Readings, psalms which you can read each day in the morning and the evening, (you will need a bible) and a Sunday Collect which should be said every day that week. These currently run through to Holy Week; more resources will follow to take us through Eastertide.

Palm Sunday and Holy Week (Sunday 5 – Saturday 11 April)

Collect

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.
Amen

Readings

Sunday 5 April – PALM SUNDAY
At some point in the day read Matt. 21: 1-11
Morning Prayer – Psalm. 61; 62  |  Zechariah. 9. 9-12  |  Luke 16. 19-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 80  |  Isaiah. 5. 1-7  |  Matt. 21. 33-end

Monday 6 April – MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK
Morning Prayer – Psalm. 41  |  Lamentations. 1. 1-12a  |  Luke 22. 1-23
Evening Prayer – Psalm 25  |  Lamentations. 2. 8-19  |  Col. 1. 18-23

Tuesday 7 April – TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
Morning Prayer – Psalm. 27  |  Lamentations. 3. 1-18  |  Luke 22. (24-38) 39-53
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 55. 13-24  |  Lamentations. 3. 40-51  |  Galatians. 6. 11-end

Wednesday 8 April – WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
Morning Prayer – Psalm. 102:1-18  |  Wisdom. 1.16 – 2.1, 12-22  |  Luke 22. 54-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 88  |  Isaiah. 63. 1-9  |  Revelation. 14.18 – 15.4

Thursday 9 April – MAUNDY THURSDAY
Morning Prayer – Psalm. 42; 43  |  Leviticus. 16. 2-24  |  Luke 23. 1-25
Evening Prayer – Psalm, 39  |  Exodus. Ch. 11  |  Ephesians. 2. 11-18

Friday 10 April – GOOD FRIDAY
Morning Prayer – Psalm. 69  |  Genesis. 22. 1-18  |  Hebrews. 10. 1-10  |  John 18
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 130; 143  |  Lamentations. 5. 15-end  |  Colossians 1. 18-23  |  John 19

Saturday 11 April – EASTER EVE
Morning Prayer – Psalm.142  |  Hos. 6. 1-6  |  John 2. 18-22
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 116  |  Job 19. 21-27  |  1 John 5. 5-12

Easter Day (Sunday 12-18 April 2020)

(Where every day is Easter Day!)

Collect

Lord of all life and power,
who through the mighty resurrection of your Son
overcame the old order of sin and death
to make all things new in him:
grant that we, being dead to sin
and alive to you in Jesus Christ,
may reign with him in glory;
to whom with you and the Holy Spirit
be praise and honour, glory and might,
now and in all eternity. Amen

Readings

Sunday 12 April – EASTER DAY
Morning Prayer – Acts 10. 34-43  |  Psalm. 118. 1-2, 14-24  |  John 20. 1-18
Evening Prayer – Psalm.105  |  Song of Sol. 3. 2-5; 8. 6-7  |  John 20. 11-18

Monday 13 April – MONDAY OF EASTER WEEK
Morning Prayer –   Acts 2. 14, 22-32  |  Psalm. 16. 1-2, 6-end  |  Matt. 28. 8-15
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 135  |  Song of Sol. 1.9-2.7  |  Mark 16. 1-8

Tuesday 14 April – TUESDAY OF EASTER WEEK
Morning Prayer – Acts 2. 36-41  | Psalm. 33. 4-5, 18-end  |  John 20. 11-18
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 136  |  Song of Sol. 2. 8-end  |  Luke 24. 1-12

Wednesday 15 April – WEDNESDAY OF EASTER WEEK
Morning Prayer –  Acts 3. 1-10  |  Psalm. 105. 1-9  |  Luke 24. 13-35
Evening Prayer –  Psalm. 105  |  Song of Sol. ch. 3  |  Matt. 28. 16-end

Thursday 16 April – THURSDAY OF EASTER WEEK
Morning Prayer – Acts 3. 11-end  |  Psalm. 8  |  Luke 24. 35-48
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 106  |  Song of Sol. 5.2 – 6.3  |  Luke 7. 11-17

