Notable Feast Days this Week
May 6 - Edbert, Lindisfarne, 698
May 7 - John of Beverly, Bishop of York, 721
May 8 - St. John the Divine (Eastern)
May 9 - Patriarch Job (Lutheran)
May 9 - Gregory of Nazianzus
May 10 - Conleth, Kildare, 520
May 11 - Mayeul, Abbot of Cluny, 994 
May 12 - Rictrude, Abbess of Flanders, 688

Revised Common Lectionary

Acts 9:36-43
Psalm 23
Revelation 7:9-17
John 10:22-30

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

------- Fourth Sunday of Easter ------- May 12, 2019

Our Merciful Shepherd

"Through Christ, we are able to do more than we could in our own strength, just as Peter worked a miracle in Joppa (Acts 9:36-43). The Lord is our shepherd (Revelation 7:9-17); he takes care of all our needs (Psalm 23) and offers us eternal life (John 10:22-30)." -Thomas Oden, Ancient Christian Devotional

Psalm 23
Scripture Readings
The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake...

Commentary on Psalm 23
Benedict XVIJohn Calvin
Martin LutherCharles Spurgeon

John 10Acts 9, Revelation 7,
Psalm 23

Spotify Playlist
Psalm 23
Acts 9:36-43
Peter raises Tabitha from the dead

Revelation 7:9-17
A multitude sings before the Lamb

John 10:22-30
Jesus promises life to his sheep

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"I am like the sick sheep that strays from the rest of the flock. Unless the Good Shepherd takes me on His shoulders and carries me back to His fold, my steps will falter, and in the very effort of rising, my feet will give way." -Jerome
Collect for the Fourth Sunday of Easter
O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people; Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, forever and ever. Amen. -The Book of Common Prayer
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for The Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 23 from

Eastertide Playlist and Charts from Cardiphonia

He Has Come To Reign | by Sherdonna Denholm | Leadsheets

Shepherd Me O God (Psalm 23) | by Marty Haugen | Leadsheet 

The Good Shepherd | Fernando Ortega | Leadsheet

Jesus, Lover of My Soul | Charles Wesley | Leadsheet

The King of Love My Shepherd Is | Words by Henry Baker (1868) Music: Traditional Irish Melody | Leadsheet 

Twenty Three | Aaron Strumpel | Leadsheet

Psalm 23 | Luke Morton | Leadsheet

Psalm 23:5-6 (Verses Project) | Dave Wilton 

Psalm 23 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 23 | Genevan Resources 

Psalm 23 Pointed Chant | Chart How to Sing Pointed Chant

Metrical Options | Psalm 23
Music for Listening
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