Second Sunday in Lent, March 12, 2017
The Collect: O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Genesis 12:1-4a read from the Holman Christian Standard Bible
Psalm 121 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 read from the International Children’s Bible
Gospel: John 3:1-17 read from The King James Bible
Closing Prayer:On March 13 we remember the life of James Theodore Holly Bishop of Haiti and the Dominican Republic