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Candlemas – 28th January 2018

The Collect God of all mercy your Son proclaimed good news to the poor, release to the captives, and freedom to the oppressed; anoint us with your Holy Spirit and set all your people free to praise you in Christ our Lord. Amen.     A reading from the book of Genesis 14: 17-20 After Abram’s [More…]

The Third Sunday of Epiphany – 21st January 2018

The Collect God of all mercy your Son proclaimed good news to the poor, release to the captives, and freedom to the oppressed; anoint us with your Holy Spirit and set all your people free to praise you in Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of Genesis 14: 17-20 After Abram’s [More…]

The Second Sunday of Epiphany – 14th January 2018

The Collect Eternal Lord, our beginning and our end: bring us with the whole creation to your glory, hidden through past ages and made known in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the first book of Samuel  3:1-10 The boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD under Eli. The word of the [More…]

The Epiphany – 7th January 2018

The Collect Creator of the heavens, who led the Magi by a star to worship the Christ-child: guide and sustain us, that we may find our journey’s end in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah   60: 1-6 Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the [More…]

The First Sunday of Christmas – 31st December 2017

The Collect God in Trinity, eternal unity of perfect love: gather the nations to be one family and draw us into your holy life through the birth of Emmanuel, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.     A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah.                    61.10 – 62.3 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, [More…]

The Fourth Sunday of Advent (Christmas Eve) – 24th December

The Collect Eternal God, as Mary waited for the birth of your Son, so we wait for his coming in glory, bring us through the birth pangs of this present age to see, with her, our great salvation in Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.   A reading from the second book of Samuel                                  7.1-11, 16 [More…]

The Third Sunday of Advent – 17th December 2017

The Collect God for whom we watch and wait, you sent John the Baptist to prepare the way of your Son: give us courage to speak the truth, to hunger for justice, and to suffer for the cause of right, with Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet [More…]

The Second Sunday of Advent – 10th December 2017

The Collect Almighty God, purify our hearts and minds, that when your Son Jesus Christ come again as judge and saviour we may be ready to receive him, who is our Lord and our God. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah                                    40.1-11 Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. [More…]

Advent Sunday – 3rd December 2017

The Collect Almighty God, as your kingdom dawns, turn us from the darkness of sin to the light of holiness, that we may be ready to meet you in our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah                             64.1-9 O that you would tear open the heavens [More…]

CHRIST THE KING – 26th November 2017

The Collect God the Father, help us to hear the call of Christ the King and to follow in his service, whose kingdom has no end; for he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, one glory. Amen.     A reading from the book of the prophet Ezekiel                         34.11-16, 20-24 Thus says [More…]