Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, September 02, 2018
The Collect: Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Read from the New International Version Bible
Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: James 1:17-27 read from the New Living Translation
Gospel: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible
Closing Prayer: On September 7th we remember Elie Naud also known as Elias Neau, Huguenot Witness to the Faith, read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses