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Sunday, July 14
Fourth Sunday after Trinity
8:30 a.m. | Holy Communion in the Chapel
10:30 a.m. | Morning Prayer
 followed by Lemonade on the Lawns
COLLECT FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
O GOD, the protector of all that trust in thee, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us thy mercy; that, thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we finally lose not the things eternal. Grant this, O heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ’s sake our Lord. Amen.

READINGS: Romans 8.18 and St. Luke 6.36

Curate’s Corner
In the last sermon he ever preached, C. S. Lewis reflected on the collect for this week (see above). He mentions a slip of the tongue he made while praying, when he asked, reversing the two most important words, “that … we may so pass through things eternal, that we finally lose not the things temporal.” Lewis notes that this is the great and ongoing temptation of the Christian life. We are tempted, day after day, to live as though our faith is just one of the many things we do. But, as Lewis says, “it is not so much of our time and so much of our attention that God demands; it is not even all our time and all our attention; it is ourselves.”

So what does it mean to so pass through things temporal that we are turned toward the things eternal? What does it mean to live in such a way that the things we do reflect who we are? Because who we are is pretty amazing. We are the children of God, destined for glory.

I look forward to seeing you on Sunday and to reflecting with you on this great and life-changing mystery.

Alexandra

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SUMMER MOVIES AT ST. O’S
FRIDAY, JULY 12, 6:30 PM
The Youth Group’s foray into the Marvel movie series continues with Iron Man. In the Ethel Brown Room, all are welcome.
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 7 PM
This 2018 film portrays Luke visiting Paul the Apostle in jail and his attempts to convince him to write his stories.
FREE JUNIOR CHURCH DAY CAMP
JULY 30, 31 & AUGUST 1 
School age children are invited to participate in a new day camp program being developed and tested by The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund. Digging In will teach kids how caring for Soil, Seeds & Animals plays a role in food security. From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Contact Janice Douglas for more information or to reserve your child’s spot.
We are currently
seeking a part-time
Child & Youth Minister
Do you know someone passionate about teaching young people the love of God and the teachings of Jesus? We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic leader to join our team as Child & Youth Minister. Requirements include experience teaching young people in a church or Christ-centred setting, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. Read the full job description here.
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This week’s services
Tuesday, July 16
8:30 Morning Prayer
4:30 Evening Prayer

Wednesday, July 17
8:30 Morning Prayer
10 Bible Study 
4:30 Evening Prayer
Thursday, July 18
8:30 Morning Prayer
4:30 Evening Prayer

Friday, July 19
8:30 Morning Prayer
noon ORA - Prayers in the Chapel
4:30 Evening Prayer
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