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The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

1st September 2019

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Year C  /  Ordinary time  /  Green

For services, please see Daily Prayer (Morning), Daily Prayer (Evening) and Holy Communion.

Principal 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

Jeremiah 2: 4–13

Ecclesiasticus 10: 12–18

The Psalm

Psalm 81: 1, 10–16

Psalm 112

The Second Reading

Hebrews 13: 1–8, 15–16

Hebrews 13: 1–8, 15–16

The Gospel Reading

Luke 14: 1, 7–14

Luke 14: 1, 7–14

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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 Jeremiah 2: 4–13
645* Father, hear the prayer we offer
646* Glorious things of thee are spoken
553* Jesu, lover of my soul
303* Lord of the Church, we pray for our renewing
557* Rock of ages, cleft for me

(c) Psalm Psalm 81: 1, 10–16
332* Come, let us join our cheerful songs
48 God in his love for us, lent us this planet
360* Let all the world in every corner sing
44 Praise and thanksgiving, Father, we offer

(p) 1st Reading Sirach 10: 12–18
630* Blessed are the pure in heart
294* Come down, O Love divine
638* O for a heart to praise my God

or Proverbs 25: 6–7
630* Blessed are the pure in heart

(p) Psalm Psalm 112
591* O happy day that fixed my choice

2nd Reading Hebrews 13: 1–8, 15–16
10* All my hope on God is founded
516* Belovèd, let us love: love is of God
86 Christ is the King! O friends, rejoice
410 Dearest Jesus, at your word
350* For the beauty of the earth
525* Let there be love shared among us
103* O Christ the same, through all our story’s pages
362* O God beyond all praising
366* Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
499* When I needed a neighbour, were you there
344* When morning gilds the skies

The Gospel Luke 14: 1, 7–14
684 All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine
630* Blessed are the pure in heart
433* My God, your table here is spread
712* Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord
451 We come as guest 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

Isaiah 33: 13–22

Isaiah 33: 13–22

The Psalm

Psalm 119: 81–96

81–88

The Gospel Reading

John 3: 22–36

John 3: 22–36

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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.

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