Weekday Worship

Weekday Worship

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Bible Verse

Seek the Lord while he may be found;
call upon him while he is near.

Isaiah 55.6

Gathering Prayer

O God,
lead us from death to life,
from falsehood to truth.
Lead us from despair to hope,
from fear to trust.
Lead us from hate to love,
from war to peace.
Let peace fill our hearts,
our world, our universe.
We ask it for your own name’s sake.
Amen.

Iona Abbey Worship Book

Praise

O be joyful in the Lord, all the earth;
serve the Lord with gladness
and come before his presence with a song.

Know that the Lord is God;
it is he that has made us and we are his;
we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.

Enter his gates with thanksgiving
and his courts with praise;
give thanks to him and bless his name.

For the Lord is gracious; his steadfast love is everlasting,
and his faithfulness endures from generation to generation.

Psalm 100—The Jubilate

Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit;
as it was in the beginning is now and shall be for ever. Amen.

Common Worship Psalter

Bible Reading

Reflect on this, or a different passage of scripture

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Mathew 11.28-30

Prayers of Intercession

Pray for people and situations, including:

  • Yourself, your family and friends
  • The next stage of the response to the Covid-19 outbreak
  • Places where the impact of COVID-19 outbreak continues to devestate lives

Collect

Generous God,
you give us gifts and make them grow:
though our faith is small as mustard seed,
make it grow to your glory
and the flourishing of your kingdom;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Alternative Collect for Seventh Sunday after Trinity

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins
as we forgive those who sin against us.
Lead us not into temptation
but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power,
and the glory are yours
now and for ever.
Amen.

Conclusion

Almighty God,
we thank you for the gift of your holy word.
May it be a lantern to our feet,
a light to our paths,
and a strength to our lives.
Take us and use us
to love and serve
in the power of the Holy Spirit
and in the name of your Son,
Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Let us serve God
with all our heart
with all our soul
and with all our strength.
Amen.

cf Deut 6:5

Copyright Acknowledgements: Material taken from: Common Worship: Additional Collects © The Archbishops’ Council 2004.
Common Worship: Daily Prayer – Copyright © The Archbishops’ Council 2005.
Iona Worship Book © The Iona Community, 2001