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The Fifth Sunday after Trinity – 21st July 2019

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 Genesis                             18.1-10a The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat [More…]

The Fourth Sunday after Trinity – 14th July 2019

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 Deuteronomy                                      30.9-14 Moses spoke to the people, saying, The LORD your [More…]

The Third Sunday after Trinity – 7th July 2019

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 Isaiah          66.10-14 Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, [More…]

The Second Sunday after Trinity – 30th June 2019

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 first book of Kings               19.15-16, 19-21 The LORD said to Elijah, ‘Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus; when you arrive, you shall anoint [More…]

The First Sunday after Trinity – 23rd June 2019

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 the prophet Isaiah.               65,1-9 The word of the Lord through the prophet: I was ready to be [More…]

TRINITY SUNDAY – 16th June 2019

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 Proverbs                    8.1-4, 22-31 [More…]

PENTECOST – 9th June 2019

The Collect Holy Spirit, sent by the Father, ignite in us your holy fire; strengthen your children with the gift of faith, revive your Church with the breath of love, and renew the face of the earth, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of Genesis                                               11.1-9 Now the whole [More…]

The Seventh Sunday of Easter – 2nd June 2019

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 find forgiveness and know your peace, to the glory of God the Father. Amen. A reading from the book of the prophet Ezekiel          36.24-28 The word of [More…]

The Sixth Sunday of Easter – 26th May 2019

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 book of the prophet Ezekiel                     37.1-14 The hand of the LORD came [More…]

The Fifth Sunday of Easter – 19th May 2019

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 book of the prophet Baruch      3.9-15, 32 – 4.4 Hear the commandments [More…]