Worship Resources

Collects and Readings

The resources for this week's services

let light shine out of darkness

Season of Epiphany

May the light of Christ our Lord shine in all our hearts.

Sunday 23rd January  The Third Sunday of Epiphany

White

Collect

Almighty God,

whose Son revealed in signs and miracles

the wonder of your saving presence:

renew your people with your heavenly grace,

and in all our weakness

sustain us by your mighty power;

through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

 

Post Communion

Almighty Father,

whose Son our Saviour Jesus Christ is the light of the world:

may your people,

illumined by your word and sacraments,

shine with the radiance of his glory,

that he may be known, worshipped, and obeyed

to the ends of the earth;

for he is alive and reigns, now and for ever.

 

Bible readings

Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-6, 8-10

Psalm 19

1 Corinthians 12:12-31a

Luke 4:14-21

 

Sunday 30th Jan The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Candlemas

Principal Feast

Gold or White

Collect

Almighty and ever-living God,

clothed in majesty,

whose beloved Son was this day presented in the Temple,

in substance of our flesh:

grant that we may be presented to you

with pure and clean hearts,

by your Son Jesus Christ our Lord,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

 

Post Communion.  Nb Service of the Word at 10am

Lord, you fulfilled the hope of Simeon and Anna,

who lived to welcome the Messiah:

may we, who have received these gifts beyond words,

prepare to meet Christ Jesus when he comes

to bring us to eternal life;

for he is alive and reigns, now and for ever.

 

Bible readings

Malachi 3:1-5

Psalm 24:7-end

Hebrews 2:14-end

Luke 2:22-40

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