
You are the light of the world
You are the light of the world, Jesus

You are the light of the world
You are the light of the world
You are the light of the world, Jesus

Verse 2
You are the King of the earth
You are the King of the earth
You are the King of the earth Jesus

You are the King of the earth
You are the King of the earth
You are the King of the earth Jesus

Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus;
Jesus; Jesus; Jesus; Jesus.


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COMMUNION Song
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Turn your eyes upon Jesus
Look full in His wonderful face
And the things of earth
will grow strangely dim
In the light of His glory and grace

CLOSING Song
Waiting In Silence

1. Waiting in silence, waiting in hope;
we are your people, we long for you, Lord.
God ever with - us, Emmanu- el,
Come, Lord Jesus, Marana- tha!

2. Waiting in silence, waiting in hope;
we are your people, we trust in your love.
O Sun of Ju - stice, true prince of peace,
come with your justice Lord, Marana-tha!

3. Waiting in silence, waiting in hope;
we are your people, Lord, we seek your truth.
Wisdom In-car - nate, teach us your way;
Show us the path of life, Marana-tha!

4. Waiting in silence, waiting in hope;
we are your people, we long for new life.
O Key of Da - vid, open our hearts.
Give us new vision, Lord, Marana-tha!

Songs & Lyrics: Carey Landry

ANNOUNCEMENTS



MONDAY 12-11-2017
7:30 p.m. Boy Scouts, Parish Hall

TUESDAY 12-12-2017
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, Chapel
9:00 a.m.
Pro-Tech Maintenance
6:00 p.m. O.A., Library

WEDNESDAY 12-13-2017
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, Chapel
10:00 a.m. Healing Eucharist, Chapel
7:00 p.m. NA, Parish Hall

THURSDAY 12-14-2017
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, Chapel
9:00 a.m. EfM Group, Rectory
6:30 p.m. Healing Eucharist, Chapel
7:00 p.m. SA, Basement
Piano Tuning, Church / Nave

FRIDAY 12-15-2017

SATURDAY 12-16-2017
9:00 a.m. Pageant Dress/Technical Rehearsal (9 am - 12 Noon), Church / Nave
2:00 p.m. Czech Comenium Holiday Show, Parish Hall
5:00 p.m. Come As You Are Eucharist, Chapel
6:30 p.m. AA Meeting, Parish Hall



Announcements
The Longest Night Service Thursday December 21 at 6:30 p.m. This liturgy acknowledges and prays for the loss and sadness that is for many people often part of the holiday season.

YOUTH GROUP SUNDAY DECEMBER 17: CHRISTMAS PARTY AT ST. MATT'S Please bring a wrapped polyanna gift, no more than $10 We're gonna build gingerbread houses, have a fabulous supper of baked potato ba rand other great holiday fun experiences.

Advent IV (Christmas Eve Morning) Quiet Rite I Eucharist in the Parish Hall

CHRISTMAS EVE Children's Service 4 p.m.

Christmas Eve Liturgy with Carols 7 p.m.

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord 11 p.m. Christmas Eve

Christmas Day Holy Communion with Carols 10 a.m. in the church

Mwamba Ministries Mwamba is Swahili for "rock". Mwamaba Ministries is a partnership with the Anglican Church of Kenya that provides high school scholarships, mentoring for poor children, seminarian scholarships, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities for women, as well as advocating against early marriages and female genital mutilation. Mwamba offers educational scholarships to needy girls (75%) and boys (25%) of high school age. It costs $445 per year per student . The money takes care of cost for room, board, books and annual retreat. The scholarship is awarded to children from extremely poor families. 75% of the scholarships are awarded to the girl child mainly because the girl child is usually given second priority in an African family. Trinity’s goal this year is to sponsor 12 students. Please help us in that goal by sponsoring a student or a portion of a student’s tuition, using this form. Checks should be made out to Mwamba. Envelopes and forms are by the tree in the narthex. THANK YOU.

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Christmas Table continues through December 17th. Contact Lee Militello for any questions about donations or sales (215-704-9534).

Christmas with St. Francis Pageant Rehearsal We will be running scenes I – III and blocking scenes IV-VI (speaking roles only) beginning at 11:30 in the Sanctuary. Costume fittings begin at 11:30 in the hallway outside Mary's office. The final dress/tech rehearsal will take place, Saturday, December 16. The performance will take place during the 10 o'clock service on Sunday, December 17. Questions? Please see Kristin Woods! 215.317.1244

Christmas Concert Also occurring on December 17 at 4:00 p.m., Steve Schreiber and musical friends will present a concert of Christmas selections. It will be a lovely musical moment so, plan to join Steve as Christmas draws near!

Road Trip To Sight and Sound and SHADY MAPLE Saturday, April 21, 2018. We'll leave Trinity at 7:30 AM and travel to Shady Maple Smorgasbord for an all you can eat breakfast, then on to Sight & Sound Theater for their newest show, "JESUS" Cost per adult is $120, child $72 includes bus, breakfast, show ticket & snacks. Checks payable Trinity Episcopal Church and should be mailed to Jane Frassenei, 24139 Shannondell Drive, Audubon, PA 19403. Deadline 1/12/18. Limited to 40 participants. Consider giving this trip as a gift to the special people on your Christmas list.


Supporting God’s Kingdom
October 2017

Offerings: $25,151

Expenses: $39,382

Attendance (Last Week) - 162