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The Second Sunday before Advent – 18th November 2018

The Collect Heavenly Lord, you long for the world’s salvation: stir us from apathy, restrain us from excess and revive in us new hope that all creation will one day be healed in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of Daniel                                      12.1-3 In the third year of King Cyrus [More…]

Remembrance Sunday – 11th November 2018

The Collect God, our refuge and strength, bring near the day when wars shall cease and poverty and pain shall end, that earth may know the peace of heaven through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.      A reading from the book of Jonah                                  3.1-5. 10 The word of the LORD came to Jonah, [More…]

All Saints’ Sunday – 4th November 2018

The Collect Almighty God, you have knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord: grant us grace so to follow your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living that we may come to those inexpressible joys that you have prepared for those who [More…]

Simon and Jude, Apostles – 28th October 2018

The Collect Almighty God, who built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Jesus Christ himself as the chief corner-stone: so join us together in unity of spirit by their doctrine, that we may be made a holy temple acceptable to you; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive [More…]

The Twenty First Sunday after Trinity – 21st October 2018

THE TWENTY FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY         21st October 2018   The Collect Almighty God, in whose service lies perfect freedom: teach us to obey you with loving hearts and steadfast wills; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah                        53.4-12 Surely he has borne our infirmities and [More…]

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity – 14th October 2018

The Collect God, our light and our salvation: illuminate our lives, that we may see your goodness in the land of the living, and looking on your beauty may be changed into the likeness of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Amos        5.6-7, 10-15 Seek the LORD [More…]

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity – 14th October 2018

The Collect God, our light and our salvation: illuminate our lives, that we may see your goodness in the land of the living, and looking on your beauty may be changed into the likeness of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Amos        5.6-7, 10-15 Seek the LORD [More…]

HARVEST FESTIVAL – 7th October 2018

The Collect Eternal God, you crown the year with your goodness and you give us the fruits of the earth in their season: grant that we may use them to your glory, for the relief of those in need and for our own well-being; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and [More…]

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity – 30th September 2018

The Collect God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of Numbers                      11.4-6, 10-16, 24-29 The rabble among [More…]

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity – 23rd September 2018

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 Jeremiah          11.18-20 It was the LORD who made it known to me, and I knew; then you [More…]