Friday 17 April – FRIDAY OF EASTER WEEK
Morning Prayer – Acts 4. 1-12  |  Psalm. 118. 1-4, 22-26  |  John 21. 1-14
Evening Prayer –  Psalm 107  |  Song of Sol. 7.10 – 8.4  |  Luke 8. 41-end

Saturday 18 April – SATURDAY OF EASTER WEEK
Moring Prayer – Acts 4. 13-21  |  Psalm. 118. 1-4, 14-21  |  Mark 16. 9-15
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 145  |  Song of Sol. 8. 5-7  |  John 11. 17-44

The Second Sunday of Easter (Sunday 19th – 25th April)

Collect

Almighty Father,
you have given your only Son to die for our sins
and to rise again for our justification:
grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness
that we may always serve you
in pureness of living and truth;
through the merits of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Readings

Sunday 19 April – SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
Morning Prayer – Acts 2. 14a, 22-32  |  Psalm. 16  |  John 20. 19-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 30. 1-5  |  Daniel. 6. 1-23  |  Mark 15.46 – 16.8

Monday 20 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 4. 23-31  |  Psalm. 2. 1-9  |  John 3. 1-8
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 139  |  Deuteronomy 1. 3-18  |  John 20. 1-10

Tuesday 21 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 4. 32-end  |  Psalm. 93  |  John 3. 7-15
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 104  |  Deuteronomy 1. 19-40  |  John 20. 11-18

Wednesday 22 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 5. 17-26  |  Psalm. 34. 1-8  |  John 3. 16-21
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 33  |  Deuteronomy 3. 18-end  |  John 20. 19-end

Thursday 23 April
Morning Prayer – 1 Macc. 2. 59-64  |  Psalm. 126  |  John 15. 18-21
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 3; 11  |  Isa. 43. 1-7  |  John 15. 1-8

Friday 24 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 5. 34-42  |  Psalm. 27. 1-5, 16-17  |  John 6. 1-15
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 118  |  Deuteronomy 4. 15-31  |  John 21. 15-19

Saturday 25 April
Morning Prayer – Acts. 15. 35-end  |  Psalm. 119. 9-16  |  Ephesians4. 7-16
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 45  |  Ezekiel 1. 4-14  |  2 Tim. 4. 1-11

The Third Sunday of Easter (Sunday 26th – 2nd May)

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

Readings

Sunday 26 April – THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
Morning Prayer – Acts 2. 14a, 36-41  |  Psalm. 116. 1-3, 10-end  |  1 Pet. 1. 17-23
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 48  |  Haggai. 1.13 – 2.9  |  John 2. 13-22

Monday 27 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 6. 8-15  |  Psalm. 119. 17-24  |  John 6. 22-29
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 61; 65  |  Deuteronomy 5. 1-22  |  Ephesians1. 1-14

Tuesday 28 April
Morning Prayer – Acts. 7.51 – 8.1a  |  Psalm. 31. 1-5, 16  |  John 6. 30-35
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 71  |  Deuteronomy 5. 22-end  |  Ephesians1. 15-end

Wednesday 29 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 8. 1b-8  |  Psalm. 66. 1-6  |  John 6. 35-40
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 67; 72  |  Deuteronomy Ch. 6  |  Ephesians 2. 1-10

Thursday 30 April
Morning Prayer – Acts 8. 26-end  |  Psalm. 66. 7-8, 14-end  |  John 6. 44-51
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 73  |  Deuteronomy 7. 1-11  |  Ephesians2. 11-end

Friday 1 May
Morning Prayer – Isaiah 30. 15-21  |  Psalm. 119. 1-8  |  Ephesians1. 3-10  |  John 14. 1-14
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 149  |  Job 23. 1-12  |  John 1. 43-end

Saturday 2 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 9. 31-42  |  Psalm. 116. 10-15  |  John 6. 60-69
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 23; 27  |  Deuteronomy Ch. 8  |  Ephesians 3. 14-end

The Fourth Sunday of Easter (Sunday 3rd – 9th May)

Collect

Almighty God,
whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life:
raise us, who trust in him,
from the death of sin to the life of righteousness,
that we may seek those things which are above,
where he reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Readings

