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

Bible Readings

1st Reading: : Exodus 24.12-18 Psalm: Psalm 2 2nd Reading: 2 Peter 1.16-21 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 4. 12-23 Hear the dulcet tones of David Suchet (‘Hercule Poirot’) read the text to you.    

Collect & Prayer

Almighty Father, whose Son was revealed in majesty before he suffered death upon the cross: give us grace to perceive his glory, that we may be strengthened to suffer with him and be changed into his likeness, from glory to glory; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Holy God, you know the disorder of our sinful lives: set straight our crooked hearts, and bend our wills to love your goodness and your glory, in Jesus Christ our Lord.   

Intercessions

As a corporal act of mercy, please offer the following topics for prayer this week for_ • Diocese of Northern Zambia (Central Africa) 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 Choirs, the Sidespersons, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. • The homes and families of St Kenelm’s Pass, Clent. • Offenders and criminals, prisoners and those on remand, prison visitors and voluntary workers. We pray for those suffering in body. We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit; may they know your presence alongside them in their time of need, including: Rachel Shergold, Trevor Jones, Lance Brennan, Jack Pope, Tim Burns, Judy Moyes, John Westley, Mary Fairbairn, Ken Winfield, Drew Beaumont, Dorothy Tomkins, Susan Dennis, Robert Davies, Sheila Gordon, 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: Irene Luscott, David Waldron, Elizabeth Bridge, Trevor Grove, Doris Kendall, Hazel Cole, Christopher Rutter, Joan Peck, Michael Saunders, Brian Crook, Grace Stacy, Claude Hill, Marjory Rees, & Geoff Shilvock ___________________________________ 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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St. Leonard
© Clent PCC

Bible Readings

1st Reading: : Exodus 24.12-18 Psalm: Psalm 2 2nd Reading: 2 Peter 1.16-21 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 4. 12-23 Hear the dulcet tones of David Suchet (‘Hercule Poirot’) read the text to you.    

Collect & Prayer

Almighty Father, whose Son was revealed in majesty before he suffered death upon the cross: give us grace to perceive his glory, that we may be strengthened to suffer with him and be changed into his likeness, from glory to glory; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Holy God, you know the disorder of our sinful lives: set straight our crooked hearts, and bend our wills to love your goodness and your glory, in Jesus Christ our Lord.   

Intercessions

As a corporal act of mercy, please offer the following topics for prayer this week for_ • Diocese of Northern Zambia (Central Africa) 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 Choirs, the Sidespersons, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. • The homes and families of St Kenelm’s Pass, Clent. • Offenders and criminals, prisoners and those on remand, prison visitors and voluntary workers. We pray for those suffering in body. We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit; may they know your presence alongside them in their time of need, including: Rachel Shergold, Trevor Jones, Lance Brennan, Jack Pope, Tim Burns, Judy Moyes, John Westley, Mary Fairbairn, Ken Winfield, Drew Beaumont, Dorothy Tomkins, Susan Dennis, Robert Davies, Sheila Gordon, 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: Irene Luscott, David Waldron, Elizabeth Bridge, Trevor Grove, Doris Kendall, Hazel Cole, Christopher Rutter, Joan Peck, Michael Saunders, Brian Crook, Grace Stacy, Claude Hill, Marjory Rees, & Geoff Shilvock ___________________________________ 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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