St. Leonard, Clent
© Clent PCC 2020 (2016-17-18-19) 

Bible Readings

1st Reading: : Isaiah 42. 1-9 Psalm: 29 2nd Reading: Acts 10. 34-43 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 3. 13-17 Hear the dulcet tones of David Suchet (‘Hercule Poirot’) read the text to you.    

Collect & Prayer

Eternal Father, who at the baptism of Jesus revealed him to be your Son, anointing him with the Holy Spirit: grant to us, who are born again by water and the Spirit, that we may be faithful to our calling as your adopted children; 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. Heavenly Father, at the Jordan you revealed Jesus as your Son: may we recognize him as our Lord and know ourselves to be your beloved children; through Jesus Christ our Saviour.   

Intercessions

As a corporal act of mercy, please offer the following topics for prayer this week for_ • Diocese of Melbourne (Australia) and all their Archbishops, Bishops and clergy. • Justin our Archbishop, John the Bishop of Worcester, Martin the Bishop of Dudley, for Nikki our Archdeacon, Andrew our Rural Dean, our Parish Priest Revd Richard Newton, for the Clergy, Readers and Lay-minsters of the Stourbridge Deanery, our ALM Team and visiting Clergy, the Church Wardens of our group of Churches; our Musical Directors, Organists and Choird, the Sidespersons, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. • The children, head, staff and governors of our schools. • The homes and families of Hill Lane, Clent. • The newly baptised. • Christian families and children, and The Mother’s Union. We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit; may they know your presence alongside them in their time of need, including: Lance Brennan, Jack Pope, Tim Burns, Judy Moyes, John Westley, Mary Fairbairn, Ken Winfield, Drew Beaumont, Dorothy Tomkins, Susan Dennis, Robert Davies, Sheila Gordon, Trevor Grove, Nina Moyes, John and Hazel Smith, & Jan Woolley. We pray, for those mourning the death of loved ones especially for the family and friends of: Michael Saunders, Brian Crook, Grace Stacy, Claude Hill, Marjory Rees, Geoff Shilvock, Ron Smith, Vera Mason, Peg Gardner, Donald Williams, Paul Hine, Anne Ince, & Janet Bentley. ___________________________________ Alleluia, alleluia!  I am the light of the world, says the Lord. Anyone who follows me will have the light of life. Alleluia!
PRAYER
St. Leonard
© Clent PCC

Bible Readings

1st Reading: : Isaiah 42. 1-9 Psalm: 29 2nd Reading: Acts 10. 34-43 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 3. 13-17 Hear the dulcet tones of David Suchet (‘Hercule Poirot’) read the text to you.    

Collect & Prayer

Eternal Father, who at the baptism of Jesus revealed him to be your Son, anointing him with the Holy Spirit: grant to us, who are born again by water and the Spirit, that we may be faithful to our calling as your adopted children; 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. Heavenly Father, at the Jordan you revealed Jesus as your Son: may we recognize him as our Lord and know ourselves to be your beloved children; through Jesus Christ our Saviour.   

Intercessions

As a corporal act of mercy, please offer the following topics for prayer this week for_ • Diocese of Melbourne (Australia) and all their Archbishops, Bishops and clergy. • Justin our Archbishop, John the Bishop of Worcester, Martin the Bishop of Dudley, for Nikki our Archdeacon, Andrew our Rural Dean, our Parish Priest Revd Richard Newton, for the Clergy, Readers and Lay- minsters of the Stourbridge Deanery, our ALM Team and visiting Clergy, the Church Wardens of our group of Churches; our Musical Directors, Organists and Choird, the Sidespersons, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. • The children, head, staff and governors of our schools. • The homes and families of Hill Lane, Clent. • The newly baptised. • Christian families and children, and The Mother’s Union. We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit; may they know your presence alongside them in their time of need, including: Lance Brennan, Jack Pope, Tim Burns, Judy Moyes, John Westley, Mary Fairbairn, Ken Winfield, Drew Beaumont, Dorothy Tomkins, Susan Dennis, Robert Davies, Sheila Gordon, Trevor Grove, Nina Moyes, John and Hazel Smith, & Jan Woolley. We pray, for those mourning the death of loved ones especially for the family and friends of: Michael Saunders, Brian Crook, Grace Stacy, Claude Hill, Marjory Rees, Geoff Shilvock, Ron Smith, Vera Mason, Peg Gardner, Donald Williams, Paul Hine, Anne Ince, & Janet Bentley. ___________________________________ Alleluia, alleluia!  I am the light of the world, says the Lord. Anyone who follows me will have the light of life. Alleluia!
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