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					                                         St. Luke’s                                                     LITURGY OF THE WORD
                                  Episcopal Church                                                      First Reading: Genesis 32:22 - 31
                                         Fairport, New York                        The same night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two maids,
                                                                                   and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. He took
                          Welcome to St. Luke’s                                    them and sent them across the stream, and likewise everything that
We’re happy to have you with us this morning. We invite you to share in praying,   he had. Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until
  singing, and breaking bread with us. Become part of our journey in Christ.       daybreak. When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob,
                          Our Vision Statement                                     he struck him on the hip socket; and Jacob's hip was put out of joint
       We are an open, Christ-centered community, caring for each other,           as he wrestled with him. Then he said, "Let me go, for the day is
                     and doing God’s work in the world.                            breaking." But Jacob said, "I will not let you go, unless you bless
                                                                                   me." So he said to him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Jacob."
          The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost                                       Then the man said, "You shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel,
                                July 31, 2011                                      for you have striven with God and with humans, and have
                                                                                   prevailed." Then Jacob asked him, "Please tell me your name." But
               Please note ‘BCP’ is The Book of Common Prayer
                                                                                   he said, "Why is it that you ask my name?" And there he blessed
                                                                                   him. So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, "For I have seen God
8:00 am          Holy Eucharist                                    BCP, 355        face to face, and yet my life is preserved." The sun rose upon him as
                                                                                   he passed Penuel, limping because of his hip.
                                                                                   Lector:        The Word of the Lord.
                           GATHERING RITE
                                                                                   People:        Thanks be to God.
The Acclamation
Presider: Blessed be God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.                                                        Gradual Psalm
People: And blessed be God’s kingdom, now and for ever. Amen.
                                                                                   Psalm 17:1 – 7, 16                                       BCP, 600
The Collect for Purity (said by Presider)

The Gloria                                                         BCP, 356                          Second Reading: Romans 9:1 - 5
                                                                                   I am speaking the truth in Christ-- I am not lying; my conscience
THE WORD OF GOD                                                                    confirms it by the Holy Spirit-- I have great sorrow and unceasing
                                                                                   anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed
The Collect of the Day                                                             and cut off from Christ for the sake of my own people, my kindred
Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend                               according to the flesh. They are Israelites, and to them belong the
your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety                             adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the
without your help, protect and govern it always by your                            worship, and the promises; to them belong the patriarchs, and from
goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives                                 them, according to the flesh, comes the Messiah, who is over all,
and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for                              God blessed forever. Amen.
ever and ever. Amen.                                                               Lector:        The Word of the Lord.
                                                                                   People:        Thanks be to God.
                                                                        Breaking of the Bread                                                 BCP, 364
               The Holy Gospel: Matthew 14:13 - 21
                                                                        The Communion of the People
Presider:       The Holy Gospel according to Matthew
People:         Glory to you, Lord Christ.
Jesus withdrew in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when                                        SENDING RITE
the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns.          The Prayer of Thanksgiving
When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had
compassion for them and cured their sick. When it was evening, the      Presider:         Let us pray.
disciples came to him and said, "This is a deserted place, and the      People:           Eternal God, heavenly Father, you have
hour is now late; send the crowds away so that they may go into the                       graciously accepted us as living members
villages and buy food for themselves." Jesus said to them, "They                          of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ,
need not go away; you give them something to eat." They replied,                          and you have fed us with spiritual food
"We have nothing here but five loaves and two fish." And he said,                         in the Sacrament of his Body and Blood.
"Bring them here to me." Then he ordered the crowds to sit down                           Send us now into the world in peace,
on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up                       and grant us strength and courage
to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the                         to love and serve you
disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. And all ate and                     with gladness and singleness of heart;
were filled; and they took up what was left over of the broken                            through Christ our Lord. Amen.
pieces, twelve baskets full. And those who ate were about five                                            The Blessing
thousand men, besides women and children.
Presider:      The Gospel of the Lord.                                                                   Announcements
People:        Praise to you, Lord Christ.
                                                                        Presider:         Let us go forth in the name of Christ.
The Sermon                                                              People:           Thanks be to God.

