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.
Track 1 Old Testament: Exodus 17:1-7 read from the International Children’s Bible
Track 1 Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Track 2 Old Testament: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 read from the read from the International Children’s Bible
Track 2 Psalm 25:1-8: read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Philippians 2:1-13 read from the Lexham English Bible
Gospel: Matthew 21:23-32 read from the Message Bible
Closing Prayer: On September 30 we celebrate the life of Jerome, Priest, and Monk of Bethlehem. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.