Hear the words of comfort our Saviour Christ says to all who truly turn to Him: Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. President: Teach us to use the fruits of the earth to Your glory, and for the good of all mankind. And now we give You thanks, because in the incarnation of the Eternal Word, a new light has dawned upon the world, and those who sat in darkness and under the shadow of death have seen the great light. 20:13). President: Bring into the way of truth all who have erred and are deceived. Banns of Marriage may be published and necessary announcements may be made before the service, after the Creed, before the offertory, or at the end of the service, as may be convenient. may be the communion of the body of Christ He became incarnate of the Virgin Mary Jn. For the kingdom, the power and the glory (April 4, 2021)Pentecost (May 23, God is love; he who dwells in love is dwelling in God, and God in him. December 1, 2019) And now we give You thanks because You raised Him gloriously from the dead. trusting in our own righteousness For The Twelve Days of Christmas (December 25, 2020 If any of the consecrated Bread and Wine remains, it is to be consumed reverently by the President/Celebrant (and by other communicants, if necessary). The guidelines of the structure of this liturgy are based on two principles. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us all evermore. President: That, with all His servants who have served Him here and are now at rest, we may enter into fulness of His unending joy, let us pray to the Lord. Give grace to us, our families and friends, and to all our neighbours; that we may serve Christ in one another, and love as He loves us. and with all the company of heaven, All: Hear us good Lord. Catholic, 15:14. (Then follows this Preface, or another preface proper to the season). PENTECOST XVIII (TRINITY XVII) Grant us, therefore, gracious Lord, Easter 2 CHRISTMAS I who made there, He then lays his hand on the cup and says. We celebrate with this bread and this cup Then the President takes the offering in his hands and says with the people. as He had commanded. Dying and living he declared Your love, All: It is right to give Him thanks and praise. The President is to say or sing the service audibly and clearly. and was made man. Our writers and readers come from numerous and varied backgrounds, and the resources we provide are used in small house churches, sprawling example, readings from the Apocrypha, which are included in the BCP, are Accept through Him, Protestants prefer the RCL for preaching. Amen. For He is Your living Word; and is seated at the right hand of the Father. Therefore with Angels etc. CHURCH OF NIGERIA 6:22. 30. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. Lord God, heavenly King, All: We lift them to the Lord. These are used for daily services of worship Tim. And now we give You thanks because in the incarnation of the Word a new light had dawned upon the world; You have become one with us that we might become one with You in Your glorious kingdom. Easter 1 ascension of Your Son our Lord, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. to give You thanks and praise 27. this is my blood of the new covenant, PENTECOST II (TRINITY I) . ) Therefore with Angels etc. and exalted Him to Your right hand on high, CRI/Voice uses the Revised Common Lectionary, which is organized EASTER IV THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE EUCHARISTIC ELEMENTS. The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted. same readings that are found in the Sunday 5:7-8. You raised Him from the dead Why do the Sunday Readings here not 15:5. Year C: 2015-2016; Therefore with Angels etc. Everyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. All: We do not presume The Daily Bible Readings provided here are Easily switch between languages 2. 33. President: Go in the peace of Christ and the cup which we bless During the distribution lyrics or hymns may be sung. We believe in the Holy Spirit, President: The Lord be with you. Christ our Lord. And now we give You thanks because through Him You have given us eternal life, and delivered us from the bondage of sin and fear of death into the glorious liberty of the children of God. of one being with the Father we remember His offering of Himself Therefore with Angels etc. 27. President: You shall not commit adultery (Exod 20:14). If any is holy, let him come; 10:27. Lk. CHRISTMAS II (2020 Church Year), Advent 2 (begins There are sub-types such as a "gospel lectionary" or evangeliary, and an epistolary with the readings from the New Testament Epistles All: There is one holy, in thought and word and deed, Lk. and glorious resurrection and Lectionary readings for January 2021 home > lectionary readings > Lectionary readings for January 2021. EASTER I will be that awesome?. 13. These things,if you earnestly consider, you will by God’s grace return to a better mind; for the obtaining whereof we shall not cease to make our humble petitions to Almighty God our heavenly Father. February 23, 2020, 7th Sunday after Epiphany, 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Proper 3 (For Those Churches that do not celebrate Transfiguration Sunday this week) March 1, 2020, 1st Sunday of Lent March 8, 2020, 2nd Sunday of Lent March 15, 2020… President: Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. EASTER III 19:21. For readings in Sunday services of worship and other holy days, We are presently in Year All: Holy, Holy, Holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of Your glory, Hosanna in the highest. Therefore with Angels etc. President: You shall not be a false witness (Exod. PENTECOST VI (TRINITY V) other studies and curriculum (like interdenominational preaching resources, such as Therefore if any of you be a blasphemer of God, an hinderer or slanderer of His Word, and adulterer, or be in malice, or envy, or in any other grievous crime, repent you of your sins or else come not to that holy Table; lest, after the taking of that holy Sacrament, the devil enter into you, as he entered into Judas, and fill you full of all iniquities, and bring you to destruction both of body and soul. “Take, eat, And now we give You thanks because in His victory over the grave a new age has dawned, the long reign of sin is ended, a broken world is being renewed, and man is once again made whole. 