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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…]

The Fourth Sunday of Easter – 12th May 2019

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 book of Genesis         7.1–5, 11–18; 8.6–18; 9.8–13 The LORD said to Noah, [More…]

The Third Sunday of Easter – 5th May 2019

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 book of the prophet Zephaniah                          3.14-20 Sing aloud, O daughter Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and [More…]

The Second Sunday of Easter – 28th April 2019

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 book of Exodus                           14.10-end As Pharaoh drew [More…]

EASTER DAY – 21st April 2019

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 book of the prophet Isaiah [More…]

PALM SUNDAY – 14th April 2019

The Collect True and humble King, hailed by the crowd as Messiah: grant us the faith to know you and love you, that we may be found beside you on the way of the cross, which is the path of glory. Amen.      A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah 50.4-9a The servant of [More…]

The Fifth Sunday of Lent – 7th April

The Collect Gracious Father, you gave up your Son out of love for the world: lead us to ponder the mysteries of his passion, that we may know eternal peace through the shedding of our Saviour’s blood Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.       A reading from the book the prophet Isaiah 43.16-21 Thus says the LORD, [More…]