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St. Nicholas Birch Cliff

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Welcome to St. Nicholas!

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - July 12, 2020 

  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Collect for the Week
  • Hymn: All Good Gifts (We Plough the Fields and Scatter) from Godspell
  • The Holy Gospel according to Matthew (Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23) read by W. Joy Horswill
  • Reflection: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers and Final Blessing

 

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - July 5, 2020 

  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • (The reading being used is the Gospel appointed for Canada Day)
  • Collect for the Week
  • The Holy Gospel according to John (John 15: 12-17) read by Ken Campbell
  • Reflection: The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers and Hymn (Christ be with Me)
  • Final Blessing

 

National Indigenous Day of Prayer - June 21, 2020 

  • Happy Father's Day!
  • Welcome - The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Announcement from Rev. Janet
  • Collect of the Day Hymn: Amazing Grace (verse 1) - Introduced and sung in Ogibway by Archbishop Mark MacDonald
  • Readings
  • Introduction and Sermon by The Right Reverend Riscylla Shaw
  • Prayers - Litany for the Holy Spirit
  • Final Blessing

 

Second Sunday after Pentecost- June 14, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
  • First Reading: Romans 5: 1-8 (Read by Michael Braley)
  • Reflection: The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People led by Janet Baron
  • Final Blessing

 

Trinity Sunday- June 7, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn: Holy, Holy, Holy
  • First Reading: 2 Corinthians 13: 5-14 (Read by Charlie Cutts)
  • Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:16-20 (Read by Barb Cutts)
  • Reflection: The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Litany for the Holy Spirit
  • Final Blessing

 

Feast of Pentecost - May 31, 2020

  • Welcome
  • Hymn "She Comes Sailing on the Wind"
  • Reading from Acts 2: 1-21 - Readers: Janet Baron, Jaimie Ferrante, Victoria Carter and The Rev. Canon Ian Noseworthy
  • Reflection - The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin

 

Feast of the Ascension - May 24, 2020

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from Luke 24: 44-53 -  read by Sarah Brown
  • Reflection by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Prayers of the People - led by Dennis Newman

 

Easter 2 with Sermon by The Rt. Rev. William (Bill) Hockin

  • Welcome by The Reverend Canon Janet Read-Hockin
  • Reading from John 20: 19-31 - read by Andrew Reeves
  • Sermon by The Right Reverend William (Bill) Hockin
  • Prayers of the People - led by Janet Baron

Easter Day

Easter Blessings!

For Bishop Kevin's awesome sermon, please forward the video to approximately the 8:13 time frame.

Good Friday - April 10, 2020

The Passion Narrative from The Gospel of John. Read by Michael Braley

Good Friday Reflection by The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin

     

Reflection for Lent 5 based on John 11: 1-44 - The Raising of Lazarus

 

 Greeting (Pt 1) and Reflection (Pt 2) from St. Nicholas (please turn up your volume as we are continuing to work on quality control! With every blessing)

Updates from the Diocese of Toronto

Bishop orders the cessation of Worship Services as of March 13 at 9:30 p.m.

Please see the notice from the Diocese, by clicking here.

For updates and changes due to Covid-19, please click here.

 

June 28th, 2020 - The 4th Sunday after Pentecost - No services will be held in the Church 

 

Genesis 22:  1-14     Psalm 13      Romans 6:  12-23    Matthew 10:  40-42  

 On line Bible Readings

If you would like to look up the readings for Sunday, the Oremus Bible Browser is consistent with the readings used during our services.

 ◦Church School - Children are welcome at St. Nicholas! Children are invited to attend our Church School Program downstairs during the 10:30am service 

◦Activity bags for children are available at the back of the church or from the sidespeople. Please feel free to use them during the service. Children are welcome to take home any pictures they colour, leaving the rest of the package at the back of the church!

•All are welcome at St. Nicholas! All baptized Christians, regardless of denomination or age, are invited to receive Communion in the Anglican Church. If you do not wish to receive the bread and wine, please come to the Altar, and cross your arms over your chest to receive a blessing.

 

 

Our Adult Community Lunch program will continue through July,

every Tuesday from 11a.m. - 1p.m.     

Our Family Friendly Fellowship has been suspended until further notice, as have all services due to COVID-19.  

 

 

 

 

     

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