November 8, 2020
First Lesson Amos 5:18-24
Psalm Psalm 70
Second Lesson 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Gospel Matthew 25:1-13
COLLECT: O God, whose blessed Son came into the world that he might destroy the works of the devil and make us children of God and heirs of eternal life: Grant that, having this hope, we may purify ourselves as he is pure; that, when he comes again with power and great glory, we may be made like him in his eternal and glorious kingdom; where he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
November 1, 2020
First Lesson Revelation 7:9-17
Psalm Psalm 149
Second Lesson Ephesians 1:11-23
Gospel Matthew 5:1-12
COLLECT: Almighty God, you have knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship in the mystical Body of your Son: Give us grace so to follow your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those ineffable joys that you have prepared for those who truly love you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.
October 18, 2020
First Lesson Malachi 3:6-12
Psalm Psalm 96
Second Lesson 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Gospel Matthew 22:15-22
COLLECT: Set us free, loving Father, from the bondage of our sins, and in your goodness and mercy give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
October 11, 2020
First Lesson Isaiah 25:1-9
Psalm Psalm 23
Second Lesson Philippians 4:4-13
Gospel Matthew 22:1-14
COLLECT: O God, our refuge and strength, true source of all godliness: Graciously hear the devout prayers of your Church, and grant that those things which we ask faithfully, we may obtain effectually; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
October 4, 2020
First Lesson Isaiah 5:1-7
Psalm Psalm 80:7-19
Second Lesson Philippians 3:14-21
Gospel Matthew 21:33-44
COLLECT: Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in continual godliness, that through your protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly serve you in good works, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.