The Nicene Creed                                         BCP, 358                                          *     *    *
Prayers of the People: Form I                            BCP, 383
                                                                                               Special Ministries in Today’s Liturgies
The Concluding Prayer                                    BCP, 395       8:00 am           Acolyte:               TBD
                                                                                          Lector:                Sharon Scott
                                                                                          Intercessor:           Mary Wilkinson
The Peace                                                                                 Altar Guild:           Marti St. George

                                                                        St. Luke’s Directory                      Tel. No. 223-2796
                   LITURGY OF THE TABLE                                 E-mail:        Web site:
                                                                        Rector:                 The Rev. Deven Hubert e-mail:
Offertory Sentence                                                      Music Director:              Anne Lam
                                                                        Secretary:                   Barbara Gosnell
The Great Thanksgiving: Eucharistic Prayer A              BCP, 361      Sexton:                      Mike Harty
                                                                        Nursery Care:                Kendra Hogg
   Sanctus                                                BCP, 367
                                                                        Calendar Of The Week
                                                                        Sunday (today)  10:45 am            Lemonade on the Lawn
The Lord’s Prayer (contemporary)                          BCP, 364      Sunday (8/7)    8 & 9:30am          Holy Eucharist: Rite2
                                 Genesis 37:1 – 4, 12 - 28; Romans 10:5 - 15;   6719 or for further information or to make a
                                 Matthew 14:22 - 33                             purchase. All proceeds will go to Outreach Commission projects.

                                                                                                 COMMUNITY NEWS/EVENTS:
                                                                                FAIRPORT BAPTIST HOMES
               A warm welcome to our visitors this Sunday.                      Fairport Baptist Homes is presenting a series titled, Successful
            Our greeters will be in the foyer Narthex after the                 Aging 101. The sessions began in May and will be held monthly
          service and would love to show you around St. Luke’s
                   and tell you more about our church.                          through August. The event in July is as follows:
                                                                                Successful Aging 101 - Caregiver Solutions
                                                                                Date: 8/31/11
A special “Thank You” to our organist today, Margaret-Anne Milne. We            There is great responsibility in caring for the health and welfare of
appreciate you filling in for Anne while she is on vacation.                    an aging spouse, parent, neighbor, or friend. Many questions
                                                                                develop which require decisions that you may feel unprepared to
DEVEN WILL BE ON VACATION – AUG 1-3 & 5-8                                       address. This session discusses how to effectively navigate the
In case of a pastoral emergency, please call one of our Wardens, Mary           health care, social services, and legal systems to provide the best
Ellen Ennis at 377-4866 or Mike Cortash at 944-6202 and they will get
                                                                                solutions possible. This fourth in the Successful Aging 101 series
you in touch with the priest on call.
                                                                                presented by HCR and Fairport Baptist Homes starts at 7 PM at
SUMMER HOURS                                                                    Fairport Baptist Homes, 4646 Nine Mile Point Road. Register for
Our summer office hours are from 9:15 am—2:00 pm on Wednesdays &                this free event by calling 585-388-2347.
Thursdays now through the week of August 28th.
                                                                                PERINTON FOOD SHELF – AUGUST NEEDS
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 11TH                                      The need for emergency food by those in our community continues
                 Outdoor services at 8:00 and 10:00am.                          during the summer months. We appreciate the many donations the
                      Sunday School Registration                                church members make during the year and hope that this generous
                  Beginning of Rite 13 and J2A classes                          giving will continue. Hunger never takes a vacation.
                            Church Picnic                                       During August, support from the churches for the following items
                                                                                would be great! Many Thanks!
DATE: SATURDAY, 10/15/11                                                        Applesauce, cereal, bath and hand soap, coffee, cranberry sauce,
TIME: 8-4 OR ANYTIME IN BETWEEN                                                 kleenex, oatmeal, shampoo, toothpaste.
LUNCH IS PROVIDED!                                                              ADVENT HOUSE GARAGE SALE – AUGUST 26 & 27
                                                                                Donations are now being accepted for the annual Advent House garage
Finished quilts are donated to the Strong Memorial NICU.                        sale. We appreciate gently used household items, toys, furniture, antiques
Questions??? Contact Deb Aufderheide at 200-2488.                               and many other items you may be willing to donate. We are unable to
EQUAL EXCHANGE/FAIR TRADE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE                                    accept any TVs, infant car seats, computer equipment, VCR tapes,
The Outreach commission is selling fair trade coffee, tea and chocolate         clothing, mattresses, large appliances, tires, books (except cookbooks and
bars. When you buy fair trade products you are living out your values           children's books), or sofabeds. Donations are being received at the House,
through your consumer choices. Please contact Kathy Guglielmi at 223-           1010 Moseley Road, Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00
p.m. through August 15, 2011. This sale is one of our major fundraisers       OUR PRAYERS ARE ASKED
and enables us to continue to provide this no-cost caregiving ministry to     For the world:
the dying and their families. We are so thankful for all that you do to         For peace among the peoples of the world.
support this Home.                                                              For peace in the Middle East, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
                                                                                For our military, and their families.
                 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES                                      For the church:
                                                                                From the Anglican Cycle of Prayer:
TRANSITION FRIENDS WANTED                                                       Pray for Qu’Appelle (Canada)
Your Support is Needed for Senior Residents of Fairport Apartments                       The Rt Revd Gregory Kerr-Wilson
                                                                              From our Diocesan Cycle of Prayer:
Perinton Churches Housing (PCH) is in need of volunteers to help
                                                                                For the Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, for our Bishop Prince
“seniors without family” during the renovations at the Fairport                 Singh, for other church leaders; Matthew Clark (RC), Marie Jerge (Lutheran),
Apartments. Please see the flyer on our bulletin board in the hall that         and Marcus Matthews (Meth).
describes the type of help needed and the contact person.                       For Christ Church, Sodus Point
                                                                                           Christopher Luedde, Carolyn Lumbard, priests
                          ************                                                     Neighbors, friends, guests

