The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity – 27th August 2017

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 book of the prophet Isaiah                      51.1-6 Listen [More…]

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity – 20th August 2017

The Collect Lord of heaven and earth, as Jesus taught his disciples to be persistent in prayer, give us patiene and courage never to lose hope, but always to bring our prayers before you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah                      56.1, 6-8 Thus says the [More…]

The Ninth Sunday after Trinity – 13th August 2017

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 first book of Kings                                19.9-18 When Elijah reached Horeb, the mountain of God, he came to a cave, and spent the night there. [More…]

The Transfiguration of our Lord – 6th August 2017

The Collect Father in heaven, whose Son Jesus Christ was wonderfully transfigured before chosen witnesses upon the holy mountain, and spoke of the exodus he would accomplish at Jerusalem: give us strength so to hear his voice and bear our cross that in the world to come we may see him as he is; who [More…]

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity – 30th July 2017

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 first book of Kings                                     3.5-12 At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in [More…]

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity – 23rd July 2017

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 Wisdom                             12.13, 16-19 There is not any god besides you, Lord, whose care is [More…]

The Fifth Sunday after Trinity – 16th July 2017

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 the prophet Isaiah                55.10-13 Thus says the LORD:  As the rain and the snow come [More…]

The Fourth Sunday after Trinity – 9th July 2017

The Collect Gracious Father, by the obedience of Jesus you brought salvation to our wayward world; draw us into harmony with your will, that we may find all things restored in him, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Zechariah          9.9-12 Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion! Shout aloud, [More…]

The Third Sunday after Trinity – 2nd July 2017

The Collect God our Saviour, look on this wounded world in pity and in power; hold fast to your promises of peace won for us by your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Jeremiah           28.5-9 The prophet Jeremiah spoke to the prophet Hananiah in the presence [More…]

The Second Sunday after Trinity – 25th June 2017

The Collect Faithful Creator, whose mercy never fails: deepen our faithfulness to you and to your living Word, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Jeremiah           20.7-13 Jeremiah cried out: O LORD, you have enticed me, and I was enticed; you have overpowered me, and you have prevailed. [More…]