Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Theme: Spiritual Wisdom Receives The Gifts of Christ
255 – Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty
185 – O Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace
311 – Soul, Adorn Yourself with Gladness
475 – The Man Is Ever Blest
Prayer of the Day: Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your gift of grace that we come into your presence and offer true and faithful service. Grant that our worship on earth may always be pleasing to you and in the life to come give us the fulfillment of what you have promised; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Verse of the Day: Alleluia. the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Alleluia. (Hebrews 4:12 cf. RSV)