Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may proclaim your truth with boldness, and minister your justice with compassion; for the sake of our Savior Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
1 Samuel 15:34-16:13

The Response:
Psalm 20

The Epistle:
2 Corinthians 5:6-10,[11-13],14-17

The Gospel:
Mark 4:26-34

Sermon

 Keith (and Susan) Christensen

Keith (and Susan) Christensen

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, your never-failing providence sets in order all things both in heaven and earth: Put away from us, we entreat you, all hurtful things, and give us those things which are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
1 Samuel 3:1-10(11-20)

The Response:
Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17

The Epistle:
2 Corinthians 4:5-12

The Gospel:
Mark 2:23-3:6

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Day of Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The First Lesson:
Acts 2:1-21

The Response:
Psalm 104:25-35, 37

The New Testament:
Romans 8:22-27

The Gospel:
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The First Lesson:
Acts 4:5-12

The Response:
Psalm 23

The Epistle:
1 John 3:16-24

The Gospel:
John 10:11-18

Sermon

 Elizabeth (and Joe) Rybicki

Elizabeth (and Joe) Rybicki

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way of his suffering, and also share in his resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Isaiah 50:4-9a

The Response:
Psalm 31:9-16

The Epistle:
Philippians 2:5-11

The Gospel:
Mark 14:1-15:47

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Jeremiah 31:31-34

The Response:
Psalm 51:1-13

The Epistle:
Hebrews 5:5-10

The Gospel:
John 12:20-33

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Numbers 21:4-9

The Response:
Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22

The Epistle:
Ephesians 2:1-10

The Gospel:
John 3:14-21

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Second Sunday in Lent

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

The Response:
Psalm 22:22-30

The Epistle:
Romans 4:13-25

The Gospel:
Mark 8:31-38

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, who before the passion of your only-begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
2 Kings 2:1-12

The Response:
Psalm 50:1-6

The Epistle:
2 Corinthians 4:3-6

The Gospel:
Mark 9:2-9

Sermon

 Fr. George Choyce

Fr. George Choyce

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Isaiah 40:21-31

The Response:
Psalm 147:1-12, 21c

The Epistle:
1 Corinthians 9:16-23

The Gospel:
Mark 1:29-39

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove