Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, June 20

The Collect:O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your loving kindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: 1 Samuel 17: (1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49

or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5,10-16 read from The Revised Standard Version Bible

Psalm 9:9-20 or Psalm 133 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Track 2 Old Testament: Job 38:1-11 read from Revised Standard Version Bible

Track 2 Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 read from the Amplified Bible

Gospel: Mark 4:35-41 read from the Christian Standard Bible

Closing Prayer:On June 22 we celebrate the life of Alban, First Martyr of Britain. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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