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The Second Sunday before Lent – 24th February 2019

The Collect Almighty God, give us reverence for all creation and respect for every person, that we may mirror your likeness in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A reading from the book of Genesis                    2.4b-9, 15-25 In the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens, when no plant of the field [More…]

The Third Sunday before Lent – 17th February 2019

The Collect Eternal God, whose Son went among the crowds and brought healing with his touch: help us to show his love, in your Church as we gather together, and by our lives as they are transformed into the image of Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Jeremiah      [More…]

The Fourth Sunday before Lent – 10th February 2019

The Collect Lord of the hosts of heaven, our salvation and our strength, without you we are lost: guard us from all that harms or hurts and raise us when we fall; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah                6: 1-8 In the year that King [More…]

CANDLEMAS – 3rd February 2019

The Collect Lord Jesus Christ, light of the nations and glory of Israel make your home among us, and present us pure and holy to your heavenly father, your God, and our God. Amen.             A reading from the book of the prophet Malachi.            3:1-5 Thus says the LORD God: See, I am sending [More…]

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany – 27th January 2019

The Collect God of heaven, you send the gospel to the ends of the earth and your messengers to every nation: send your Holy Spirit to transform us by the good news of everlasting life in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of Nehemiah                  8.1-3, 5-6, 8-10 All the [More…]

The Third Sunday of Epiphany – 20th January 2019

The Collect Eternal God, whose Son went among the crowds and brought healing with his touch: help us to show his love, in your Church as we gather together, and by our lives as they are transformed into the image of Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah                 62.1-5 [More…]

The Baptism of Christ – 13th January 2019

The Collect Heavenly Father at the Jordan you revealed Jesus as your Son: may we recognize him as our Lord and know ourselves to be your beloved children; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah              43.1-7 Thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob, [More…]

The Epiphany – 6th January 2019

The Collect Creator of the heavens, who led the Magi by a star to worship the Christ-child: guide and sustain us, that we may find our journey’s end in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.    A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah              60.1-6 Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory [More…]

The First Sunday of Christmas – 30th December 2018

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS         30th December 2018   The Collect God in Trinity, eternal unity of perfect love: gather the nations to be one family, and draw us into your holy life through the birth of Emmanuel, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.   A reading from the first book of Samuel                  2.18-20, 26 Samuel [More…]

The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 23rd December 2018

The Collect Eternal God, as Mary waited for the birth of your Son, so we wait for his coming in glory; bring us through the birth-pangs of this present age to see, with her, our great salvation in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   A reading from the book of the prophet Micah                5.2-5a The [More…]