Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

3 May 2020 Collect Almighty God,whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life:Raise us, who trust in him,from the death of sin to the life of righteousness,that we may seek those things which are above,where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. The First Reading: Acts 2: 42-47 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Easter

Lectionary for the third Sunday in Easter

26 April 2020 Collect Almighty Father,who in your great mercy gladdened the discipleswith the sight of the risen Lord:Give us such knowledge of his presence with us,that we may be strengthenedand sustained by his risen lifeand serve you continually in righteousness and truth;through Jesus Christ our Lord. The First Reading: Acts 2: 14a, 36–41 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed … Continue reading Lectionary for the third Sunday in Easter

Easter Sunday

Easter Day – The First Sunday of Easter

12 April 2020 Collect Almighty God,through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christyou have overcome deathand opened to us the gate of everlasting life:Grant that, as by your grace going before usyou put into our minds good desires,so by your continual help we may bring them to good effect;through Jesus Christ our risen Lordwho is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and … Continue reading Easter Day – The First Sunday of Easter

The Sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

5 April 2020 Collect Almighty and everlasting God, who, in your tender love towards the human race, sent your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ to take upon him our flesh and to suffer death upon the cross: Grant that we may follow the example of his patience and humility, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord. The Psalm: Psalm … Continue reading The Sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Mothering Sunday)

22 March 2020 Collect Lord God whose blessed Son our Saviour gave his back to the smiters and did not hide his face from shame: Give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present time with sure confidence in the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ our Lord. The First Reading: 1 Samuel 16: 1-13 The Lord said to Samuel, ‘How long … Continue reading The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Mothering Sunday)