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1 John 3:1-7

​Third Sunday of Easter 1See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. What we do know is this:…

Acts 3:1-10

​1One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, at three o’clock in the afternoon. 2And a man lame from birth was being carried in. People would lay him daily at the gate of the temple called the Beautiful Gate so that he could ask for alms from those entering the temple. 3When he saw…

A statement from Bishop Eaton addressing racial justice

“But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream” (Amos 5:24).   The last 16 days have been a microcosm of the original sins of racism and white supremacy in the United States. This has included the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd; the extrajudicial killings of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Adam Toledo in Chicago; the…

Daniel 10:2-19

2At that time I, Daniel, had been mourning for three weeks. 3I had eaten no rich food, no meat or wine had entered my mouth, and I had not anointed myself at all, for the full three weeks. 4On the twenty- fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river (that is, the Tigris),…

Daniel 1-:2-19

2The LORD let King Jehoiakim of Judah fall into his power, as well as some of the vessels of the house of God. These he brought to the land of Shinar, and placed the vessels in the treasury of his gods. 3Then the king commanded his palace master Ashpenaz to bring some of the Israelites of the royal family and of the…

Daniel 9:1-19

1In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, by birth a Mede, who became king over the realm of the Chaldeans — 2in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, perceived in the books the number of years that, according to the word of the LORD to the prophet Jeremiah, must be fulfilled for the devastation of Jerusalem, namely, seventy…

Psalm 135

​1Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD; give praise, O servants of the LORD, 2you that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God. 3Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing to his name, for he is gracious. 4For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his own…

Seafarer’s Fundraiser

The Men of Hosanna are planning on filling shoe boxes withpersonal hygiene items and treats for the Seafarer’s center in Houston aswe do in December each year. Last year we didn’t meet to fill boxes due toCovid – 19 but instead sent money to the Chaplain’s fund. This year in 2021 weare planning to meet sometime during the month of December, date…

Earth Day statement from Bishop Eaton

​O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. —Psalm 104:24 Throughout Scripture, God promises to restore God’s people to health and wholeness, a promise that includes the renewal of all creation. This promise is depicted dramatically in the final pages of the book of Revelation as a grand vision of a new heaven and a new earth. The earth…

Daniel 6:1-28

1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred twenty satraps, stationed throughout the whole kingdom, 2and over them three presidents, including Daniel; to these the satraps gave account, so that the king might suffer no loss. 3Soon Daniel distinguished himself above all the other presidents and satraps because an excellent spirit was in him, and the king planned to appoint…