The Weekly Bulletin of
St. Joseph of Nazareth Anglican Church
725 Provencher Blvd. Brossard, QC J4W 1Y5
450-671-6481 / firstname.lastname@example.org
March 25, 2018
Rector – Reverend Christopher Belle – 450-672-4549 / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Rector’s Warden – Diane Allen – 450-466-5112 / email@example.com
People’s Warden – Janice Candlish-Freeman – 514-235-7809 / firstname.lastname@example.org
We are glad you have joined us today!
Today – March 25 – 10:30 am ………… Holy Communion / Sunday School
Wednesday – March 28 – 9:30 am ………… Lenten Bible Study Open to everyone
Wednesday – March 28 – 12:00 pm ………… Way of the Cross (Jesus’ journey from His condemnation to His death)
Wednesday – March 28 – 7:15 pm ………… Maundy Thursday The Lord’s Supper (An intimate service remembering the Last Supper)
Friday – March 30 – 12:00 pm ………… Good Friday 3-hour Vigil
(Reflections, songs and readings)
Saturday – March 31 – 11:00 am ………… Exercise Class
Next Sunday – April 1 – 10:30 am ………… Easter Day / Holy Communion /
No Sunday School
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Intercessions and Prayers
Prayer for Today
Almighty God, Whose Son was crucified yet entered into glory, may we, walking in the way of the cross, find it is for us the way of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord Who is alive and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen
Prayer for the Worldwide Anglican Church
We pray for the Most Reverend Suheil Dawani,
Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem and
Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East.
Provincial Prayer Care
We pray for the Diocese of Western Newfoundland – Archbishop Percy Coffin
and the National Indigenous Bishop and the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples
– Bishop Mark McDonald.
Prayer for the Diocese of Montreal
We pray for St. Barnabas Church, St. Lambert – the Reverend Gwenda Wells.
Prayer for our Church Family
Hosanna to the Son of David, the King of Israel. Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest. True and humble king, we thank You for Your great love for us. Let Your example of love and obedience guide us forward as we serve You and others here in the church and in the community. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
For those who wish to pray with someone, a prayer team is available after the Service in the left-hand corner of the Sanctuary.
Today’s team is: Dulcy & Robert
World Vision Sunday
Just a reminder that next week, being the first Sunday of the month, is World Vision Sunday.
Please help support our 5 sponsored children.
If you would like to be a Greeter on Sunday mornings, please speak to Mary and she will put you on the list.
The Price of Admission – David McCasland
Every year some two million people from all over the world visit St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. It is well worth the admission fee to experience the magnificent structure designed and built by Sir Christopher Wren during the late seventeenth century. But tourism is secondary at this place of Christian worship. A primary mission of the cathedral is “to enable people in all their diversity to encounter the transforming presence of God in Jesus Christ.”
If you want to tour the building and admire the architecture, you must pay an admission fee. But there is no charge to enter and attend any of the daily worship services at St. Paul’s. How much does it cost to enter the kingdom of God? Entry is free because Jesus Christ paid the price for us by His death. “For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet God, in his grace, freely makes us right in his sight. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins” (Romans 3:23–24).
When we acknowledge our spiritual need and accept by faith God’s forgiveness for our sins, we have a new and everlasting life in Him. You can enter a new life today because, by His death on the cross and His resurrection from the dead, Jesus has paid the price of admission!