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.


5 December 2021 - Second Sunday of Advent

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 

Bible Readings for Second Sunday of Advent (as used at Holy Trinity).

Bible Readings for Second Sunday of Advent (as used at Christ Church and St John's).


28 November 2021 - Advent Sunday

Advent Carols from St John's will be recorded and added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


21 November 2021 - Christ the King

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


14 November 2021 - Remembrance Sunday

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


7 November 2021 - Third Sunday before Advent

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


31 October 2021 - All Saints' Sunday

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


24 October 2021 - Bible Sunday

Revd Simon Asquith leads a service of Morning Prayer from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


17 October 2021 - Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist with Holy Baptism from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 



10 October 2021 - Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alistair Newman leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church with Revd Simon Asquith preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 


3 October 2021 - Harvest Thanksgiving

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 



26 September 2021 - Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 



19 September 2021 - Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Hannah Neale leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church with Sr Chris preaching. This service can be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel.



12 September 2021 - Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's with Revd Mark Eminson preaching for the Team's Vision Day. This service can be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel.



5 September 2021 - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Hannah Neale leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service can be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel.



29 August 2021 - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Hannah Neale leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service can be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel.



22 August 2021 - Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's with Sr Chris preaching. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The sermon can also be downloaded. 



15 August 2021 - The Blessed Virgin Mary

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The Collect and Readings for The Blessed Virgin Mary can also be downloaded along with Alison's homily.



8 August 2021 - Tenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity during which the Team will say farewell to Revd Belemo Alagoa. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service.



1 August 2021 - Ninth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day.  Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.



25 July 2021 - James the Apostle

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.



18 July 2021 - Climate Sunday / Seventh Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity with Revd Simon Asquith preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. 



11 July 2021 - Sixth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church with Sr Chris preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The sermon can also be downloaded.



4 July 2021 - Fifth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.


27 June 2021 - Fourth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity with Revd Mark Eminson preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service.


20 June 2021 - Third Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet and you can also follow the intercessions.


13 June 2021 - Second Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service.


6 June 2021 - First Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.


30 May 2021 - Trinity Sunday

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service.



23 May 2021 - Pentecost

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The intercessions are also available here due to audio problems at this point in the service.



16 May 2021 - Seventh Sunday of Easter

As the Ascension Day service from Christ Church was recorded for the Merton Priory YouTube Channel there are no plans to record a Sunday morning service this week. The Archdeacon of Reigate, the Venerable Moria Astin has recorded a service which can be accessed via the Southwark website.



9 May 2021 - Sixth Sunday of Easter / Christian Aid Week

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service.



2 May 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.



25 April 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.



18 April 2021 - Third Sunday of Easter

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The Gloria and homily can also be downloaded.



11 April 2021 - Second Sunday of Easter

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.



4 April 2021 - Easter Day

The Early Service Team have recorded a service aimed at children aged six and under as we recognise that it is difficult for the Early Service to be back in church with the current social distancing guidelines.


Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church for Easter Day. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The Gloria can also be downloaded.



2 April 2021 - Good Friday

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads The Liturgy of the Passion from St John's with Revd Mark Eminson preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Mark's homily can also be downloaded.


28 March 2021 - Palm Sunday

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from Christ Church for Palm Sunday with Sr Chris preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. The Sermon and Passion Narrative can also be downloaded.



21 March 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Lent (Passion Sunday)

Revd Canon Duncan Swan leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity for the Fifth Sunday of Lent with Revd Mark Eminson Preaching. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.



14 March 2021 - Mothering Sunday

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service of Eucharist from St John's for Mothering Sunday. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Belemo's sermon can be downloaded here.


7 March 2021 - Third Sunday of Lent

Revd Alison Judge leads a Service of The Word which will be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Alison's homily can be downloaded here.



28 February 2021 - Second Sunday of Lent

The Early Service Team have recorded a service aimed at children aged six and under as we recognise that it is difficult for the Early Service to be back in church with the current social distancing guidelines.


Revd Mark Eminson leads a Service of The Word which will be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link for the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Mark's sermon can be downloaded here.



21 February 2021 - First Sunday of Lent

Revd Alison Judge leads a Service of The Word which will be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Alison's homily can be downloaded here.




17 February 2021 - Ash Wednesday

A Service of The Word will take place via Zoom at 7.30pm and it can be followed with this Service Sheet. The link for Zoom is here or you can use Meeting ID: 953 4539 0814 and Passcode: 360501.
If you want to mark a cross during the service, the burnt ash from last years palm crosses can be used, or an extinguished and cooled candle wick would give an ash effect.
The churches will all be open for Private Prayer at times during the day during which a small liturgy will be available for individuals to use to ash themselves privately.
9am - 10am St John's
11am - 1pm Holy Trinity
5pm - 6pm Christ Church

14 February 2021 - Sunday Next Before Lent

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a Service of The Word which will be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Belemo's sermon can be downloaded here.



7 February 2021 - Second Sunday Before Lent

Revd Mark Eminson leads a Service of The Word which will be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Mark's Homily can be downloaded here



31 January 2021 - Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)

Revd Alison Judge leads a Service of The Word and you may like to have a candle with you for this service which can be found on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Alison's Homily can be downloaded here


23 January 2021 - Third Sunday of Epiphany

The Early Service Team have recorded a service aimed at children aged six and under as we recognise that it is difficult for the Early Service to be back in church with the current social distancing guidelines. 


Revd Belemo Alagoa leads A Service of the Word. This service will be on the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Belemo's sermon can be downloaded as well.


17 January 2021 - Second Sunday of Epiphany

Revd Mark Eminson leads a Service of The Word. As churches are closed for the time being, this service will be recorded and uploaded to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet. Mark's Homily can be downloaded here



10 January 2021 - Baptism of Christ

Revd Alison Judge leads a service of Eucharist from St John's. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link for the service which has been subtitled due to problems with the sound during the service.



3 January 2021 - Epiphany

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist from Holy Trinity for Epiphany. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day. Here is the direct link to the service which can be followed with this Service Sheet.