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.
Risk Assessment in relation to Holy Trinity being open for Public Worship can be downloaded.

27 September 2020 - Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

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 from St John's for the Sixteenth Sunday of Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day.

Bible Readings for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity


20 September 2020 - Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Mark Eminson leads a service of Eucharist with Baptism from Holy Trinity for the Fifteenth Sunday of Trinity. 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.

Bible Readings for the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity


13 September 2020 - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service from Christ Church with Dr Nick Mayhew-Smith preaching for the Fourteenth Sunday of Trinity. 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 here is the sermon from the service.

Bible Readings for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity


6 September 2020 - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Canon Duncan Swan leads a service from Holy Trinity with Revd Mark Eminson preaching for the Thirteenth Sunday of Trinity and the start of Creationtide. 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 here is the homily from the service.

Bible Readings for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity


30 August 2020 - Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Alison Judge leads a service from Christ Church for the Twelfth Sunday of Trinity. 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 here is the homily from the service.

Bible Readings for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity


23 August 2020 - Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

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 from St John's for the Eleventh Sunday of Trinity. 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 here is the homily from the service.

Bible Readings for the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity


16 August 2020 - Tenth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Canon Duncan Swan leads a service from Holy Trinity for the Tenth Sunday of Trinity. This service will be added to the Merton Priory YouTube Channel later in the day.  Here is the direct link to the service which you can follow with this Service Sheet.

Bible Readings for the Tenth Sunday after Trinity


9 August 2020 - Ninth Sunday after Trinity

Revd Belemo Alagoa leads a service from Christ Church for the Ninth Sunday of Trinity

Bible Readings for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity


2 August 2020 - Eighth Sunday after Trinity

In a change to the published information, Revd Alison Judge leads a service from Christ Church for the Eighth Sunday of Trinity. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet and here is her Homily for the day.

Bible Readings for the Eighth Sunday after Trinity


26 July 2020 - Seventh Sunday after Trinity

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 Canon Duncan Swan leads a service from Holy Trinity for the Seventh Sunday of Trinity. The service will be live-streamed on the Holy Trinity Facebook page at 10am and we hope it will be added to the Merton Priory Parish YouTube Channel after the service. Here is the direct link to the service. You can follow the service with this Service Sheet.

Bible Readings for the Seventh Sunday after Trinity


19 July 2020 - Sixth Sunday after Trinity
Revd Alison Judge leads a service from Christ Church for the Sixth Sunday of Trinity with Dr Nick Mayhew-Smith preaching. 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.

Bible Readings for the Sixth Sunday after Trinity


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