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An Open-hearted, Open-minded Parish of the Diocese of East Carolina

All Saints Episcopal Church


A ugust 7, 2011

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost


H OLY EUCH ARIST 8:30 and 10:30 a.m .

The Reverend Thom as E. W ilson, Preacher and Celebrant Steve Blackstock, Organist and Choirm aster

It is customary for the congregation to prepare for the service in quiet and prayer. The Lord is in the temple. Let all the earth keep silence. [Hab. 2:20]
[S numbered pages are found in the front of the Hymnal.]

1 please, where they are pasturing the flock." The man said, "They have gone away, for I heard them say, `Let us go to Dothan.'" So Joseph went after his brothers, and found them at Dothan. They saw him from a distance, and before he came near to them, they conspired to kill him. They said to one another, "Here comes this dreamer. Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; then we shall say that a wild animal has devoured him, and we shall see what will become of his dreams." But when Reuben heard it, he delivered him out of their hands, saying, "Let us not take his life." Reuben said to them, "Shed no blood; throw him into this pit here in the wilderness, but lay no hand on him" -- that he might rescue him out of their hand and restore him to his father. So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe, the long robe with sleeves that he wore; and they took him and threw him into a pit. The pit was empty; there was no water in it. Then they sat down to eat; and looking up they saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead, with their camels carrying gum, balm, and resin, on their way to carry it down to Egypt. Then Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood? Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and not lay our hands on him, for he is our brother, our own flesh." And his brothers agreed. When some Midianite traders passed by, they drew Joseph up, lifting him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver. And they took Joseph to Egypt. The Word of the Lord. People Thanks be to God.

2 20 The king sent and released him; * the ruler of the peoples set him free. 21 He set him as a master over his household,* as a ruler over all his possessions, 22 To instruct his princes according to his will* and to teach his elders wisdom. 45b Hallelujah!

Second Reading

Romans 10:5-15

Psalm 105, 1-6, 16-22, 45b

Flow ers today are given by Father Ted and Joan Bishop to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for 55 years together.

THE W ORD OF GOD

1 Give thanks to the LORD and call upon his Name; * make known his deeds among the peoples. 2 Sing to him, sing praises to him, * and speak of all his marvelous works. 3 Glory in his holy Name; * let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. 4 Search for the LORD and his strength; * continually seek his face. 5 Remember the marvels he has done, * his wonders and the judgments of his mouth, 6 O offspring of Abraham his servant, * O children of Jacob his chosen. 16 Then he called for a famine in the land * and destroyed the supply of bread. 17 He sent a man before them, * Joseph, who was sold as a slave. 18 They bruised his feet in fetters; * his neck they put in an iron collar. 19 Until his prediction came to pass, * the word of the LORD tested him.

Moses writes concerning the righteousness that comes from the law, that "the person who does these things will live by them." But the righteousness that comes from faith says, "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend into heaven?'" (that is, to bring Christ down) "or 'Who will descend into the abyss?'" (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). But what does it say? "The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart" (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved. The scripture says, "No one who believes in him will be put to shame." For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all and is generous to all who call on him. For, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved." But how are they to call on one in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him? And how are they to proclaim him unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!" The Word of the Lord. People Thanks be to God.

Prelude Announcements Opening Acclamation Processional Hymn 410 Collect for the Day
Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven

Sequence Hymn

Laudate Dominum

Jacques Berthier

BCP 355
Lauda anima

BCP 232

Grant to us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who cannot exist without you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Lessons First Reading

The people sit

Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. This is the story of the family of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; he was a helper to the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives; and Joseph brought a bad report of them to their father. Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he had made him a long robe with sleeves. But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him. Now his brothers went to pasture their father's flock near Shechem. And Israel said to Joseph, "Are not your brothers pasturing the flock at Shechem? Come, I will send you to them." He answered, "Here I am." So he said to him, "Go now, see if it is well with your brothers and with the flock; and bring word back to me." So he sent him from the valley of Hebron. He came to Shechem, and a man found him wandering in the fields; the man asked him, "What are you seeking?" "I am seeking my brothers," he said; "tell me,

The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew. Glory to you, Lord Christ.

The H oly Gospel


Matthew 14:22-33
Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, but by this time the boat, battered by the waves, was far from the land, for the wind was against them. And early in 3

the morning he came walking toward them on the sea. But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, "It is a ghost!" And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, "Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid." Peter answered him, "Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water." He said, "Come." So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. But when he noticed the strong wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, "Lord, save me!" Jesus immediately reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?" When they got into the boat, the wind ceased. And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, "Truly you are the Son of God." The Gospel of the Lord. People Praise to you, Lord Christ.

