Sunday Morning Bible Readings & Collect
(Lectionary Year A)
The readings for Sunday 12th November are
1 Thessalonians 4: 13-end; Mathew 25: 1-13
God, our refuge and strength,
bring near the day when wars shall cease and poverty and pain shall end,
that earth may know the peace of heaven through Jesus Christ our Lord.
2nd Sunday before Advent
The readings for Sunday 19th November are
1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11; Mathew 25: 14-30
you long for the world’s salvation:
stir us from apathy,
restrain us from excess and revive in us new hope that all creation will one day be healed
in Jesus Christ our Lord.