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Dec 22 – 9.30am – Advent 4 – Joseph and Jesus

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Collect for Advent 4: 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 Bible Readings: Isaiah 7.10-16; Matthew 1.18-25

November 24th – 930 – Christ the King

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Collect for Christ the King: Eternal Father, whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven that he might rule over all things as Lord and King: keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit and in the bond of peace, and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet; who […]

November 3rd – 9.30 – All Saints Day.

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Collect for All Saints: Almighty God, you have knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord: grant us grace so to follow your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living that we may come to those inexpressible joys that you have prepared for […]

Oct 27th – 9.30 – Bible Sunday

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Collect: Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: help us so to hear them, to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them that, through patience, and the comfort of your holy word, we may embrace and for ever hold fast the hope of everlasting life, which you have given […]

Oct 20th – 10am Joint service – Persistence despite our weakness

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Collect Prayer: God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen Bible Readings: Genesis 32.22-31, Luke 18.1-8   Apologies to Karen, as I set the recorder […]

Oct 6th – 10am Harvest Festival

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Collect: Eternal God, you crown the year with your goodness and you give us the fruits of the earth in their season: grant that we may use them to your glory, for the relief of those in need and for our own well being; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns […]

Oct 13th – 9.30 – God wants us to bless, wherever we are

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Collect: Almighty God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you: pour your love into our hearts and draw us to yourself, and so bring us at last to your heavenly city where we shall see you face to face; through Jesus Christ your Son […]