True and humble King, hailed by the crowd as Messiah: grant us the faith to know you and love you, that we may be found beside you on the way of the cross, which is the path of glory.
The Fifth Sunday of Lent Gracious Father, you gave up your Son out of love for the world: lead us to ponder the mysteries of his passion, that we may know eternal peace through the shedding of our Saviour’s blood, Jesus Christ our Lord.
God of love, passionate and strong, tender and careful: watch over us and hold us all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Third Sunday of Lent Eternal God, give us insight to discern your will for us, to give up what harms us,and to seek the perfection we are promised in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Second Sunday of Lent Almighty God, by the prayer and discipline of Lent may we enter into the mystery of Christ’s sufferings, and by following in his Way may we come to share in his glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The First Sunday of Lent Heavenly Father, your Son battled with the powers of darkness, and grew closer to you in the desert: help us to use these days to grow in wisdom and prayer that we may witness to your saving love in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Sunday Next before Lent 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.
St Andrew’s & All Saints Lent Course starts Thursday March 2nd for 6 weeks. Week 1 – watch the film ‘The Theory of Everything’ Weeks 2-6 working from a book called ‘The Mystery of Everything’. Please sign up on the list at the back of both churches The book will cost £5.99.
Second Sunday before Lent Almighty God, give us reverence for all creation and respect for every person, that we may mirror your likeness in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Third Sunday Before Lent Eternal God, whose Son went among the crowds and brought healing with his touch: help us to show his love, in your Church as we gather together, and by our lives as they are transformed into the image of Christ our Lord.