Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 30

The First Lesson, Second Lesson and Gospel will be read from the Easy To Read Bible.

The Collect and Psalm will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer.

The Collect: O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 2:42-47

Psalm: Psalm 23

Second Lesson: 1 Peter 2:19-25

Gospel: John 10:1-10

Closing Prayer: On April 30 we celebrate the life of Sarah Josepha Buell Hale editor and prophetic witness. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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