Grace Lutheran Church

739 19th St. SE; Paris, TX 74560 903-784-3753

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Introit                                                                                                                                                  Ps. 67:4-7; antiphon: Ps. 67:3

Let the peoples praise you, | O God;*
  let all the peoples | praise you!
Let the nations be glad and | sing for joy,*
  for you judge the peoples with equity and guide the nations up- | on earth.
Let the peoples praise you, | O God;*
  let all the peoples | praise you!
The earth has yielded its | increase;*
  God, our God, shall | bless us.
God shall | bless us;*
  let all the ends of the earth | fear him!
Glory be to the Father and | to the Son*
  and to the Holy | Spirit;
as it was in the be- | ginning,*
  is now, and will be forever. | Amen.

Let the peoples praise you, | O God;*
  let all the peoples | praise you!


Collect of the Day

  Almighty, eternal God, in the Word of Your apostles and prophets You have proclaimed to us Your saving will. Grant us faith to believe Your promises that we may receive eternal salvation; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Readings:

Exodus 19:2-8
   Psalm 100 
(antiphon: v.5)
Romans 5:6-15
  Matthew 9:35-10:8


Gradual                                                                                                                                                                     Psalm 145:3, 5b, 6b

Great is the LORD, and greatly | to be praised,*
  and his greatness is un- | searchable.
On your wondrous works, I will | meditate,*
  and I will declare your | greatness.


Verse                                                                                                                                                                           Matthew 9:37b-38


    Alleluia. The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. Alleluia.