Weekly Church Service – Easter Sunday: 21st of April – 2019

Sentence:

This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Luke 24:34


Collect of the day

God of glory, for your church with the power that flows from Christ’s resurrection, that, in the midst of this sinful world, it may signal the beginning of a renewed humanity, raised 2 new life with Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

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Weekly Church Service – Lent Five: 7th of April – 2019

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Sentence:

Those who go out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, carrying their sheaves.
Psalm 126:6


Collect of the day

Christ, whose feet were caressed with perfume and a woman’s hair, you humbly took a basin and towel and washed the feet of your friends: wash us also in your tenderness, that, in bracing your service freely, we may accept no other bondage in your name.
Amen.

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Weekly Church Service – Lent Four: 31st of March – 2019

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Sentence:

While he was still far off his father saw him and was was filled with compassion; he ran and put his arms around him and kissed him. Luke 15:21


Collect of the day

God of compassion, you are slow to anger, and full of mercy, welcoming sinners who return to you with a penitent heart; receive in your loving embrace all who come home to you, and seat them at your bountiful table that, with all your children, may feast with delight on all that satisfies the hungry heart. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our saviour, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

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Weekly Church Service – Lent three: 24th of March – 2019

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Sentence:

Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.
Isaiah 55:6


Collect of the day

O God, the fountain of life, for a humanity parched with thirst to you offer the living water that springs from the rock, our saviour Jesus Christ: stir up within your people with the gift of your spirit, that we may profess our faith with freshness and announce with joy the wonder of your love.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen

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Weekly Church Service – Lent two: 17th of March – 2019

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Sentence:

Our citizenship is in heaven, and is from there that we are expecting a saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 3:20


Collect of the day

God of our ancestors,
whose chosen servant Abraham was given faith to obey your call and go out into the unknown;
endow your church with such faith that we may follow you with courage for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever, Amen.

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Weekly Church Service: Transfiguration – 3 March 2019 – includes sermon audio


Sentence:

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a Father’s only son, full of grace and truth. John 1:14


Collect of the day

O God, glorious and faithful, you reveal the beauty of your face to those who seek you with a sincere heart:
strengthen us in faith to embrace the mystery of the cross, and open our hearts to its transforming power, so that, clinging in love to your will for us, we may walk as followers of your son, Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit one God, for ever and ever.
Amen

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Weekly Church Service: Epiphany 7; 24th of February 2019 – includes sermon audio

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Sentence:

Love your enemies, do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return.
You will be children of the most high, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked.
Luke 6:35


Collect of the day

God of compassion,
keep before us the love that you have revealed in your son,
who prayed even for his enemies,
in our words and deeds, help us to be like him,
through whom we pray Jesus Christ our Lord and saviour. Amen.

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Weekly Church Service: Epiphany 6; 17 of February 2019 – includes sermon audio

 Includes Sermon Audio

Sentence:

Blessed are you when people hate you on account of the son of man. Rejoice and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven.
Luke 6:23


Collect of the day

Righteous God,
you challenge the powers that rule this world and you show favour to the oppressed:
instil in us a true sense of justice,
that we may discern the signs of your kingdom
and strive for right to prevail;
for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

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Weekly Church Service – Epiphany 4 – 3rd of February 2019 – includes sermon audio


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Sentence:

Now we see in a mirror dimly; but then we will see face-to-face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.
1 Corinthians 13:14


Collect of the day

Living God,
in Christ you make all things new:
transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace, and in the renewal of our lives make known your glory;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Amen.

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