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					                                 Weekly Notices
Sunday 5th July            Sunday School during 8:30 am Mass
Sunday 12th July           Mass at St. Francis at 6:30 am
                           Mass at St. Mark’s at 6:30 am
                           Holy Eucharist at St. George’s at 8:30 am
                           Sunday School at 3:30 pm
1. Readings for Sunday 12th July, 2009
         Old Testament Lesson: Mother’s Union: Amos 7: 7-15                                                 5TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
                    The Epistle: Brotherhood: Ephesians 1: 1-14
                 Intercessions: Mother’s Union: Form F
2. Persons are kindly asked to contact Fr. Rohim at 461-3154 for inquiries of
   Baptism, Weddings, or any other matters of the Parish.
3. Persons are kindly asked to contact Mrs. Loretta Ireland Gage at 461-0125 or
   Lady Ruth Francis-Freeland at 723-8165 for sponsorship of bulletins or flowers.
4. Mother’s Union meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Sundays at 4:30 pm at
   alternate venues every month; i.e. one month at St. Mark’s Chapel and the
   following month at St. Francis Chapel at 4:30 pm. All members please take note
   and be present.
5. The Brotherhood meets at 6:00 pm every 1st and 3rd Mondays at St. Mark’s
   Chapel. All members are asked to please take note and be present.
6. The Friends of St. Francis meets at 7:30 pm every 2nd & 4th Mondays at
   St. Francis Chapel. All members are asked to please take note and be present.
7. StG.Com (St. George’s on the Move) meets at 7:30 pm every Tuesday at St.
   Mark’s Chapel. All members are asked to please take note and be present.
8. The St. George’s Choir meets at 7:30 pm every Thursday at St. Mark’s Chapel.
   All members are asked to please take note and be present.
9. St. George’s Youth Choir meets every Saturday at 3:00 pm at St. Mark’s. All
   members are please asked to take note and be present.

PRAY FOR THE SICK AND SHUT-INS:                                                      RECTOR:                  THE REV. FR. JOHN ROHIM
                                                                                     DEACONS:                 THE REV. CATHERINE EDWARDS, THE REV. GEORGE
Pearl Adams, Maurice Barnes, Inez Bass (Montserrat), Ashby Benjamin, Casillda
Bloodman, George Lastus Bradshaw, Carolyn Browne, Chanee Chalon (St. Thomas),
                                                                                     LAY MINISTERS:           MR. ALSTON ISAACS, CM, MR. AUSTIN SMITH
Edmund Charles, Mildred Chiddick, Barbara Kaye Clarke-Daniel, Mymin Davis
                                                                                     EUCHARIST MINISTERS:     MR. MARK FRANCIS, MR. JULIUS GORE & MR. WALTER
(England), Hilton “Loud” Destin, Cynthia Dublin, Edgar Freeland, Dave Galloway,
Arnold “Halfa” Goodwin, Carolyn Gordon (Guyana), Eunice Grant, Samuel Grant, Errol
Hector, Alston Isaacs, Daren James, Jacqueline James (London), Uriel James, Eunice   THE VESTRY:              MS. LYNETH FREELAND (PRIEST WARDEN), LADY
Jonas, Kathleen Joseph (U.S.A.), Ruth King, Rose-May Lawrence, Ato Lewis, George                              RUTH FRANCIS-FREELAND (PEOPLE’S           WARDEN),
Lewis, Idona Lewis, Walbridge Lewis, Agatha Martin, Amanda Martin, Dereen Matthew                             MR. LESROY GRANT (TREASURER), MRS. MIGUELLE
(U.S.A.), Alexander Elick Matthew, Enroy Matthew, Eustace Matthew, David Monford,                             CHRISTOPHER (SECRETARY), MRS. CLEO HAMPSON,
Kelly Paul, Yvonne Peters, Fitzroy Ramsey (St. Maarten), Daisy Richards, Wills                                MS. CLEO-ANTOINETTE       HAMPSON, MRS LORETTA
Richards, Beatrice Richardson, Frances Samuel, Mavis Samuel, Pamela Stevens,                                  IRELAND GAGE, MR. JULIUS GORE,          MR. CAREY
Arden Thomas, William Thomas, Cecilia Thompson (Blue Waters), Leona Tittle-                                   THOMPSON, MR. WILLSTON CHRISTIAN.
