The Collect: Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.
Track 1 Old Testament: Jeremiah 2:4-13 read from The Message Bible
Track 2 Old Testament option 1: Sirach 10: 12 – 18 read from The New Revised Standard Bible
Track 2 Old Testament option 2: Proverbs 25:6 – 7 read from The Message Bible
Track 1 Psalm 81:1, 10-16 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Track 2 Psalm 112 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 read from the Modern English Version Bible
Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14 read from the New American Standard Bible
Closing Prayer: On September 4th we remember Albert Schweitzer. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.