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The Third Sunday after Trinity

The Sunday between 26 June and 2 July

2nd July 2017

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Year A  /  Ordinary time  /  Green

First Service

Collect One

O Lord,
we beseech thee mercifully to hear us;
and grant that we, to whom thou hast given
an hearty desire to pray,
may by thy mighty aid be defended and comforted
in all dangers and adversities;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Genesis 22: 1–14 or Jeremiah 28:5–9

The Psalm

Psalm 13 or Psalm 89: 1–4, 15–18

The Second Reading

Romans 6: 12–23

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 10: 40–42

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
whose beauty is beyond our imagining
and whose power we cannot comprehend:
Give us a glimpse of your glory on earth
but shield us from knowing more than we can bear
until we may look upon you without fear;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Suggested Hymns

PROPER 8 The Sunday between June 26 and July 2 inclusive

Year A

(c) 1st Reading Genesis 22: 1–14
13* God moves in a mysterious way
59* New every morning is the love
601* Teach me, my God and King
323* The God of Abraham praise

(c) Psalm Psalm 13
528* The Church’s one foundation

(p) 1st Reading Jeremiah 28: 5–9
381* God has spoken – by his prophets

(p) Psalm Psalm 89: 1–4, 15–18
80* Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father
32* O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
490* The Spirit lives to set us free
374* When all thy mercies, O my God

2nd Reading Romans 6: 12–23
642* Amazing grace (how sweet the sound!)
400* And now, O Father, mindful of the love
87 Christ is the world’s light, he and none other
703 Now lives the Lamb of God
638* O for a heart to praise my God
594* O Lord of creation, to you be all praise!
597* Take my life and let it be
492* Ye servants of God, your master proclaim

The Gospel Matthew 10: 40–42
517* Brother, sister, let me serve you
495* Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love



Second Service

Collect One

O Lord,
we beseech thee mercifully to hear us;
and grant that we, to whom thou hast given
an hearty desire to pray,
may by thy mighty aid be defended and comforted
in all dangers and adversities;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have broken the tyranny of sin
and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts
whereby we call you Father:
Give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,
that we and all creation may be brought
to the glorious liberty of the children of God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

1 Samuel 28: 3–19

The Psalm

Psalm 50 or 50: 1–15

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Luke 17: 20–37

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
whose beauty is beyond our imagining
and whose power we cannot comprehend:
Give us a glimpse of your glory on earth
but shield us from knowing more than we can bear
until we may look upon you without fear;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Suggested Hymns

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