Sunday: Ordinary 9C, Proper 4C


      Thus says the one whose name is Holy: I dwell in a high and holy place, but I also live with those who are broken and humble in spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, to restore he courage of the broken. Isaiah 57:15
      Almighty God, whose never-failing providence governs all things in heaven and earth: we humbly ask you to put away from us all hurtful things, and give us whatever may be profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 8
      Let us pray [for God's care and protection]
      Father, your love never fails. Hear our call. Keep us from danger and provide for all our needs. 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
      Almighty God, who alone can bring order to our unruly wills and affections: give us grace to love what you command and desire what you promise, that, in all the changes and chances of this uncertain world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; 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
      Solomon's prayer for the stranger.   1 Kings 8:22-43   8:22-23, 41-43
      Heaven and earth is full of his glory   Psalm 96:1-9  
      Elijah on Mount Carmel.   1 Kings 18:20-39   18:20-21 (22-29) 30-39
      Heaven and earth is full of his glory.   Psalm 96  
      A servant of Christ.   Galatians 1:1-10   1:1-12
      The Roman officer's faith.   Luke 7:1-10  
Supplementary readings
      Asa's Reforms.   2 Chronicles 15:1-12  
      Sowing the seed of the kingdom.   Luke 8:4-18   8:4-15
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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