Sunday: Ordinary 28C, Proper 23C

What does the Lord require of you?

      What shall I return to the Lord for all his bounty to me? I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord, I will pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people. Psalm 116:12-14
      Graciously her us, Lord God; and grant that we, to whom you have given the desire to pray, may by your mighty aid be defended and strengthened in all dangers and adversities; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 3
      Let us pray [that God will help us to love one another.]
      Lord, our help and guide, make your love the foundation of our lives. May our love for you express itself in our eagerness to do good for others. 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
      O God, you have made heaven and earth and all that is good: help us to delight in simple things and to rejoice always in the richness of your bounty; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      Gehazi's deception.   2 Kings 5:1-14   5:1-3, 7-15c
      Great and wonderful are your deeds, Lord God the Almighty.   Psalm 111  
      A letter to the exiles.   Jeremiah 29:1-8   29:1, 4-7
      As in Adam all die, so in Christ shall all be made alive.   Psalm 66:1-11   66:1-12
      Hold firm.   2 Timothy 2:8-13   2:8-15
      Jesus makes ten lepers clean.   Luke 17:11-19  
Supplementary readings
      The restoration of Israel.   Jeremiah 30:1-9  
      How to deal with false teachers.   2 Timothy 2:14-26   2:19-26
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CH 103
CH 20
CH 32
AHB 420
HTC 348
CC 1
AHB 455
AHB 461
Hymn or Chorus first line
The seed song
In the presence of your people
Bless the holy name of Jesus
Jesu thou joy of loving hearts
Shout for joy
Great and wonderful are your deeds
Be thou my vision
Why should cross and trial grieve me?
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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