Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 14

The first lesson, second lesson and Gospel will be read from the Amplified Bible.

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

The Collect: O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; 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 17:22-31

Psalm: Psalm 66:7-18

Second Lesson: 1 Peter 3:13-22

Gospel: John 14:15-21

Closing Prayer: On May 21 we celebrate the life of John Eliot, Missionary among the Algonquin. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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