Hear this month's Bible passages read by David Suchet
The readings for Sundays in December are as follows.
|First Reading||Second Reading||Gospel|
|Isaiah 2: 1-5||Romans 13: 11-14||Matthew 24: 36-44|
|Isaiah 11: 1-10||Romans 15: 4-13||Matthew 3: 1-12|
|Isaiah 35: 1-10||James 5: 7-10||Matthew 11: 2-11|
|Isaiah 7: 10-16||Romans 1: 1-7||Matthew 1: 18-25|
|Isaiah 9: 2-7||Titus 2: 11-14||Luke 2: 1-14, (15-20)|
|Isaiah 63: 7-9||Hebrews 2: 10-18||Matthew 2: 13-23|
In this month we remember especially George Staines, Margaret and William Marshall, Alan Colvin, Robert Murray, Patrick Lauderdale, Neil Ross, Margaret Deed.
Eternal Lord God, who holdest all souls in life: We beseech thee to shed forth upon all the faithful departed the bright beams of thy light and heavenly comfort; and grant that they, and we with them, may at length attain to the joys of thine eternal kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
The Cycle can be seen in full here.
Anglican Cycle of Prayer
1st: Mission agencies and their work throughout the Anglican Communion
8th: The work of the Mothers’ Union around the world
15th: Dioceses of Sokoto in Nigeria and El Salvador in Central America
22nd: Christians in other denominations and the work of the ecumenical movement
25th: The Peace of Jerusalem and the People of Bethlehem
29th: Dioceses of Gahini in Rwanda and of Gambia
The Cycle can be seen if full here.