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Vale Church Services
Vale Church Events
Lectionary
Sat 9th Nov
CW Margery Kempe, c.1440
Margery Kempe, Mystic, c.1440

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Holy Communion
Romans 16.3-9, 16, 22-end
Psalm 145.1-7
Luke 16.9-15

Morning Prayer
Psalms 18.31-end, 150 (or) 147
Isaiah 4.2-5.7
Matthew 4.12-22

Evening Prayer
Psalm 145 (or) 148, 149, 150
Daniel 4.1-18
Revelation 4

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Deuteronomy 28.1-6
Matthew 20.1-16

Collect

Almighty and eternal God,
you have kindled the flame of love
in the hearts of the saints:
grant to us the same faith and power of love,
that, as we rejoice in their triumphs,
we may be sustained by their example and fellowship;
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 for ever.

Post Communion

Lord of heaven,
in this eucharist you have brought us near
to an innumerable company of angels
and to the spirits of the saints made perfect:
as in this food of our earthly pilgrimage
we have shared their fellowship,
so may we come to share their joy in heaven;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Additional Collect

God of glory,
touch our lips with the fire of your Spirit,
that we with all creation
may rejoice to sing your praise;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect on the Eve of 3 before Advent

Almighty Father,
whose will is to restore all things
in your beloved Son, the King of all:
govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,
and bring the families of the nations,
divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,
to be subject to his just and gentle rule;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

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Sun 10th Nov
CW* 3 before Advent; Remembrance Sunday
The Third Sunday before Advent
Remembrance Sunday

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Sunday between 6 and 12 November inclusive
Principal Service
Job 19.23-27a
Psalm 17.1-9*
2 Thessalonians 2.1-5,13-17
Luke 20.27-38

Third Service
Psalms 20, 90
Isaiah 2.1-5
James 3.13-18

Second Service
Psalm 40
1 Kings 3.1-15
Romans 8.31-39
Gospel at Holy Communion:
Matthew 22.15-22

Collect

Almighty Father,
whose will is to restore all things
in your beloved Son, the King of all:
govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,
and bring the families of the nations,
divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,
to be subject to his just and gentle rule;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

God of peace,
whose Son Jesus Christ proclaimed the kingdom
and restored the broken to wholeness of life:
look with compassion on the anguish of the world,
and by your healing power
make whole both people and nations;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Additional Collect

God, our refuge and strength,
bring near the day when wars shall cease
and poverty and pain shall end,
that earth may know the peace of heaven
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

BCP: The Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity

BCP: BCP Holy Communion

Ephesians 6.10-20
John 4.46b-end

BCP Collect

Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord, to thy faithful people pardon and peace; that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve thee with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Sun 10th Nov
8:00 am
8:30 am
Said Eucharist
A quiet celebration of Holy Communion without any hymns

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Sun 10th Nov
10:15 am
11:15 am
Treasure Seekers in the Billie & Leslie Norman Rooms
Treasure Seekers, the Vale Church Sunday School, meets in the Billie & Leslie Norman Rooms, before coming up to church later in the service

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Sun 10th Nov
10:30 am
11:45 am
Parish Eucharist
The Parish Eucharist, with hymns. Treasure Seekers (Junior Church) meets in the Billie & Leslie Norman Rooms from 10.15am)

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Mon 11th Nov
CW Martin of Tours, c.397
Martin, Bishop of Tours, c.397

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Exciting Holiness
Deuteronomy 15.7, 8, 10, 11
Psalm 112.1, 2, 4, 6-8a, 9
1 Thessalonians 5.1-11
Matthew 25.34-40

Holy Communion
DEL week 32
Wisdom 1.1-7 or
Titus 1.1-9
Psalm 139.1-9 or
24.1-6
Luke 17.1-6

Morning Prayer
Psalms 19, 20 (or) 1, 2, 3
Isaiah 5.8-24
Matthew 4.23-5.12

Evening Prayer
Psalm 34 (or) 4, 7
Daniel 4.19-end
Revelation 5

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Isaiah 40.21-end
Romans 11.25-end

Collect

God all powerful,
who called Martin from the armies of this world
to be a faithful soldier of Christ:
give us grace to follow him
in his love and compassion for the needy,
and enable your Church to claim for all people
their inheritance as children of God;
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 for ever.

Post Communion

God, shepherd of your people,
whose servant Martin revealed the loving service of Christ
in his ministry as a pastor of your people:
by this eucharist in which we share
awaken within us the love of Christ
and keep us faithful to our Christian calling;
through him who laid down his life for us,
but is alive and reigns with you, now and for ever.

