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The First Sunday after Trinity – 3rd June 2018

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 Deuteronomy                    5.12-15 The LORD says this: Observe the sabbath day and keep it holy, as [More…]

TRINITY SUNDAY – 27th May 2018

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 the prophet Isaiah [More…]

DAY OF PENTECOST – 20th May 2018

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 letter of Paul to the Romans     [More…]

The Seventh Sunday of Easter – 13th May 2018

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 Acts of the Apostles                   1. 15-17, 21-26 [More…]

The Sixth Sunday of Easter – 6th May 2018

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 Acts of the Apostles                           10. 44-48 While Peter was speaking, [More…]

The Fifth Sunday of Easter – 29th April 2018

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 Acts of the Apostles                              8. 26-40 An angel of the [More…]

The Fourth Sunday of Easter – 22nd April 2018

The Collect Risen Christ, faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep: teach us to hear your voice and to follow your command, that all your people may be gathered into one flock, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.   A reading from the Acts of the Apostles                           4. 5-12 The Jewish rulers, elders, [More…]

The Third Sunday of Easter – 15th April 2018

The Collect Risen Christ, you filled your disciples with boldness and fresh hope: strengthen us also to proclaim your risen life and fill us with your peace, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.      A reading from the Acts of the Apostles                           3. 12-19 Peter addressed the people, ‘You Israelites, why [More…]

The Second Sunday of Easter – 8th April 2018

The Collect Risen Christ, for whom no door is locked, no entrance barred: open the doors of our hearts, that we may seek the good of others and walk the joyful road of sacrifice and peace, to the praise of God the Father. Amen.     A reading from the Acts of the Apostles                           [More…]

EASTER DAY – 1st April 2018

The Collect God of Glory, by the raising of your Son you have broken the chains of death and hell: fill your Church with faith and hope; for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.     A reading from the first letter of [More…]