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The Seventh Sunday after Trinity – 30th July 2017

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 first book of Kings                                     3.5-12 At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in [More…]

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity – 23rd July 2017

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 Wisdom                             12.13, 16-19 There is not any god besides you, Lord, whose care is [More…]

The Fifth Sunday after Trinity – 16th July 2017

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 the prophet Isaiah                55.10-13 Thus says the LORD:  As the rain and the snow come [More…]

The Fourth Sunday after Trinity – 9th July 2017

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 the prophet Zechariah          9.9-12 Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion! Shout aloud, [More…]

The Third Sunday after Trinity – 2nd July 2017

The Collect God our Saviour, look on this wounded world in pity and in power; 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 Jeremiah           28.5-9 The prophet Jeremiah spoke to the prophet Hananiah in the presence [More…]

The Second Sunday after Trinity – 25th June 2017

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 the prophet Jeremiah           20.7-13 Jeremiah cried out: O LORD, you have enticed me, and I was enticed; you have overpowered me, and you have prevailed. [More…]

The First Sunday after Trinity – 18th June 2017

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 Exodus                                19.2-8a The Israelites had journeyed from Rephidim, entered the wilderness of Sinai, and camped in the [More…]

TRINITY SUNDAY – 11th June 2017

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 [More…]

DAY OF PENTECOST – 4th June 2017

The Collect God, who as at this time taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit: grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgement in all things and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, [More…]

The Seventh Sunday of Easter – 28th May 2017

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 fine forgiveness and know your peace to the glory of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles      1.6-14 When [More…]