Notable Feast Days this Week
July 29 - Mary, Martha, and Lazarus (Lutheran)
July 29 - Olaf, King of Norway, 1030
July 30 - Peter Chrysologus, 450
July 31 - Ignatius of Loyola, 1556 (Roman Catholic)
July 31 - Joseph of Arimathea, Matthew 27:57
August 1 - Nicholas of Japan, 1912 (Eastern)
August 2 - Stephen I, Bishop of Rome, 257
August 3 - Nicodemus, John 3:1(Roman Catholic)
August 3 - Lydia, Acts 16:4 (Roman Catholic)
August 4 - Aristarchus, Acts 27:2 (Roman Catholic) 

Revised Common Lectionary

Hosea 11:1-11
Psalm 107:1-9,43
Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14; 2:18-23
Psalm 49:1-12
Colossians 3:1-11
Luke 12:13-21

Daily Readings (RCL)
Abbreviated Daily Readings
Liturgical Color - Green

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost August 4, 2019 (Year C)

Seeking Wisdom Over Treasure and Pleasure
"The pleasures and acquisitions we have on earth are fleeting (Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14: 2:18-23); wisdom and understanding are without price (Psalm 49:1-11). With this in mind, we put away our old natures and put on the new (Colossians 1:1-11), knowing that our time here is also fleeting and our worldly treasures empty of true meaning (Luke 12:13-21)." - Thomas Oden in Ancient Christian Devotional

Psalm 49 / Psalm 107
Scripture Readings

Psalm 49:1-12
The folly of trusting in riches

Psalm 107:1-9, 43
Give thanks to God

Hosea 11:1-11
God loves Israel like a mother

Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14, 2:18-23
Seek wisdom

Colossians 3:1-11
Clothed in Christ

Luke 12:13-21
God is our treasure

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"This should be the careful consideration of wise people, that since the days of this life are short and the time uncertain, death should never be unexpected for those who are to die. Those who know that they are mortal should not come to an unprepared end."
-Leo The Great on Luke 12:13-21
Collect for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. -The Book of Common Prayer
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn Suggestions for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 49 and Psalm 107 from

Just released! A Spanish-English bilingual hymnal from GIA and the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship

Lord Have Mercy | by Trenton Durham | Leadsheet

We Are Not Overcome | by Robert Heiskell | Leadsheet 

Psalm 49 (Dark Parable) | by John Hopkins | SATB Leadsheet

Give Thanks to the Lord (Psalm 107) | by Sandra McCraken | Leadsheet

Oh Give Thanks (Psalm 107) | by Wendall Kimbrough | Leadsheet

Psalm 107 (Give Thanks to God Who Hears Our Cries) | Words: Ruth C. Duck / from Psalm 107 / Music: Elkanah K. Dare Consolation (Kentucky Harmony) and Morning Song | Leadsheet Capo Leadsheet

Psalm 49 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 107 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Metrical Options | Psalm 49 and Psalm 107
Music for Listening
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