Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 7

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

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

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 7:55-60

Psalm: Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

Second Lesson: 1 Peter 2:2-10

Gospel: John 14:1-14

Closing prayer: On May 7 we celebrate the life of Harriet Starr Cannon, Religious. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s readings in a PDF click here.