Christmas Day, December 25, 2016
O God, you have caused this holy night to shine with the brightness of the true Light: Grant that we, who have known the mystery of that Light on earth, may also enjoy him perfectly in heaven; where with you and the Holy Spirit he lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.
The Old Testament: Isaiah 62:6-12 read from the New Living Translation Bible
Psalm 97 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
The Epistle: Titus 3:4-7 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible
The Gospel: Luke 2:1-20 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicised
The Closing Prayer: On December 31 we celebrate the life of Samuel Ajayi Crowther Bishop in the Niger Territories