Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, July 2

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from the International Children’s Bible.

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

The Collect: Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their teaching, that we may be made a holy temple acceptable to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament Genesis 22:1-14

Track 1 Psalm Psalm 13

Track 2 Old Testament Jeremiah 28:5-9

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18

Epistle: Romans 6: 12 – 23

Gospel: Matthew 10:40 – 42

On July 2 we celebrate the lives of Walter Rauschenbusch, Washington Gladden, and Jacob Riis, Prophetic Witnesses. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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