Sunday 3 May – THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Morning Prayer – Acts 2. 42-end  |  Psalm. 23  |  John 10. 1-10
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 29. 1-10  |  Ezra 3. 1-13  |  Ephesians 2. 11-end  |  Gospel: Luke 19. 37-end

Monday 4 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 11. 1-18  |  Psalm. 42. 1-2; 43. 1-4  |  John 10. 1-10
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 112; 113; 114  |  Deuteronomy 9. 1-21  |  Ephesians 4. 1-16

Tuesday 5 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 11. 19-26  |  Psalm. 87  |  John 10. 22-30
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 115; 116  |  Deuteronomy 9.23 – 10.5  |  Ephesians 4. 17-end

Wednesday 6 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 12.24 – 13.5  |  Psalm. 67  |  John 12. 44-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 47; 48  |  Deuteronomy 10. 12-end  |  Ephesians 5. 1-14

Thursday 7 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 13. 13-25  |  Psalm. 89. 1-2, 20-26  |  John 13. 16-20
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 81; 85  |  Deuteronomy 11. 8-end  |  Ephesians 5. 15-end

Friday 8 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 13. 26-33  |  Psalm. 2  |  John 14. 1-6
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 36; 40  |  Deuteronomy 12. 1-14  |  Ephesians 6. 1-9

Saturday 9 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 13. 44-end  |  Psalm. 98. 1-5  |  John 14. 7-14
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 84; 86  |  Deuteronomy 15. 1-18  |  Ephesians 6. 10-end

The Fifth Sunday of Easter (Sunday 10th – 16th May)

Collect

Almighty God,
who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ
have overcome death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life:
grant that, as by your grace going before us
you put into our minds good desires,
so by your continual help
we may bring them to good effect;
through Jesus Christ our risen Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Readings

Sunday 10 May – THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Morning prayer – Acts 7. 55-end  |  Psalm. 31. 1-5, 15-16  |  John 14. 1-14
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 147. 1-12  |  Zechariah 4. 1-10  |  Revelation 21. 1-14  |  Gospel: Luke 2. 25-32

Monday 11 May
Morning prayer – Acts 14. 5-18  |  Psalm. 118. 1-3, 14-15  |  John 14. 21-26
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 105  |  Deuteronomy 16. 1-20  |  1 Peter 1. 1-12

Tuesday 12 May
Morning prayer – Acts 14. 19-end  |  Psalm. 145. 10-end  |  John 14. 27-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 96; 97  |  Deuteronomy 17. 8-end  |  1 Peter 1. 13-end

Wednesday 13 May
Morning prayer – Acts 15. 1-6  |  Psalm. 122. 1-5  |  John 15. 1-8
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 98; 99; 100  |  Deuteronomy 18. 9-end  |  1 Peter 2. 1-10

Thursday 14 May
Morning prayer – Acts 1. 15-end  |  Psalm. 15  |  John 15. 9-17
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 80  |  1 Samuel 16. 1-13a  |  Matt. 15-27

Friday 15 May
Morning prayer – Acts 15. 22-31  |  Psalm 57. 8-end  |  John 15. 12-17
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 66  |  Deuteronomy 21.22 – 22.8  |  1 Peter 3. 1-12

Saturday 16 May
Morning prayer – Acts 16. 1-10  |  Psalm. 100  |  John 15. 18-21
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 118  |  Deuteronomy 24. 5-end  |  1 Peter 3. 13-end

The Sixth Sunday of Easter (Sunday 17th – Wed. 20th May)

Collect

God our redeemer,
you have delivered us from the power of darkness
and brought us into the kingdom of your Son:
grant, that as by his death he has recalled us to life,
so by his continual presence in us he may raise us
to eternal joy;
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

Readings

Sunday 17 May – THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Morning Prayer – Acts 17. 22-31  |  Psalm. 66. 7-end  |  1 Peter 3. 13-end  |  John 14. 15-21
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 87; 36. 5-10  |  Zechariah 8. 1-13  |  Revelation 21.22 – 22.5  |  Gospel: John 21. 1-14

Monday 18 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 16. 11-15  |  Psalm. 149. 1-5  |  John 15.26 – 16.4
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 121; 122; 123  |  Deuteronomy Ch. 26  |  1 Peter 4. 1-11

