Category: Sermons

Civic Service of Remembrance

I want to suggest that on this Remembrance Sunday, we don’t just rethink Remembrance – but we rethink our way of living as communities of human beings.

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Freedom?

Freedom is a state of life which most of us value very highly – those who are not free actively seek freedom… but freedom from what? And for what?

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Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth

“When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem”

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Reflections after a week of violence

Fr David’s Sermon 19 June 2016
There is nothing we encounter in life or death… that is not subject to the power of Jesus: the power to restore life, to forgive, to love, to heal, and to carry us through times we cannot bear on our own.

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The Queen’s 90th Birthday

Fr David’s sermon 12 June 2016
Queen Elizabeth is a sovereign who serves, inspired by a God who serves. God is love and out of that love God became a single cell in Mary’s womb.

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Fr David’s Pentecost Sermon

The Force at the heart of the Christian Faith is the power of the Holy Spirit. At first, the Force comes like a violent wind. Listen to the wind – at first you hear nothing, then it gives voice to voiceless branches as it blows through the trees

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Rev Janet’s Ascensiontide sermon

Mountain tops are of course good vantage points – and just as the higher up we are the better the visual view: Ascension Day gives us a great spiritual and liturgical viewpoint.

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Fr David’s Easter sermon

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark… things happen early in the morning. Mornings are mystical and sacred.

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An Easter Story

Fr David’s Letter, March Magazine
For the Christian, Easter is the most important season of the church year – even more significant than Christmas. Easter celebrates the reason God became the human.

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Ash Wednesday Homily

On Ash Wednesday, millions of Christians around the world engage in the ancient ritual known as “the imposition of ashes.” The practice of using ashes as a sign of penitence goes back to the Hebrew people.

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