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The First Sunday after Trinity

The Sunday between 12 and 18 June

18th June 2017

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First Service

Collect One

O God,
the strength of all them that put their trust in thee;
Mercifully accept our prayers;
and because through the weakness of our mortal nature
we can do no good thing without thee, grant us the help of thy grace,
that in keeping of thy commandments
we may please thee both in will and deed;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

God,
the strength of all those who put their trust in you:
Mercifully accept our prayers
and, because through the weakness of our mortal nature
we can do no good thing without you, grant us the help of your grace,
that in the keeping of your commandments
we may please you, both in will and deed;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

The Psalm

Psalm 116: 1, 10–17 or Psalm 100

The Second Reading

Romans 5: 1–8

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 9: 35 – 10: 8, [9–23]

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Post Communion Prayer

Eternal Father,
we thank you for nourishing us
with these heavenly gifts.
May our communion strengthen us in faith,
build us up in hope,
and make us grow in love;
for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

1st Reading Genesis 18: 1–15; (21: 1–7)
7* My God, how wonderful thou art
545* Sing of Eve and sing of Adam
323* The God of Abraham praise

(c) Psalm Psalm 116: 1, 10–17 [MTABC]
10* All my hope on God is founded
51* Awake, my soul, and with the sun
411* Draw near and take the body of the Lord
362* O God beyond all praising

(p) 1st Reading Exodus 19: 2–8a
454* Forth in the peace of Christ we go
323* The God of Abraham praise
532* Who are we who stand and sing?
493* Ye that know the Lord is gracious

(p) Psalm Psalm 100 [Pr29A/HTC]
683* All people that on earth do dwell
334 I will enter his gates with thanksgiving in my heart
701* Jubilate, ev’rybody

2nd Reading Romans 5: 1–8
218* And can it be that I should gain
294* Come down, O Love divine
411* Draw near and take the body of the Lord
268* Hail, thou once–despisèd Jesus
671 Jesus, thy blood and righteousness
652* Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
429* Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us
618* Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy
634* Love divine, all loves excelling
636* May the mind of Christ my Saviour
621 O Love divine, how sweet thou art
306* O Spirit of the living God

The Gospel Matthew 9: 35– 10: 8 (9–23)
37* [Come, ye thankful people, come]
39* For the fruits of his creation
456* Lord, you give the great commission
441 Out to the world for Jesus
527* Son of God, eternal Saviour
197* Songs of thankfulness and praise
141 These are the days of Elijah
662* Those who would valour see
He who would valiant be
491* We have a gospel to proclaim
492* Ye servants of God, your master proclaim

Second Service

Collect One

O God,
the strength of all them that put their trust in thee;
Mercifully accept our prayers;
and because through the weakness of our mortal nature
we can do no good thing without thee, grant us the help of thy grace,
that in keeping of thy commandments
we may please thee both in will and deed;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

God,
the strength of all those who put their trust in you:
Mercifully accept our prayers
and, because through the weakness of our mortal nature
we can do no good thing without you, grant us the help of your grace,
that in the keeping of your commandments
we may please you, both in will and deed;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

1 Samuel 21: 1–15

The Psalm

Psalms [42], 43

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Luke 11: 14–28

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Post Communion Prayer

Eternal Father,
we thank you for nourishing us
with these heavenly gifts.
May our communion strengthen us in faith,
build us up in hope,
and make us grow in love;
for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

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