The lectionary for the fourth Sunday after The Epiphany

30 January 2022 Collect Creator God,who in the beginningcommanded the light to shine out of darkness:We pray that the light of the glorious gospel of Christmay dispel the darkness of ignorance and unbelief,shine into the hearts of all your people,and reveal the knowledge of your gloryin the face of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Ezekiel 43: 27 – 44: 4 When these … Continue reading The lectionary for the fourth Sunday after The Epiphany

The lectionary for the third Sunday after the Epiphany

23 January 2022 Collect Almighty God,whose Son revealed in signs and miraclesthe wonder of your saving presence:Renew your people with your heavenly grace,and in all our weaknesssustain us by your mighty power;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10 All the people gathered together into the square before the Water Gate. They told the scribe Ezra to bring the … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday after the Epiphany

The lectionary for the second Sunday after the Epiphany

16 January 2022 Collect Almighty God,in Christ you make all things new:Transform the poverty of our natureby the riches of your grace,and in the renewal of our livesmake known your heavenly glory;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Isaiah 62: 1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her vindication shines out like … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday after the Epiphany

The lectionary for the first Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

9 January 2022 The First Reading: Isaiah 43: 1-7 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when … Continue reading The lectionary for the first Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

The lectionary for the second Sunday of Christmas

2 January 2022 Collect Almighty God,in the birth of your Sonyou have poured on us the new light of your incarnate Word,and shown us the fullness of your love:Help us to walk in this light and dwell in his lovethat we may know the fullness of his joy;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. The … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday of Christmas

The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

19 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the third Sunday of Advent

12 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the second Sunday of Advent

5 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent

28 November 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the third Sunday before Advent

7 November 2021 Collect Almighty Father,whose will is to restore all thingsin your beloved Son, the king of all:Govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,and bring the families of the nations,divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,to be subject to his just and gentle rule;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday before Advent