Monday, 2 December 2019

Church Service on Sunday, December 8, 2019

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In those days John the Baptist came, 
preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, 
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”  
This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah:
“A voice of one calling in the wilderness,

‘Prepare the way for the Lord,
    make straight paths for him.’”

Matthew 3:1-3



The lectionary readings for this twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost are:


First Reading- Isaiah 11:1-10

Second Reading- Romans 15:4-13

Gospel Reading- Matthew 3:1-12


The collect for this Sunday is:

Almighty God, 
you sent your servant John the Baptist 
to prepare your people to welcome the Messiah. 
Inspire the ministers and stewards of your truth 
to turn our disobedient hearts to you, 
that when the Christ shall come again to be our judge 
we may stand with confidence before his glory; 
who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever.