The People sit.
One or two Lessons, as appointed, are read, the Reader first saying:
A Reading (Lesson) from .
A citation giving chapter and verse may be added.
After each Reading, the Reader may say:
The Word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God.
Or the Reader may say:
Here endeth the Reading (Epistle).
Silence may follow.
A Psalm, hymn, or anthem may follow each Reading.
Then, all standing, the Deacon or a Priest reads the Gospel, first saying:
The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to .
Glory be to thee, O Lord.
After the Gospel, the Reader says:
The Gospel of the Lord.
Praise be to thee, O Christ.