Character of God

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2nd June – 9.30 – Christ as Connection

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Collect for Ascension: 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 Bible Readings: Acts 16.16-34;  Gospel reading that was read:John 17.20-end, Gospel reading […]

30th June – 9.30 – Moving in step with the Spirit

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Collect for Trinity 2: Lord, you have taught us that all our doings without love are nothing worth: send your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of love, the true bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whoever lives is counted dead before you. Grant this for your […]

16th June – 10am Joint Service – Trinity Sunday

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Additional Collect for Trinity Sunday: 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.   Bible Reading: John 16.12-15

9th June – 9.30 Pentecost – the Spirit of Truth

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Collect for Pentecost Sunday: 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. Bible Readings: Acts 2.1-21; John 14.8-17  

May 12th – 9.30 – God, the carrot and a call.

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Collect for Easter 3: 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. Bible Readings: Acts 9.36-43; John 10.22-30

7th April – 9.30 – Motivated by Mary

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Collect for Lent 5: 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. Bible Readings: Philippians 3.4b-14; John 12.1-8

March 31st – 9.30 – The God of all comfort

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Collect for Mothering Sunday: God of compassion, whose Son Jesus Christ, the child of Mary, shared the life of a home in Nazareth, and on the cross drew the whole human family to himself: strengthen us in our daily living that in joy and in sorrow we may know the power of your presence to […]