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TRINITY SUNDAY – 11th June 2017

The Collect Holy God, faithful and unchanging: enlarge our minds with the knowledge of your truth, and draw us more deeply into the mystery of your love, that we may truly worship you, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.         A reading from the book of [More…]

DAY OF PENTECOST – 4th June 2017

The Collect God, who as at this time taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit: grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgement in all things and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, [More…]

The Seventh Sunday of Easter – 28th May 2017

The Collect Risen, ascended Lord, as we rejoice at your triumph, fill your Church on earth with power and compassion, that all who are estranged by sin may fine forgiveness and know your peace to the glory of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles      1.6-14 When [More…]

The Sixth Sunday of Easter – 21st May 2017

The Collect Risen Christ, by the lakeside you renewed your call to your disciples: help your Church to obey your command and draw the nations to the fire of your love, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.     A reading from the Acts of the Apostles    17.22-31 Then Paul stood in front [More…]

The Fifth Sunday of Easter – 14th May 2017

The Collect Risen Christ, your wounds declare your love for the world and the wonder of your risen life: give us compassion and courage to risk ourselves for those we serve, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles 7. 55-end Standing before the high priest [More…]

The Fourth Sunday of Easter – 7th May 2017

The Collect Risen Christ, faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep: teach us to hear your voice and to follow your command, that all your people may be gathered into one flock, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles       2. 42-end Many were [More…]

The Third Sunday of Easter – 30th April 2017

The Collect Risen Christ, you filled your disciples with boldness and fresh hope: strengthen us also to proclaim your risen life and fill us with your peace, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles           2. 14a, 36-41 On the day of Pentecost, Peter, standing with [More…]

The Second Sunday of Easter – 23rd April 2017

The Collect Risen Christ, for whom no door is locked, no entrance barred: open the doors of our hearts, that we may seek the good of others and walk the joyful road of sacrifice and peace, to the praise of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles    2. 14a, [More…]

EASTER DAY – 16th April 2017

The Collect God of Glory, by the raising of your Son you have broken the chains of death and hell: fill your Church with faith and hope; for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles [More…]

PALM SUNDAY – 9th April 2017

The Collect True and humble King, hailed by the crowd as Messiah: grant us the faith to know you and love you, that we may be found beside you on the way of the cross, which is the path of glory. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah 50. 4 – [More…]