Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 27

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from the New International Version Bible.

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

The Collect: Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; 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: Exodus 1:8-2:10

Track 1 Psalm 124

Track 2 Old Testament: Isaiah 51:1-6

Track 2 Psalm 138

Epistle: Romans 12:1-8

Gospel: Matthew 16:13-20

On August 29 we celebrate the life of John Bunyan, Writer. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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