Readings - Sunday, 7 November 2021 -Third Last Sunday of the Church Year, Year B (Proper 27)

Note: There are two sets of first readings (with accompanying Psalms) given for the Sundays after Pentecost: (a) a new semi-continuous set, and (b) a set related thematically to the gospels (as in the earlier form of the lectionary). It is intended that either one of these two sets be used throughout and that they not be mixed.

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First Reading:
a) Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 Ruth and Boaz
b) 1 Kings 17:8-16 Elijah and the widow of Zarephath

a) Psalm 127 - a) Psalm 127 Antiphon: Children are a heritage of the Lord. (Ps 127:3a)
b) Psalm 146 - b) Psalm 146 Antiphon: The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down. (Ps 146:8b NRSV)

Responsive Psalm:
Psalm 127_standard
Psalm 127_widescreen
Psalm 146 _standard
Psalm 146 _widescreen

Second Reading:
Hebrews 9:24-28 Christ’s sacrifice takes away sins

Mark 12:38-44 The widow’s generous offering

Printable, Formatted Readings
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