Bell Ringing at St Mary’s

This notice is to notify all our members as well as the general public that the bells at St Mary’s will be rung on the following dates and times:- Saturday 25th August 10am – 11am. Sunday 26th August 3.30pm – 4.15pm. Saturday 22nd September – 2pm – 3pm. This is extra to normal ringing which [More…]

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity – 26th August 2018

The Collect Almighty God, you search us and know us: may we rely on you in strength and rest on you in weakness, now and in all our days, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of Joshua                         24.1-2a, 14-18 Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and [More…]

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity – 19th August 2018

The Collect God of constant mercy, who sent your Son to save us; remind us of your goodness, increase your grace within us, that our thankfulness may grow, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.     A reading from the book of Proverbs                                  9.1-6 Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn her seven pillars. [More…]

The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity – 12th August 2018

The Collect God of glory, the end of our searching, help us to lay aside all that prevents us from seeking your kingdom, and to give all that we have to gain the pearl beyond all price, through our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.     A reading from the first book of Kings                                 19.4-8 Elijah [More…]

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity – 5th August 2018

The Collect Lord of heaven and earth, as Jesus taught his disciples to be persistent in prayer, give us patience and courage never to lose hope, but always bring our prayers before you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of Exodus                                     16.2-4, 9-15 The whole congregation of the Israelites [More…]

The Ninth Sunday after Trinity – 29th July 2018

The Collect Gracious Father, revive your Church in our day, and make her holy, strong and faithful, for your glory’s sake in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the second book of Kings                     4.42-44 A man came bringing food from the first fruits to Elisha, the man of God: twenty loaves of [More…]

MARY MAGDALENE – 22nd July 2018

The Collect Almighty God, whose Son restored Mary Magdalene to health of mind and body and called her to be a witness to his resurrection: forgive our sins and heal us by your grace, that we may serve you in the power of his risen life; who is alive and reigns with you, in the [More…]

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity – 15th July 2018

The Collect Generous God, you give us gifts and make them grow: though our faith is small as mustard-seed make it grow to your glory and the flourishing of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Amos              7.7-15 This is what the Lord God showed [More…]

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity – 8th July 2018

The Collect Creator God, you made us all in your image: may we discern you in all that we see, and serve you in all that we do; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.      A reading from the book of the prophet Ezekiel           2.1-5 The heavens were opened, and I saw visions of [More…]

The Fifth Sunday after Trinity – 1st July 2018

The Collect Almighty God, send down upon your Church the riches of your Spirit, and kindle in all who minister the gospel your countless gifts of grace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of Wisdom                1.13-15, 2.23-24 God did not make death, and he does not delight in the [More…]