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The First Sunday of Advent

The First Sunday of AdventSunday, December 3, 2023 The Collect:Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when […]

The Last Sunday after Pentecost

The Last Sunday after PentecostSunday, November 26, 2023 The Collect:Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things in your well-beloved Son, the King of kings and Lord of lords: Mercifully grant that the peoples of the earth, divided and enslaved by sin, may be freed and brought together under his most […]

The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after PentecostSunday, November 19, 2023 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 […]

The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after PentecostSunday, November 12, 2023 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 […]

The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

The Twenty-Third Sunday After PentecostSunday, November 5, 2023 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 […]

The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

The Twenty-Second Sunday after PentecostSunday, October 29, 2023 The Collect:Almighty God, your Son has shown us how to love one another. May our love for you overflow into joyous service and be a healing witness to our neighbors through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. -or- Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, […]

The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

The Twenty-first Sunday after PentecostSunday, October 22, 2023 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 […]

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The Eighteenth Sunday after PentecostSunday, October 1, 2023 The Collect:Welcoming God, you receive and bless all who come to you in humility. Show us our false pride, that we may repent of all conceit and arrogance and, caring for one another, may honor Jesus to the glory of your name. Amen. The Old Testament Lesson:Exodus 17:1-7 KJVAnd all the congregation of the […]

The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost Sunday, September 24, 2023 The Collect: O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, […]

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The Sixteenth Sunday after PentecostSunday, September 17, 2023 The Collect:O God of Joseph and all his brothers, your forgiveness transcends whatever wrong exists between us. Grant us the courage to forgive others, and to practice reconciliation by the kindness of our speaking, the sharing of our resources, and the honoring of your desire for good. Amen. The Old Testament Lesson:Genesis 50:15-21 KJV15 And […]

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, September 3, 2023 The Collect: In the flaming bush you promised deliverance to your people, O God, and in the cross of Jesus you embraced our suffering and pain. In times of misery, show us the transforming power of your love that we may know the hope of your […]

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The Thirteenth Sunday after PentecostSunday, August 27, 2023 The Collect:Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one […]