Proper 24(29) Year 2 (Pentecost 19)
Closest RCL Sunday(s): Proper 9(14)B, Proper 10(15)B; Easter 2C
Readings: David Anointed King– 2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5; Psalm 150 (Mark 11:8-10)
Prayer of the Day (Working Preacher): Holy One of Israel, King David worked hard to return the Ark of the Covenant to Israel so that the people could honor you in your house of worship. Receive our praise in this house of worship, as we rejoice in your presence. Amen.
Other Resources (2 Samuel): Textweek, re:Worship, RevGalBlog, NL FaceBook Group
Other Resources (Psalm 150): Textweek, re:Worship, NL FaceBook Group
Suggested hymns based on the texts:
ELW #344. All Glory, Laud, and Honor
ELW #883. All People That on Earth Do Dwell
ELW #552. Blessed Be the God of Israel
ELW #819. Come, All You People (Uyaimose)
ELW #731. Earth and All Stars!
ELW #333. Jesus Is a Rock in a Weary Land
ELW #836. Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
ELW #881. Let All Things Now Living
ELW #876. Let the Whole Creation Cry
ELW #475. Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor
ELW #763. My Life Flows On in Endless Song
ELW #343. My Song Is Love Unknown
ELW #295. Of the Father’s Love Begotten
ELW #886. Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
ELW #822. Oh, Sing to the Lord (Cantad al Señor)
ELW #884/5. Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow
ELW #864/5. Praise, My Soul, the God of Heaven
ELW #858/9. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
ELW #821. Shout to the Lord
ELW #850/1. When in Our Music God Is Glorified
ELW #853. When Morning Gilds the Skies
LBW #550. From All That Dwell below the Skies
WOV #783. Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God
Various Hymnals Filled with Excitement (1972) by Rubén Ruiz Ávila
Various Hymnals For the Music of Creation (1992) by Shirley Murray
Various Hymnals Like Miriam Who Danced to Praise (1999) by Mary Keithahn
Various Hymnals Lord of the Dance (1963) by Sydney Carter
Various Hymnals Sing of the Lord’s Goodness (1981) by Ernest Sands
(ELW=Evangelical Lutheran Worship; LBW=Lutheran Book of Worship; WOV=With One Voice)
Other (mostly contemporary) options:
“Made to Worship” By Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, et al.
“Undignified” By Matt Redman.
More options here.
Prayers of Intercession:
(Introduction and Conclusion from Revised Common Lectionary Prayers, copyright © 2002)
God of mercy and healing, you who hear the cries of those in need, receive these petitions of your people that all who are troubled may know peace, comfort, and courage.
A brief silence.
Make your church unashamed of the Gospel; willing to dance, sing, and praise that all may know the love and grace of God. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
May all that lives and breathes see you as the source of life and joyously sing out with your praises. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
You are enthroned above all else; grant humility to all world leaders and bring your kingdom forth in mercy and justice. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Strengthen all missionaries as they accompany the communities they serve; and empower them to serve the needs of our neighbors across the globe. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Renew those who provide care for others; and ease any guilt they may experience for seeing to their own needs as well as the needs of others. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Protect this congregation and guide it in your ways that our witness here may be full of trust and joy. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Here other intercessions may be offered.
With thanksgiving for those who now rest in you (especially,…); keep their memories alive in us until we meet again. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Life-giving God, heal our lives, that we may acknowledge your wonderful deeds and offer you thanks from generation to generation through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.