Minette, Yvette Tomlinson, Alphonso Tonge, Gabriel Wade, Dorilyn Warner, Phyllis                              MR. ALSTON ISAACS, CM (WARDEN EMERITUS)
White, Jestina Williams, Vivianna Williams.
                                     ST. GEORGE’S PARISH

 Fitches Creek, Antigua. Tel. 268-461-3154                                        website: http//www.dioneca.org/
                                                                                                                                        LISTENING TO THE SERMON
YEAR B                                5th Sunday after Pentecost                                       5th July, 2009
                                                                                                                        Listen to the message from God’s Word. Use this sheet to make
Processional Hymn                                   MP 624                                                              some personal notes.
The Introit                                         A&M 282 (Children leave for Sunday School)                          Keep them for the purpose of reference, study and remembrance.
Opening Sentences                                   BCP pg. 98 or pg. 100
Collect for Purity et al                            BCP pg. 101                                                         SERMON TITLE:
Kyrie, Gloria                                       BCP pg. 102                                                         ____________________________________________________
Collect                                             BCP pg. 175 - Proper 9                                              ____________________________________________________
First Lesson                                        Ezekiel 2: 1-7
Psalm                                               Psalm 123 - BCP pg. 620
The Epistle                                         2nd Corinthians 12: 2-10
                                                                                                                        BIBLICAL TEXT:
Gradual Hymn                                        MP 628
Gospel                                              Mark 6: 1-6                                                         ____________________________________________________
Hymn before the Sermon                              MP 459 verses 1 & 4                                                 ____________________________________________________
The Sermon                                                                                                              ____________________________________________________
The Creed                                           BCP pg. 104
Intercessions                                       Form E - BCP pg.112                                                 MAIN IDEA OF THE SERMON:
Act of Penitence                                    BCP pg. 123 or pg. 124                                              ____________________________________________________
The Absolution                                      BCP pg. 124
The Peace                                           BCP pg. 124 or pg. 125
The Welcome and Notices                                                                                                 ____________________________________________________
Children’s Hymn                                     MP 416                                                              ____________________________________________________
Dance                                               St. Stephen’s Youth Group
Men’s Hymn                                          MP 708                                                              POINT(S) TO REMEMBER:
Birthday & Anniversary Blessing                                                                                         ____________________________________________________
The Offertory Hymns                                 MP 857, MP 626
Presentation of the Offerings                       BCP pg. 126
Sursum Corda                                        BCP pg. 126                                                         ____________________________________________________
Eucharistic Prayer                                  BCP pg. 131 (A)                                                     ____________________________________________________
The Lord’s Prayer                                   BCP pg. 144
Agnus Dei                                           BCP pg. 147                                                         WHAT SHOULD I DO AS A RESULT OF HEARING THIS SERMON :
Communion Hymns                                     MP 659, MP 200, MP 48, MP 225, MP 1, MP 316                         ____________________________________________________
Blessing of the Children
Walk Up Offertory
Meditation                                          St. Phillip’s Junior Choir                                          ____________________________________________________
Post Communion Prayer                               BCP pg. 147 or pg. 148                                              ____________________________________________________
The Blessing                                                                                                            ____________________________________________________
Recessional Hymn                                    MP 496
                                                                           Please ensure that all electronic
                                                                                    devices are switched off
Our Walk-Up Collection goes to the Organ Fund.                              so that we can honor the spirit
                                                                               of reverence that prevails
Please give generously.                                               as we, the people of God, worship together.
                                                                         “Be thoughtful, be silent, be reverent,
                           ORGAN FUND                                          for this is the House of God.
                   PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY.                               Before the service, speak to the Lord.
Cost of New Organ: $115,000.00.                                                      During the Service,
                                                                                 let the Lord speak to you.
     Amount collected to date    $ 64,525.60                            After the service, speak to one another.”

