Notable Feast Days this Week
May 20 - Lydia of Philippi, Acts 16:14 (Eastern)
May 20 - First Ecumenical Council convened, 325
May 21 - Constantine and Helena (Eastern and Lutheran) 
May 22 - Second Ecumenical Council, 381 (Eastern)
May 23 - Mary Clopas, John 19:25 (Eastern)
May 24 - Joanna, wife of Chuza, Luke 8:3 (Roman Catholic)
May 25 - Venerable Bede, 735 (Western)
May 26 - Augustine of Canterbury, 605 (Anglican, Eastern)

Revised Common Lectionary

Acts 16:9-15
Psalm 67
Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5
John 14:23-29 or John 5:1-9

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

-------- Sixth Sunday of Easter -------- May 26, 2019

Presence, Power, and Peace

Through the Holy Spirit, God opens hearts to have faith in Jesus and be baptized into His name. Like Lydia, we should share God's grace with our own households and offer our resources to those in need (Acts 16:9-15). Throughout history, God has blessed His people and made known His salvation to all the earth (Psalm 67). He has promised to completely restore all of Creation (Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5). Until that day, Jesus Christ has left us with the hope of his return and has promised the presence of the Holy Spirit (John 14:23-29). While on earth, Jesus demonstrated his power to heal and restore (John 5:1-9). We praise God for opening the way of salvation through Jesus and wait in the light of His resurrection.

Psalm 67
Scripture Readings
May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. May the peoples praise you, God; may all the peoples praise you. May the nations be glad and sing for joy...May God bless us still, so that all the ends of the earth will fear him."
Acts 16:9-15
Lydia and her household are baptized

Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5
Creation restored 
The Lamb gives light in the City of God

John 14:23-29
The Father will send the Holy Spirit

John 5:1-9
Jesus heals on the Sabbath


Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
Collect for the Sixth Sunday of Easter
"O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen." -The Book of Common Prayer
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for The Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 67 from

Eastertide Playlist and Charts from Cardiphonia

All Hail the Power of Jesus Name | Leadsheet

Peace I Leave with You | by David P. Dahl | SATB Choir

Psalm 67 | by The Corner Room | Buy Leadsheets

Psalm 67 Ascension Worship | Leadsheet

May Our God Be Known (Psalm 67) | by Wendall Kimbrough | Leadsheets

Psalm 67 | by Charles Ives | SATB Arrangement

Psalm 67 "God Be Merciful" (Anglican Chant) - Recording + Chant Tone

Read about "How to Chant the Psalms"

Psalm 67 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 67 | Genevan Resources 

Metrical Options | Psalm 67
Music for Listening
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