Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, July 09, 2017
The Collect: O God, you have taught us to keep all your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: Grant us the grace of your Holy Spirit, that we may be devoted to you with our whole heart, and united to one another with pure affection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 read from the New Living Translation Bible
Psalm 45:11-18 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Romans 7:15-25a read from the New Revised Standard Bible
Gospel: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicised
Closing Prayer: On July 12th we remember Nathan Söderblom, Archbishop & Ecumenist