A Format for Using Lection Connection to Introduce the Readings

Lection Connection is written so that each précis can easily be used by the Reader as an Introduction to the Reading with the following or similar format:

FOR THE FIRST AND SECOND READINGS:

“In today’s (first/second) Lesson …”

And concluded with: 

“The reading begins in Genesis chapter one, verse one.”

FOR THE PSALM:

“In today’s Psalm…”

And concluded with:

“The Psalm begins in chapter one, verse one. We will be reading it responsively by the half verse (or whatever is the custom in the parish).”

FOR THE GOSPEL:

“In today’s Gospel…”

And concluded with:

“The Holy Gospel is written in…”

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