Sunday: Ordinary 29A, Proper 24A

Prayer and service

      Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. Matthew 22:21.
      Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully look on our infirmities; and in all our dangers and necessities stretch out your right hand to help and defend us: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Epiphany 3
      Let us pray [for the gift of joy in our service to God and humanity]
      Almighty and ever-living God, our source of power and inspiration, give us strength and joy in serving you as followers of Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations: grant that your Church throughout the world may persevere with steadfast faith in proclaiming the cross to be the way that leads to life eternal; 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
      O God, whose beauty is beyond our imagining and whose power we cannot comprehend: show us your glory, as far as we can grasp it, and shield us from knowing more than we can bear, until we may look upon you without fear, through Jesus Christ. Amen. APBA, alt.
      None like the Lord.   Isaiah 45:1-7  
      Heaven and earth are full of his glory.   Psalm 96:1-9  
      Moses and the glory of the Lord.   Exodus 33:12-23  
      The Lord our God is holy.   Psalm 99  
      Faith, hope and love / The Christian life and faith.   1 Thessalonians 1:1-3 / 1:4-10   1:1-10
      The question about paying taxes / Marriage in the resurrection.   Matthew 22:15-21 / 22:22-33   22:15-22   22:15-33
Supplementary readings
      The Lord God.   Exodus 34:1-28   34:1-8
      The power that Christ gives.   Philippians 4:10-20  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
FS 92
TIS 751
TIS 454
TIS 257
CC 203
TIS 257
Hymn or Chorus first line
I'm not alone for my Father is with me
Travellin on the road together
What does the Lord require of you?
Gather us together Lord
O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness
"Celtic Alleluia", v1-4.
Lord, give us your Sprit
"Celtic Alleluia", v5-8.
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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