Old Testament: 2 Samuel 7:1-14a or Jeremiah 23:1-6
Epistle: Ephesians 2:11-22
Gospel: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56
Holy God of Israel, ever present and moving among your people, draw us near to you, that in place of hostility there may be peace; in place of loneliness, compassion; in place of aimlessness, direction; and in place of sickness, healing; through Christ Jesus, in whom you draw near to us. Amen.