Reflection for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

Reading: John 1: 43-51 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, ‘Follow me.’ Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, ‘We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth.’ Nathanael said to him, … Continue reading Reflection for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

Lectionary for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

17 January 2021 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: 1 Samuel 3: 1-10, (11-20) Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those … Continue reading Lectionary for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

Reflection for the first Sunday after the Epiphany

Reading: Mark 1: 4-11 John the baptiser appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to him, and were baptised by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, … Continue reading Reflection for the first Sunday after the Epiphany

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

10 January 2021 The First Reading: Genesis 1: 1-5 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, ‘Let there be light’; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; … Continue reading Lectionary for the first Sunday after The Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

Lectionary for the second Sunday of Christmas

3 January 2021 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 Lectionary for the second Sunday of Christmas

Reflection for the first Sunday of Christmas

Reading: Luke 2: 15-21 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, ‘Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.’ So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger. When they saw this, they made … Continue reading Reflection for the first Sunday of Christmas

Lectionary for the first Sunday of Christmas

27 December 2020 Collect Almighty God,who wonderfully created us in your own imageand yet more wonderfully restored usthrough your Son Jesus Christ:Grant that, as he came to share in our humanity,so we may share the life of his divinity;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. The First Reading: Isaiah 61: 10 – 62: 3 I … Continue reading Lectionary for the first Sunday of Christmas