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The Readings
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collect/opening prayer reflection September 12 and week following [NZPB]
collect/opening prayer reflection September 12 and week following [NZPB] lectionary suggestion different from Prayer Book suggestion
collect/opening prayer reflection September 12 and week following [BCP TEC]

Common Worship (CofE):

God, who in generous mercy sent the Holy Spirit
upon your Church in the burning fire of your love:
grant that your people may be fervent
in the fellowship of the gospel
that, always abiding in you,
they may be found steadfast in faith and active in service;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

A creation reading of the lectionary

Jeremiah brings the most poignant, strong words connected to creation this Sunday with a hot wind that comes out of the bare heights in the desert, an earth that is waste and void where all the birds of the air have fled. The fruitful land is a desert, and all its cities are laid in ruins. The whole land shall be a desolation. Yet words of hope are there even within this vision, which in the gospel speaks of the cost of searching for what we have lost.

Drawn from Creation Season where you will find further resources.

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