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The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity – 8th October 2017

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 book of the prophet Isaiah.                     5.1-7 Let me sing for my beloved my love-song concerning his vineyard: My beloved had a vineyard [More…]

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity – 1st October 2017

The Collect Lord of creation, whose glory is around and within us: open our eyes to your wonders, that we may serve you with reverence and know your peace at our lives’ end through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Ezekiel.               18.1-4, 25-32 The word of the [More…]

The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity – 24th September 2017

The Collect Lord God, defend your Church from all false teaching and give to your people knowledge of your truth, that we may enjoy eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of Jonah                                          3.10 – 4.11 When God saw what the people of Nineveh did, how they turned [More…]

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity – 17th September 2017

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 Genesis                                 50.15-21 Realizing that their father was dead, [More…]

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity – 10th September 2017

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 the prophet Ezekiel               33.7-11 The word of the Lord came to me:  So [More…]

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity – 3rd September 2017

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 the prophet Jeremiah          15.15-21 O LORD, you know; remember me and visit me, and [More…]

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…]