Holy Spirit

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8th March – 9.30 – Lent 2 – A new life

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Additional Collect for Lent 2: Almighty God, by the prayer and discipline of Lent may we enter into the mystery of Christ’s sufferings, and by following in his Way come to share in his glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Bible Readings:Romans 4.1-5,13-17; John 3.1-17

March 1st – 9.30 – Finding strength in the wilderness

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Collect for Lent 1: Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ fasted forty days in the wilderness, and was tempted as we are, yet without sin: give us grace to discipline ourselves in obedience to your Spirit; and, as you know our weakness, so may we know your power to save; through Jesus Christ your Son […]

Feb 9th – 9.30 – Let your light shine!

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Collect for 3rd Sunday before Lent: Almighty God, who alone can bring order to the unruly wills and passions of sinful humanity: give your people grace so to love what you command and to desire what you promise, that, among the many changes of this world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true […]

Feb 2nd – 9.30 – Presentation of Christ

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Collect for Candlemass – the Presentation of Christ at the Temple. 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. Bible Readings: 1 Corinthians 1.18-31; Luke 2.22-40

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 […]

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