Sunday Eucharist Readings

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DateSunday1st ReadingPsalm2nd ReadingGospelCollect
Nov 5All Saints’Rev 7:9-17Ps 34:1-101 John 3:1-3Matthew 5:1-12God of the ages, your saints who lived in faithful service surround your throne and praise you night and day. May we, your saints on earth, join our voices with theirs to proclaim your rule of righteousness and peace, which comes to us through Jesus Christ now and for ever.
Nov 12Remembrance SundayJoshua 24:1-3,14-25Ps 78:1-71 Thess 4:13-18Matthew 25:1-13O God, you call us to choose between you and the false gods of this world. In the midst of the darkness of sin and death wake us from our slumber and call us forth to greet Christ, so that with our eyes and hearts fixed on him, he may lead us to eternal light.
Nov 19Pent 25Judges 4:1-7Ps 1231 Thess 5:1-11Matthew 25:14-30O God, from whose abundance all gifts and skills are lavishly bestowed: give us courage to use our talents as generously as you have given them, so that, being faithful to your purpose, we may share in your glory; through Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Nov 26Reign of ChristEzekiel 34:11-16,20-24Ps 100Ephesians 1:15-23Matthew 25:31-46Shepherd of Israel, your power was revealed when you raised Christ from the dead and seated him in honour at your side. Grant that we may always give you thanks for your immeasurable love and show that gratitude in loving service to all our brothers and sisters; through Jesus Christ in whose name we pray.
DateSunday1st ReadingPsalm2nd ReadingGospelCollect
Dec 3Advent 1Isaiah 64:1-9Ps 80:1-7, 16-181 Cor 1:3-9Mark 13:24-37God of unveiled truth, 
in times of darkened sun and waning moon, 
lift up our hearts and waken our love 
to announce the coming dawn of unexpected peace; 
through Jesus Christ, the one who is to come. 
Dec 10Advent 2Isaiah 40:1-11Ps 85:1-2, 8-132 Pet 3:8-15aMark 1:1-8God of hope, you call us from the exile of our sin with the good news of restoration; you build a highway through the wilderness; you come to us and bring us home. Comfort us with the expectation of your saving power, made known to us in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Dec 17Advent 3Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11Ps 1261 These 5:16-24John 1:6-8, 19-28O God of Isaiah and of John the Baptist, through all such faithful ones you proclaim the unfolding of future joy and renewed life. Strengthen our hearts to believe your advent promise that we will walk in the way of Christ, whose coming is certain and whose day draws near.
Dec 24Advent 42 Sam 7:1-11, 16Luke 1:46-55Rom 16:25-27Luke 1:26-38O God of Elizabeth and of Mary, you visited your servants with news of the world’s redemption in the coming of the Saviour. Make our hearts leap with joy and fill our mouths with songs of praise, so that we may announce glad tidings of peace and welcome your Christ into our midst.