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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 24
The Collect: Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
The Old Testament Jonah 3: 10 – 4:11 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, Anglicised
Psalm 145: 1-8 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
The Epistle Philippians 1: 21 – 30 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible
The Gospel Matthew 20: 1 – 16 read from the God’s Word Bible
Closing Prayer: On September 24th we remember Anna Ellison Butler Alexander, Deaconess and teacher. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.