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Styles of Liturgy
We value the range of styles of worship which are found in the Anglican tradition.

At St. Paul's we celebrate a sung Eucharist, usually in contemporary language, but on the second Sunday of the month we use the Book of Common Prayer.  We sing hymns in a variety of styles, usually accompanied by the organ.

At St. Mary's we celebrate a spoken Eucharist usually in contemporary language, but on the second Sunday of the month we use the Book of Common Prayer.  We sing a range of very familiar hymns, unaccompanied.

At Holy Trinity, we offer BCP Morning Prayer and BCP Evening Prayer once a month each, and celebrate a spoken Eucharist in contemporary language the remaining Sundays.  We sing a range of traditional hymns, generally unaccompanied.

Holy Week Services 2016:
Sunday March 20:  Sunday of the Palms & Passion - St. Mary's (9 am), St. Paul's (11 am), Holy Trinity (7 pm)
Wednesday March 23:  Tenebrae at Holy Trinity (4 pm) and at St. Mary's (7 pm)
Thursday March 24:  Seder dinner at St. Paul's (6 pm) integrated into the Maundy Thursday service
Friday March 25:  Way of the Cross at all churches: St. Mary's (9 am); St. Paul's (11 am); Holy Trinity (4 pm)
Saturday March 26:  Easter Vigil St. Paul's (8 pm)
Sunday March 27: Easter Day - all churches - St. Mary's (9 am), St. Paul's (11 am), Holy Trinity (7 pm)


Sunday Service Times
 

St. Paul the Apostle:                11:00 AM every Sunday

St. Mary's, Bayfield:
                1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays of the month: 7:00 PM
                                                   2nd & 4th Sundays of the month:  9:00 AM
 
Holy Trinity, Country Harbour: 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays of the month:  9:00 AM
                                                    2nd & 4th Sunday of the month: 7:00 PM

     Who can come to Three Harbours?

   Anyone!  You don't have to be an Anglican, or even a Christian, to attend our services.  Visitors are always welcome, and baptized members of any Christian denomination are free to receive Holy Communion.

     What if I've never been in a church before?

   In the words of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Don't Panic.  The Parish is a non-threatening environment.  You won't be bullied into becoming a Christian on the spot.  There are no membership fees, you don't have to fill in any forms (unless you want to be on the Parish Roll), and we don't even have a dress code.  (Only Bishops wear hats in church nowadays.)

   For more information about what goes on in a church service, please click on the link to our Beginner's Guide to the Anglican Church.





























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