Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, Nov. 13

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: Isaiah 65:17-25 read from The Revised Standard Version Bible

Track 1 Psalm: Canticle 9 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Track 2 Old Testament: Malachi 4:1-2a read from The Revised Standard Version Bible

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 98 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 read from the Amplified Bible

Gospel: Luke 21:5-19 read from the Christian Standard Bible

Closing Prayer: On November 18 we celebrate the life of Hilda, Abbess of Whitby. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Nov. 6

The Collect: O God, whose blessed Son came into the world that he might destroy the works of the devil and make us children of God and heirs of eternal life: Grant that, having this hope, we may purify ourselves as he is pure; that, when he comes again with power and great glory, we may be made like him in his eternal and glorious kingdom; where he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: Haggai 1:15b-2:9 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicized

Track 1 Psalm: Psalm 145:1-5, 18-21 or Psalm 98 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Track 2 Old Testament: Job 19:23-27a read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicized

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 17:1-9 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

The Epistle 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 World English Bible

The Gospel: Luke 20:27-38 Easy to Read Version Bible

On November 11 we celebrate the life of Martin Bishop of Tours. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, Oct. 30

The Collect: Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your gift that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service: Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 read from the New International Version Bible

Track 1 Psalm 119:137-144 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Track 2 Old Testament: Isaiah 1:10-18 read from the New International Version Bible

Track 2 Psalm 32:1-8 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 New Living Translation

Gospel: Luke 19:1-10 read from The New Revised Standard Version Bible

On November 2 we celebrate the Commemoration of All Faithful Departed. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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