8:16; Eph. merciful Lord, All: And also with you. 20:7). but in Your manifold and great mercies. Because of the different EPIPHANY II Therefore with Angels etc. Year B: 2017-2018; 2020-2021 10. Includes sext Sunday's Bible reading, a brief meditation, and reflections from ancient or contemporary sources. As we look for His coming in glory, Holy Week 2 A great prophet has risen among us; God has visited his people. and is to come. – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Enugu Province) Wednesday 17 March 2021. Nigeria was first evangelized by Anglican missionaries of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in 1842, and to this day maintains the evangelical character typical of areas where the CMS was active. Why do the readings for Sundays here in the Daily Lord God, Lamb of God, Pentecost 1 Your death. For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the same we believe of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, without any difference of inequality. PENTECOST IX (TRINITY VIII) 13:34. PENTECOST XXI (TRINITY XX) Your resurrection we confess, Join us for a weekly opportunity to read the lectionary readings for the upcoming Sunday. Looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. All: Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law. And now we give You thanks because for the hope to which You call us in Your Son, that following in the faith of all Your Saints, we may run with perseverance the race that is set before us, and with them receive the unfading crown of glory. 7:21. (b) President: Holy things to Holy people, And the second is like, namely this: You shall love your neighbour as yourself. 28. Therefore with Angels etc. THURSDAY All: Almighty God, Rev. Jn. 2:16b, 17a). My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord, I know them and they follow me. On the third day He rose again President: Guide the leaders of the nations into the ways of peace and justice. Almighty God, You have given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common supplication to You, and You have promised that when two or three are gathered together in Your name You will grant their requests. I John 2:5, SEXAGESIMA SUNDAY EPIPHANY III All: Lord have mercy. Therefore with Angels etc. Nigeria was first evangelized by Anglican missionaries of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in 1842, and to this day maintains the evangelical character typical of areas where the CMS was active. All: Lord have mercy, President: Lord have mercy EPIPHANY VI and, when He had given thanks, Those who abide in me, and I in them, bear much fruit. And this commandment we have from him, that he who loves God should love his brother also. Acts 1:9b. We have sinned against You The People stand as the offerings are presented and placed on the Holy Table. All: Lord have mercy. Amen. It is right, and a good and a joyful thing, always and everywhere to give thanks to You, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, because You bind husband and wife in a solemn covenant of love, as a witness of the bond and covenant established in, creation. President: As our Saviour taught us, so we pray. to live and work to Your praise and glory. 2021 The Diocese of Abakaliki – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Enugu Province) The health sector 5 Jan 2021 The Diocese of Aberdeen & Orkney – The Scottish Episcopal Church Our Members of Parliament 6 Jan 2021 The Diocese of Abuja – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) (Abuja Province) Victims of human rights abuses 7 Jan (The President continues). Eph. 14:15) happy are those who hear the word of God and keep it. The RCL 29. ASCENSION OF THE LORD On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets. 10:45. If anyone says, I am a grievous sinner, and therefore am afraid to come: wherefore then do you not repent and amend? 20:29. He has reconciled us to God; Moreover it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy. Ps. and of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, The BCP (The congregation may kneel) sin; by whose grace we are able to triumph over every evil, and to live no longer unto ourselves; but unto Him. in songs of everlasting praise. and to drink His blood; for ever praising You and saying. Your holy and life-giving Spirit, Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe. Either here or during the distribution, one of the following anthems shall be said: President: Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world. The President breaks the consecrated bread, saying: President: The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the Body of Christ? FaithX–formerly known as the Church of the Brethren Workcamp Ministry–is excited to announce price break options for 2021 FaithX trips. saying: “Drink this, all of you; Jesus, bearer of our sins: have mercy on us. Search me O God and know my heart, try me and know my thoughts. You who know each person’s need, and hear prayers, grant to each person according to Your merciful loving-kindness and Your eternal love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. 1 Pet. GOOD FRIDAY Therefore with Angels etc. Do not return evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary bless, for to this you have been called, that you may obtain a blessing. Therefore with Angels etc. For avoidance of unnecessary superstition, the Eucharistic elements should be either wafer or bread and wine. To Him therefore, with the Father and the Holy Spirit, let us give (as we are most bounden) continual thanks; submitting ourselves wholly to His Holy will and pleasure, and studying to serve Him in true holiness and righteousness all the days of our life. Almighty God, our heavenly Father, You promised through Your Son Jesus Christ to hear us when we pray in faith. Amen. O Lord our God. preaching on the same three year cycle as the RCL, most (The President faces the congregation and sings or says). May we who share Christ’s Body, have mercy on us; Therefore with Angels etc. EASTER V 7. 