Readings: Isaiah 9:1-2, 6-7;
Sentence: The Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory. John 1:14
Collect: Eternal God, holy and glorious, shining through the darkness: lighten the darkness of our world, of our minds, and of our lives; awaken us to your grace and truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.