A proposal: could we just refer to Proper 8 as "Foundation Sunday"?
O Almighty God, who hast built thy Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their doctrine, that we may be made an holy temple acceptable unto thee; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
By design, Proper 8 falls near the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, and Peter was "the rock" on which Jesus was to build the church.
Reports conflict, however, regarding whether or not the church is actually resting on St. Peter. Flying buttresses are at issue. A full report is due out later this year.
Appropriate hymns are:
And really, Psalm 87 would be better than Psalm 89
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