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Eighth Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

Service contents:

Opening Hymn: God is here as we his people or God, surprise us by your presence

Reflection/poem: God weeps–(based on Romans 9:1-5)

Responsive prayer: God of wisdom

Hymn: There’s a wideness in God’s mercy or You cannot put a price on love (based on Isaiah 55:1–5)

Reading: Genesis 32:22–31

Hymn: Come, O thou Traveller unknown or Wrestling stranger met with Jacob

Reading: Matthew 14:13–21

Sermon ideas: Two items based on Genesis 32:22–31

Poem: My father,Jacob

Reflection: A reflection on Jacob’s wrestling

Monologue: Leftovers – monologue/character piece based on Matthew 14:13-21

Hymn: Tell me the stories of Jesus or Who took fish and bread or No peace for the Master,the people would follow

Prayer: God of the church

Hymn: Let us build a house or To broader lands and better days

Blessing: Joy will be with us to take to those in sorrow.

Andrew Pratt (born 1948)
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