First Day after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see you in your one and eternal glory, O Father; who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

THE Old Testament:
Genesis 1:1-2:4a

THE RESPONSE: 
Canticle 13

THE EPISTLE:
2 Corinthians 13:11-13

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 28:16-20

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 EPISTLE:
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13

THE GOSPEL:
John 20:19-23

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

THE FIRST LESSON:
Acts 1:6-14

THE RESPONSE: 
Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36

THE EPISTLE:
1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11

THE GOSPEL:
John 17:1-11

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son 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 7:55-60

THE RESPONSE: 
Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

THE EPISTLE:
1 Peter 2:2-10

THE GOSPEL:
John 14:1-14

Sermon

Fr. Frank Wilson

Fr. Frank Wilson

Third Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

THE FIRST LESSON:
Acts 2:14a,36-41

THE RESPONSE: 
Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17

THE EPISTLE:
1 Peter 1:17-23

THE GOSPEL:
Luke 24:13-35

Sermon

Fr. George Choyce

Fr. George Choyce

Second Sunday of Easter

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ's Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The First Lesson:
Acts 2:14a,22-32

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 16

THE EPISTLE:
1 Peter 1:3-9

THE GOSPEL:
John 20:19-31

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.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Ezekiel 37:1-14

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 130

THE EPISTLE:
Romans 8:6-11

THE GOSPEL:
John 11:1-45

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

First Sunday in Lent

Scripture Readings

THE COLLECT

Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan: Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations; and, as you know the weaknesses of each of us, let each one find you mighty to save; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 32

THE EPISTLE:
Romans 5:12-19

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 4:1-11

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Last Sunday after 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.

OLD TESTAMENT:
Exodus 24:12-18

THE RESPONSE:
Psalm 2

THE EPISTLE:
2 Peter 1:16-21

THE GOSPEL:
Matthew 17:1-9

Sermon

Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove