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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…]

THE BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST – 24th June 2018

The Collect Almighty God, by whose providence your servant John the Baptist was wonderfully born, and sent to prepare the way of your Son our Saviour by the preaching of repentance: lead us to repent according to his preaching and, after his example, constantly to speak the truth, boldly to rebuke vice, and patiently to suffer [More…]

The Third Sunday after Trinity – 17th June 2018

The Collect God our Saviour, look on this wounded world in pity and in power; and help us to 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 Ezekiel        17.22-24 Thus says the Lord GOD: I myself [More…]

The Second Sunday after Trinity – 10th June 2018

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 Genesis                                        3.8-15 The man and the woman heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, [More…]

The First Sunday after Trinity – 3rd June 2018

The Collect God of truth, help us to keep your law of love and to walk in ways of wisdom, that we may find true life in Jesus Christ your Son. Amen.      A reading from the book of Deuteronomy                    5.12-15 The LORD says this: Observe the sabbath day and keep it holy, as [More…]

TRINITY SUNDAY – 27th May 2018

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 the prophet Isaiah [More…]