BCP: Martin, Bishop of Tours, c.397

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Mon 11th Nov
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
Bell Ringing Practice
Bell ringing practice in church.
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Tue 12th Nov
CW
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Holy Communion
Wisdom 2.23-3.9 or
Titus 2.1-8, 11-14
Psalm 34.1-6
Psalm 37.3-5, 30-32
Luke 17.7-10

Morning Prayer
Psalms 21, 24 (or) 5, 6, (8)
Isaiah 5.25-end
Matthew 5.13-20

Evening Prayer
Psalms 36, 40 (or) 9, 10*
Daniel 5.1-12
Revelation 6

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Ezekiel 34.20-end
John 10.1-18

Collect

Almighty Father,
whose will is to restore all things
in your beloved Son, the King of all:
govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,
and bring the families of the nations,
divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,
to be subject to his just and gentle rule;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

God of peace,
whose Son Jesus Christ proclaimed the kingdom
and restored the broken to wholeness of life:
look with compassion on the anguish of the world,
and by your healing power
make whole both people and nations;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Additional Collect

God, our refuge and strength,
bring near the day when wars shall cease
and poverty and pain shall end,
that earth may know the peace of heaven
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Wed 13th Nov
CW Charles Simeon, 1836
Charles Simeon, Priest, Evangelical Divine, 1836

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Exciting Holiness
Malachi 2.5-7
Psalm 57.6, 8-12
Colossians 1.3-8
Luke 8.4-8

Holy Communion
Wisdom 6.1-11 or
Titus 3.1-7
Psalm 82 or
23
Luke 17.11-19

Morning Prayer
Psalms 23, 25 (or) 119.1-32
Isaiah 6
Matthew 5.21-37

Evening Prayer
Psalm 37 (or) 11, 12, 13
Daniel 5.13-end
Revelation 7.1-4, 9-end

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Leviticus 26.3-13
Titus 2.1-10

Collect

Eternal God,
who raised up Charles Simeon
to preach the good news of Jesus Christ
and inspire your people in service and mission:
grant that we with all your Church may worship the Saviour,
turn in sorrow from our sins and walk in the way of holiness;
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 for ever.

Post Communion

God, shepherd of your people,
whose servant Charles Simeon revealed the loving service of Christ
in his ministry as a pastor of your people:
by this eucharist in which we share
awaken within us the love of Christ
and keep us faithful to our Christian calling;
through him who laid down his life for us,
but is alive and reigns with you, now and for ever.

BCP: Britius, Bishop of Tours, 444

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Wed 13th Nov
9:30 am
10:00 am
Said Eucharist in the Chapel of the Archangels
A short celebration of Holy Communion in the Chapel of the Archangels (the side chapel in church, behind the organ)
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Wed 13th Nov
10:15 am
10:45 am
Refreshments and Bible Study in the Billie & Leslie Norman Rooms
Please join us for refreshments after Mass
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Thu 14th Nov
CW Samuel Seabury, 1796
Samuel Seabury, first Anglican Bishop in North America, 1796

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Holy Communion
Wisdom 7.22-8.1 or
Philemon 7-20
Psalm 119.89-96 or
146.4-end
Luke 17.20-25

Morning Prayer
Psalms 26, 27 (or) 14, 15, 16
Isaiah 7.1-17
Matthew 5.38-end

Evening Prayer
Psalms 42, 43 (or) 18*
Daniel 6
Revelation 8

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Hosea 6.1-6
Matthew 9.9-13

Collect

Almighty Father,
whose will is to restore all things
in your beloved Son, the King of all:
govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,
and bring the families of the nations,
divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,
to be subject to his just and gentle rule;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

God of peace,
whose Son Jesus Christ proclaimed the kingdom
and restored the broken to wholeness of life:
look with compassion on the anguish of the world,
and by your healing power
make whole both people and nations;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Additional Collect

God, our refuge and strength,
bring near the day when wars shall cease
and poverty and pain shall end,
that earth may know the peace of heaven
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Fri 15th Nov
CW
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Holy Communion
Wisdom 13.1-9 or
2 John 4-9
Psalm 19.1-4 or
119.1-8
Luke 17.26-end

Morning Prayer
Psalms 28, 32 (or) 17, 19
Isaiah 8.1-15
Matthew 6.1-18

Evening Prayer
Psalm 31 (or) 22
Daniel 7.1-14
Revelation 9.1-12

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Malachi 4
John 4.5-26

Collect

Almighty Father,
whose will is to restore all things
in your beloved Son, the King of all:
govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,
and bring the families of the nations,
divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,
to be subject to his just and gentle rule;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

God of peace,
whose Son Jesus Christ proclaimed the kingdom
and restored the broken to wholeness of life:
look with compassion on the anguish of the world,
and by your healing power
make whole both people and nations;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Additional Collect

God, our refuge and strength,
bring near the day when wars shall cease
and poverty and pain shall end,
that earth may know the peace of heaven
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

