2nd December Evening Prayer

Holy One, make speed to save us: O God, come quickly to help us. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. Opening Wednesdays: From Psalm 44, Deus, auribus We have heard with our ears, O God, our ancestors have told us, *the deeds you did in their days, in the days of old.Every day we gloried in God, * and we will praise your name for ever.Nevertheless, you have rejected and humbled us * and do not go forth with our armies.My humiliation is daily before me, * and shame has covered my face;Awake, O Lord! why are you sleeping? * Arise! Do not reject us for ever.Why have you hidden your face * and forgotten our affliction and oppression?We sink down into the dust; * our body cleaves to the ground.Rise up, and help us, * and save us, for the

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Wednesday 2nd December Morning Prayer

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. OPENING Wednesdays: From Psalm 43, Judica me, Domine Give judgement for me, O God, and defend my cause against an ungodly people; *deliver me from the deceitful and the wicked.For you are the God of my strength; * why have you put me from you?And why do go so heavily * while the enemy oppresses me?Send out your light and your truth, that they may lead me, *and bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling;that I may go to the altar of God, to the God of my joy and gladness; *and on the harp I will give thanks to you, O God my God.Why are you so full of heaviness, O my soul, *and why are you so disquieted within

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1st December Evening Prayer

Holy One, make speed to save us: O God, come quickly to help us. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. Opening Tuesdays: From Psalm 85, Benedixisti, Domine You have been gracious to your land, O Lord, *you have restored the good fortune of Jacob.You have forgiven all the iniquity of your people * and blotted out all their sins.You have withdrawn all your fury * and turned yourself from your wrathful indignation.Restore us then, O God our Saviour; * let your anger depart from us.Show us your mercy, O Lord, * and grant us your salvation.I will listen to what you, Lord God, are saying, * for you are speaking peace to your faithful people and to those who turn their hearts to you.Truly, your salvation is very near to those who fear you, *that your glory may dwell in our

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Tuesday 1st December Morning Prayer

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. OPENING Tuesdays: From Psalm 19, Cæli enarrant The heavens declare the glory of God, *and the firmament shows the handiwork of the Lord.One day tells its tale to another, * and one night imparts knowledge to another.Although they have no words or language, * and their voices are not heard,their sound has gone out into all lands, *and their message to the ends of the world.In the deep has God set a pavilion for the sun; *it comes forth like a bridegroom out of his chamber;it rejoices like a champion to run its course.It goes forth from the uttermost edge of the heavens and runs about to the end of it again; * nothing is hidden from its burning heat.The law of the Lord

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30th November Evening Prayer

Holy One, make speed to save us: O God, come quickly to help us. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. Opening Mondays: From Psalm 72,  Deus, judicium Give our government your justice, O God, *and your righteousness to our civil service;that they may rule your people righteously * and the poor with justice;that the mountains may bring prosperity to the people, *and the little hills bring righteousness.We shall defend the needy among the people, *rescuing the poor and crushing the oppressor.In our time shall the righteous flourish; *there shall be abundance of peace till the moon shall be no more.We shall have pity on the lowly and poor * and shall preserve the lives of the needy.We shall redeem their lives from oppression and violence, *and dear shall their blood be in his sight.May there be abundance of grain on the

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Monday 30th November Morning Prayer

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. OPENING Mondays: From Psalm 25, Ad TE DOMINE LEVAVI To you, O Lord, * I lift up my soul;Show me your ways, O Lord, * and teach me your paths.Lead me in your truth and teach me, * for you are the God of my salvation;in you have I trusted all the day long.Remember, O Lord, your compassion and love, * for they are from everlasting.Remember not the sins of my youth and my transgressions; * remember me according to your love and for the sake of your goodness, O Lord.Gracious and upright are you, O Lord; * therefore you teach sinners in your way.You guide the humble in doing right * and teach your way to the lowly.O Lord, all your paths are

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Advent Sunday Evening Prayer: Hope.

Holy One, make speed to save us: O God, come quickly to help us. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. Opening Sundays: From Psalm 25 Ad te, Domine, levavi To you, O Lord, * I lift up my soul;Show me your ways, O Lord, * and teach me your paths.Lead me in your truth and teach me, * for you are the God of my salvation;in you have I trusted all the day long.Remember, O Lord, your compassion and love, * for they are from everlasting.Remember not the sins of my youth and my transgressions; * remember me according to your love and for the sake of your goodness, O Lord.Gracious and upright are you, O Lord; * therefore you teach sinners in your way.You guide the humble in doing right * and teach your way to the lowly.O Lord, all

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Advent Sunday Morning Prayer

Holy One, open our lips: and we shall proclaim your praise. Glory to God, Source of all being, Eternal Word and Holy Spirit;*as it was in the beginning, is now, and shall be for ever.  Amen. OPENING Sundays: From Psalm 85, Benedixisti, Domine You have been gracious to your land, O Lord, *you have restored the good fortune of Jacob.You have forgiven all the iniquity of your people * and blotted out all their sins.You have withdrawn all your fury * and turned yourself from your wrathful indignation.Restore us then, O God our Saviour; * let your anger depart from us.Show us your mercy, O Lord, * and grant us your salvation.I will listen to what you, Lord God, are saying, * for you are speaking peace to your faithful people and to those who turn their hearts to you.Truly, your salvation is very near to those who fear you, *that your glory may dwell in our land.Mercy and truth

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