Fourth Sunday of Advent December 24
The Collect: Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Old Testament: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, & 16 read from The New International Version Bible
Canticle 3 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Romans 16: 25-27 read from The New Living Translation Bible
Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible
Closing Prayer: On December 31st we remember Samuel Ajayi Crowther Bishop in the Niger Territories read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.