Services by Rev'd Chris during church closure

Sunday 7th Service video

This week's video is from St Peter's  can be found by clicking on the above link or you can open up YouTube and search for 'Holy Communion from Greatstone'.

Attached you will find a new order of service for 'Ordinary Time' - This will cover the period from Trinity Sunday right through until Advent.

Also there is a list (Lockdown Readings) of the readings and collects for the next couple of months.

 

Bible Readings and Collects for Sundays from Pentecost

 

Sunday 7th June 2020 Trinity Sunday

Isaiah 40:12-17, 27-end; 2 Corinthians 13:11-end, Psalm 8,

Matthew 28:16-20

 

Holy God,

faithful and unchanging:

enlarge our minds with the knowledge of your truth,

and draw us more deeply into the mystery of your love,

that we may truly worship you,

Father, Son and Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

 

Sunday 14th June 2020 First Sunday after Trinity

Exodus 19:2-8a; Romans 5:1-8; Psalm 100;

Matthew 9:35-10:8

 

God of truth,

help us to keep your law of love

and to walk in ways of wisdom,

that we may find true life in Jesus Christ your Son.

Sunday 21st June 2020 Second Sunday after Trinity

Jeremiah 20:7-13; Romans 6:1b-11; Psalm69:8-11,18-20

Matthew 10:24-39

 

Faithful Creator,

whose mercy never fails:

deepen our faithfulness to you

and to your living Word,

Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

 

Sunday 28th June 2020 Patronal St Peter

Ezekiel 3:22-27; Acts 12:1-11; Psalm 125; 1 Peter 2:1925

 

Almighty God,

Who inspired your apostle Saint Peter

To confess Jesus as Christ and Son of the Living God:

Build up your church upon this rock,

That in unity and peace it may proclaim one truth

And follow one Lord, your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ’

Who is alive and reigns with you,

In the unity of the Holy Spirit,

One God, now and forever.

 

Sunday 5th July 2020 Fourth Sunday after Trinity

Zechariah 9:9-12; Romans 7:15-25a; Psalm 145: 8-15;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Matthew 11:16-19, 25-end

 

Gracious Father,

By the obedience of Jesus

You brought salvation to our wayward world:

Draw us into harmony with your will,

That we may find all things restored in him,

Our Saviour Jesus Christ.                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Sunday 12th July 2020 Fifth Sunday after Trinity

Isaiah 55:10-13; Romans 8:1-11; Psalm 65

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

 

Almighty God,

send down upon your Church

the riches of your Spirit,

and kindle in all who minister the gospel

your countless gifts of grace;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

 

Sunday 19th July 2020 Sixth Sunday after Trinity

Isaiah 44:6-8; Romans 8:12-25; Psalm 86:11-end

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-42

 

 

 

Creator God,

you made us all in your image:

may we discern you in all that we see,

and serve you in all that we do;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

 

Sunday 26th July 2020 Seventh Sunday after Trinity

1 Kings 3:5-12; Romans 8:26-39; Psalm 119:129-136

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

 

Generous God,

you give us gifts and make them grow:

though our faith is small as mustard seed,

make it grow to your glory

and the flourishing of your kingdom;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

 

Sunday 2nd August 2020 Eighth Sunday after Trinity

Isaiah 55:1-5; Romans 9:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9,15-end

Matthew 14:13-21

 

Lord God,

your Son left the riches of heaven

and became poor for our sake:

when we prosper save us from pride,

when we are needy save us from despair,

that we may trust in you alone;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.