Readings for Reformation Day (Observed 10.27.2019)

We pray: “Almighty and gracious Lord, pour out Your Holy Spirit on Your faithful people. Keep us steadfast in Your grace and truth, protect and deliver us in times of temptation, defend us against all enemies, and grant to Your church Your saving peace, through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with … Continue reading Readings for Reformation Day (Observed 10.27.2019)

Readings for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (10.20.2019)

We pray: “O God, because without You we are not able to please You, mercifully grant that Your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts, through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.” Amen. Deuteronomy 10:12-21 (ESV) 12 “And now, … Continue reading Readings for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (10.20.2019)

Meditative Matins for 25 September 2019

We pray: "Father in heaven, at the Baptism of Jesus at the Jordan River, You proclaimed Him Your beloved Son and anointed Him with the Holy Spirit. Make all who are baptized in His name faithful in their calling as Your children and inheritors with Him of everlasting life; through the same Jesus Christ, our … Continue reading Meditative Matins for 25 September 2019

Readings for the St. Michael and All Angels (9.29.2019)

We pray: "Everlasting God, You have ordained and constituted the service of angels and men in a wonderful order. Mercifully grant that, as Your holy angels always serve and worship You in heaven, so by Your appointment they may also help and defend us here on earth; through Your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord, who … Continue reading Readings for the St. Michael and All Angels (9.29.2019)

Readings for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (09.22.2019)

We pray: "O Lord, keep Your church with Your perpetual mercy; and because of our faculty we cannot but fall, keep us ever by Your help from all things hurtful and lead us to all things profitable for our salvation; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You and the … Continue reading Readings for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (09.22.2019)

A Matins Meditation for 11 September 2019

We pray: "Most merciful Father, with compassion You hear the cries of Your people in great distress. Be with all who now endure affliction and calamity, bless the work of those who bring rescue and relief, and enable us to aid and comfort those who are suffering that they may find renewed hope and purpose; … Continue reading A Matins Meditation for 11 September 2019

Readings for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity (09.15.19)

We pray: "Almighty and everlasting God, give us an increase of faith, hope, and charity; and that we may obtain what you have promised, make us love what you have commanded; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever." Amen. 2 … Continue reading Readings for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity (09.15.19)