Fraction Anthem

S-172

This is the Lords Table. Anyone seeking God is welcome to receive the Holy Communion. If you do not wish to receive, come forward and cross your arms across your chest and you will receive a blessing.

Communion Hymn Post Communion Prayer The Blessing Recessional Hymn 388

Precious Lord, Take My Hand


[see insert]

Thomas A Dorsey

BCP 365

Sequence Hymn The Sermon Nicene Creed Prayers of the People Concluding Collect:

Laudate Dominum

Jacques Berthier

All Saints Episcopal Church 40 Pintail Trail Southern Shores, NC 27949 Phone 252-261-6674 Fax 252-261-1754 Office hours: Monday Thursday, 8:00AM 4:00 PM E-mail address: allsaints@allsaints-eastcarolina.org Webpage: www.allsaints-eastcarolina.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/AllSaintsEpiscopalChurch Presiding Bishop - The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori Bishop of East Carolina - The Right Reverend Clifton Daniel, 3rd Rector - The Reverend Thomas E. Wilson Pastoral Associates - The Reverend Edwin L. Bishop; The Reverend Robert E. Morisseau ___________________________________________ Bob Strickland, Verger Steve Blackstock, Organist and Music Director Judy Mumma, Administrative Assistant Roseanna Heller, Nursery Coordinator Vestry Class of 2012 Stephanie Baker Charles Coppage Bob Edwards, Junior Warden

O Worship the King

Hanover Class of 2011 Jennifer Bortnick John Fricker Maureen McGrath, Senior Warden Class of 2013 Brewster Brown Julie Hamilton Jim MacDonald

BCP 358 Form VI BCP 392

The Dismissal Postlude

Gracious God we thank you for all the blessings of this life. Hear our intercessions and grant them as may be best for us and for those we love, and we ask you to open the ears of our hearts and imaginations that we might hear what you call us to do in service to you and the youth of this church and community. They are the living outward and visible signs of our hope and, we pray, show us the way that we might nourish their faith and families for their continual formation in your service. As you give us the call so we pray that you give us the strength through the Holy Spirit to follow where you lead us, in Jesus name we pray. Amen.

Kay OBrien, Clerk

Deb MacDonald, Treasurer

Paula Myatt, Assistant Treasurer

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Altar Guild: Beth Secules Flower Guild: Julie Hamilton, Paula Myatt Building/Facility Planning: Bob Edwards, Tess Judge Servant Ministry: Sandy Feyrer Worship: Bill and Sylvia Wadsworth Hospitality: Paula Myatt Parish Life: John and Jessica Lenhart Finance: Tess Judge Buildings: Bob Edwards Gifts and Memorials: Helen vanLaer Grounds: Stewardship: John Tucker Communications: David and Sandy Briggman Acolyte Master: Pastoral Care: Tom Secules Ushers: Jack Myers Peace and Justice Ministry: Daughters of the King: Janet Harden GIFT: Carole Kimmel & Sylvia Wadsworth Spirituality & Adult Education: Kaye White Greeters: Pat Wilson Healing Team: Father Ted & Joan Bishop J2A Fundraising: Brewster Brown, Rob Holmes Solo Flight: Jim Goes, Pat Kinney Church Office Volunteers: Phyllis Porcher
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All Saints welcomes all who visit with us today. Please sign the Guest Register, leaving your name and address. We are a diverse and inclusive congregation representing the young and not so young, students, retirees and workers in and out of the home, and singles of all descriptions. Some of us have worshipped in the Episcopal Church all our lives. Some of us have come following Gods call to journey to a new place. As we celebrate Gods presence at the Table, on the Outer Banks and Currituck County, and in the World, we do so reflecting on the wholeness of Gods creation in our language, worship, prayers, and music. We believe we offer an exciting cross-generational worshipping community, and we thank you for celebrating with us today.

The Peace

The H oly Com m union


Offertory Eucharistic Prayer A Sanctus
You are invited to stand, sit, or kneel as you are able. The Great Thanksgiving

BCP 361 S-128

Those Who Serve


Altar Guild: Sandy Fricker, Lucille Levan, Elaine Piddington, Linda Scott Flower Guild: Helen vanLaer, Jeanne Coppage Counters: John Fricker, Ed Cowell

Lords Prayer

BCP 364

We provide personal listening systems for use in the service for those who have a hearing loss. They are located in the hallway, to the left as you enter. The greeters and ushers will assist you with them. Nursery Care is provided for children two years and under. Remember that each Sunday is Food Pantry Sunday. Please continue to leave canned food and other non-perishables in the large food basket in the Narthex. The Loose Plate Offering on the first Sunday of each month is designated to the Rectors Discretionary Fund which provides our Rector with funds that are not budgeted in our operational budget for outreach and pastoral concerns as he deems necessary through his ministry in our parish and for the Outer Banks. These funds help those possibly in our own parish or in our community who may have a circumstance and need confidential help, at Father Toms discretion. 5

Vestry Person of the Day: John Fricker

8:30 a.m.
Greeter: Brewster Brown LEM: John Tucker

Coffee Hour: David and Barbara Rhoads Usher: Ed Cowell First Lesson /POP: David Rhoads

10:30 a.m.