BCP: Machutus, Bishop in Britanny, c.564

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Fri 15th Nov
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
Music Group Practice
The Music Group lead our singing at the Family Eucharist
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Fri 15th Nov
7:45 pm
8:45 pm
Choir Practice
The choir lead our singing at the Parish Eucharist
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Sat 16th Nov
CW Margaret of Scotland, 1093; Edmund Rich, 1240
Margaret, Queen of Scotland, Philanthropist, Reformer of the Church, 1093
Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240

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Exciting Holiness
Proverbs 31.10-12, 20, 26-end
Psalm 128
1 Corinthians 12.13 - 13.3
Matthew 13.44-46

Holy Communion
Wisdom 18.14-16, 19.6-9 or
3 John 5-8
Psalm 105.1-5, 35-42 or
112
Luke 18.1-8

Morning Prayer
Psalm 33 (or) 20, 21, 23
Isaiah 8.16-9.7
Matthew 6.19-end

Evening Prayer
Psalms 84, 86 (or) 24, 25
Daniel 7.15-end
Revelation 9.13-end

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Micah 6.6-8
Colossians 3.12-17

Collect

God, the ruler of all,
who called your servant Margaret to an earthly throne
and gave her zeal for your Church and love for your people
that she might advance your heavenly kingdom:
mercifully grant that we who commemorate her example
may be fruitful in good works
and attain to the glorious crown of your saints;
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 for ever.

Post Communion

God our redeemer,
who inspired Margaret to witness to your love
and to work for the coming of your kingdom:
may we, who in this sacrament share the bread of heaven,
be fired by your Spirit to proclaim the gospel in our daily living
and never to rest content until your kingdom come,
on earth as it is in heaven;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

or another Post Communion for ‘Any Saint’ is used.

Collect on the Eve of 2 before Advent

Heavenly Father,
whose blessed Son was revealed
to destroy the works of the devil
and to make us the children of God and heirs of eternal life:
grant that we, having this hope,
may purify ourselves even as he is pure;
that when he shall appear in power and great glory
we may be made like him in his eternal and glorious kingdom;
where he is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

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Sun 17th Nov
CW* 2 before Advent
The Second Sunday before Advent

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Red or Green

Sunday between 13 and 19 November inclusive
Principal Service
Malachi 4.1-2a
Psalm 98
2 Thessalonians 3.6-13
Luke 21.5-19

Third Service
Psalm 132
1 Samuel 16.1-13
Matthew 13.44-52

Second Service
Psalms [93] 97
Daniel 6
Matthew 13.1-9,18-23

Collect

Heavenly Father,
whose blessed Son was revealed
to destroy the works of the devil
and to make us the children of God and heirs of eternal life:
grant that we, having this hope,
may purify ourselves even as he is pure;
that when he shall appear in power and great glory
we may be made like him in his eternal and glorious kingdom;
where he is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

Gracious Lord,
in this holy sacrament
you give substance to our hope:
bring us at the last
to that fullness of life for which we long;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Additional Collect

Heavenly Lord,
you long for the world’s salvation:
stir us from apathy,
restrain us from excess
and revive in us new hope
that all creation will one day be healed
in Jesus Christ our Lord.

BCP: The Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity

BCP: BCP Holy Communion

Philippians 1.3-11
Matthew 18.21-end

BCP Collect

Lord, we beseech thee to keep thy household the Church in continual godliness; that through thy protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly given to serve thee in good works, to the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Sun 17th Nov
10:30 am
11:45 am
Family Eucharist
The Family Eucharist, with children taking part in leading worship.
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Mon 18th Nov
CW Elizabeth of Hungary, 1231
Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Thuringia, Philanthropist, 1231

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Exciting Holiness
Tobit 12.6b-9
Psalm 82
James 2.14-17
Matthew 25.31-40

Holy Communion
DEL week 33
1 Maccabees 1.10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-64 or
Revelation 1.1-4, 2.1-5
Psalm 79.1-5 or
1
Luke 18.35-end

Morning Prayer
Psalms 46, 47 (or) 27, 30
Isaiah 9.8-10.4
Matthew 7.1-12

Evening Prayer
Psalms 70, 71 (or) 26, 28, 29
Daniel 8.1-14
Revelation 10

Additional Weekday Lectionary
Micah 7.1-7
Matthew 10.24-39

Collect

Lord God,
who taught Elizabeth of Hungary
to recognize and reverence Christ in the poor of this world:
by her example
strengthen us to love and serve the afflicted and the needy
and so to honour your Son, the servant king,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Post Communion

Faithful God,
who called Elizabeth of Hungary to serve you
and gave her joy in walking the path of holiness:
by this eucharist
in which you renew within us the vision of your glory,
strengthen us all to follow the way of perfection
until we come to see you face to face;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

or another Post Communion for ‘Any Saint’ is used.

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