Sunday, 10 November 2019

Church Service on Sunday, November 17, 2019

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The lectionary readings for this twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 98

First Reading- Isaiah 65:17-25

Second Reading- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Gospel ReadingLuke 21:5-19


The collect for this Sunday is:


Almighty God, you sent your Son Jesus Christ 
to be the light of the world. 
Free us from all that darkens and ensnares us, 
and bring us to eternal light and joy; 
through the power of him who is alive 
and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever. 

Monday, 4 November 2019

Church Service on Sunday, November 10, 2019

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I call on you, my God, for you will answer me;

    turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.

Show me the wonders of your great love,

    you who save by your right hand

    those who take refuge in you from their foes.

Keep me as the apple of your eye;
    hide me in the shadow of your wings

from the wicked who are out to destroy me,

    from my mortal enemies who surround me.

Psalm 17:6-9



The lectionary readings for this twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 17:1-9

First Reading- Job 19:23-27a


Gospel Reading- Luke 20:27-38


The collect for this Sunday is:

Eternal God, you caused all holy scriptures
 to be written for our learning. 
Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, 
and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and 
ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, 
which you have given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, for ever and ever. 


Sunday, 27 October 2019

Church Service on Sunday, November 3, 2019

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We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, 
and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, 
and the love all of you have for one another is increasing.  
Therefore, among God’s churches 
we boast about your perseverance and faith 
in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.

2 Thessalonians 1:3-4


The lectionary readings for this twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 32:1-7

First Reading- Isaiah 1:10-18


Gospel Reading- Luke 19:1-10


The collect for this Sunday is:

Almighty God, 
your servant Abraham obeyed your call, 
rejoicing in your promise that in him 
all the families of the earth should be blessed. 
Give us faith like his, 
that in us your promises may be fulfilled; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Church Service on Sunday, October 27, 2019

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How lovely is your dwelling place,

    Lord Almighty!
My soul yearns, even faints,
    for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and my flesh cry out
    for the living God.
Even the sparrow has found a home,
    and the swallow a nest for herself,
    where she may have her young—
a place near your altar,
    Lord Almighty, my King and my God.
Blessed are those who dwell in your house;
    they are ever praising you.

    Psalm 84:1-4


The lectionary readings for this twentieth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 84:1-7

First Reading- Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22

Second Reading- 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

Gospel Reading- Luke 18:9-14


The collect for this Sunday is:

O God our redeemer, 
you heard the cry of your people, 
and sent your servant Moses to lead them out of slavery.
 Free us from the tyranny of sin and death, 
and by the leading of your Spirit bring us to our promised land; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Church Service on Sunday, October 20, 2019

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"All Scripture is God-breathed..."  
Timothy 3:16


The lectionary readings for this nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 121

First Reading- Genesis 32:22-31

Second Reading- 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5

Gospel Reading- Luke 18:1-8

The collect for this Sunday is:

Almighty and ever-living God, 
increase in us your gift of faith, 
that forsaking what lies behind 
and reaching out to what is before, 
we may run the way of your commandments 
and win the crown of everlasting joy; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever. 

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Church Service on Sunday, October 13, 2019

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The lectionary readings for this eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 111

First Reading- 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c

Second Reading- 2 Timothy 2:8-15

Gospel Reading- Luke 17:11-19


The collect for this Sunday is:

Almighty God, 
in our baptism you adopted us for your own. 
Quicken your Spirit within us, 
that we, being renewed both in body and mind, 
may worship you in sincerity and truth 
and serve you with thankfulness of heart; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever. 

Sunday, 29 September 2019

Church Service on Sunday, October 6, 2019

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Trust in the Lord and do good;

    dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
Take delight in the Lord,
    and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Psalm 37:3-4



The lectionary readings for this seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 37:1-9


Second Reading- 2 Timothy 1:1-14

Gospel Reading- Luke 17:5-10


The collect for this Sunday is:

Almighty God, 
you have built your Church
 on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, 
Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone. 
Join us together in unity of spirit by their teaching, 
that we may become a holy temple, 
acceptable to you; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever. 

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Church Service on Sunday, September 29, 2019

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The lectionary readings for this sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 146

First Reading- Amos 6:1a, 4-7

Second Reading- 1 Timothy 6:6-19

Gospel Reading- Luke 16:19-31



The collect for this Sunday is:

Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, 
being gathered by your Holy Spirit into one, 
may show forth your power among all peoples, 
to the glory of your name; 
through Jesus Christ our Lord, 
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 
one God, now and for ever.