Coffee Hour: Father Ted and Joan Bishop and Barbara and Carlos Mercado Greeters: Joe Beckett and Norah Mitchell Ushers: Tess and Warren Judge First Lesson: Bob Edwards Second Lesson: Anita Edwards LEM: Kay OBrien and Chris Shea POP: Maureen McGrath Crucifer: Sean McGuire Torch Bearers: Byrde Wells

Communion Hymn

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

T. A. Dorsey

Separately THURSDAYS: Prayer Shawl Ministry 10:00 AM Weekday Eucharist 6:00 PM Special THANKS to the following individuals who will volunteer in the church office during the upcoming week: Monday: Betty Medlock Tuesday: Tom Secules Wednesday: Beth Secules Thursday: Kay OBrien Help is always needed in the Nursery! Please sign up in the Narthex.

Attendance July 31 8:30 service 57 10:30 service 128


Treasurers Report 2011 Operating Fund Total Amount Pledged: $328,145. 2011 Mortgage Reduction Fund Total Amount Pledged: $2,146. Income through July 31, 2011 Operating Fund Week: *Year-to-Date: Actual Income $ 6,907 $202,537 Pledged $6,310 $195,625 $41 $1,279 % 109% 104% 0% 81%

THE LOBSTERS ARE COMING!!!!! LOBSTER FEST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THIS FUN EVENT! Organizational meeting August 18, 7PM at All Saints We will be having the first meeting to prepare for Lobster Fest 2011 on Thursday August 18, at 7:00 PM at the church. We hope you will come out and join the committee to prepare for this event. We have great fun and would love to have your help to assist in making this annual event at All Saints even better!

(hymn will be in the printed bulletin)

Mortgage Reduction Fund Week: $*Year-to-Date: $ 1,036 *Includes prepaid pledges Mortgage Balance: $984,575.

Adult education, Sundays 9:30AM


This week, Joseph and His Brothers Jealousy next week, August 14, Joseph and his Brothers Reconciliation
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR AUGUST 7 AUGUST 13

KIDS CHURCH Every Sunday @ 10:30 All Ages Welcome! Come sing a song, hear a Bible Story, paint a square for our quilt, and make new friends! Call Stef @ 261-3339 for more info.
Summer Series Continues Youre invited to join us on Wednesday, August 10th at noon in All Saints sanctuary to enjoy a performance by the John Buford Trio, featuring piano, violin, and cello. Bring your lunch and bring your friends! Today your prayers are requested for our companions in ministry: For Katharine our Presiding Bishop; Rowan in Canterbury; Benedict in Rome; Emmanuel in Rwanda; Michael of Lagos, Nigeria; Interdiocesan Institutions (St. Augustines College, St. Marys School, The University of the South, Kanuga Conference, Thompson Child & Family Focus); Non-Parochial Clergy; Licensed to Serve Clergy; Hilary in Mexico; Leonard, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of North Carolina; Keith and the lay people of Emmanuel Lutheran; and Bob, Ted, Tom and all who minister in this church. MONDAYS: TUESDAYS: Prayer Shawl Ministry 7:00 PM Cursillo Reunion Groups 8:00 AM Mens Group and Womens Group meet Please note The Worship Committee will meet on August 11th at 6:00. All are invited to attend this meeting. Coffee & Conversation - Saturdays, 8:30 - 10:30 AM Nags Head Front Porch Caf, milepost 10.5, Food Lion Plaza. Chill, chat, be groovy. All are invited! Trumpeter News - The August Trumpeter has been emailed to all parishioners with email addresses. The Trumpeter can always be viewed on our website, www.allsaintseastcarolina.org. Reserved copies of the Trumpeter have been placed on the table under the bulletin boards for those church members who do not have email accounts. They are labeled with the parishioners names, in alphabetical order. Visitors We hope you will pick up a copy of the Trumpeter in the Narthex and discover all of the exciting activities that are happening at All Saints we are glad to have you here! Note: There will be no bible study next Tuesday, august 9th.

CAN YOU HELP? Dare County Department of Social Services is in desperate need of additional foster homes for children who are unable to live with their natural families for a period of time. If you are interested in opening your home to a child in need, please call Social Services at 475-5500 for more information.

Please join us on Thursdays until Labor Day for Weekday Eucharist at 6:00 pm