Sermon for Sunday, September 13, 2015
First Reading: Proverbs 1:20-33
Second Reading: James 3:1-12
Gospel: Mark 8:27-38
Psalm: Psalm 19
Collect of the Day: O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Readings for Sunday, September 6, 2015
First reading: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23
Second reading: James 2:1-18
Gospel reading: Mark 7:31-37
Psalm: Psalm 125
Collect of the Day: Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their own strength, so you never forsake those who make their boast of your mercy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
First Reading: Song of Solomon 2:8-13
Psalm: Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10
Second Reading: James 1:17-27
Gospel: Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23
Collect of the Day: Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.
On Saturday, August 29, 2015, Annunciation and the other churches in Broadmoor hosted an Interfaith Prayer Service: Remembrance, Thanksgiving, and Hope. Nola.com reported on the service and also recorded The Rev. Hal Roark's message. Fr. Hal and his family were members of Annunciation for several years after Katrina. He is now the Associate Rector at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City. Click here to read Nola.com story.