The bible at St. Andrew's Church, Holt, Norfolk

The role of celebrant and preacher is usually shared between the Rector Fr. Howard Stoker and the Asst. Curate Fr. Stephen Graham.

THE COLLECT FOR TRINITY SUNDAY 

Almighty and everlasting God, you have given us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity and in the power of the divine majesty to worship the Unity: keep us steadfast in this faith, that we may evermore be defended from all adversities; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

THE COLLECT FOR TRINITY I

O God, the strength of all those who put their trust in you, mercifully accept our prayers and, because through the weakness of our mortal nature we can do no good thing without you, grant us the help of your grace, that in the keeping of your commandments we may please you both in will and deed; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

THE COLLECT FOR TRINITY II

Lord, you have taught us that all our doings without love are nothing worth: send your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of love, the true bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whoever lives is counted dead before you. Grant this for your only son Jesus Christ’s sake, who is alive and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy spirit, one God, now and for ever.

THE COLLECT FOR TRINITY III

Almighty God, you have broken the tyranny of sin and have sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts whereby we call you Father: give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service, that we and all creation may be brought to the glorious liberty of the children of God; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

Bible Study

The St Andrew’s Bible Study takes the form of Lectio Divina (meaning divine reading). This is a traditional Benedictine practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer, intended to promote communion with God and to increase the knowledge of his Word. It does not treat scripture as texts to be studied but as the living word.
Meet usually on the 1st and 2nd Thursday of each month: 1st Thursday at 11.00am at High Kelling and 2nd Thursday at 5.30pm at 4, The Beeches, Station Road, Holt. All are welcome. Please ring David and Eleanor Sidgwick to check times or if you would like transport. Tel 710617

The Society of Our Lady of Walsingham Cell Group

The group meets in the Meeting Room on the fourth Monday of every month following the 6:30pm Eucharist in Church.
Contact: Fr. Roger Hawkins
T
elephone (01263) 710004

Julian of Norwich Prayer Group
A Julian of Norwich contemplative prayer group meets in the house of one of its members on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:15am, for an hour.
Contact: Jean Smith, telephone (01263) 712934.

Fellowship group
A house group meets for fellowship on the 1st Thursday of each month, following the 10am Eucharist at All Saints, High Kelling.

Lent
A week’s programme of Services, Prayer, Bible study and Lenten lunches is organised during Lent.

Parish Retreat
A Parish Retreat is organised every other year, alternating with a Parish Holiday.

 

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