Sunday: Ordinary 29B, Proper 24B

Prayer and Service

      The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Mk.10:45
      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 of 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
      God of unchangeable power, when the heaven and earth were made, the morning stars sang together and the host of heaven shouted for joy: open our eyes to the wonders of creation and teach us to use all things for good to the honour of your glorious name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      The servant of the Lord.   Isaiah 53:4-12  
      The Lord will cover us with his wings: we shall not be afraid.   Psalm 91:9-16  
      The might of the Creator.   Job 38:1-11   38:1-7, (34-41).
      O Lord my God, how great you are!   Psalm 104:1-14   104:1-9, 24, 35c   104:1-10, 26
      The qualifications of a High Priest / The source of eternal salvation.   Hebrews 5:1-6 / 5:7-10   5:1-10
      The example of Jesus.   Mark 10:32-45   10:35-45   10:(32-34) 35-45
Supplementary readings
      The Lord speaks to Job.   Job 40:1-14  
      God's steadfast promise.   Hebrews 6:13-20   6:19-7:3
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CH 56
TIS 437
TIS 133
CC 211
CC 203
CC 161
Hymn or Chorus first line
O be joyful in the Lord
He will cover me with his wings
They cast their nets in Galilee
Blessed Jesus at your word
O worship the king
Praise God for the body
Lord, give us your spirit
Jesus is our king
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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