Second Sunday of Easter, April 19

The Collect: 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 Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 2:14a,22-32 read from Modern English Version Bible

Psalm 16 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 Peter 1:3-9 read from the New American Standard Bible

Gospel: John 20:19-31 read from the New Century Version Bible

Closing Prayer: April 22 John Muir, Naturalist and Writer, and Hudson Stuck, Priest and Environmentalist. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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