Weekly Notes Updates

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Holy Trinity Church, Ystrad Mynach :

Propers for 13th after Trinity – 29th August 2021

Introduction and Call to Worship

We serve a holy God who calls us to be a holy people. However, the Lord knows we cannot manage this in our own strength. God helps us in our weakness, gradually changing us from within through the Holy Spirit. So let us come together and rejoice in God’s transforming grace.

.Collect.      Let us Pray…

Almighty God, who called your Church to bear witness that you were in Christ reconciling the world to yourself: help us to proclaim the good news of your love, that all who hear it may be drawn to you; through him who was lifted up on the cross, and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever. AMEN

Today’s Readings 

First Reading               Deuteronomy 4:1-2. 6-9

Psalm                            Psalm 15

Second Reading          James 1:17- 27

Gospel                          Mark 7:1-8. 14. 15. 21-23


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Intercessions for 13th Sunday after Trinity – 29th August 2021

God works with and through us to transform us and change the world, so let us seek the Lord’s help in prayer.

Lord in your mercy ………  Hear our Prayer

Let us pray for the Church; that we may be a people who are open to being changed by the Holy Spirit, so we can become more like Christ.

Lord in your mercy ………  Hear our Prayer

Let us pray for those who struggle to love themselves; that they may grasp more of God’s unconditional love and that this will bring them healing and wholeness.

Lord in your mercy ………  Hear our Prayer

Let us pray for those looking for a deeper meaning to life; that they may find the solution to their restlessness in Christ.

Lord in your mercy ………  Hear our Prayer

Let us pray for those who are suffering with anxiety; that they may know they are not alone in their worries and can find comfort and strength in God.

Lord in your mercy ………  Hear our Prayer

Merciful father accept these prayers for the sake of your son, our saviour, Jesus Christ.  Amen


Let us pray with confidence to the Father, in the words our Saviour taught us:


Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread.  And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, for ever and ever.  Amen.


Despite our sins and weaknesses, we can all know peace with God because of the forgiveness Jesus brings. Thank you, God, for hearing our prayers which we ask them through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen


May you know the Spirit’s help this week to be transformed from within, so others may see more of Christ through you.  And the blessing of God almighty the father Son and Holy Spirit be with you always. AMEN.

The Readings for the 13th Week after Trinity – 29th August to 4th September 2021

BCP – Trinity 13 (13th Week after Trinity – Page 147)

(22nd Week in Ordinary Time (Psalter Week 2) 


The Readings for Thirteenth Sunday After Trinity.  29th  August – 4th September 2021

BCP – Page 185 (Psalter Week 2)

Sunday 29 August

Deuteronomy 4. 1-2, 6-9;  Psalm 15;  James 1. 17-27;  Mark 7. 1-8, 14, 15, 21-23

Monday 30 August

1 Thessalonians 4. 13-18;  Psalm 96;  Luke 4. 16-30

Tuesday 31 August               Aidan (651), Bishop.  

1 Thessalonians 5. 1-11;  Psalm 27. 1-4, 13, 14;  Luke 4. 31-37

Everlasting God, who sent the gentle bishop Aidan to proclaim the gospel to the peoples of Northumbria: grant us to live as he taught, in simplicity, humility, and love for the poor; 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

Wednesday 1 September   

Colossians 1. 1-8;  Psalm 34. 9-22;  Luke 4. 38-44

Thursday 2 September        Lucian Tapiedi (1942), Missionary and Martyr

and The Martyrs of Papua New Guinea (1901 & 1942).

Colossians 1. 9-14;  Psalm 98;  Luke 5. 1-11

Heavenly Father, whose servants Lucian [Tapiedi] and the martyrs of Papua New Guinea gave their lives in faithful witness to the love of Christ: help us to endure to the end, strengthened by the grace of him who gave his life for us, your Son Jesus Christ our Lord who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,  one God, now and for ever. AMEN

Friday 3 September             Gregory the Great (604), Bishop and Doctor.

Colossians 1. 15-20;  Psalm 100;  Luke 5. 33-39

Merciful Father, who chose your bishop Gregory to be a servant of the servants of God: grant that, like him, we may ever long to serve you by proclaiming the gospel to the nations, and may ever rejoice to sing your praises; 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

Saturday 4 September

Colossians 1. 21-23;  Psalm 54;  Luke 6. 1-5

Creator God,


Heavenly Father, you feed your children with the true manna, the living bread from heaven: let this holy food sustain us through our earthly pilgrimage until we come to that place where hunger and thirst are no more; through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN

Post Communion Prayer

Lord of all mercy, we your faithful people have celebrated that one true sacrifice which takes away our sins and brings pardon and peace: by our communion keep us firm on the foundation of the gospel and preserve us from all sin; through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN

Prayers for the Week

Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ sent forth his apostles to make disciples of all nations; help us to proclaim the Gospel of your love that all who hear it may be reconciled to thee; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

God of love, fill our hearts with your strength, joy and compassion so that we can continue to be open to those in need of our care. May the be ever-present within us, to be people of hope and to show respect, empathy, love, faith and friendship to all. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

In planning for the future, give us vision; In matters of finance, give us responsibility; In dealing with people, give us love; Grant that we may always support each other in doing your Work.

Let us be listeners more than speakers, and may we always have in mind the well-being of your people. Lord, let the people of Holy Trinity become an example of Christian witness as members of the Body of Christ, grant that we may follow Jesus in all we say and do. Amen.

Pray for the Victims of Violence.

Heavenly Father, Hear your people who cry out to you in their need; strengthen their hope in your loving-kindness. Be near to all those who have been touched by violence: those who have died or lost their loved ones. Be for them a steady comfort and safe resting place. May hate be replaced with love, violence with peace, and darkness with your light. Amen.

Gracious God, You created us in Your image and breathed life into us, a life You want us to live abundantly. We ask You to free those living with abuse physically, mentally or spiritually, from their oppression, so that they may walk in peace and enjoy a life full of Your blessings. In Jesus’ name.   Amen.

Compassionate God, protect the innocent children who suffer or witness violence and abuse at the hands of the ones they love. Bring them to a safe place where they can begin to heal. Restore their minds to trust and their hearts to love and their spirits to be free. Surround them with your angels. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Loving Savior, touch the hearts of those who abuse others. Heal their thinking, so that they may turn to You and seek Your ways. Help them to know that every human being is a treasure to You. Help them to know that You are a forgiving God and can lead them on a path to new life. In Jesus’ name.         Amen.


Continue to pray for:-

Victims of War and Conflict; Perpetrators of all Violent Thoughts and Acts; Refugees and RNLI Volunteers; For the NHS, For carers and health professionals; Prayers for relief from COVID-19.

With our thoughts and prayers.  Father Keith


Weekly Notes – 29th August – 4th September 2021


Please tune in to Sunday service for up to date announcements


Online Services:

Sunday Sung Mass at 10.30am Evensong at 6.00 pm and Feast Days will be available in this way each week Via the Parish Home page – scroll down to the Facebook Link or use the links shown below:-

Holy Trinity – Live Streaming        https://ipcamlive.com/5fe22033c8089

Holy Trinity – Webb Address         http://www.ymholytrinity.com 

Intercession List: is renewed each week. Please send all prayer requests to Father Keith, by email but please be clear whether we are praying for them as sick or departed. The intercession list for the sick and housebound will still be the subject of prayer in services which are not live steamed and in private prayer


Sunday Services:                   No booking necessary

 9.00 am – Said Eucharist

10.30am – Sung Eucharist

 6.00 pm – Evensong


Midweek Services:               No booking necessary

Feast days as announced.

Monday Evening –                Said Eucharist at 6.30 pm. 

Wednesdays Morning-        Said Eucharist at 10.30 am.  


Taff Rhymney Ministry Area:

Please see the announcements at the Sunday service for up to date information. If you are able to offer help in any way please contact Father Steven for information.



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Parish Contacts

If we can help in any way, please do not hesitate to contact us: Stay safe, and care for each other.

Vicar and Parish Priest          Father Steven Kirk                01443 813246

Assistant Priest                      Father Keith Hemmings        01443 830662

Reader                                    Sarah Steadman                    01443 816276

Church Warden                     Edward Williams-Price         07715 103273

Church Warden                     Fiona Silverthorn                   07593 858305

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