Notable Feast Days this Week

June 25 - Maximus, Bishop of Turin, 467
June 26 - John of the Goths, c. 800
June 27 - Joanna, Luke 24:10 (Eastern)
June 27 - Cyril of Alexandria, 444 (Lutheran/Roman Catholic)
June 28 - Irenaeus of Lyons, 202 (Western)
June 29 - Peter and Paul, Apostles
June 29 - Mary, mother of Mark, Acts 12:12 (Roman Catholic)
June 30 - Mary, mother of Mark, Acts 12:12 (Eastern)
June 30 - Synaxis of the 12 Apostles,(Eastern)
   July 1 - Cosmas and Damian, 284 (Eastern)

Revised Common Lectionary

2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27
Psalm 130
Lamentations 3:22-33
Psalm 30
2 Corinthians 8:7-15
Mark 5:21-43

Daily Readings (RCL)
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---- Sixth Sunday after Pentecost ---- July 1, 2018 (Year B)
The Strongest May Fall, but Christ Brings Life in the Midst of Death
Life is full of pain and loss (Psalm 130). Even the strongest can suddenly be taken away (2 Samuel 1:1,17-27). In the midst of sadness and loss, we must wait for the Lord and trust in His faithfulness (Lamentations 3:22-33). Our God is the God of the living. He has the power to renew life, even in those who have died (Mark 5:21-43). This hope gives us the strength to live lives of giving, grace, and gratitude (2 Corinthians 8:7-15). We praise God for His healing and deliverance (Psalm 30).     
Scripture Readings
 I will exalt you, Lord, for you lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me. Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me. You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead; you spared me from going down to the pit... 

Psalm 30 Commentary
John Calvin

Psalm 130
Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord...Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. If you, Lord, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you. I wait for the Lord...
2 Samuel 1:1,17-27
David's laments the death of Saul and Jonathan

Lamentations 3:22-33
Wait for the Lord because He is faithful and compassionate

2 Corinthians 8:7-15

Paul exhorts believers to excel in the grace of giving

Mark 5:21-43

Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman

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Practicing Prayer
Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their teaching, that we may be made a holy temple acceptable to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen. -The Book of Common Prayer
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Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Year B) from 

Hymns related to Psalm 30 and Psalm 130 from

We Are Not Overcome (from Lamentations 3) | by Robert Heiskell | Leadsheet 

Psalm 30: I Will Praise You, Lord | by Roger Holtz | Chord Chart/Leadsheet 

Sing the Praises of the Lord (Psalm 30) | by Brian Moss

Psalm 30:4-5 (The Verses Project) |by Robby Seay | Chord Chart

From the Depths of Woe (Psalm 130) | Words by Martin Luther and Music by Christopher Miner| Leadsheets

Psalm 130 Anglican Chant (De Profundis)| Music by Henry Walford Davies| Leadsheet  

Psalm 130 (Out of the Depths I Call to You) | Music by Karl Digerness and words by Karl Digerness (2015), adapted from Out of the Deep I Call, by Henry W. Baker (1868)|Leadsheet appears in Psalms for All Seasons

Out of the 
Depths I Cry (Psalm 130) | by Charles Purday, 1860 | Leadsheet

Out of the Deep | Choral piece by Thomas Morley (1557-1603) | SATB Sheet Music

Psalm 30| Metrical Options | Psalm 130 | Metrical Options 

Psalm 30 | Geneva Resources | Psalm 130 | Geneva Resources

Psalm 130 Pointed Chant | Chart 
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Psalm 30 Refrain | From The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 130 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet
Ancient Commentary on Mark 5:21-43

"For whenever he raised anyone from the dead he ordered that food should be given him to eat, lest the resurrection should be thought a delusion. And this is why Lazarus after his resurrection is described as being at the feast with our Lord.” -Jerome
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