Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, Oct. 22

The Collect and Psalms will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer.

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from God’s Word Translation.

The Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations: Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may persevere with steadfast faith in the confession of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: Exodus 33:12-23

Track 1 Psalm: Psalm 99

Track 2 Old Testament: Isaiah 45:1-7

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13)

Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

Gospel: Matthew 22:15-22

On October 26 we celebrate the life of Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s text in a PDF click here.