Trinity Sunday

Today is Trinity Sunday, when we celebrate the three persons of God – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

“In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit”   Matthew 28,19

“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with all of you”    St Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians


Opening Hymn 146

Holy, holy Holy Lord God Almighty


The Collect

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. Amen. 



The Readings

Isaiah 40: 12-17, 27-end
2 Corinthians 13: 11-end
Matthew 28: 16-end



The Psalm

Psalm 8

The Anthem

As truly as God is our Father – William Mathias

Hymn 358

Father of Heaven, whose love profound



Prayer for Trinity


Almighty and eternal God, you have revealed yourself as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and live and reign in the perfect unity of love: hold us firm in this faith, that we may know you in all your ways and evermore rejoice in your eternal glory, who are three Persons yet one God, now and for ever. Amen. 



Final Hymn 436

Praise my Soul, the King of Heaven


Closing Prayers

The peace of God, which passes all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord; and the blessing of God almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, be among you and remain with you always.

Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.
In the name of Christ. Amen.