The First Sunday in Lent

Grant, almighty God, through the yearly observances of holy Lent, that we may grow in understanding of the riches hidden in Christ and by worthy conduct pursue their effects. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and...

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday – Almighty and ever-living God, you hate nothing you have made and you forgive the sins of all who are penitent. Create in us new and honest hearts, so that, truly repenting of our sins, we may obtain from you, the God of all mercy, full pardon and forgiveness. ~Collect of the...

John & Charles Wesley, Renewers of the Church

John and Charles Wesley, Renewers of the Church – Almighty God, we praise you for the men and women you have sent to call the Church to its tasks and renew its life such as your servants John and Charles Wesley. Raise up in our own day teachers and prophets inspired by your Spirit,...

Sixth Sunday of the Year – LBW Epiphany 6

Sixth Sunday of the Year – LBW Epiphany 6 O God, who teach us that you abide in hearts that are just and true, grant that we may be so fashioned by your grace as to become a dwelling pleasing to you. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with...

January 1 – The Name of Jesus

The Name of Jesus – God, who hast made thine only-begotten Son the Savior of mankind and didst give Him the name of Jesus, mercifully grant that we who worship his name on earth may joyfully behold him in heaven; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns forever and ever....

The Nativity of Our Lord, Dawn

The Nativity of Our Lord, Dawn – Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, as we are bathed in the new radiance of your incarnate Word, the light of faith, which illumines our minds, may also shine through in our deeds. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in...

Fourth Sunday in Advent

Fourth Sunday in Advent – Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord, your grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ your Son was made known by the message of an Angel, may by his Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of his Resurrection. Who lives and reigns...

Third Sunday of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent O God, who see how your people faithfully await the feast of the Lord’s Nativity, enable us, we pray, to attain the joys of so great a salvation and to celebrate them always with solemn worship and glad rejoicing. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns...

Second Sunday in Advent

Second Sunday in Advent – Almighty and merciful God, may no earthly undertaking hinder those who set out in haste to meet your Son, but may our learning of heavenly wisdom gain us admittance to his company. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever...

Twentieth Sunday of the Year

Twentieth Sunday of the Year – LBW 11 Pentecost – O God, who have prepared for those who love you good things which no eye can see, fill our hearts, we pray, with the warmth of your love, so that, loving you in all things and above all things, we may attain your promises,...