Holy Trinity Anglican Church

On Amelia Island, Florida

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The Rev Bradley S. Cunningham, Rector

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  • The Fifth Sunday After Easter, 05/26/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, from whom all good things do come; Grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy holy inspiration we may think those things that are good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
    • Ezekiel 34:25-31 : St James 1:22-27 : St John 16:23b-33
    • Sermon audio: I Have Overcome the World, The Rev. Brian Oldfield

  • The Fourth Sunday After Easter, 05/19/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O ALMIGHTY God, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men; Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandest, and desire that which thou dost promise; that so, among the sundry and manifold changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen.
    • Job 19:21-27a : St James 1:17-21 : St John 16:5-15
    • Sermon audio: What is the point of the Christian faith?, The Rev. Peter Joslyn

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    • Anglican Moment audio: That your joy might be full
  • The Third Sunday After Easter, 05/12/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY God, who showest to those who are in error the light of thy truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness; Grant unto all those who are admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s Religion, that they may avoid those things that are contrary to their profession, and follow all such things as are agreeable to the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
    • 1 Samuel 2:1-10 : 1 St Peter 2:11-17 : St John 16:16-22
    • Sermon audio: Aliens in a foreign land
    • Anglican Moment audio: Mothers Day
  • The Second Sunday After Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday), 05/05/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY God, who hast given thine only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life; Give us grace that we may always most thankfully receive that his inestimable benefit, and also daily endeavour ourselves to follow the blessed steps of his most holy life; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Baruch 4:20-31 : 1 St Peter 2:19-25 : St John 10:11-16
    • Sermon audio: I am the good shepherd
    • Anglican Moment audio: Consecration of Things
  • The First Sunday After Easter, 04/28/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine 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 thee in pureness of living and truth; through the merits of the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Isaiah 43:1-12 : 1 St John 5:4-12 : St John 20:19-23
    • Sermon audio: Not Your Best Life Now
  • Resurrection Sunday, 04/21/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life; We humbly beseech thee that, as by thy special grace preceding us, thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost ever, one God, world without end. Amen.
    • Isaiah 25:1-9 : Colossians 3:1-3 : St John 20:1-10
    • Sermon audio: Remembrance
    • Anglican Moment audio: Remebering Our Baptism
  • Maundy Thursday, 04/18/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY Father, whose dear Son, on the night before he suffered, did institute the Sacrament of his Body and Blood; Mercifully grant that we may thankfully receive the same in remembrance of him, who in these holy mysteries giveth us a pledge of life eternal; the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who now liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit ever, one God, world without end. Amen.
    • 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 : St Luke 23:1-49 : St John 13:1-15
    • Sermon audio: This do in remembrance of me
    • Anglican Moment audio: Discalced
  • Sunday Next Before Easter, commonly called Palm Sunday (Sixth Sunday in Lent), 04/14/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who, of thy tender love towards mankind, hast sent thy Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility; Mercifully grant, that we may both follow the example of his patience, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Philippians 2:5-11 : St Matthew 27:1-54
    • Sermon audio: Let Him Who Has Deserved It Bear The Palm, the Rev. Peter Joslyn
    • Anglican Moment audio: “Lawdy mercy!”
  • Passion Sunday (Fifth Sunday in Lent), 04/07/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: WE beseech thee, Almighty God, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both in body and soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Isaiah 1:10-20 : Hebrews 9:11-15 : St John 8:46-59
    • Sermon audio: Trusting Jesus
    • Anglican Moment audio: In Persona Christi
  • Fourth Sunday in Lent, 03/31/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
    • Ezekiel 39:21-29 : Galatians 4:21-31 : St John 6:1-14
    • Sermon audio: Jesus then took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated.
    • Anglican Moment audio: The Collect for Purity
  • Third Sunday in Lent, 03/24/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: WE beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of thy Majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Deuteronomy 6:1-9; 20-25 : Ephesians 5:1-14 : St Luke 11:14-28
    • Sermon audio: The Finger of God
    • Anglican Moment audio: Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
  • Second Sunday in Lent, 03/17/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • 1 Kings 8:37-43 : 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 : St Matthew 15:21-28
    • Sermon audio: Gathering up the crumbs, the Rev. Peter Joslyn
    • Anglican Moment audio: The Exhortation
  • First Sunday in Lent, 03/10/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being subdued to the Spirit, we may ever obey thy godly motions in righteousness, and true holiness, to thine honour and glory, who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.
    • Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 2:1-18 : 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 : St Matthew 4:1-11
    • Sermon audio: Reversing the Fall

