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

The lectionary for Sunday 26 September

Collect Almighty God,you have made us for yourself,and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you:Teach us to offer ourselves to your service,that here we may have your peace,and in the world to come may see you face to face;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Esther 7: 1-6, 9-10; 9: 20-22 So the king and Haman went in to … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 26 September

The lectionary for Sunday 8 August, the Tenth Sunday after Trinity

8 August 2021 Collect Let your merciful ears, O Lord,be open to the prayers of your humble servants;and that they may obtain their petitions,make them to ask such things as shall please you;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33 The king gave orders to Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, ‘Deal gently for my sake with the … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 8 August, the Tenth Sunday after Trinity

The lectionary for the ninth Sunday after Trinity

1 August 2021 Collect Almighty God,who sent your Holy Spiritto be the life and light of your Church:Open our hearts to the riches of his grace,that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spiritin love and joy and peace;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 11: 26 – 12: 13a When the wife of Uriah heard that her husband was … Continue reading The lectionary for the ninth Sunday after Trinity

The lectionary for Sunday 18 July

18 July 2021 Collect Lord of all power and might,the author and giver of all good things:Graft in our hearts the love of your name,increase in us true religion,nourish us with all goodness,and of your great mercy keep us in the same;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 7: 1-14a Now when the king was settled in his house, and the … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 18 July