Sunday: Ordinary 20A, Proper 15A

The will and call of God

      Thus says the Lord, 'Maintain justice, and do what is right, for soon my salvation will come, and my deliverance be revealed,'
      God our Father, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as pass man's understanding: pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you above all things, may obtain your promises which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 6
      God of freedom, you have broken the tyranny of sin and sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts: give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service, that all people may know the glorious liberty of the children of God; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      The salvation of others.   Isaiah 56:1-8   56:1, 6-8
      Let the people praise you, O God, let all the people praise you.   Psalm 67  
      Joseph reveals himself to his brothers.   Genesis 45:1-15  
      Let us love one another, for love is of God.   Psalm 133  
      The salvation of the Gentiles.   Romans 11:25-32   11:1-2a, 29-32   11:13-32 (33-36)
      A woman of faith.   Matthew 15:21-28   15: (10-20) 21-28
Supplementary readings
      Jacob blesses Joseph.   Genesis 48:1-22   48:8-20
      Ingrafted Gentile branches.   Romans 11:11-24   11:17-28
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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