Online Services


Here you can find links to services led by members of the Merton Priory Team. For services/homilies from Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop of Southwark or Bishop of Kingston, see the information on the Online Resources page. Up to date information regarding the churches response to Coronavirus can be found on the Coronavirus Response page.

12 July 2020 - Fifth Sunday after Trinity
Revd Alison Judge leads a service from St John's for the Fifth Sunday of Trinity. The service will appear on the Merton Priory Parish YouTube Channel either live at 10am or after the service. Here is the direct link to the service. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet and the Homily is here.

Bible Readings for the Fifth Sunday after Trinity


5 July 2020 - Fourth Sunday after Trinity
Revd Mark Eminson leads a service from Holy Trinity for the Fourth Sunday of Trinity (72nd Birthday of the NHS). The service will appear on the Merton Priory Parish YouTube Channel either live at 10am or after the service. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet.  The service can now be found here.

Bible Readings for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity

The Diocesan Bishops have asked for this Pastoral letter to be read during the service.


28 June 2020 - Third Sunday after Trinity / Petertide
Revd Mark Eminson leads a service for Petertide. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is his Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for the Third Sunday after Trinity


21 June 2020 - Second Sunday after Trinity
Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service for the Second Sunday after Trinity. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for the Second Sunday after Trinity


14 June 2020 - First Sunday after Trinity
Revd Alison Judge leads a service for the First Sunday after Trinity. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Talk for the day.

Bible Readings for the First Sunday after Trinity


7 June 2020 - Trinity Sunday
Revd Mark Eminson leads a service for Trinity Sunday. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is his Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for Trinity Sunday


31 May 2020 - The Feast of Pentecost
Revd Alison Judge, Revd Mark Eminson and Revd Belemo Alagoa lead an Agape for Pentecost. During the service we will be sharing a meal so you may like to have some food and drink ready.  You can follow the service with this Service Sheet.

Bible Readings for The Feast of Pentecost


24 May 2020 - Seventh Sunday of Easter - Sunday after Ascension

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Morning Praise. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for Seventh Sunday of Easter

21 May 2020 - Ascension Day

Nick Mayhew-Smith leads a service for Ascension. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is his Homily for the day.

The Early Service Team have also put together a service for Ascension Day that is aimed at children aged 6 and under.


17 May 2020 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

Revd Alison Judge leads a service for Rogation Sunday. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for Sixth Sunday of Easter


10 May 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service for Stewardship Sunday. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet.

Apologies that there isn't a download with the readings for Easter 5 - unfortunately the link wasn't received by the time the website was updated.


3 May 2020 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a Service of The Word. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Homily for the day.
We are aware that there is an intermittent "bleep" on the video and are looking to resolve this.

Bible Readings for Fourth Sunday of Easter


26 April 2020 - Third Sunday of Easter

Revd Alison Judge leads a service entitled 'Resurrection Journey and Spiritual Communion'. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Homily for the day.

Apologies that there isn't a download with the readings for Easter 3 - unfortunately the link wasn't received by the time the website was updated.


19 April 2020 - Second Sunday of Easter

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Thanksgiving for the Resurrection and Spiritual Communion. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is his Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for Second Sunday of Easter

12 April 2020 - Easter Sunday

Nick Mayhew-Smith leads the Service for Easter Sunday. You can follow the Service with this Service Sheet.

Apologies that there isn't a download with the readings for Easter Sunday - unfortunately the link wasn't received this week.


10 April 2020 - Good Friday

Revd Mark Eminson leads the Liturgy of Good Friday. You can follow the Liturgy and read the Thought for Good Friday with these downloads. 


9 April 2020 - Maundy Thursday

Revd Alison Judge leads Reflections for Maundy Thursday evening. You can follow along with this Sheet


5 April 2020 - Palm Sunday

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads Morning Prayer for Palm Sunday. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet. Here is her Homily for Palm Sunday.

Bible Readings for Palm Sunday

Suggested Activity for Palm Sunday

Make your own 'palm' cross out of paper or card and stick it in your window. Here's a video to help! 


29 March 2020 - Passion Sunday, Fifth Sunday of Lent

Revd Alison Judge leads Morning Prayer for Passion Sunday. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet

Bible Readings for Fifth Sunday of Lent


22 March 2020 - Mothering Sunday, Fourth Sunday of Lent


Video Message from Revd Mark Eminson for Mothering Sunday.  Text of the video message

Audio for Morning Service for Mothering Sunday