Notable Feast Days this Week
June 24 - The Nativity of John the Baptist
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 - Synaxis of the 12 Apostles (Eastern)

Revised Common Lectionary

1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21
2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14
Isaiah 65:1-9
Psalm 16 and 77
Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Luke 9:51-62

Daily Readings (RCL)
Abbreviated Daily Readings
Liturgical Color - Green

- The Third Sunday after Pentecost - June 30, 2019 (Year C)

Following Jesus and Cultivating Virtue
"Just as Elisha was obedient and learned from Elijah (1 Kings 19: 15-16, 19-21), so we choose to follow God and bless him for his counsel (Psalm 16), even when times are dark (Psalm 77). We seek to live and walk by the Spirit and not by the flesh, cultivating the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:1,13-25) and putting Christ above all else (Luke 9:51-62)." - Thomas Oden in Ancient Christian Devotional

Psalm 16 and 77
Scripture Readings

Psalm 16
Take refuge in God

Psalm 77
Cry to God in distress

Commentary on Psalm 16
Thomas AquinasSpurgeon

Commentary on Psalm 77
John Paul IISpurgeon

1 Kings 19, 2 Kings 2Galatians 5
Luke 9, Psalm 16
Psalm 77

Spotify Playlist
Psalm 16 and Psalm 77
I Kings 19:15-16, 19-21
Elijah says, follow me

2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14
Elijah ascends into heaven

Galatians 5:1,13-25
Live by the Spirit and crucify the flesh

Luke 9:51-62
Follow Jesus without looking back

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
“The aim of man’s life is union (henosis) with God. This participation takes man within the life of the three Divine Persons themselves, in the incessant circulation and overflowing love which courses between the Father, the Son, and the Spirit, and which expresses the very nature of God. Here is the true and eternal bliss of man. Union with God is the perfect fulfillment of the “kingdom” announced by the Gospel, and of that charity or love which sums up all the Law and the Prophets. Only in union with the life of the Three Persons is man enabled to love God with his whole heart, soul, and mind, and his neighbor as himself.”

-Father Lev Gillet (1893-1980) 
in Orthodox Spirituality: An Outline of the Orthodox Ascetical and Mystical Tradition
Collect for the Third Sunday after Pentecost
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
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for the Third Sunday after Pentecost (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 16 and Psalm 77 from

Kyrie (Trinitytide Mass) | by Sarah Majorins | Leadsheet

Sanctus (Trinitytide Mass) | by Sarah Majorins | Leadsheet

The Mystery of the Faith (Trinitytide Mass) | by Sarah Majorins | Leadsheet

Gloria (Trinitytide Mass) | by Sarah Majorins | Leadsheet

Psalm 16 (Fullness of Joy) | by Shane and Shane | Chord Chart and Video Demonstration

God Moves in a Mysterious Way | by William Cowper / music by Phil Majorins | Leadsheet | Capo Leadsheet

Our Song in the Night (Psalm 77) | by Michael Van Patter from his album Our Song in the Night | Leadsheet

Sanctus + Mystery of the Faith | by Philip Majorins | Leadsheet

Psalm 16 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 77 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Metrical Options | Psalm 16 and Psalm 77
Music for Listening
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