The Collect: Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; 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: Exodus 1:8-2:10 read from the Modern English Version Bible
Track 2 Old Testament: Isaiah 51:1-6 read from the Modern English Version Bible
Track 1 Psalm 124 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Track 2 Psalm 138 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Romans 12:1-8 read from the New American Standard Bible
Gospel: Matthew 16:13-20 read from the New Century Version Bible
Closing Prayer: On August 30 we celebrate the life of Charles Chapman Grafton, Bishop of Fond du Lac, and Ecumenist. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.