Services this Sunday

Sunday 17th September is the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity, and there are services at:

10:30 Informal Worship at Stottesdon

16:00 Pet Service at Farlow

18:30 Harvest Festival and bring and share Harvest Supper at Sidbury

 

Readings:

Genesis 50:15-21 – Joseph’s brothers seek forgiveness

Romans 14:1-12 – Agreeing to differ

Matthew 18:21-35 – Forgiveness

 

Psalm 103:1-13

1 Bless the Lord, O my soul, ¨ and all that is within me bless his holy name.

2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, ¨ and forget not all his benefits;

3 Who forgives all your sins ¨ and heals all your infirmities;

4 Who redeems your life from the Pit ¨ and crowns you with faithful love and compassion;

5 Who satisfies you with good things, ¨ so that your youth is renewed like an eagle’s.

6 The Lord executes righteousness ¨ and judgement for all who are oppressed.

7 He made his ways known to Moses ¨ and his works to the children of Israel.

8 The Lord is full of compassion and mercy, ¨ slow to anger and of great kindness.

9 He will not always accuse us, ¨ neither will he keep his anger for ever.

10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins, ¨ nor rewarded us according to our wickedness.

11 For as the heavens are high above the earth, ¨ so great is his mercy upon those who fear him.

12 As far as the east is from the west, ¨ so far has he set our sins from us.

13 As a father has compassion on his children, ¨ so is the Lord merciful towards those who fear him.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit: as it was in the beginning is now and shall be for ever. Amen.

 

Collect for the Day

Almighty God, whose only Son has opened for us a new and living way into your presence: give us pure hearts and steadfast wills to worship you in spirit and in truth; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.


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