Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, October 15
The Collect: Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Exodus 32:1-14 read from the New American Standard Bible
Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Philippians 4:1-9 read from the New Century Version Bible
Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14 read from the New International Version Bible
Closing Prayer: On October 19 we celebrate the life of William Carey, missionary to India. Portions read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses