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1st Sunday after Trinity + Luke 16:19-31 + May 29, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn #231 We Now Implore God the Holy Ghost
Hymn #395 O God, Thou Faithful God
Hymn #39 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Readings

Jeremiah 9:23-24
1 John 4:16b-21
Luke 16:19-31

Collect for the First Sunday after Trinity

O God, the Strength of all them that put their trust in Thee, mercifully accept our prayers; and because through the weakness of our mortal nature we can do no good thing without Thee, grant us the help of Thy grace that in keeping Thy Commandments we may please Thee both in will and deed; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee, and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Holy Gospel



Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. 1)Who would not want to be the rich man? He has everything. He is clothed in purple and fine linen. He is decked in the raiment of royalty. His very garments scream greatness. His clothes confess that he has atta…

Feast of the Holy Trinity + John 3:1-15 + May 22, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn #298 Baptized Into Thy Name Most Holy
Hymn #238 All Glory Be To God Alone
Hymn #244 Glory Be to God the Father

Readings
Ezekiel 18:30-32
Romans 11:33-36
St. John 3:1-15

Collect for the Feast of the Holy Trinity
Almighty and Everlasting God, Who hast given unto us, Thy servants, grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the Eternal Trinity and in the power of the Divine Majesty to worship the Unity, we beseech Thee that Thou wouldst keep us steadfast in this faith and evermore defend us from all adversities; Who livest and reignest, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Holy Gospel



Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews, approaches Jesus under the cloak of darkness to speak with Christ. He has begun to see the contours of the greatest mystery of the Christian Faith, the essence of God Himself. He confes…

Feast of Pentecost + John 14:23-31 + May 15, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn #235 O Holy Spirit, Enter In Hymn #224 Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord! Hymn #236 Creator Spirit, by Whose Aid
Readings Joel 2:28-32 Acts 2:1-13 St. John 14:23-31

Collect for the Festival of Pentecost
O God, Who taught the hearts of Thy faithful people by sending to them the light of Thy Holy Spirit, bring us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things and evermore to rejoice in His holy comfort; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who with Thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Holy Gospel



Grace and peace are yours from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)The Feast of Pentecost commemorates the day when the Holy Ghost was poured out upon the twelve disciples. There was the sound of the rushing wind. There was the sight of tongues of fire lit above the apostle’s heads. “They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the S…

Exaudi (6th Sunday after Easter) + John 15:26-16:4 +May 8, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn #233 Come, Holy Ghost, Creator Blest
Hymn #467 Built on the Rock, the Church Shall Stand
Hymn #437 Who Trusts in God, A Strong Abode

Readings
Ezekiel 36:25-27
1 Peter 4:7b-11
St. John 15:26-16:4

Collect for Exaudi, the 6th Sunday after Easter