Notable Feast Days this Week
May 13 - Euthymius, Abbot of Mt. Athos, 1028
May 14 - St. Matthias, Apostle (Roman Catholic)
May 15 - Isaias, Bishop of Rostov, 1090
May 16 - Brendan the Voyager, Abbot of Clonfert, 577
May 17 - Andronicus and Junia, Romans 16:7 (Eastern)
May 18 - Theodotus, Thecusa, Galatia, 304
May 19 - Dustan, Archbishop of Canterbury, 988

Revised Common Lectionary

Acts 11:1-18
Psalm 148
Revelation 21:1-6
John 13:31-35

Daily Readings (RCL) 
Abbreviated Daily Readings
Liturgical Color - White/Gold

-------- Fifth Sunday of Easter -------- May 19, 2019

See, I Am Making All Things New

God has opened the way of salvation for all. Through the Holy Spirit, life and freedom are given to all who believe in Jesus (Acts 11:1-18). Let the whole earth praise God for raising the horn of salvation through Jesus Christ (Psalm 148). He is the Alpha and Omega who promises to quench our thirst and make all things new (Rev 21:1-6). Life and resurrection have been promised by the one who is faithful. Because of this, we should love one another, as Christ loved us (John 13:31-35).

Psalm 148
Scripture Readings
Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights above. Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts. Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars...
Acts 11:1-18
God saves the Gentiles

Revelation 21:1-6
A new heaven and earth

John 13:31-35
Love one another

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"Passing over the miracles that they were to perform, he makes love the distinguishing mark of his followers. Miracles do not attract unbelievers as much as the way you live your life. And nothing brings about a proper life as much as love."  -Chrysostom
Collect for the Fifth Sunday of Easter
"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 Book of Common Prayer
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for The Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 148 from

Eastertide Playlist and Charts from Cardiphonia

All Things New | Horatius Bonar, 1846 / Clint Wells, 2010 | Leadsheet

For the Beauty of the Earth | Arranged by The McMakens | Leadsheet 

All Creatures of Our God and King | High Street Hymns | Leadsheet

From All The Dwell (Doxology) | High Street Hymns | Leadsheet

He Has Come To Reign | by Sherdonna Denholm | Leadsheets

Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven | High Street Hymns| 
Hymn Leadsheet

Sun, Moon, and Stars (Psalm 148) | by Sons of Korah | Chords

O Praise Him (All This for a King) | by David Crowder | Chords

Hallelujah! Praise Jehovah | Leadsheet

Alleluia! Alleluia! | Tune: Ode to Joy | Leadsheet

Psalm 148 | by Graham Kendrick | Leadsheet

Psalm 148 | by David Erb | Leadsheet

Psalm 148 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 148 | Genevan Resources 

Metrical Options | Psalm 148
Music for Listening
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