Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, October 1
The Collect: O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Exodus 17:1-7 read from the Holman Christian Bible
Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Philippians 2:1-13 read from the International Children’s Bible
Gospel: Matthew 21:23-32 read from read from The King James Version Bible
Closing Prayer: on October 3rd we remember John Raleigh Mott evangelist and Ecumenical Pioneer. Portions read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.