Notable Feast Days this Week

November 12 - Nilus the Elder, Sinai, c. 430 
November 13 - John Chrysostom, 407 (Eastern)
November 14 - St. Philip, Apostle (Eastern)
November 15 - Orthodox Nativity Fast Begins
November 16 - St. Matthew, Apostle (Eastern)
November 16 - Margaret of Scotland, 1093 (Anglican/Catholic)
November 17 - Hilda of Whitby, 680
November 18 - Romanus of Antioch, 304​


Revised Common Lectionary

1 Samuel 1:4-20; 2:1-10
Psalm 16
Daniel 12:1-3

Hebrews 10:11-25
Mark 13:1-8

Daily Readings (RCL)
Liturgical Color - Green

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost November 18, 2018 (Year B)
Confidence in Our Creator
"Lord, we take refuge in you (Psalm 16), for you listen to our despair (1 Samuel 1:4-20) and know the future (Mark 13:1-8). Therefore, we draw near to you, holding to your promises (Hebrews 10:11-25)."
-Thomas Oden, Ancient Christian Devotional
Scripture Readings
Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.”... Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more... Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure...I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead...You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
1 Samuel 1:4-20 
Hannah's prayers answered

1 Samuel 2:1-10
My heart exults in God

Hebrews 10:11-25

Christ the way to God

Mark 13:1-8

The end and the coming of the Son

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
Practicing Prayer
Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. -The Book of Common Prayer
Contemplative Prayer (View and Download)
Morning Prayer (View and Download)
More Resources for Daily Prayer
Spotify Playlist
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for The Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Year B)

Hymns related to Psalm 16 from 

Hannah's song, Mary's Magnificat - An article by Davis Koyzis 

Psalm 16 (Fullness of Joy) | by Shane and Shane | Chord Chart and Video Demonstration

Psalm 16| Metrical Options 

Psalm 16 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet
Music for Listening
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