Trinity 19 Bulletin Blog Edition

Visitors – Welcome!

Peace and joy in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Please advise us of your visit and ask for a “First Time Visitor Bulletin” which briefly explains the communion service.  Please join our church family in the Parish Hall after the service for fellowship, drinks, and food!

Trinity XIX                                                    October 7, 2018

Stand    Processional: Hymn 344

Kneel    Collect for Purity: BCP 67

Introit: Choir

The Decalogue: BCP 68

Collect for the Day: BCP 215

Sit           Epistle EPHESIANS  IV:   17: BCP 216

Stand    Gradual: Hymn 370

Gospel ST.  MATTHEW  IX: 1: BCP 216

Nicene Creed: BCP 71

Sit           Notices

Stand    Sermon Hymn: Hymn 567

Sit           Sermon                : Fr. Michael Cawthon

Alms Collection & Anthem

Stand    Alms Presentation, National Hymn: Hymns 139, 141 (v4)

Kneel    Biddings & Intercessions (said by celebrant)

For the Whole State of Christ’s Church: BCP 74

Invitation and General Confession: BCP 75

Absolution & Comfortable Words: BCP 76

Sursum Corda & Sanctus: Hymn 797, BCP 76

Consecration: BCP 80

Seven Fold Amen

Lord’s Prayer: Hymn 722, BCP 82

Humble Access: BCP 82

Agnus Dei: Hymn 712

Ecce Agnus PRIEST: “Behold the Lamb of God, behold him that takest away the sins of the world.

Lord I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof;”

People—”But speak the word only and my soul shall be healed.”

Communion Hymns: 354(2), 199(2), 200(2)

Kneel    Thanksgiving: BCP 83

Gloria in excelsis: Hymn 713

The Blessing: BCP 84

Dresden Amen:                Hymn 740

Stand    Recessional: Hymn 150


Holy Communion:  If you have been confirmed by a Bishop in Apostolic Succession, you are invited to receive the Blessed Sacrament.  If not, but are a Baptized Christian, please come to the Altar Rail for a blessing (simply cross your arms over your chest when the Celebrant approaches.)  If you have questions, please speak to the clergy.


Church Services & Key Activities the week of October 7th:

Sun:       8 am   Said Eucharist; 9:15 am Sunday school; 10:30 am Sung Eucharist

Mon:     6 pm      Ladies Evening Prayer

Tue:       10 am    Morning Prayer; 6 pm Evening Prayer / Eucharist

7 pm      Choir Practice

Wed:     10 am  Morning Prayer;                 6 pm  Eve Prayer / Eucharist; Youth Confirmation Class  / Adult Nature                 of Anglicanism Class

Thu:       10 am      Morning Prayer; 10:30 am  Bible Study – St. Peter; Noon Eucharist  / Fellowship

Fri:          10 am      Morning Prayer / Eucharist


The Vestry:

Sr. Warden:  Ed Stemborowski                   Jr. Warden:  Brett Ford

Laurna Blackwood   ’20          Margie Schlier                 ’19          Dennis Griffith         ’18

Randall Burgess        ’20          Brett Ford                        ’19          Jack Mobley               ‘18

Pam Driscoll              ’20          Michelle Montgomery   ’19         Yvonne Thompson   ’18


Eastern Diocese of the Anglican Province of America:

The Most Rev. W. H. Grundorf, Diocesan

The Rt. Rev. Chad Jones, Suffragan Bishop

The Rt. Rev. Bill Perkins, Suffragan Bishop

The Rt. Rev. David Haines, Missionary Bishop

The Rev. O. Michael Cawthon, Rector

The Rev. Dennis Washburn, PhD., Curate

The Very Rev. Can George Harding, Ret.

Dss. Tina Jenkins, APA Sr. Deaconess

John Apple;  Organist & Choir Master

Shonika Bankole;  Preschool Director

Lou Hale, Sandra Scherer, & Susan Stepp;  Bible Women

Brett Ford, Phil & Susan Crosby, Alan Crosby;  Youth Leaders

Dame Martin & Joyce Allen;  Outreach Programs

Susan Stepp & Sandra Scherer;  Worship Preparation

Gale McEvilley;  Social Programs


Acknowledgements and Thanksgivings!

SANCTUARY CANDLE burns this week to the glory of God.

ALTAR FLOWERS are given to the glory of God.

Please come next door to the Parish Hall, after the 10:30 service for fellowship and refreshments.


News and Notes:

OCTOBER  CHANGE-FOR-CHANGE:  Samaritan’s Purse Flood Relief

CHOIR PRACTICE:  Tuesday Nights at 7 pm.  “Hey, give it a try”, Fr. Michael.

SUNDAY SCHOOL:    9:15 am Youth and Adults

THE NATURE OF ANGLICANISM:  The Wednesday evening classes have started.  It is never too late to join, for all wanting to be confirmed, accepted or wanting more information and for those wanting a refresher course.

YOUTH CONFIRMATION:  Classes have begun, Wednesday evening following the Wednesday Eucharist

PRESCHOOL HELP:  Please consider helping the Preschool by adding the number 4483 to your Harris Teeter card.


  • Click the Videos tab – go to ‘visit our live broadcast library” on Facebook – enjoy.
  • You can send us prayer requests by going to the “contact us” tab. Go down the page to “prayer list”.

LADIES NIGHT OUT:  at O’Charley’s , WT Harris & Hwy 49 at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, October 17th, ‘free pie’ on Wednesday.

FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS:  In need of help with arranging the flowers on Saturday for the altar on Sunday.  All interested, Call Fr. Michael.

