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The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

5th August 2018

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First Service

Collect One

Let thy merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of thy humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please thee;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a

Exodus 16: 2–4, 9–15

The Psalm

Psalm 51: 1–13

Psalm 78: 23–29

The Second Reading

Ephesians 4: 1–16

Ephesians 4: 1–16

The Gospel Reading

John 6: 24–35

John 6: 24–35

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
as we are strengthened by these holy mysteries,
so may our lives be a continual offering,
holy and acceptable in your sight;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading 2 Samuel 11: 26– 12: 13a
548 Drop, drop, slow tears
550* ‘Forgive our sins as we forgive’
652* Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
385* Rise and hear, the Lord is speaking

(c) Psalm Psalm 51: 1–13 [L5B]
397* Alleluia! Alleluia! Opening our hearts to him
297* Come, thou Holy Spirit, come
614* Great Shepherd of your people, hear
208 [Hearken, O Lord, have mercy upon us]
553* Jesu, lover of my soul
305 O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
638* O for a heart to praise my God
557* Rock of ages, left for me

(p) 1st Reading Exodus 16: 2–4, 9–15
325* Be still for the presence of the Lord, the Holy One is here
52* Christ, whose glory fills the skies
549* Dear Lord and Father of mankind
647* Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
425* Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
588* Light of the minds that know him
431* Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
589 Lord, speak to me that I may speak
445* Soul, array thyself with gladness

(p) Psalm Psalm 78: 23–29
549* Dear Lord and Father of mankind
435* O God, unseen, yet ever near

2nd Reading Ephesians 4: 1–16
518* Bind us together, Lord
86 Christ is the King! O friends, rejoice
501 Christ is the world’s true light
519 Come, all who look to Christ today
294* Come down, O Love divine
408* Come, risen Lord, and deign to be our guest
318* Father, Lord of all creation
413 Father, we thank thee, who hast planted
298 Filled with the Spirit’s powder, with one accord
520 God is love, and where true love is, God himself is there
614* Great Shepherd of your people, hear
523* Help us to help each other, Lord
521 I am the Church! You are the Church!
522* In Christ there is no east or west
438* O thou who at thy eucharist didst pray
440 One bread, one body, one Lord of all
441 Out to the world for Jesus
507 Put peace into each other’s hands
308 Revive your Church, O Lord
526 Risen Lord, whose name we cherish
527* Son of God, eternal Saviour
369* Songs of praise the angels sang
528* The Church’s one foundation
313* The Spirit came, as promised
661* Through the night of doubt and sorrow
529* Thy hand, O God, has guided
530 Ubi caritas et amor
531 Where love and loving–kindness dwell

The Gospel John 6: 24–35
398* Alleluia! sing to Jesus
401 Be known to us in breaking bread
403* Bread of the world in mercy broken
379* Break thou the bread of life
408* Come, risen Lord, and deign to be our guest
411* Draw near and take the body of the Lord
647* Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
418* Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face
420* ‘I am the bread of life’
581* I, the Lord of sea and sky
422* In the quiet consecration
425* Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
588* Light of the minds that know him
431* Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
435* O God unseen, yet ever near
443* Sent forth by God’s blessing, our true faith confessing
445* Soul, array thyself with gladness
624 Speak, Lord, in the stillness
451 We come as guests invited

Second Service

Collect One

Let thy merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of thy humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please thee;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Job 28

Ecclus 42: 15–25

The Psalm

Psalm 88

Psalm 88: 1–10

The Second Reading

Hebrews 11: 17–31

Hebrews 11: 17–31

The Gospel Reading

Luke 12: 13–21

Luke 12: 13–21

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
as we are strengthened by these holy mysteries,
so may our lives be a continual offering,
holy and acceptable in your sight;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

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