Old Testament: Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 or 1 Kings 17:8-16
Psalter: Psalm 127 or Psalm 146
Epistle: Hebrews 9:24-28
Gospel: Mark 12:38-44
God of widows and strangers, you protect the oppressed and forgotten and feed the hungry with good things. You stand among us in Christ, offering life to all. Give us open hearts and minds to respond with love to the world, caring for those for whom you care. Amen.