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Seventeenth after Trinity Proper 21 (26) - Year B

Service Contents:

Hymn: God moves in a mysterious way or On these days of feast and freedom

Prayer: Feasting, freedom, wonder, awe

The Lord’s Prayer

Psalm 124

Reflection on Psalm 124

Hymn: O God, our help in ages past or Remember all those times of sadness

Reading: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22

Hymn: The Kingdom of God is justice and joy or Hoist by his own petard

Reading: James 5:13-20

Hymn: Make me a channel of your peace or Pray and praise or keep in healing

Reading: Mark 9:38-50

Sermon idea 1: All-age story/monologue: Esther

Sermon idea 2: Poem: Stumbling blocks

Hymn: Jesus call us o’er the tumult or Hard sayings of Jesus that challenge and test

Prayer: No shallow prayer

Hymn: Will come and follow me if I but call your name or Sometimes the footfall seems incessant

Blessing: May God exceed our hopes and meet our needs.

Andrew Pratt (born 1948)
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