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Order of Service - 16 May 2021

Readings, prayers and reflections are available below.

SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION DAY 16 MAY 2021

Sunday after Ascension Day

Today's sermon is available as an audio recording here. Press play to start. [RECORDING IN PROCESS, TO FOLLOW SOON]

COLLECT

O God the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: we beseech you, leave us not comfortless, but send your Holy Spirit to strengthen us and exalt us to the place where our Saviour Christ has gone before, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

READINGS

I John 5:9-13, John 17:6-19.

PRAYERS

Bless the world in which and for which Christ died and rose again. We pray especially for peace in the Holy Land.

We pray for the life and mission of this parish and for all her serve it.

May the sick find comfort and healing. We pray especially for Paul Bradley.

We pray for all who heard the gospel and lived and died in its faith. May they find joy in the presence of the Lord who has prepared the way for them.