Tuesday 19 May
Morning Prayer – 
Acts 16. 22-34  |  Psalm. 138  |  John 16. 5-11
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 128; 129; 130; 131  |  Deuteronomy 28. 1-14  |  1 Peter 4. 12-end

Wednesday 20 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 17.15, 22 – 18.1  |  Psalm. 148. 1-2, 11-end  |  John 16. 12-15
Evening Prayer – First Evening Prayer of Ascension Day – Psalm. 15; 24  |  2 Samuel 23. 1-5  |  Colossians 2.20 – 3.4

Ascension Day (Thursday 21 – Saturday 23 May)

Collect

Grant, we pray, almighty God,
that as we believe your only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ
to have ascended into the heavens,
so we in heart and mind may also ascend
and with him continually dwell;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Readings

Thursday 21 May – ASCENSION DAY
Morning Prayer – Acts 1. 1-11  |  Psalm. 47  |  Ephesians 1. 15-end  |  Luke 24. 44-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 8  |  Song of the Three 29-37  |  Revelation ch. 5  |  Gospel: Mark 16. 14-end

Friday 22 May
Morning Prayer –  Acts 18. 9-18  |  Psalm. 47. 1-6  |  John 16. 20-23
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 145  |  Deuteronomy 29. 2-15  |  1 John 1.1 – 2.6

Saturday 23 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 18. 22-end  |  Psalm. 47. 1-2, 7-end  |  John 16. 23-28
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 84; 85  |  Deuteronomy ch. 30  |  1 John 2. 7-17

The Seventh Sunday of Easter (Sunday 24th – 30th May)

Collect

O God the King of glory,
you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ
with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven:
we beseech you, leave us not comfortless,
but send your Holy Spirit to strengthen us
and exalt us to the place where our Saviour Christ is gone before,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Readings

Sunday 24 May – THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION DAY)
Morning Prayer – Acts 1. 6-14  |  Psalm. 68. 1-10, 32-end  |  1 Peter 4. 12-14; 5. 6-11  |  John 17. 1-11
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 27  |  2 Samuel 23. 1-5  |  Ephesians 1. 15-end  |  Gospel: Mark 16. 14-end

Monday 25 May
Morning Prayer – Acts19. 1-8  |  Psalm. 68. 1-6  |  John 16. 29-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 18  |  Deuteronomy 31. 1-13  |  1 John 2. 18-end

Tuesday 26 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 20. 17-27  |  Psalm. 68. 9-10, 18-19  |  John 17. 1-11
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 68  |  Deuteronomy 31. 14-29  |  1 John 3. 1-10

Wednesday 27 May
Morning Prayer – 
Acts 20. 28-end  |  Psalm. 68. 27-28, 32-end  |  John 17. 11-19
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 36; 46  |  Deuteronomy 31.30 – 32.14  |  1 John 3. 11-end

Thursday 28 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 22. 30; 23. 6-11  |  Psalm. 16. 1, 5-end  |  John 17. 20-end
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 139  |  Deuteronomy 32. 15-47  |  1 John 4. 1-6

Friday 29 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 25. 13-21  |  Psalm. 103. 1-2, 11-12, 19-20  |  John 21. 15-19
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 147  |  Deuteronomy Ch. 33  |  1 John 4. 7-end

Saturday 30 May
Morning Prayer – Acts 28. 16-20, 30-end  |  Psalm. 11. 4-end  |  John 21. 20-end
Evening Prayer – First EP of Pentecost – Psalm. 47  |  Deuteronomy 16. 9-15  |  John 15.26 – 16.15

Day of Pentecost (Sunday 31st May only) Whit Sunday

Collect

Holy Spirit, sent by the Father,
ignite in us your holy fire;
strengthen your children with the gift of faith,
revive your Church with the breath of love,
and renew the face of the earth,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen    

Readings

Sunday 31 May – DAY OF PENTECOST (Whit Sunday)
Morning Prayer – 
Acts 2. 1-21  | Psalm. 104. 26-36, 37b  |  1 Corinthians 12. 3b-13  |  John 20. 19-23
Evening Prayer – Psalm. 67; 133  |  Joel 2. 21-end  |  Acts 2 14-21  |  Gospel: Luke 24. 44-end