Weekly Church Service – Day of Pentecost: June 9, 2019

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Sentence

God’s love has been poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
Romans 5:5


Collect of the day

O God,
who in smoke and fire upon Mount Sinai
gave the law to Moses;
and who revealed the new covenant in the fire of the spirit,
grant, we pray,
that, kindled by that same spirit
which you poured forth upon your apostles
we may fulfill with joy your commandment of love.
We ask this through Christ our Lord who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.


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Weekly Church Service – Easter 4: May 12th, 2019

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Sentence:

The lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd and will guide them to the springs of the water of life, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Revelation 7: 17


Collect of the day

Gracious God,
you sent Jesus, the good Shepherd to gather us together,
may we not wander from his flock, but follow wherever he leads us, listening for his voice and staying near him,
until we are safely in the fold, to live with you forever,
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever. Amen.


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Weekly Church Service – Easter 3: May 5th, 2019

Jean II Restout – Ananias Restoring the Sight of St Paul

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Sentence:

To the one seated on the throne and to the Lamb the blessing and honour and glory and might for ever and ever.
Revelation 5:13

Collect of the day

Almighty God,
through your only son you overcame death and opened us to the gate of everlasting life:
Grant that we who celebrate our Lord’s resurrection, may, through the renewing is power of your spirit, rise from the death of sin to the life of righteousness;
through the same Jesus Christ our Lord who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Amen

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

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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

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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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