   120000                                               The Collects
                                                                          Collect for the Day
                                                                  5th Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 9
    80000                                               O God, you have taught us to keep all your commandments
                            $64,525.60                  by loving you and our neighbour: Grant us the grace of your
    60000                                               Holy Spirit, that we may be devoted to you with our whole
                                                        heart, and united to one another with pure affection; through
    40000                                               Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the
                                                        Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
                                                                            Collect for the Family
                                                        Almighty God, we thank you for the gift of Christian Family
                                                        Life. Bless each member of the Parish Family with faith,
                                                        love, integrity and courage, so that together we may grow in
                                                        the bond of unity; Help us to build strong Christian family for
There will be a Vestry Meeting on Tuesday 14th July,
                                                        the advancement of your Church and the Glory of your
2009 at 6:30 pm at St. Francis Chapel. All members of
                                                        Name, through Jesus Christ Our Lord, who lives and reigns
the Vestry are expected to attend and to please be on
                                                        with you and the Holy Spirit, One God forever and ever.

                Collect for the New Organ                                                      Treasurer’s Corner
                                                                                           For Sunday 28th June, 2009
Almighty God, who through the gift of music hath given us a     The Treasurer’s Corner is designed to provide timely information on church
revelation of Thy divine beauty: Teach us to love Thee in all   finances as well as attendance. It is also intended to apprise parishioners of the
Thy gifts and so to devote ourselves in all our work. Help us   importance of supporting the various ministries within the Church. Your generous
to give generously towards our new organ in order that,         contribution is most appreciated.
                                                                Attendance at St. George’s Parish
through music, we may raise men and women from the
                                                                   Church                               Congregation        Communicants
sorrows of this world to the enjoyment of thy divine               St. Francis                               38                 15
loveliness. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.                   St. George                               158                  71
                                                                   St. Mark 21/6/2009                        26                  10
Today’s Readings                                                   St. Mark 28/6/2009                        28                   8
                                                                   Total                                    250                 104
                                                                   B/F                                     6,787               2,705
First Lesson: Ezekiel 2: 1-7                                       C/F                                     7,037               2,809

1                                                               Collection                             Amount
  And he said to me, "Son of man, stand upon your               Stewardship                            1,618.00         Account
feet, and I will speak with you." 2 And when he                 Loose                                  1,038.37        Allocation        Amount
                                                                Walk-Up                                   90.76
spoke to me, the Spirit entered into me and set me              Organ Fund                                40.91          G/F A/C         2,656.37
                                                                Contribution to Loans                     50.00         ADM A/C            330.00
upon my feet; and I heard him speaking to me.                   Insurance                                 25.00           B/L A/C           50.00
3                                                               Parish Projects                          170.00        OR.F A/C            131.67
  And he said to me, "Son of man, I send you to the
                                                                Social Outreach                           30.00      So. Out. A/C           30.00
people of Israel, to a nation of rebels, who have               Provincial Youth Gathering                50.00          S.P. A/C           50.00
                                                                Birthday                                 235.00          P.P. A/C          170.00
rebelled against me; they and their fathers have                In Thanksgiving For (ITGF)                45.00
transgressed against me to this very day. 4 The                 Easter                                    10.00
                                                                New Year’s                                 5.00
people also are impudent and stubborn: I send you               Christmas                                 10.00
to them; and you shall say to them, `Thus says the                                       Total         3,418.04             Total        3,418.04
                                                                                          B/F        170,150.27              B/F       170,150.27
Lord GOD.' 5 And whether they hear or refuse to                                           C/F      $ 173,568.31              C/F     $ 173,568.31
hear (for they are a rebellious house) they will
know that there has been a prophet among them.                  A/C=Account; F=Fund; G=General; ADM=Administration; B/L=Buildings/Land; OR=Organ;
  And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, nor
Today’s Bulletins are sponsored by Mrs. Joan Spencer-Browne                       be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns
and family in loving memory of Mayleen Spencer whose 2nd year
                                                                                  are with you and you sit upon scorpions; be not
of passing was 3rd July, 2009.
