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Proper 23 2021

Sermon given by Bishop Geoff Annas on the 19th Sunday after Trinity My 94 year old Dad really enjoys a game of scrabble and is very good at it – although I have […]

Pastoral Principles: ignorance and power

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on 19 September 2021: Trinity 16James 3:13-4:3,7-8a / Mark 9:30-37 May I speak in the name of Father, Son and Holy Spirit; Amen If you have followed the […]

Pastoral Principles: Fear and bypocrisy

Preached by Revd Vicky Maunder on Trinity 15: 12 September 2021 The girls and I watched the live action Disney film Mulan last week.  It’s about a young woman who is talented at […]

You are witnesses of these things

Preached by Alan Jenkins LLM on 18 April 2021: Third Sunday of EasterActs 3:12-19 / Luke 24:36b-48 Luke’s record in the final words of our Gospel this morning, as he describes Christ’s last […]

Faith and sacrifice

Preached by Alan Jenkins LLM on 28 February 2021: Second Sunday of Lent Romans 4:13-end/Mark 8:31-end Lent is a time when we can reflect on our faith, and consider the obligation of sacrifice. […]

The Wedding at Cana

Preached by Alan Jenkins LLM on 24 January 2021: Third Sunday of EpiphanyJohn 2: vv.1-11 So: turning water into wine – magic or miracle?? Paul Daniels or David Blaine would have loved to […]

Past, present and future……?

Preached by Alan Jenkins LLM on the evening of 15 November 2020: Second Sunday before Advent1 Kings 1:15-40 / Revelation 1:14-18 Evensong scripture readings for this Sunday all resonate with our current global […]

The Parable of the Talents

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on 15 November 2020:  Second Sunday before AdventMatthew 25:14-30 / 1Thessalonians 5;1-11 May I speak in the name of God, who by the power of the Holy Spirit […]

The Lord stood by me and gave me strength

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on 18 October 2020: Feast Day of St Luke2 Timothy 4:5-17/Luke 10:1-9  May I speak in the name of Jesus Christ, our strength and our redeemer: Amen Like […]

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on 13 September 2020:  Trinity 14Matthew 18:21-35 “May I speak in the name of Jesus Christ who calls us to forgive as we have been forgiven” Amen Peter […]

‘Who do you say that I am?’

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on 23 August 2020:  Trinity 11Matthew 16:13-20 May I speak in the name of Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God; Amen ‘Who do you say that […]

Approach

Preached by Alan Jenkins on Sunday 16 August 2020: Tenth Sunday after Trinity Sometimes it’s difficult to understand a short stand-alone scripture reading without getting some idea of the background, the context, and […]

Homily for Patronal Festival

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on the evening of 26 July 2020: St James West End Patronal Festival May I speak in the name of Jesus Christ who calls us to follow him, […]

On the 72nd Anniversary of the NHS

Preached by Carol Kidd on 5 July 2020: Fourth Sunday after TrinityPsalm 145:8-15 / Matthew 11:16-19;25-end  May I speak in the name of God, whose kingdom is everlasting: Amen Today’s psalm reminds us […]

Oh do come in for a cup of tea

Preached by Alan Jenkins on 28 June 2020: Third Sunday after Trinity Oh do come in for a cup of tea…………… It sounds such a natural way to offer hospitality, but over the […]

Whom shall I fear

Preached by Revd Linda Galvin on 21 June 2020: Second Sunday after Trinity May I speak and may you hear through the Grace of our Lord; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen I […]

Generous Giving

Preached by Revd Vicky Maunder on 14 June 2020: First Sunday after Trinity Today is the Sunday we are focusing on the ‘Generous June’ initiative so I’m speaking about giving. I’ve chosen to […]

Trinity Sunday 2020

Preached by Carol Kidd LLM on 7 June 2020: Trinity Sunday2 Corinthians 13: 11-end / Matthew 28:16-20 May I speak in the name of God, who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit: Amen […]

Pentecost 2020

Preached by Revd Vicky Maunder on 31 May 2020: PentecostActs 2:1-13 / John 20:19-23 Today we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is God at work in the world; […]

Limbo Sunday

Preached by Revd Peter Haughton on 24 May 2020: Seventh Sunday of Easter Hello – and welcome to the sermon slot, though in this format perhaps it is more helpful to think of […]

Good Shepherd

Sermon preached on 3 May 2020: Fourth Sunday of Easter by Carol KiddPsalm 23 / John 10:1-10 May I speak in the name of Jesus Christ our shepherd and our redeemer. Amen Today […]

Label Jars Not People

Preached by Revd Linda Galvin on 23 June 2019: First Sunday after Trinity

Under Pressure

Preached by Brenda Holden on 17 March 2019: Second Sunday of Lent