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The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

21st January 2018

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Year B  /  Epiphany  /  White

First Service

Collect One

Almighty and everlasting God,
Mercifully look upon our infirmities,
and in all our dangers and necessities
stretch forth thy right hand to help and defend us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
whose Son revealed in signs and miracles
the wonder of your saving presence:
Renew your people with your heavenly grace,
and in all our weakness
sustain us by your mighty power;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Jonah 3: 1–5,10

The Psalm

Psalm 62: 5–12

The Second Reading

1 Corinthians 7: 29–31

The Gospel Reading

Mark 1: 14–20

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Post Communion Prayer

Almighty Father,
your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ is the light of the world.
May your people,
illumined by your word and sacraments,
shine with the radiance of his glory,
that he may be known, worshipped,
and obeyed to the ends of the earth;
for he is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Suggested Hymns

1st Reading Jonah 3: 1–5, 10
206 Come, let us to the Lord our God
381 God has spoken – by his prophets

Psalm Psalm 62: 5–12
381* God has spoken – by his prophets
668* God is our fortress and our rock
557* Rock of ages, cleft for me

2nd Reading 1 Corinthians 7: 29–31
353* Give to our God immortal praise
646* Glorious things of thee are spoken

The Gospel Mark 1: 14–20
549* Dear Lord and Father of mankind
460 For all your saints in glory, for all your saints at rest (vv. 1, 2s, 3)
219* From heav’n you came, helpless Babe
584* Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult
591* O happy day that fixed my choice
395* When Jesus taught by Galilee
605 Will you come and follow me

Second Service

Collect One

Almighty and everlasting God,
Mercifully look upon our infirmities,
and in all our dangers and necessities
stretch forth thy right hand to help and defend us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
whose Son revealed in signs and miracles
the wonder of your saving presence:
Renew your people with your heavenly grace,
and in all our weakness
sustain us by your mighty power;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Jeremiah 3:21 – 4: 22

The Psalm

Psalm 33 or 33:1–12

The Second Reading

Titus 2: 1–8,11–14

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 4: 12–23

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Post Communion Prayer

Almighty Father,
your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ is the light of the world.
May your people,
illumined by your word and sacraments,
shine with the radiance of his glory,
that he may be known, worshipped,
and obeyed to the ends of the earth;
for he is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

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