Psalter: Psalm 95
Old Testament: 1 Samuel 16:1-13
Epistle: 1 Peter 5:1-5
Shepherd of all, by laying down your life for your flock you reveal your love for all. Lead us from the place of death to the place of abundant life, that guided by your care for us, we may rightly offer our lives in love for you and our neighbors. Amen.