Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Theme:  Spiritual Wisdom Receives The Gifts of Christ

John 6:51-58
Proverbs 9:1-6
Ephesians 5:15-20
Psalm 1

255 – Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty
185 – O Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace
311 – Soul, Adorn Yourself with Gladness
475 – The Man Is Ever Blest

Prayer of the Day: Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your gift of grace that we come into your presence and offer true and faithful service. Grant that our worship on earth may always be pleasing to you and in the life to come give us the fulfillment of what you have promised; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Verse of the Day: Alleluia. the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Alleluia. (Hebrews 4:12 cf. RSV)