13 May 2021 0 Comment

Trinity Sunday – 30th May 2021

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...
13 May 2021 0 Comment

Day of Pentecost – 23rd May 2021

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...
13 May 2021 0 Comment

The seventh Sunday of Easter – 16th May 2021

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...
29 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Edition 41. Week commencing 26th April 2021

Dear friends Firstly, I gave out a warning after last Sunday’s Communion service, and I’d like to repeat it here. If you receive an email or text apparently from me or another member of the team clergy requesting urgent money or...
22 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Edition 40. Week commencing 19th April 2021

Dear Friends, “  All things come from you, and of your own do we give you” (1Chronicles 29 v14) These words were always used at the Offertory (the point where we give donations in the service) at the church I attended when I was...
22 Apr 2021 0 Comment

The sixth Sunday of Easter – 9th May 2021

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...
22 Apr 2021 0 Comment

The fifth Sunday of Easter – 2nd May 2021

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....
14 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Edition 39. Week commencing 12th April 2021

Dear Friends Firstly, may I celebrate all that was done in Holy Week and Easter, in terms of services, decorating our churches and making the grounds look so appealing. My thanks, too, for the fund-raising efforts of Gemma and Helen; I...
8 Apr 2021 0 Comment

The fourth Sunday of Easter – 25th April 2021

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....
8 Apr 2021 0 Comment

The third Sunday of Easter – 18th April 2021

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...