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  • Ordinary time before Lent

     This short collect brings the two values of reverence and respect into the story of creation. The way in which people behave is important if we are to have good relationships with each other and with the fragile world around us. F...

  • Ordinary time before Lent

     This short collect brings the two values of reverence and respect into the story of creation. The way in which people behave is important if we are to have good relationships with each other and with the fragile world around u...

  • Ordinary Time

    A story about the disciples and the way in which they begin to learn about how special Jesus was. We see some very ordinary things such as the washing of nets and special things such as the miraculous catch of fish. In t...

  • Ordinary Time 2

    This is the Lord's Prayer from Matthew's Gospel. Notice that not only is it a prayer in itself it is also a pattern for praying which we can use in our own prayers. It is a prayer which is addressed to 'Father' - the fir...

  • Prayer for Life and Work

    This is an excellent offertory prayer - in which we ask God to accept our work. It would go well in celebration worship where the work of the week is celebrated.

  • Prayer for our Community

    In this prayer there are many ideas about God and the way that Christians understand what the Holy Spirit does for families and relationships.

  • Prayer for the Spirit

    This prayer gives us a way of understanding what Christians believe the Holy Spirit does in our lives. 'Transforming' or 'changing' us, leading us and equipping us with skills and strength to serve God. 'Equipping' is a way of saying 'g...

  • Collect for Pentecost

    This Collect recalls the story of the coming of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost when flames appeared on the heads of the disciples after a great wind from heaven had blown through their house. Breath is often used as a way of de...

  • Prayer for Service

    In these words we remind ourselves of two important things about Christian belief. Firstly that the life, death and resurrection of Christ are essential for bringing us close to God and secondly that to stay close to God we must fo...

  • (3) Trinity

    The value of thankfulness is important in this Collect. We are asking to remember the goodness and grace of God shown to us in the things that Jesus said and did. Because of this we ask that the value of thankfulness might 'grow'. How c...

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