Today's Readings

First Sunday of Advent

Year A RCL 11/27/2016 A.D.

The Collect

Contemporary

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.


Isaiah 2:1-5
First Lesson

Psalm 122 Page 779, BCP
The Psalm

Romans 13:11-14
The Epistle

Matthew 24:36-44
Gospel


The Sunday Lectionary is a three year cyclical lectionary. The year which will begin with Advent in 2016 will be Year A. The year which ended November 26, 2016 was Year C.

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