Information for confirmation candidates

Hi all,

The lectionary readings for Sunday 9 August are:

Old Testament: 2 Samuel Chapter 18: verses 5-9, and 31-33

Psalm 130

New Testament: Ephesians Chapter 4: verse 25 – Chapter 5: verse 2

Gospel: John Chapter 6: verse 35 and verses 41-51.

The Collect is:

“Lord Jesus Christ, the Bread of Life,

you call us to be forgiving and kind:

strengthen us by your grace,

that in communion with you,

we may forgive one another

and live in love as you love us;

for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Please can you read the readings (especially the New Testament and Gospel) and suggest themes for next week’s service. You can email them to

Regards and have a great week!


P.S. I’m afraid I can’t find a link to the lectionary online, but you can get a printed publication from the Anglican Diocesan office. Let me know if you want some help in getting one.

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