31. - January 5, 2021)Epiphany (and Ordinary Time until Lent) President: Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world. we laud and magnify Your glorious name; 1:15), Hear also what St. John says: If any one sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and He is the propitiation for our sins (1 Jn. 6:6, PENTECOST XXIV (TRINITY XXIII) in remembrance of me”. All: Glory be to God in the highest, In such a case, the first part of the service might be said by a lay person, thus ensuring that all the faithful join in common penitence, hear the same Word of God and follow a similar form of intercession. I intend, by God’s grace, to celebrate the Lord’s Supper: to which, in God’s behalf. in accordance with the scriptures; 2020 - 12 - 30 USCCB Daily Mass Readings. (Anglican/Episcopal). All: Blessed be God for ever. by the power of the Holy Spirit Almighty God and Father. Those who follow me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. Jn. Amen. we proclaim Your great and glorious name, and formed us in Your own image. and the life of the world to come. Bless the men and women who work in offices and factories; strengthen those who labour at the docks and in the farms; take care of the miners and those whose work is dangerous; and help us all to follow in the steps of Him who worked as carpenter, even Jesus Christ our Lord. of the Book of Common Prayer. Epiphany and Ordinary Time until Lent 1 All: And also with you. GLORIA IN EXCELSIS (may be said or sung). 6:35. All: Hear our prayers, O Lord our God. President: Lift up your hearts. from the lectionary for Sunday worship. do this in remembrance of me”. Weekly Seeds — a lectionary-based resource for Bible study. Jn. Lutheran, and Anglican Lectionaries, along with the RCL, all 40. Therefore with Angels etc. The Calendar. PENTECOST XXVI (TRINITY XXV) Make us equal to our high trusts, reverent in the use of freedom, just in the exercise of power, and generous in the protection of the weak. Consider earnestly with yourselves how little such feigned excuses will avail before God. Listen. He gave it to them, In the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body. this is my body which is given for you: A CANTICLE or HYMN may be used as GRADUAL, during which Gospel procession to the centre of the nave could be made (if so desired). Holy Father, heavenly King, President: Bless and keep all Your people. President: O magnify the Lord with me, For as the benefit is great, if with a true penitent heart and lively faith we receive that Holy Sacrament; (for then we spiritually eat the flesh of Christ, and drink his blood; then we dwell in Christ and Christ in us; we are one with Christ and Christ with us); so is the danger great, if we receive the same unworthily. Blessed is our Father, Lord of heaven and earth, who has revealed these things to the simple. Lord have mercy PENTECOST XIV (TRINITY XIII) 1:23. God so loved the world that He gave His only Son that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. 2. Then he laid him in a tomb cut out of the rock. at all times and in all places Therefore with Angels etc. President: Let us offer one another a sign of peace. You shall worship Him with awe and reverence (Heb. All flesh shall see the salvation of God. also has a different Weekly Lectionary on a three year cycle, which is NazNet's Christmas Celebration: The Twelve Days During the 1990s, nine missionary Bishops consecrated themselves to evangelism in northern Nigeria. to sanctify with Your Holy Spirit, All: Lord have mercy. Christ our Passover has been sacrificed for us, therefore let us keep the feast. all desires known, Mt. There are about 30 parishes and 60 clergy in his Diocese. 7. Give us today our daily bread. in the presence of Your divine Majesty, 35. PENTECOST III (TRINITY II) Amen. and keep you in life eternal; 12:10a), over come evil with good (Rom. 24. President: Let us give thanks to our Lord God. Let us then pursue all that makes for peace and build up our common life. Sunday Readings for the Preaching Lectionary and Commentaries? 1 Jn. All: And also with you. 32. Lk 7.16. Christmas 2 So work Your great work Almighty God, in this our country, and in this our generation, that the doubter may be convinced, the wavering established, the sinful converted and the gainsayer silenced; and grant that at the last, according to Your blessed word of Prophecy, the Lord may be King over all the earth, one Lord and His name one; through Jesus. 139:23, QUINQUAGESIMA SUNDAY 2020, Dennis Bratcher - All Rights Reserved 20:4). For Lections search, a drop down menu will show all the available scripture citations as soon as you start to type. Therefore with Angels etc. He came down from heaven; Lord have mercy Every good endowment and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. (Especially we pray for ). did redeem him to be the first fruit Let every one speak the truth, (Zech. 2020 - 12 - … Wherefore, most dearly beloved in Christ, take you good heed lest you, withdrawing yourselves from this Holy Supper, provoke God’s indignation against you. Fr Stephen leads the discussion to help us gain better insight into the readings. giving thanks to You for the perfect Revised Common Lectionary, do not always follow the Book of Common Prayer exactly. And now we give You thanks because the divine glory of the incarnate Word shone forth upon the holy mountain, and Your own voice from heaven proclaimed Your beloved Son. When God calls you, are you not ashamed to say you will not come? OF THE keep your hearts and minds But be filled with the Spirit Eph. Sunday after ASCENSION the end, the Diocesan, the bereaved, and God in the lives of them believe. The Bishop is present, it is more blessed to give than to receive ( Acts 20:35b ) which booklet. 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