The Fourth Sunday of Advent Sunday, December 23, 2018
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: Micah 5:2-5a read from the God’s Word Bible
Psalm: Canticle 15 — The Song of Mary read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Alternate Psalm 80:1-7 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Hebrews 10:5-10 read from the Holman Christian Bible
Gospel: Luke 1:39-45, (46-55) read from the International Children’s Bible
Closing Prayer: On December 29 we celebrate the life of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury