Collect of St Mark

Almighty God who has instructed your Holy Church with the heavenly doctrine of your Evangelist St Mark. Give us grace, that, not being like children carried away with every blast of vain doctrine, we may be established in the truth of your holy Gospel, through Jesus Christ our Lord


Posts Categorized: Link December 2014

Would I be missed!

Many people today have grown up not attending church regularly. We all know the changes that have affected the way we live and work – shift work patterns, Sunday shopping etc etc the list is endless. the church, and this applies to St Mark’s, will only survive if people care enough not only to support… Read more »

Collects for the Season of Christmas

Christmas Eve Almighty God, you make us glad with the yearly remembrance of the birth of your son Jesus Christ. Grant that, as we joyfully receive him as our redeemer, we may with sure confidence behold him when he shall come to be our judge: who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy… Read more »

The Link December 2014 and January 2015

A great break comes in the Books of Isaiah at the end of Chapter 39. It is like passing from the storm clouds to the sunshine. It is as if a pneumatic drill has stopped and the peace and quiet that follows is in such contrast. You get used to the noise and then suddenly… Read more »