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Weekly Readings and Collects

12 February - Second Sunday before Lent

Almighty God,

you have created the heavens and the earth

and made us in your own image:

teach us to discern your hand in all your works

and your likeness in all your children;

through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

who with you and the Holy Spirit reigns supreme over all things,

now and for ever.

Genesis 1: 1-2.3
Romans 8: 18-25
Matthew 6: 25 - end

19 February - Next Sunday before Lent

Almighty Father,

whose Son was revealed in majesty

before he suffered death upon the cross:

give us grace to perceive his glory,

that we may be strengthened to suffer with him

and be changed into his likeness, from glory to glory;

who is alive and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

Exodus 24: 12-end
2 Peter 1: 16-end
Matthew 17: 1 - 9

26 February - The First  Sunday of Lent

Almighty God,

whose Son Jesus Christ fasted forty days in the wilderness,

and was tempted as we are, yet without sin:

give us grace to discipline ourselves in obedience to your Spirit;

and, as you know our weakness,

so may we know your power to save;

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.

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 
Romans 5: 12-19
Matthew 4: 1 - 11

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