Summer Garden Party (see poster above for details)
Thursday 17th (Feria) 9.30am.
Sunday 20th August (in ordinary time) 9.30am.
NB Sunday 27th August will be a joint service with St Peters commencing at the later time of 10.15am to be held at St Andrews.
First Reading: 1 Kings 19:9 11-13
A reading from the First Book of Kings.
When Elijah reached Horeb, the mountain of God, he went into the cave and spent the night in it. Then he was told, “Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” Then the Lord himself went by. There came a mighty wind, so strong it tore the mountains and shattered the rocks before the Lord...
Second Reading: Romans 9:1-5
A reading from the letter of St Paul to the Romans.
What I want to say is no pretence; I say it in union with Christ - it is the truth - my conscience in union with the Holy Spirit assures me of it too. What I want to say is this: my sorrow is so great, my mental anguish so endless, I would willingly be condemned and be cut off from Christ if it could help my brothers of Israel, my own flesh and blood...
Gospel: Matthew 14:22-33
A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew.
Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side while he would send the crowds away. After sending the crowds away he went up into the hills by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, while the boat, by now far out on the lake, was battling with a heavy sea, for there was a headwind...