  • Ash Wednesday, 03/06/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made, and dost forgive the sins of all those who are penitent; Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of thee, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Joel 2:12-17 : St Matthew 6:16-21
    • Sermon audio: A Holy Fast
  • Quinquagesima, 03/03/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without love are nothing worth; Send thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of love, the very bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee. Grant this for thine only Son Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen.
    • Deuteronomy 10:12-11:1 : 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 : St Luke 18:31-43
    • Sermon audio: Though Son of David, Have Mercy Upon Me, the Rev. Brian Oldfield
    • Anglican Moment audio: About Lent and Ash Wednesday
  • Sexagesima, 02/24/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do; Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Isaiah 50:4-10 : 2 Corinthians 11:19-31 : St Luke 8:4-15
    • Sermon audio: Conversion
  • Septuagesima, 02/17/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, we beseech thee favourably to hear the prayers of thy people; that we, who are justly punished for our offences, may be mercifully delivered by thy goodness, for the glory of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost ever, one God, world without end. Amen.
    • 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 : St Matthew 20:1-16
    • Sermon audio: Perseverance, Baptism, and Grace The Rev. Brian Oldfield
  • The Fifth Sunday After The Epiphany, 02/10/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Habakuk 1:12-2:4, 2:9-14 : Colossians 3:12-17 : St Matthew 13:24-30
    • Sermon audio: The Fruit of the Spirit
  • The Purification of Saint Mary the Virgin on The Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany, 02/03/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O GOD, who knowest us to be set in the midst of so many and great dangers, that by reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always stand upright; Grant to us such strength and protection, as may support us in all dangers, and carry us through all temptations; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
      The Collect for The Purification of Saint Mary the Virgin: ALMIGHTY and everliving God, we humbly beseech thy Majesty, that, as thine only-begotten Son was this day presented in the temple in substance of our flesh, so we may be presented unto thee with pure and clean hearts, by the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • 1 Samuel 1:21-28 : Malachi 3:1-5 : St Luke 2:22-40
    • Sermon audio: Will we be moneychangers?
    • Anglican Moment audio: The Comfortable Words
  • The Third Sunday After The Epiphany, 01/27/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities, and in all our dangers and necessities stretch forth thy right hand to help and defend us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Isaiah 41:8-10; 17-20 : Romans 12:16-21 : St John 2:1-11
    • Sermon audio: What will though have me do?, Acts 9:1-22, The Rev. Brian Oldfield
  • The Second Sunday After The Epiphany, 01/20/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth; Mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Zechariah 8:1-8; 20-23 : Romans 12:6-16 : St Mark 1:1-11
    • Sermon audio: Four Witnesses, The Rev. Brian Oldfield
    • Anglican Moment audio: The Worship In Heaven
  • The First Sunday After The Epiphany, 01/13/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to receive the prayers of thy people who call upon thee; and grant that they may both perceive and know what things they ought to do, and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Proverbs 8:32-36 : Romans 12:1-5 : St Luke 2:41-52
    • Sermon audio: Intimate Friendship with Christ
    • Anglican Moment audio: Manifesting Christ to the World
  • The Epiphany, 01/06/2019,
    • The Collect of the day: GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thine only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy glorious Godhead; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Ephesians 3:1-12 : St Matthew 2:1-12
    • Sermon audio: What did the Wise Men see?
    • Anglican Moment audio: We Three Kings
  • The First Sunday After Christmas, 12/30/2018,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us thine only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure virgin; Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit; through the same our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the same Spirit ever, one God, world without end. Amen.
    • Isaiah 9:2-7 : Galatians 4:1-7 : St Matthew 1:18-25
    • Sermon audio: The Church is Apostolic, The Rev. Brian Oldfield
    • Anglican Moment audio: Ancient Hymn, The Rev. Brian Oldfield
  • The Holy Innocents, 12/28/2018,
    • The Collect of the day: O ALMIGHTY God, who out of the mouths of babes and sucklings hast ordained strength, and madest infants to glorify thee by their deaths; Mortify and kill all vices in us, and so strengthen us by thy grace, that by the innocency of our lives, and constancy of our faith even unto death, we may glorify thy holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    • Revelation 14:1-5 : St Matthew 2:13-18
    • Sermon Text: (PDF) The Rev. Brian Oldfield
      A sermon on the feast of the Holy Innocents
  • The Fourth Sunday In Advent, 12/23/2018,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD, raise up, we pray thee, thy power, and come among us, and with great might succour us; that whereas, through our sins and wickedness, we are sore let and hindered in running the race that is set before us, thy bountiful grace and mercy may speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be honour and glory, world without end. Amen.
    • Isaiah 40 : Philippians 4:4-7 : St John 1:19-28
    • Sermon audio: The Church is Catholic
    • Anglican Moment audio: Advent Evangelism Opportunities
  • The Third Sunday In Advent, 12/16/2018,
    • The Collect of the day: O LORD Jesus Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee; Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at thy second coming to judge the world we may be found an acceptable people in thy sight, who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Spirit ever, one God, world without end. Amen.
    • Isaiah 35 : 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 : St Matthew 11:2-10
    • Sermon audio: The Church is Holy
    • Anglican Moment audio: Gaudete Sunday
  • The Second Sunday In Advent, 12/9/2018,
    • The Collect of the day: BLESSED Lord, who hast caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning; Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace, and ever hold fast, the blessed hope of everlasting life, which thou hast given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
    • Isaiah 55 : Romans 15:4-13 : St Luke 21:25-13
    • Sermon audio: The Church is One
    • Anglican Moment audio: Bible Sunday
  • The First Sunday In Advent, 12/02/2018,
    • The Collect of the day: ALMIGHTY God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the quick and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal, through him who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, now and ever. Amen.
    • Isaiah 28:14-22 : Romans 13:8-14 : St Matthew 21:1-13
    • Sermon audio: Advent Watchfulness, The Rev. Peter Joslyn

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