Category Archives: Things to do

Sunday 25/07/21 James the Great

Psalm        126

Hymn              Guide me O thou great Redeemer.

Reading            Acts 11: 27 – 12: 2 

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Merciful God, whose holy apostle, St James, leaving his father and all that he had, was obedient to the calling of your Son, Jesus Christ and followed him, even to death: help us, forsaking the false attractions of the world, to be ready at all times to answer your call without delay; 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 forever. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      Matt. 20: 20-28

The Grace                               

Sunday 18/07/21 7th Sunday after Trinity

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings. 

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm        23

Hymn           The Lord’s my shepherd     

Reading         Ephesians 2: 11 – end

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

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.  Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading         Mark 6:30 – 34, 53 – end

The Grace

Sunday 04/07/21 5th Sunday after Trinity

Psalm     48

Hymn             Thy hand O God has guided

Reading      2 Corinthians 12: 2 – 10

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

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. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading     Mark 6: 1 – 13

The Grace

Sunday 27/06/21 4th Sunday after Trinity

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings. 

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm        130

Hymn              I, the Lord of sea and sky.

Reading        1 Samuel 3 : 1 – 10 

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

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 . Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      Mark 1: 14 – 20

The Grace                          

Sunday 20/06/21 3rd Sunday after Trinity

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings. 

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm        133

Hymn       Dear Lord and Father of mankind     

Reading    2 Corinthians 6: 1 – 13

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

God, our Saviour, look on this wounded world in pity and in power; and help us to hold fast ro your promises of peace won for us by your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ.  Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading         Mark 4:35 – 41

The Grace

Sunday 13/06/21 2nd Sunday after Trinity

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     92

Hymn      Jesus shall reign

Reading    2 Corinthians 5: 6 – 17

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Faithful Creator, whose mercy never fails: deepen our faithfulness to you and to your living Word, Jesus Christ, our Lord.  Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading     Mark 4:  26 – 34

The Grace

Sunday 06/06/21 1st Sunday after Trinity

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     130

Hymn              Jesus love is very wonderful

Reading      2 Corinthians 4: 13 – 5: 1

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

God of truth, help us to keep your law of love and to walk in the ways of wisdom, that we may find true life in Jesus Christ your Son. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading     Mark 3: 20 – end

The Grace

Sunday 30/05/21 Trinity Sunday

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm         29

Hymn              Father, Lord of all creation.

Reading        Romans 8: 12-17 

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

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 e may truly worship you, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading      John 3 :  1 – 17

The Grace           

Sunday 23/05/21 Pentcost

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings. We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm        104: 26 – end

Hymn             The Spirit lives to set us free

Reading     Acts 2: 1 – 21

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Holy Spirit, sent by the Father, ignite in us your holy fire; strengthen your children with the gift of faith, revive your Church with the breath of love, and renew the face of the earth through Jesus Christ our Lord .  Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading    John15: 26 – 27, 16: 4b – 15

The Grace

Sunday 16/05/21 Sunday after Ascension Day

You may not be able to come to the church services we are having at the moment so I hope that these are of use for Sunday mornings.  

We’ll be using the psalm, readings and prayers in our services so we will all be connecting.

Psalm     1

Hymn                   Jesus shall reign

Reading     Acts 1 : 15 – 17,  21 – 26

Prayers including the collect and a prayer for nation during this Coronavirus pandemic:

Risen ascended Lord, as we rejoice at your triumph, fill your Church on earth with power and compassion, that all who are estranged by sin may find forgiveness and know your peace, to the glory of God the Father.  Amen

© The Archbishops Council 2000

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick and brought good news to the needy be with us this day. Loving Jesus as you taught us to ‘do unto others as you would have them do to you’ be with all the medical staff this day. Loving spirit, your gift is healing, bring your healing fire to our homes, our hospitals and our county, but most of all, be with us this day. Amen

© Carlisle Diocese 2020

The Lord’s Prayer

Reading     John 17:  6 – 19

The Grace