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will be held on October 28 at 12:30.  Please get your articles turned in and remember to bring finger food to share.

This Meeting is going to be very important for the future of St. Michaels.  Please pray for Christ’s Church, especially St. Michaels, that we will fulfill our mission.


Looking for a way to serve the Lord and your church?  The Altar Guild is a fulfilling way.  You would be committing a couple of hours on Saturday and on Sunday, one time every other month.

About our WEBSITE:

All activities are on our website:

This page is provided for you convenience and should be checked every week.  Event’s, updates, messages, are kept up to date, updated sometimes on a daily bases.  The St. Michael’s Calendar goes out months in advance, pictures, blogs, sermons; even bulletins are updated throughout the week.  The page was designed for ease of use…please become frequent visitors of the site and stay up to date on all the events occurring around the church.



✟The Anglican Church: Our St. Michael’s family, Deanery, Diocese, Anglican Province of America, Anglican Catholic Church, Anglican Church in America, Deus of the Holy Cross, our Bishops, Rector, Clergy & their families, and that many men are called to the sacred Ministry.

✟ Our Country, its Leaders, Fire and Police Departments & those in military service: Andrew, Adam, Edwin, Daniel, Mark, Conner, Caleb, Brian, Dustin, Brett, Kegan, Charles, Robert, James.

✟Pregnancy: Jennalyn, Sally, Charla, Brooke

✟ Those Traveling: Ralph, Scott, Mike, Will, Tommy, Kristen, Nance, Jeff, Stephen, Lee.

✟Guidance & Protection: Destinn, Conner, Reagan, Evan, Christopher, Karl, Phyllis, Ari, Dame, Kristin, Sandy, Margaret, Linda, Claude, Tommy, Sam, Sean, Paul, Ben, Henry, Victoria, Travis. Lane, Kirk, The Rogers, Washburn, Burgess, Taylor/White, Ackley, Correal, Schlier, Unterberger, Decker, families.

✟ In Affliction: Jerry, June, Roger, Virginia Gayle, Trudy, Pat, Georgia, Wayne, Harry, Doris, Lyle, Edna, Pat, June, Rich+, Angelica, Jan, Michele, Hilda, Lisa, James, Danny, John, Doreen, Desmond, Yvonne, Richard, Dame, Donna, Lisa. The Conner, Palmer, Becker Powell/Mason families.

✟The Lord’s Healing: Austin, Issac, Juliana, Brooke, Ana, Nicholas, Noah, Reagan, Jordan, Blonnie, Amanda, Haywood, Sue, Debbie, Teddy, Mike, Troy, Walter, Jennifer, Leslie, Margaret, Noah, Kelly, Brenda, Betty, Wanda, Marie, Norah, Alex, Joe, Chris, Gary, Robert, Randall, Earl, Richard, Jim, Stephen, Fred, Lori, Leslie, Anne, Phyllis, Sherry, Ryan, Juanita, Lynn Gayle, Elizabeth, Tony, Tina, Gretchen, Michael, John, Sandra, Lynn, Gloria, Mari, Shannon, Earl, Jack, Joe, Vikki, Gina, Janet, James, Daisy, Dana, Raph, Lisa, Kevin+, George+, Michael+,+Jack.


… Upcoming Events:    

Oct           7            12:30 pm              Vestry

9            7 pm                      Choir Practice

16           7 pm                      Choir Practice

17           3:30 pm                Ladies Night Out – O’Charley’s

20           10:30 am              St. Martha’s Guild

11:30 am              Men’s Ministry

23           7 pm                      Choir Practice

25           6 – 8 pm               “What Ale’s You” – Men’s Night Out

27           9 – 11 am             Workday

28           12:30 pm              ANNUAL MEETING


SCHEDULE FOR NEXT WEEK:      July 8, 2018


Nursery:   10:15 am         Help needed

Ushers:      8 am                 Bob & Betty Self

10:15 am         Dame Martin, Tommy Johnson

Altar Guild:                         Debbie Cawthon



Oct           7            Georgeline Ihekaire

Oct         10           Chinyere Iwuchukwu

Oct         11           Jayna Cawthon





Voluntary in C        John Stanley

Adagio – Andante – Slow – Allegro



Arioso        J. S. Bach



Toccata in F Major    Dieterich Buxtehude


John Stanley (1713-1786), although blind from his second year, was first appointed to his first organist position at age 11 and graduated at age 16 with a Bachelor of Music from Oxford University. He became organist at the Temple Church in London in 1734 and was appointed Master of the King’s Band of Music in 1779. His voluntaries (instrumental music for church services) consist of several movements with contrasting tempos and organ registration (choice of stops).


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), organist and composer from central Germany, recycled and revised his pieces as needed for the occasion, sacred or secular. He arranged his “Arioso” as a movement in a church cantata and in one of his harpsichord concertos. The organ arrangement is by E. Power Biggs, the English-American organist.


Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707), born in Denmark, was organist at St. Mary’s Church in Lubeck in the north of Germany. His reputation as an organist and composer in the late 18th century that Bach traveled over 200 miles on foot to observe and hear Buxtehude’s music at his church. This toccata (“touch piece”) demonstrates the finger and foot dexterity and the contrasting divisions of the organ.


The second Communion hymn is a translation of the Latin hymn (written 1263) by St. Thomas Aquinas, an Italian Benedictine monk who is considered one of the great theologians of his time.


Church office:  704-537-7777     Rectory:  704-531-9306       

Rector:  Fr. Michael’s Cell:  704-651-9070

Curate:  Fr. Dennis Washburn’s Cell:  704-989-1148

St. Michael’s:  2211 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC 28105


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