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The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

23rd September 2018

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Year B  /  Ordinary time  /  Green

First Service

Collect One

Lord, we pray thee
that thy grace may always prevent and follow us,
and make us continually to be given to all good works;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have made us for yourself,
and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you:
Teach us to offer ourselves to your service,
that here we may have your peace,
and in the world to come may see you face to face;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Proverbs 31: 10–31

Wisdom 1:16–2:1,12–22

The Psalm

Psalm 1

Psalm 54

The Second Reading

James 3: 13 – 4: 3,7–8a

James 3: 13 – 4: 3,7–8a

The Gospel Reading

Mark 9: 30–37

Mark 9: 30–37

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Post Communion Prayer

God our guide,
you feed us with bread from heaven
as you fed your people Israel.
May we who have been inwardly nourished
be ready to follow you
all the days of our pilgrimage on earth,
until we come to your kingdom in heaven.
This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading Proverbs 31: 10–31
350* For the beauty of the earth
543* Lord of the home, your only Son
636* May the grace of Christ our Saviour
544* O perfect love, all human thought transcending

(c) Psalm Psalm 1 [4LCPr1/E7B/Pr18C*/Pr25A*]
649* Happy are they, they that love God
56* Lord, as I wake I turn to you
383* Lord, be thy word my rule

(p) 1st Reading Wisdom 1: 16– 2: 1, 12–22
10* All my hope on God is founded
700* Holy God, we praise thy name

(p) Alternative Jeremiah 11: 18–20
1st Reading 118* Behold, the mountain of the Lord
273 Led like a lamb to the slaughter
140 [The Lord will come and not be slow]

(p) Psalm Psalm 54
218* And can it be that I should gain
638* O for a heart to praise my God
620 O Lord, hear my prayer

2nd Reading James 3: 13– 4: 3, 7–8a
10* All my hope on God is founded
297* Come, thou Holy Spirit, come
563* Commit your ways to God
311 Fruitful trees, the Spirit’s sowing
533* God of grace and God of glory
551 How can we sing with joy to God
553* Jesu, lover of my soul
99* Jesus, the name high over all
635* Lord, be my guardian and my guide
619* Lord, teach us how to pray aright
593* O Jesus, I have promised
507 Put peace into each other’s hands
8* The Lord is King! Lift up your voice

The Gospel Mark 9: 30–37
11* Can we by searching find out God
219* From heav’n you came, helpless babe
651* Jesus, friend of little children
228* Meekness and majesty
231* My song is love unknown
439* Once, only once, and once for all
627* What a friend we have in Jesus
145* You servants of the Lord


Second Service

Collect One

Lord, we pray thee
that thy grace may always prevent and follow us,
and make us continually to be given to all good works;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
you have made us for yourself,
and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you:
Teach us to offer ourselves to your service,
that here we may have your peace,
and in the world to come may see you face to face;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Exodus 19: 10–25

Exodus 19: 10–25

The Psalm

Psalm 119: 137–152

Psalm 119:137–144

The Second Reading

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 8: 23–34

Matthew 8: 23–34

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Post Communion Prayer

God our guide,
you feed us with bread from heaven
as you fed your people Israel.
May we who have been inwardly nourished
be ready to follow you
all the days of our pilgrimage on earth,
until we come to your kingdom in heaven.
This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

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