Weekly Readings and Collects

9 October - 17th Sunday after Trinity

Almighty God,

you have made us for yourself,

and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you:

pour your love into our hearts and draw

us to yourself;

and so bring us at last to your heavenly city

where we shall see you face to face;

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.

Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7
2 Timothy 2: 8 -15
Luke 17: 11-19

16 October - 18th Sunday after Trinity

Almighty and everlasting God,

increase in us your gift of faith

that, forsaking what lies behind

and reaching out to that which is before,

we may run the way of your commandments

and win the crown of everlasting joy;

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.

Jeremiah 31: 27-34
2 Timothy 3: 14 - 4.5
Luke 18:  1 -8

23 October - Last Sunday after Trinity

Blessed Lord,

who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning:

help us so to hear them,

to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them

that, through patience, and the comfort of your holy word,

we may embrace and for ever hold fast

the hope of everlasting life,

which you have given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ,

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

Joel 2: 23-end
2 Timothy 4: 6 - 8, 16-18
Luke 18:  9 -14

30 October - Fourth Before Advent/All Saints Day

Almighty God,

you have knit together your elect

in one communion and fellowship

in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord:

grant us grace so to follow your blessed saints

in all virtuous and godly living

that we may come to those inexpressible joys

that you have prepared for those who truly love you;

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.

Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18
Ephesians 1: 11 - end
Luke 6: 20-31

6 November - Third Before Advent

Almighty Father,

whose will is to restore all things

in your beloved Son, the King of all:

govern the hearts and mind of those in authority,

and bring the families of the nations,

divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,

to be subject to his just and gentle rule;

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

Job 19: 23-27a
2 Thessalonians 2: 1-5, 13 -end
Luke 20: 27-38