Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 15

The Collect: Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 11:1-18 read from The 21 Century King James Version Bible

Psalm 148 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Second Lesson: Revelation 21:1-6 read from The Lexham English Bible

Gospel: John 13:31-35 read from The Message Translation

Closing Prayer: On May 17 we celebrate the life of Thurgood Marshall, Lawyer and Jurist. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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