Remembrance Sunday – 10th November 2019

The Collect God, our refuge and strength, bring near the day when wars shall cease and poverty and pain shall end, that earth may know the peace of heaven through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of Job                                  19.23-27a Job said to his companions: ‘O that my words were written down! [More…]

All Saints’ Sunday – 3rd November 2019

The Collect God of holiness, your glory is proclaimed in every age: as we rejoice in the faith of your saints, inspire us to follow their example with boldness and joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of Daniel                        7.1-3, 15-18 In the first year of King Belshazzar of Babylon, [More…]

The Last Sunday after Trinity – 27th October 2019

The Collect Merciful God, teach us to be faithful in change and uncertainty, that trusting in your word and obeying your will we may enter the unfailing joy of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of Ecclesiasticus          35.12-17 Give to the Most High as he has given to you, and as [More…]

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity – 20th October 2019

The Collect God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of Genesis                            32.22-31 At night Jacob got up and [More…]

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity – 13th October 2019

The Collect Gracious God, you call us to fullness of life: deliver us from unbelief and banish our anxieties with the liberating love of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the second book of Kings              5.1-3, 7-15c Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in [More…]

Harvest Festival – 6th October 2019

The Collect Eternal God, you crown the year with your goodness and you give us the fruits of the earth in their season: grant that we may use them to your glory, for the relief of those in need and for our own well-being; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and [More…]

St Michael & All Angels (Michaelmas) – 29th September 2019

The Collect Everlasting God, you have ordained and constituted the ministries of angels and mortals in a wonderful order: grant that as your holy angels always serve you in heaven, so, at your command, they may help and defend us on earth; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with [More…]

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity – 22nd September 2019

The Collect Merciful God, your Son came to save us and bore our sins on the cross: may we trust in your mercy and know your love, rejoicing in the righteousness that is ours through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of the prophet Amos             8.4-7 Hear this, you that trample [More…]