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            The Parish Church of St. Mary,

           Penwortham


Sunday 30th  April

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER


8.15am Holy Communion

A short service, with traditional language.


10.15   Family Communion


                                                                                      





















                                                                                                                                    

                                                 




THE COLLECT


Almighty Father,
who in your great mercy gladdened the disciples
with the sight of the risen Lord:
give us such knowledge of his presence with us,
that we may be strengthened and sustained by his risen life
and serve you continually in righteousness and truth;
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
 Amen


The Readings:


First Reading:

Acts 2.14a, 36-41


Psalm:

Psalm 116.1-3, 10-end


Second Reading:

1 Peter 1.17-23


The Gospel Reading

Luke 24.13-35


Prayer after Communion


Living God,
your Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in all his redeeming work; who is alive and reigns, now and for ever.
   Amen