Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve: Pour upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things for which we are not worthy to ask, except through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20

The Response:
Psalm 19

The Epistle:
Philippians 3:4b-14

The Gospel:
Matthew 21:33-46

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; 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:
Exodus 17:1-7

The Response:
Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16

The Epistle:
Philippians 2:1-13

The Gospel:
Matthew 21:23-32

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; 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:
Exodus 16:2-15

The Response:
Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45

The Epistle:
Philippians 1:21-30

The Gospel:
Matthew 20:1-16

Sermon

Deacon Turner Guidry

Deacon Turner Guidry

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; 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:
Exodus 14:19-31

The Response:
Psalm 114

The Epistle:
Romans 14:1-12

The Gospel:
Matthew 18:21-35

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their own strength, so you never forsake those who make their boast of your mercy; 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:
Exodus 12:1-14

The Response:
Psalm 149

The Epistle:
Romans 13:8-14

The Gospel:
Matthew 18:15-20

Sermon

Fr. George Choyce

Fr. George Choyce

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; 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:
Exodus 3:1-15

The Response:
Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45c

The Epistle:
Romans 12:9-21

The Gospel:
Matthew 16:21-28

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

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.

The Old Testament:
Exodus 1:8-2:10

The Response:
Psalm 124

The Epistle:
Romans 12:1-8

The Gospel:
Matthew 16:13-20

Sermon

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Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life: Give us grace to receive thankfully the fruits of his redeeming work, and to follow daily in the blessed steps of his most holy life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament:
Genesis 45:1-15

The Response:
Psalm 133

The Epistle:
Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32

The Gospel:
Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Grant to us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who cannot exist without you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; 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:
Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

The Response:
Psalm 105, 1-6, 16-22, 45b

The Epistle:
Romans 10:5-15

The Gospel:
Matthew 14:22-33

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect

O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; 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:
Genesis 29:15-28

The Response:
Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

The Epistle:
Romans 8:26-39

The Gospel:
Matthew 13:31-33,44-52

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove