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The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

22nd 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

Loving and righteous God,
your boundless generosity exceeds
all that we can desire or deserve,
and you give to the last worker
all you promised to the first:
liberate us from all jealousy and greed,
that we may be free to love and serve others,
and in your service may find our true reward;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
whose only Son has opened for us
a new and living way into your presence:
Give us pure hearts and steadfast wills
to worship you in spirit and in truth,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Jeremiah 8: 18 – 9: 1

Amos 8: 4–7

The Psalm

Psalm 79: 1–9

Psalm 113

The Second Reading

1 Timothy 2: 1–7

1 Timothy 2: 1–7

The Gospel Reading

Luke 16: 1–13

Luke 16: 1–13

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Post Communion Prayer

Lord God,
the source of truth and love:
Keep us faithful to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship,
united in prayer and the breaking of bread,
and one in joy and simplicity of heart,
in Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading Jeremiah 8: 18– 9: 1
62* Abide with me; fast falls the eventide
618* Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

(c) Psalm Psalm 79: 1–9
569* Hark, my soul, it is the Lord

(p) 1st Reading Amos 8: 4–7
535* Judge eternal, throned in splendour
486* People of God, arise
509* Your kingdom come, O God

(p) Psalm Psalm 113 [5–31]
501 Christ is the world’s true light
360* Let all the world in every corner sing
718 O praise the Lord, ye servants of the Lord
719 Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord
712* Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord
73* The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

2nd Reading 1 Timothy 2: 1–7 [HTB]
518* Bind us together, Lord
319* Father, of heaven, whose love profound
419* I am not worthy, holy Lord
81* Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided
619* Lord, teach us how to pray aright
673 O Christ, our hope, our hearts’ desire
366* Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
540* To thee, our God, we fly

The Gospel Luke 16: 1–13
643* Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
567* Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
81* Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided
638* O for a heart to praise my God
527* Son of God, eternal Saviour
597* Take my life, and let it be
601* Teach me, my God and King

Second Service

Collect One

Loving and righteous God,
your boundless generosity exceeds
all that we can desire or deserve,
and you give to the last worker
all you promised to the first:
liberate us from all jealousy and greed,
that we may be free to love and serve others,
and in your service may find our true reward;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
whose only Son has opened for us
a new and living way into your presence:
Give us pure hearts and steadfast wills
to worship you in spirit and in truth,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Ezra 1

Ezra 1

The Psalm

Psalms (128), 129

Psalms (128), 129

The Gospel Reading

John 7: 14–36

John 7: 14–36

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Post Communion Prayer

Lord God,
the source of truth and love:
Keep us faithful to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship,
united in prayer and the breaking of bread,
and one in joy and simplicity of heart,
in Jesus Christ our Lord.

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