The readings for the Second Sunday of Advent are: Isaiah 40:1-1; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; II Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-18.

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Let us pray: Sir up our hearts, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. By his coming strengthen us to serve you with purified lives; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

It’s Not a Pun

The Readings for the Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time are: Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18; Psalm 90:1-12; I Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30.

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It was also pledge Sunday. We pray: May our eyes, our minds and our hearts be opened this year. May we be surprised in our lives, in your church, and in our ministry together. Amen.