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The Third Sunday after Trinity

17th June 2018

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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

1 Samuel 15: 34 – 16: 13

Ezekiel 17: 22–24

The Psalm

Psalm 20

Psalm 92: 1–4, 12–15

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Mark 4: 26–34

Mark 4: 26–34

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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

(c) 1st Reading 1 Samuel 15: 34– 16: 13
630* Blessed are the pure in heart
125* Hail to the Lord’s anointed
306* O Spirit of the living God
498 What does the Lord require for praise and offering?

(c) Psalm Psalm 20
643* Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
659* Onward Christian soldiers
487* Soldiers of Christ arise
488* Stand up, stand up for Jesus
243 The royal banners forward go

(p) 1st Reading Ezekiel 17: 22–24
311 Fruitful trees, the Spirit’s sowing

(p) Psalm Psalm 92: 1–4, 12–15 [2LPr3C]
668* God is our fortress and our rock
361* Now thank we all our God
76 Sweet is the work, my God and King
36* We thank you, God our Father


2nd Reading 2 Corinthians 5: 6–10 (11–13) 14–17
389 All who believe and are baptised
416 Great God, your love has called us here
226* It is a thing most wonderful
672* Light’s abode, celestial Salem
634* Love divine, all loves excelling
229* My God I love thee; not because
528* The Church’s one foundation


The Gospel Mark 4: 26–34
378* Almighty God, your word is cast
37* [Come, ye thankful people, come]
413 Father, we thank thee who hast planted
39* For the fruits of his creation
125* Hail to the Lord’s anointed
385* Rise and hear! The Lord is speaking

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

Jeremiah 7: 1–16

Jeremiah 7: 1–16

The Psalm

Psalm 39

Psalm 39

The Second Reading

Romans 9: 14–26

Romans 9: 14–26

The Gospel Reading

? Luke 7: 36 – 8: 3

? Luke 7: 36 – 8: 3

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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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