Second Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The First Lesson:
Malachi 3:1-4

The Response: 
Canticle 4 or 16

The New Testament:
Philippians 1:3-11

The Gospel:
Luke 3:1-6

Sermon

 Fr. Bill Breedlove

Fr. Bill Breedlove

First Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

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 he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Jeremiah 33:14-16

The Response: 
Psalm 25:1-9 

The New Testament:
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13

The Gospel: 
Luke 21:25-36

Sermon

 The Rt. Rev. José Antonio McLoughlin

The Rt. Rev. José Antonio McLoughlin

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

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.

The Old Testament: 
Daniel 12:1-3

The Response: 
Psalm 16 

The Epistle: 
Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18) 19-25

The Gospel: 
Mark 13:1-8

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

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.

The Old Testament: 
1 Kings 17:8-16

The Response: 
Psalm 146

The Epistle: 
Hebrews 9:24-28

The Gospel: 
Mark 12:38-44

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

All Saints' Day

Scripture Readings

The Collect 

Almighty God, you have knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord: Give us grace so to follow your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those ineffable joys that you have prepared for those who truly love you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Isaiah 25:6-9

The Response: 
Psalm 24

The Epistle: 
Revelation 21:1-6a

The Gospel: 
John 11:32-44

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect 

Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Amos 5:6-7,10-15

The Response: 
Psalm 90:12-17

The Epistle: 
Hebrews 4:12-16

The Gospel: 
Mark 10:17-31

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect 

Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Genesis 2:18-24

The Response: 
Psalm 8

The Epistle: 
Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12

The Gospel: 
Mark 10:2-16

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect 

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Jeremiah 11:18-20

The Response: 
Psalm 54

The Epistle: 
James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a

The Gospel: 
Mark 9:30-37

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

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, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Isaiah 50:4-9a

The Response: 
Psalm 116:1-8

The Epistle: 
James 3:1-12

The Gospel: 
Mark 8:27-38

Sermon

 Fr. Delmer Chilton

Fr. Delmer Chilton

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture Readings

The Collect 

Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their own strength, so you never forsake those who make their boast of your mercy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Old Testament: 
Isaiah 35:4-7a

The Response: 
Psalm 146

The Epistle: 
James 2:1-10, [11-13], 14-17

The Gospel: 
Mark 7:24-37

Sermon

 Fr. George Choyce

Fr. George Choyce