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Readings for November 2017

Readings for the main services of worship on Sunday & Wednesday during November. 1 November – All Saints (BCP) Isaiah 56.3-8; Psalm 33.1-5; Hebrews 12.18-24; Matthew 5.1-12 2 November – All Souls Psalm 23; Wisdom 3.1-9; John 6.37-40 5 November – All Saints Sunday Revelation 7.9-17; Psalm 34.1-10; 1 John 3.1-3; Matthew 5.1-12 8 November […]

Theme for 1 October 2017 – Harvest Festival

Readings for Sunday, 1 October (Harvest):  Deuteronomy 8.7-18; Psalm 65; 2 Corinthians 9.6-15; Luke 17.11-19 Urban and suburban western living leaves many people disconnected from the source of their basic needs, including food.  The idea of harvest is perhaps more easily understood in Menorca, where agriculture is more evident, and it is perhaps easier to […]

Readings for Worship During October

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during October. 1 October – Harvest Festival Deuteronomy 8.7-18; Psalm 65; 2 Corinthians 9.6-15; Luke 17.11-19 4 October – Francis of Assisi Jeremiah 22.13-16; Psalm 148.7-14; Galatians 6.14-18; Matthew 11.25-30 8 October Exodus 20.1-4,7-9,12-20; Psalm 19.7-14; Philippians 3.4b-14; Matthew 21.33-46 11 October Jonah […]

Readings for Worship in September 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during September. 3 September Exodus 3.1-15; Psalm 105.1-6,23-26,45b; Romans 12.9-21; Matthew 16.21-28 6 September Colossians 1.1-8; Psalm 34.11-18; Luke 4.38-44 10 September Exodus 12.1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13.8-14; Matthew 18.15-20 13 September – John Chrysostom, Bishop (David Green, reserve sacrament) Jeremiah 42.1-6; Psalm […]

Readings for worship in August 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during August. 2 August – Joseph of Arimathea Genesis 23.3–9,17–19; Psalm 16.5-11; James 1:17–18;Luke 23:50–56 6 August Genesis 32.22-31; Psalm 17.1-7,16; Romans 9.1-5; Matthew 14.13-21 9 August Numbers 13.1-2,25-14.1,26-35; Psalm 106.14-24; Matthew 15.21-28 13 August Genesis 37.1-4,12-28; Psalm 105.1-10; Romans 10.5-15; Matthew 14.22-33 16 August Deuteronomy […]

Readings for July 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during July.  2 July Genesis 22.1-14; Psalm 13; Romans 6.12-23; Matthew 10.40-42 5 July Genesis 21.5,8-20; Psalm 34.1-12; Matthew 8.28-34 9 July Genesis 24.34-38,42-49,58-67; Psalm 45.10-17; Romans 7.15-25a; Matthew 11.16-19,25-30 12 July Genesis 41.55-57,42.5-7,17-38; Psalm 33.1-4,18-22; Matthew 10.1-7 16 July Genesis 25.19-34; Psalm […]

Theme for the Week – 28 May 2017

Scripture for the seventh Sunday of Easter: Acts 1.6-14; Psalm 68.1-10, 33-36; 1 Peter 4.12-14; 5:6-11; John 17.1-11 This seventh Sunday of Easter is an in-between place, after Ascension and before Pentecost. If we put ourselves in the place of the first disciples, we find ourselves in a position of waiting, perhaps sharing in their duty […]

Theme for the Week – 21 May 2017

Scripture for the sixth Sunday of Easter: Acts 17.22-31; Psalm 66.7-18; 1 Peter 3.13-22; John 14.15-21 After the recent internet ransom attack that took many organisations’ computer files hostage, I heard the Rev. Lucy Winkett, rector of St James, Piccadilly, comparing our relationship to computer networks to our ancestors’ relationship to agriculture.  She observed that as […]

Readings for June 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays and Sundays during June.  4 June – Pentecost Acts 2.1-21; Psalm 104.26-36,37b; 1 Corinthians 12.3b-13; John 20.19-23 7 June 1 Peter 1.18-25; Psalm 25.1-8; Mark 12.18-27 11 June – Trinity Isaiah 40.12-17,27-31; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13.11-13; Matthew 28.16-20 14 June 2 Corinthians 3.4–11; Psalm […]

Theme for the Week – 14 May 2017

Scripture for the fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 7.55-60; Psalm 31.1-5,15-16; 1 Peter 2.2-10; John 14.1-14 In the 1980s some whales were trapped in ice in the Arctic.  The Russians and Americans, before the end of the Cold War,  cooperated to break the ice and give them a path to freedom.  I mentioned how encouraging this […]

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