5th Sunday after Epiphany B

The gospel proclaimed

      Those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles. Isaiah 40:31
      God, our refuge and strength, the author of all godliness, hear the devout prayers of your church: and grant that what we ask in faith we may surely obtain; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 23
      Let us pray [for God's protection]
      Father, watch over your family and keep us safe in your care, for all our hope is in you. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Saving God, whose Son, Jesus Christ, healed the sick and brought them wholeness of body and mind: inspire us, his disciples, so that we may constantly proclaim his gospel by our words and by the dedication and integrity of our lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      The Lord is the everlasting God.   Isaiah 40:12-31   40:21-31
      Cry out with joy to the Lord, all the earth! Alleluia.   Psalm 147:1-11   20c
      Proclaiming the good news.   1 Corinthians 9:19-23   9:16-23
      Jesus bring release.   Mark 1:29-39  
Supplementary readings
      The exile.   Genesis 4:1-16  
      Sin is of the Evil One.   1 John 3:7-9   3:7-14
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
Hymn or Chorus first line
Tunes and sources
Color Key and Notes
      RCL reading;
      APBA reading;
      Congregational response or refrain, AAPB/RSV;
      Subject heading, AAPB;
      Where there is a second Old Testament reading it is sequential rather than linked to the gospel;
      Hymn book and other abbreviations. See In Words and Song.

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