Readings for the Week of May 4

Psalm 67 • Acts 16:9-15 • Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 • John 14:23-29 “O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all…

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Readings for April 27

Psalm 148 • Acts 11:1-18 • Revelation 21:1-6 • John 13:31-35 “Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through…

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Readings for the Week of April 20th

Psalm 23 • Acts 4:13-21 & 5:27-32 • Rev 7:9-17 • John 10:22-30 “O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people; Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives…

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Easter Isn’t Over

Two weeks ago I was having brunch at the home of someone in our congregation. A child was there. I watched as she walked from the line with a plate full of food. Her plate looked like this:  one deviled egg, one sausage patty, one blueberry pancake without syrup, one very large doughnut, one chocolate…

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Readings for the Week of April 13

Psalm 30 • Acts 9:1-20 • Revelation 5:11-14 • John 21:1-19 “O God, whose blessed Son made himself know to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy…

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Readings for the Week of April 6th

 Psalm 118:14-29 • Acts 5:27-32 • Revelation 1:4-8 • John 20:19-31 “Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our…

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Readings for the 6th Week of Lent

Psalm 31:9-16 • Isaiah 50:4-9a • Phi 2:5-11 • Luke 22:14-23:56 “Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility:  Mercifully grant that…

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Readings for the 5th Week of Lent

Psalm 126 • Isaiah 43:16-21 • Philippians 3:4-14 • John 12:1-8 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”  – Isaiah 43:18-19 Almighty God,…

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Readings for the Fourth Week of Lent

Psalm 32 • Joshua 5:9-12 • 2 Cor 5:16-21 • Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 “Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with…

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