November 1, 2014
All Saints Day
Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalm 150
Revelation 7:2-4, 9-17 Matthew 5:1-12
Collect: O Lord, You have wonderfully bound together all Your faithful people in one communion and fellowship in the mystical body of Your Son Christ our Lord; give us grace so to follow Your blessed saints in faith and holy obedience that we may come to that unutterable joy which You have prepared for those who truly love You; through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever more. Amen.
November 2, 2014
Nurturing in Faith
Christian Education Sunday
Proverbs 23:15-26 Psalm 127
Ephesians 6: 10- 18 Matthew 18: 1-6
Collect: God the Great Guru, Who builds and guards the people of God in Your wisdom, Make us obedient listeners of Your Word, mould us to be strong in You, enrobe us with the armor of God, enable us to stand ﬁ rm in boldness to the mystery of the Gospel, so that we may humble ourselves to Your wisdom and turn to become like little children to be nurtured in Your word, to overcome the evils of this world, Through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever more. Amen.
November 2, 2014
Commemoration of the Faithful Departed
All Souls Day
Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 118:14-15, 17-21
2 Corinthians 5:1-10 / Heb.12:1-2 Gospel John 11:21-27
Collect: Eternal God, Maker and Redeemer of all believers, pour out upon Your whole Church in paradise and on earth the fullness of Your light and grace; and grant that we, following the example of those who have served You here and are now at rest, may at last enter with them into Your unending joy; through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever more. Amen.