Second Sunday of Easter, April 24

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 5:27-32 read from the New Living Translation

Psalm 118:14-29 or Psalm 150 both will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Revelation 1:4-8 read from the New Revised Standard Version Anglicized

Gospel: John 20:19-31 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible

Closing Prayer: On April 27 we celebrate the life of Christina Rossetti Poet. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses

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