Second Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — The Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations. Psalm 100:5
Sunday, June 14 — Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100
Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8,(9-23)
You have given human beings dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under their feet. Psalm 8:6
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us. Ephesians 5:1-2
Redeemer—source of love—you set us free to live abundantly; grant that we may be good stewards of the earth and kind neighbors to her peoples. Bigotry, hatred, and oppression threaten to overwhelm us; help us, O God, to stay strong and work towards peace. Amen.