Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 06, 2018
The Collect: 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 that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
First Lesson: Acts 10:44-48 read from the New Living Translation Bible
Psalm 98 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: 1 John 5:1-6 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible
Gospel: John 15:9-17 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicised
Closing Prayer: On May 7th we remember the life of Harriet Starr Cannon, first superior of the Community of St. Mary read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses