EASTER WEDNESDAY –Wednesday in Bright Week
In the morning: Psalm 99
In the evening: Psalm 9
Read hymn “That Eastertide with joy was bright”
One or more of the following lessons:
In the morning: Benedictus Dominus Deus
In the evening: Magnificat
Prayer of the Day
O God, you gladden our hearts by the annual celebration of the resurrection of our Lord: In your mercy grant that we, who now celebrate these joyous days on earth, may at length attain to the eternal Easter in heaven; through your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Pray for all in civil authority
For the leaders of the nations of the world
For respect for the land and the conservation of natural resources
For protection against the perils of abundance
For peace among the nations
For the government of the United States, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the City of Pittsburgh
The Lord almighty bless (+) us, and direct our days and our deeds in his peace.