First Sunday after the Epiphany, Jan. 10

The Collect: Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

Old Testament: Genesis 1:1-5 read from the God’s Word Translation

Psalm 29 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Acts 19:1-7 read from the Holman Christian Standard Bible

Gospel: Mark 1:4-11 read from the International Children’s Bible

The Closing Prayer: On January 16 we celebrate the lives of Richard Meux Benson, and Charles Gore, Bishop. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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