Notable Feast Days this Week
August 5 - Nonna, mother of Gregory of Nazianzus, 374
August 6 - The Transfiguration of Our Lord 
(Syriac Orthodox, Indian Orthodox, Revised Julian calendars in Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholic, Old Catholic, and Anglican)
August 7 - Victricius, Rouen, 407
August 8 - Dominic, 1221 (Roman/Anglican)
August 9 - Matthias, Apostle (Eastern)
August 10 - Romanus, Rome, 258
August 11 - Clare of Assisi, 1253 (Roman/Anglican)
Revised Common Lectionary

Isaiah 1:1,10-20
Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23
Genesis 15:1-6
Psalm 33:12-22
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Luke 12:32-40

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

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost August 11, 2019 (Year C)

Forward in Faith
Learn to do good and seek justice (Isaiah 1:1, 10-20). God calls the whole earth into account, so continue to seek God's ways (Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23) and live in faith (Genesis 15:1-6). Those who seek God hope in him and wait for his salvation (Psalm 33:12-22). Like Abraham, we should trust God for the things we cannot see (Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16), and look forward to when Jesus will return (Lk. 12:32-40).

Psalm 33 / Psalm 50
Scripture Readings

Psalm 33:12-22
Hope and wait in the Lord

Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23
God will not be silent

Isaiah 1:1, 10-20
Learn to do good

Genesis 15:1-6
God's promises a child

Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Abraham's faith

Luke 12:32-40
The treasure of the kingdom

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"If you lack earthly riches, do not seek them in the world by evil deeds. If they fall to your lot, let them be stored up in heaven by good works. A manly Christian soul should neither be overjoyed at acquiring them nor cast down when they are gone. Let us instead reflect on what the Lord says: “Where thy treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Surely when we hear that we should lift up our hearts, the familiar answer that we make should not be a lie." -Augustine on Luke 12:32-4
Collect for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (BCP 1979)
Grant to us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who cannot exist without you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn Suggestions for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 33 and Psalm 50 from

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

Colossians 3:16-17 and Luke 12:32-34 from The Verses Project

Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies | Charles Wesley / Music: Luke Morton | Leadsheet 

Dayspring (Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies) | Charles Wesley / Music: Alex Mejias | Chord Chart | Lead Sheet | Piano Score

Phos Hilaron by Thomas Tallis, arranged by Church of the Apostles Chord Chart  

Lord Have Mercy | by Trenton Durham | Leadsheet

Blessed the People (Psalm 33) | by Randall DeBruyn | Leadsheet

Rejoice, You Righteous, in the Lord (Psalm 33) Words by Michael Morgan | Leadsheet | Psalms for All Seasons pg. 215

Rejoice Ye in the Lord, O Righteous (Psalm 33) | Genevan Psalter, 1543 | Leadsheet

Let the Giving of Our Thanks Be Our Sacrifice (Psalm 50) | by The Iona Community | Leadsheet | Psalms for All Seasons Pg. 320-321

Psalm 33 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 50 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Metrical Options | Psalm 33 and Psalm 50
Music for Listening
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