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4th October 1998 (Proper 23)

Readings: Lamentations 1:1-6, 3:19-26
                     Psalm 137
                     Luke 17:5-10
                     2 Timothy 1:1-14

Hymns:

          Rejoice & Sing 536 New every morning is the love
Rejoice & Sing 629 Make me a channel of your peace
Rejoice & Sing 84 Forgive our sins as we forgive
Rejoice & Sing 486 By gracious powers so wonderfully sheltered
Rejoice & Sing 96 Great is thy faithfulness


Prayers:

         
Opening Sentences:

The Lord is good!
  Our hope is in God as we gather here today.
Wait upon the Lord!
  We seek his face as we worship here together.

          Prayers of Approach:

Godís love is not exhausted.
Godís love is spread far and wide,
Godís love is offered to all,
Godís love is poured out every hour, every minute, every second of the day.
But Godís love is not exhausted.

Godís love is new every morning:
Great is his faithfulness.

Godís love is not jaded.
God loves those who know only hatred.
God loves those who can never love in return.
God loves those who constantly turn away from him.
But Godís love is not jaded.

Godís love is new every morning:
Great is his faithfulness.

Godís love keeps no score of wrongs.
Godís love is patient and kind.
Godís love rejoices at what is right.
Godís love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
But Godís love keeps no score of wrongs.

Godís love is new every morning:
Great is his faithfulness.

          Prayer of Dedication:

From our hands to your hands, Lord accept our gifts of money.
From our lives to your life, Lord accept the gift of all our days.
From our hearts to your heart, Lord accept the gift of our loving praise.