Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Sept. 19

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from The Message

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

The Collect: Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: Judges 4:1-7

Track 1 Psalm: Psalm 123

Track 2 Old Testament: Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 90:1-12

Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30

Closing Prayer: On November 25 we celebrate the life of James Otis Sargent Huntington, Priest and Monk. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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