Sunday, July 31, 2016

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2
Sunday, July 31 — Ecclesiastes 1:2,12–14;2:18–23; Psalm 49:1–12
Colossians 3:1–11; Luke 12:13–21
You shall not revile the deaf or put a stumbling-block before the blind; you shall fear your God. Leviticus 19:14
When you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. Luke 14:13–14
Gracious God, your boundless love for us and your gifts of abundance far exceed our needs. Lord, make us servants of your bounty so that we will sow seeds of faith, hope, and love in the world around us! Amen.