Readings for the Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist (focus text in bold):
Isaiah 52:7-10 - how beautiful are the feet of him that brings good news
Psalm 119:9-16 - "My delight shall be in thy statutes"
Ephesians 4:7-16 - after Christ ascended, he gave gifts to build up the body
John 15:1-11 - Jesus is the true vine in which all must abide
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: “Mark the Evangelist,” miniature from the “Grandes Heures” (book of hours) of Anne of Brittany, queen consort of France, by Jean Bourdichon, 1503-1508, illuminated manuscript, Bibliothéque Nationale de France