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The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

The Sunday between 7 and 13 August

12th August 2018

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First Service

Collect One

O God,
who declarest thy almighty power
most chiefly in shewing mercy and pity;
Mercifully grant unto us such a measure of thy grace,
that we, running the way of thy commandments,
may obtain thy gracious promises,
and be made partakers of thy heavenly treasure;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

O God,
you declare your almighty power
most chiefly in showing mercy and pity:
Mercifully grant to us such a measure of your grace,
that we, running the way of your commandments,
may receive your gracious promises,
and be made partakers of your heavenly treasure;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

The Psalm

Psalm 130 or Psalm 34: 1–8

The Second Reading

Ephesians 4: 25 – 5: 2

The Gospel Reading

John 6: 35, 41–51

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Post Communion Prayer

Lord of all mercy,
we your faithful people have celebrated
the memorial of that single sacrifice
which takes away our sins and brings pardon and peace.
By our communion
keep us firm on the foundation of the gospel
and preserve us from all sin;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading 2 Samuel 18: 5–9, 15, 31–33
62* Abide with me, fast falls the eventide
590* My faith looks up to thee
592* O Love that wilt not let me go

(c) Psalm Psalm 130 [L5A/Pr5B*/Pr8B]
564 Deus meus adiuva me (O my God, in help draw near)
620 O Lord, hear my prayer
9 There’s a wideness in God’s mercy
627* What a friend we have in Jesus

(p) 1 Kings 19: 4–8
563* Commit your ways to God

(p) Psalm Psalm 34: 1–8 [Pr25B]
86 Christ is the King! O friends, rejoice
99* Jesus, the name high over all
634* Love divine, all loves excelling
372* Through all the changing scenes of life
376* Ye holy angels bright

2nd Reading Ephesians 4: 25– 5: 2
24* All creatures of our God and King
550* ‘Forgive our sins as we forgive’
496* For the healing of the nations
380 God has spoken to his people, alleluia
520 God is love, and where true love is, God himself is there
312* Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost
523* Help us to help each other, Lord
503* Make me a channel of your peace
636* May the mind of Christ my Saviour
106 O Jesus, King most wonderful
639* O thou who camest from above
526 Risen Lord, whose name we cherish
313* The Spirit came, as promised
597* Take my life and let it be
598 Take this moment, sign and space
244* There is a green hill far away
531 Where love and loving–kindness dwell

The Gospel John 6: 35, 41–51
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
407 Christ is the heavenly food that gives
406* Christians, lift your hearts and voices
408* Come, risen Lord, and deign to be our guest
413 Father, we thank thee who hast planted
647* Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
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
472 Sing we of the blessèd mother
445* Soul, array thyself with gladness
624 Speak, Lord, in the stillness
449 Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour, thee
451 We come as guests invited

Second Service

Collect One

O God,
who declarest thy almighty power
most chiefly in shewing mercy and pity;
Mercifully grant unto us such a measure of thy grace,
that we, running the way of thy commandments,
may obtain thy gracious promises,
and be made partakers of thy heavenly treasure;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

O God,
you declare your almighty power
most chiefly in showing mercy and pity:
Mercifully grant to us such a measure of your grace,
that we, running the way of your commandments,
may receive your gracious promises,
and be made partakers of your heavenly treasure;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Job 39:1 – 40: 4 or Ecclus 43: 13–33

The Psalm

Psalm 91 or Psalm 91: 1–12

The Second Reading

Hebrews 12: 1–17

The Gospel Reading

Luke 12: 32–40

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Post Communion Prayer

Lord of all mercy,
we your faithful people have celebrated
the memorial of that single sacrifice
which takes away our sins and brings pardon and peace.
By our communion
keep us firm on the foundation of the gospel
and preserve us from all sin;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

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