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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 […]

March 24th – 9.30 – Temptation

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Collect for Lent 3: Eternal God, give us insight to discern your will for us, to give up what harms us, and to seek the perfection we are promised in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Bible Readings: 1 Corinthians 10.1-13; Luke 13.1-9

March 10th – 9.30 – Lent 1 – Spreading the word

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The Book: Collect: 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 our […]

Feb 24th – 9.30 – Testing and trusting

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Collect for 2nd Sunday before Lent: 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. Bible Readings: Revelation 4; Luke 8.22-25

10th February – 9.30 – Singing for the same Hymnsheet

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Collect for the 4th Sunday before Lent: 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. Bible Readings:  1 Corinthians 15.1-11; Luke 5.1-11

3rd February – 9.30 – Avoiding the snow

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Collect for the Presentation of Christ: 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: Luke 2.22-40; 1 Corinthians 13.1-13.