                                                                              From our parochial concerns:
             The Chapel of the Good Shepherd at                                 For the ministries of our companion parish St. John’s Honeoye Falls and The
             The Episcopal Church Home needs                                    Rev. Dahn Gandell.
             your help!                                                         For Deven our priest, Mary Ellen and Mike, our wardens, all the members of
             We are looking for volunteers to help as ushers once a             the vestry, our delegates, our parish and all other leaders.
             month on Sunday mornings. Volunteers are needed from               For those known to us serving in the conflict with Iraq and Afghanistan:
             10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The work is easy and rewarding!           Jim DeCann (friend of Rita Borden and Mavis Rossborough) and Nic Robinson
You can greet chapel attendees, assist people in getting to and from the        (Betty Harris).
chapel, and you get to enjoy the service!                                       For the church and school for Dalit children in Kotha - palli- mitta, India, and
                                                                                our efforts to build a companion relationship with families and children there.
John and Carol Aldridge of Christ Church, Pittsford have volunteered at         For those who are sick or in need: Jonathan Allen, Dave & Andrea Aufderheide,
The Chapel of the Good Shepherd for over 15 years. They first read of the       Erica Barmaster, Ken Borden, Tom Cole, Maryann Delfino, Johnny Demarest, Fred
need in a Sunday bulletin. They now say, “It has been fulfilling to be able     Dishaw, Kay and Frank Faila, Libby Gallis, Marion Harding, Scott Horler, Kit King,
to meet and help so many residents. Their interests and lives make our          Madison Knapp, Joan Manning, Toni Marchetti, Jackie Masciangelo, Carl Schenk,
experience very rewarding.” Please consider joining John and Carol for a        Mary Margaret Shine, Helen Smith, Pat Smith, Mary Elizabeth Stewart, Augusta
                                                                                Stinnett, Dwight Turner, Mildred Turner, Kelly Wellman, Thornton Wierum, those
rewarding experience serving at The Chapel of the Good Shepherd at The          who struggle with any affliction, as well as all who care for them.
Episcopal Church Home.                                                        For those who have died: Adelaide Perkins
                                                                              Thanksgiving for:
Contact Penny Martin at 546-8439, x-3160 to learn more about                  Those celebrating a birthday: Virginia Clark, Nora Prener (7/31); Mary Jo
volunteering, or visit our website at to          Hazelden, Deven Hubert (8/1); Tom Marullo (8/2); Kimberly Fischer, Jody
complete our volunteer application. Our residents will thank you!             Illingworth (8/4); Gary Roscoe (8/5).

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