Today's Readings

Third Sunday of Advent

Year C RCL 12/13/2015 A.D.

The Collect


Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever.  Amen.

Zephaniah 3:14-20
First Lesson

Canticle 9 Page 86, BCP
Isaiah 12:2-6

The Response

Philippians 4:4-7
The Epistle

Luke 3:7-18

The Sunday Lectionary is a three year cyclical lectionary. The year which will begin with Advent in 2015 will be Year C. The year which ended November 22, 2015 was Year B.

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