Second Sunday of Easter, April 16

The First Lesson, Second Lesson and Gospel will be read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicized.

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

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

Psalm 16

Second Lesson: 1 Peter 1:3-9

Gospel: John 20:19-31

Closing Prayer: On April 22 we celebrate the lives of John Muir, Naturalist and Writer, 1914, and, Hudson Stuck, Priest and Environmentalist. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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