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Readings for November 2018

Readings for the principle services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays & Sundays in November. Also included are the weekly prayers for the various communities in Menorca, part of our local cycle of prayer. 

2 November – observance of All Souls (evening)
Psalm 23; Wisdom 3.1-9; John 6.37-40

4 November – All Saints Sunday
Wisdom 3.1-9; Psalm 24.1-6; Revelation 21.1-6a; John 11-32-44
Hymns:
310 Thanks Be To God For His Saints – tune: Lobe Den Herren
304 Let Saints On Earth – tune: Dundee
311 We Sing For All The Unsung Saints – tune: Ladywell
296 For All The Saints – tune: Sine Nomine
Menorca Cycle of Prayer: Alaior town, Alaior polígono, La Argentina, Son Bou, San Jaime

7 November – Willibrord, bishop
Isaiah 56.3-8; Psalm 98; Luke 10.1-9 

11 November – Remembrance Sunday
At 9am: Jonah 3.1-5,10; Psalm 62.5-12; Hebrews 9.24-28; Mark 1.14-20
At 11am: Isaiah 2.2-4; John 14.27, James 3.17-18, 1 John 1.5 (read together)
Hymns:
623 Eternal Father Strong To Save – tune: Melita 
635 For The Healing Of The Nations – tune: Regent Square
579 I Vow To Thee My Country – tune: Thaxted
578 God Save The Queen – tune: National Anthem
Menorca Cycle of Prayer: Cala en Porter, Cales Covas, Son Vitamina, Son Tomeo, Torre Soli Nou

14 November – Charles Simeon, priest (transferred)
Romans 10:8b-17; Psalm 145.8-13; John 21:15-17 

18 November
Daniel 12.1-3; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10.11-14,19-25; Mark 13.1-8
Hymns:
641 Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken – tune: Austria
505 Tell All The World Of Jesus – tune: Thornbury
503 Send, O God, Your Holy Spirit – tune: Laus Deo (Redhead No. 46)
617 Come Sing The Praise Of Jesus – tune: Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Menorca Cycle of Prayer: Es Mercadal town & polígono, Monte Toro, Sa Roca, Son Parc

21 November – Cecilia, martyr (transferred)
Revelation 15.1-4; Psalm 150; Luke 10.38-42

25 November – Christ the King / Reign of Christ
Daniel 7.9-10,13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1.4b-8; John 18.33-37
Hymns:
691 Jesus Shall Reign Where’re The Sun – tune Truro
544 Morning Glory, Starlit Sky – tune: Emma
728 Meekness And Majesty – tune: Meekness And Majesty
35 Fling Wide The Gates – tune: Crucifer
Menorca Cycle of Prayer: Fornells town, Fornells Playa, Ses Salines, Ses Vinyes, Punta Grossa 

28 November
Revelation 15.1-4; Psalm 98; Luke 21.12-19 

 

Other Festivals, Celebrations & Commemorations 

  • 3 November
    Richard Hooker, priest, teacher of the faith, 1600
    Martin of Porres, friar, 1639 
  • 6 November
    Leonard, hermit, 6th century
    William Temple, archbishop, teacher of the faith, 1944
  • 8 November
    Saints and Martyrs of England 
  • 9 November
    Margery Kempe, mystic, c 1440
  • 10 November
    Leo the Great, bishop, teacher of the faith, 461
  • 14 November
    Samuel Seabury, bishop, 1796
  • 16 November
    Margaret of Scotland, queen, philanthropist, 1093
    Edmund Rich, archbishop, 1240
  • 17 November
    Hugh, bishop, 1200
  • 19 November
    Hilda, abbess, 680
    Mechtild, béguine, mystic, 1280
  • 20 November
    Edmund, king, martyr, 870
    Priscilla Lydia Sellon, a restorer of the religious life in the Church of England, 1876
  • 23 November
    Clement, bishop, martyr, c 100 
  • 25 November
    Catherine of Alexandria 
  • 29 November
    Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Missionary Work of the Church
  • 30 November
    Andrew the Apostle 
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