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									 St. Andrew’s Anglican Church
        8 Locks Road,
      Dartmouth, N.S.




  Striving to always be a Welcoming Spiritual Community

     Website: standrewsdartmouth.ca
    Email: info@standrewsdartmouth.ca
        PARISH OFFICE: 435-2987
Office Hours: Tues., Wed., & Thurs. 8:45 am – 11:45 am




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Our Mission Statement is to welcome ALL people to share
and grow with us in Christian faith through worship, work,
learning and fellowship.

VISITING TODAY? WELCOME TO ST. ANDREW’S: While we
appreciate any offering, please do not feel obligated to do so, but
please do sign our guest book in the Narthex.

LOOKING FOR A NEW SPIRITUAL HOME AND WANT TO
KNOW MORE ABOUT US? Please fill out the form on the
envelope found attached to the bookrack in front of you and place
on the offering plate.

WASHROOMS are located in the basement at the foot of the stairs.
One is equipped with a baby change table if needed.
NURSERY is located downstairs.

                          Today’’s Ministries
                          Today s Ministries
        Presider:                             Homily:
  The Rev. Barry Connor                 The Rev. Barry Connor
       Lay Reader:                            Chalice:
    Edy Guy-Francois                      Yvonne Russell &
                                             Cal Lindsey
            Organist:                 Prayers of the People
        Mary Martell                     Sandra Attersley
             Ushers:                        Greeters:
      Tom Clarke &                   Cal & Katharine Lindsey
      Jim Calvesbert
     Offering Counters:                        Altar Duty:
      Cal & Katharine                         Nancy White
          Lindsey
          Reader:                            Sunday School:
       Cynthia Bernier                      Summer Break
RECTOR: The Rev. Trevor Lightfoot   ASSOCIATE: The Rev. Barry Connor
ASSOCIATE: The Rev. Bert Chestnut   WARDEN: Michael Winslow 434-2577
WARDEN: Edy Guy-François 434-4407   DIRECTOR OF MUSIC: Mary Martell




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              Book of Alternative Services
                 September 2nd, 2012
                 14th After Pentecost


Prelude: Seek ye first the Kingdom of God        MP 201

The Gathering of the Community
Apostolic Greeting                      p. 185

Collect of the day
Author and Giver of all good things, graft in our
hearts the love of your name, increase in us true
religion, nourish us in all goodness, and of your
great mercy keep us in the same; through Jesus
Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and
the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen

The Proclamation of the Word
1st Reading - Song of Solomon 2: 8-13
Psalm          45: 1-2, 6-9
2nd Reading – James 1: 17-27

Gospel Acclamation

Gospel :         Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Homily

Prayers of the People
Intercession & Thanksgiving
Confession & Absolution              p. 191
The Peace                            p. 192

The Celebration of the Eucharist
Offertory Hymn:
Blessed Assurance, Jesus is Mine          MP 22

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Prayer over the Gifts
Merciful God, receive all we offer you this day.
Give us grace to love one another that your love
may be made perfect in us. We ask this in the
name of Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN

The Communion
(If this is your first time worshiping at St. Andrew’s and you are a communicate
member of a faith community please feel welcomed and invited to receive the Holy
Mysteries of our Lord Jesus Christ at this His table. For communion real bread is
used, if you wish to receive a wafer instead, please signify this by placing your
index finger and thumb together, like a ‘pinch’)

Communion Hymn:
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence                           CP 48

COMMISSIONING

Prayer after Communion
Almighty God, you renew us at your table with the
bread of life. May your holy food strengthen us in
love and help us to serve you in each other.
We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.
AMEN

Doxology
Announcements

Closing Hymn:
Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee                                  CP 425

Sending Forth




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               THIS WEEK WE PRAY FOR:

In our Parish Community we pray for:
Jason Kempton, Tara Whitman, Christopher, Marilee,
Dan & Family, Mano Luke, Doris Johnson, Sheila
Wadman, Patti Crory, Yula McAdoo, Andrew, Don
White, Rachel LeBlanc, Dale Nephew, Faye Fleet, Anna
Langille, Chris Nicholson, Samantha and David Kaiser.

In our Anglican Communion, we give thanks and
pray for;

Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
The Reverend Joel Hardy and Hannah
  St. James’, Bridgetown
  St. Mary’s, Bellisle

Clements, Nova Scotia
The Reverend Gordon Neish, Priest-In-Charge
  St. Edward’s, Clementsport
  St. John’s, Bear River
  Birch Chapel, Smith’s Cove
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          ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM ST. A’s
             REGULAR OFFERING: Aug. 26 - $843.00
                      Ways and Means $214.00
           Average weekly offerings from PAR: $406.03
          “...God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7)
                    Thank You for your generosity.

Rev. Trevor will be away on vacation until September 6th. Rev.
Barry Connor will be covering for pastoral emergencies. His cell
number is 223-3281.

Celebration of Ministry – Please join us for a potluck luncheon
on Sunday, September 9, 2012 immediately following service to
celebrate Reverend Trevor’s 10th year of ministry/service to St.

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Andrew’s. Share your favourite dish with the St. Andrew’s
family and celebrate 10 years of full time ministry.

The following Gift Card from Esso for $50.00 is still available to buy
from Edy. Thanks to all who have purchased the cards.

SAM (St. Andrew’s Men) next meeting will be held September 8th.

New Gift Card Orders will be placed on September 9th. Please have any
new orders into Suzanne Tipert by then.

My Summer Gift to St. Andrew’s Gift Jars due September 9th.

Card Social – will be beginning again on Monday, September10th.

Back by popular demand. . .One day only.
Delicious Fresh Fish Chowder with homemade tea biscuits and
desserts. Saturday 22 September 2012
11:30am - 1pm, still only $9 for adults, $3 for children under 12
years old. We will be glad to see you.

Our annual auction is scheduled for the last Saturday in September
which is the 29th. Members of the Ways & Means Committee are once
again inviting you to assist us in making this another successful parish
sponsored event. In the weeks leading up to this fundraiser we are asking
you to start thinking about what you'd like to contribute. In the past we
have kept this as an in-house event. This year we will be advertising to the
wider community. We need a lot of items ... baked goods, gently used
items, new items, gift certificates, handcrafted items, gift baskets, meals,
sports equipment, to name a few and you've got good imaginations ... we
need your support in getting items for our auction. Our successful auction
history shows that just over $2000.00 was raised in 2009, $1257.00 in
2010 and $2195.54 in 2011 so "the sky's the limit" for 2012! Already 39
items have been donated. 161 left to go. Thank you for your support!!!!

Metro Food Bank – Please donate any non-perishable food items,
especially canned milk, spaghetti, macaroni, soup, vegetables, juice,
cereal hot and cold, instant coffee, tea, personal items, baby food, diapers,
soap and baby shampoo.




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Pennies count when it comes to God’s work. You will find a grey
bucket in the Narthex for all those pennies you have lying around. They
will be used toward the Fun Time Church.

Parish Councils next meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 26th.

Wider Church Community:
The adult learning program staff of the Dartmouth Learning Network are
hosting an open house on Wednesday September 5th, 2012 from 11:30 am
– 1:30 pm. The public is invited to attend the open house to meet our
program staff and learn more about adult learning. We are located on the
Second Floor of 260 Wyse Road in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Tuition in our programs is free for those who do not already have a high
school diploma. We offer flexible day and evening classes, a GED
Program and individual learning programs. If you or someone you know
would benefit from upgrading their education, there will be someone on
hand to help them start the process. Almost one in two Canadian ages 16-
69 has trouble with reading and writing tasks expected in daily life. If you
are interested in becoming a Mentor to an adult learner? Drop by and learn
more about our Mentor Program. Light refreshments will be served and all
are welcome. For more information contact:
Karen Janik, Administrative Assistant - 463-9179
Email: admin@dartmouthlearning.net

St. John’s Anglican Church, 1215 Main Street, Westphal are
holding a flea market, Saturday, September 8th from 9 am – 1 pm.

Harvest Bags (sponsored by St. Alban’s Anglican Church) –
Looking for a unique way to offer thanks this Thanksgiving? Buy
a bag of local vegetables and other goodies - $25.00 – as a gift for
friends, family or the Food Bank, or to enjoy yourself. Available
in time for Thanksgiving. Contact Carolyn at 434-5728 or email
fchickey@eastlink.ca. There is also information available in the
Narthex.




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               PSALM 45: 1-2, 6-9
1 My heart is stirring with a noble song; let me
recite what I have fashioned for the king; my
tongue shall be the pen of a skilled writer.

2 You are the fairest of men; grace flows from
your lips, because God has blessed you forever.

6 The peoples are falling at your feet, and the
king’s enemies are losing heart.

7 Your throne, O God, endures forever and ever,
a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of your
kingdom; you love righteousness and hate
iniquity.

8 Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with
the oil of gladness above your fellows.

9 All your garments are fragrant with myrrh,
aloes, and cassia, and the music of strings from
ivory palaces makes you glad.




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