Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 20

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

Psalm: Canticle 3 or Psalm 89: 1-4 & 19-26 both will be 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

The Closing Prayer: On December 22nd we celebrate the life of Charlotte Diggs (Lottie) Moon Missionary in China. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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