Also in loving memory of Kurletha Spencer whose 75th birthday                     afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their
would have been observed on 6th July.                                             looks, for they are a rebellious house. 7 And you
                   With special remembrance of our Loved Ones.                    shall speak my words to them, whether they hear or
                  Although the time of remembering our loved                      refuse to hear; for they are a rebellious house.
                  one’s passing always tugs at our hearts, the
                  assurance of their joys in heaven helps us to                   Second Lesson: 2nd Corinthians 12: 2-10
                  move on with comfort and a confident hope that
                  we will see each other again.                                     I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago
Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the     was caught up to the third heaven -- whether in the
clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.
                                                        1st Thessalonians 4: 17
                                                                                  body or out of the body I do not know, God knows.
                                                                                    And I know that this man was caught up into
Special congratulations to all those persons who graduated from
                                                                                  Paradise -- whether in the body or out of the body I
Secondary School.
                                                                                  do not know, God knows -- 4 and he heard things
                     On your graduation, may the joy you feel
                     now continue throughout your journey
                                                                                  that cannot be told, which man may not utter.
                     of discovering all the Lord has for you.                        On behalf of this man I will boast, but on my
Give thanks to the Lord for He is good. His love endures forever.                 own behalf I will not boast, except of my
                                                                 Psalm 136:1      weaknesses. 6 Though if I wish to boast, I shall
Your prayers are requested for Arnold “Halfa” Goodwin who is                      not be a fool, for I shall be speaking the truth. But I
seeking medical attention in the U.S.A.                                           refrain from it, so that no one may think more of
Please pray for Mr. Goodwin and for his speedy recovery.
Thank God for healing.                                                            me than he sees in me or hears from me.
                                                                                     And to keep me from being too elated by the
There will be a Presentation on the NUMBER                                        abundance of revelations, a thorn was given me in
SEVEN on Tuesday 7th July, 2009 at 7:00 pm at                                     the flesh, a messenger of Satan, to harass me, to
the St. George’s Church. All are invited.                                         keep me from being too elated.         8
                                                                                                                           Three times I
                                                                                  besought the Lord about this, that it should leave
                                     8                                                                      5
me; 9 but he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for   We would like to extend a warm St. George’s welcome to all those
you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." I      who are visiting with us for the first time or the first in a long time.
                                                                                 “We embrace you all with enthusiasm,
will all the more gladly boast of my weaknesses,
                                                                                with open hearts, open minds, open doors;
that the power of Christ may rest upon me.                                        and we hope that you will enjoy sharing
   For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with                                           In fellowship with us."
weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and      If you are curious and have come to see, if you are weary and have
                                                       come to find rest, if you are grateful and have come to give thanks,
calamities; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
                                                       if you are hurting and have come for solace, if you are listening
                                                       and have come to pray, if you are seeking and have come for
The Gospel: Mark 6: 1-6                                answers, WELCOME.
 He went away from there and came to his own                                    CONGRATULATIONS
country; and his disciples followed him. 2 And on                   to all celebrating Birthdays & Anniversaries
the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue;                                      today or during the week.
                                                                     “May you have all the joy your heart can hold
and many who heard him were astonished, saying,
                                                                             All the smiles a day can bring …..
"Where did this man get all this? What is the                                All the Blessings a life can unfold.
wisdom given to him? What mighty works are                              May you have God’s best In everything”
wrought by his hands! 3 Is not this the carpenter,          MAY THE LORD BLESS YOUR BIRTHDAY AND ANNIVERSARY.
the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses
and Judas and Simon, and are not his sisters here
with us?" And they took offense at him. 4 And
                                                       A SPECIAL THANK YOU IS OFFERED TO A PARISHIONER OR FRIEND OF
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor,
                                                        THE PARISH FOR THEIR REGULAR AND GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS.
except in his own country, and among his own kin,
                                                       We wish to thank Mr. Ellsworth “Boysie” Galloway for his services
and in his own house." 5 And he could do no
                                                       to the Parish. Boysie has been serving the Church faithfully over
mighty work there, except that he laid his hands       the years which is truly a blessing for us and a true reflection of
upon a few sick people and healed them. 6 And he       Christian Stewardship. Thank you very much Boysie. God Bless
marveled because of their unbelief.                    You.

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