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Two stories about healing

15th October 2019

The two part nature of both these stories is important, they are about more than the physical cure of the two men. Jesus goes ahead of us too into all places and all situations – however dark – however evil – however bleak – and in these places we too can see him and learn to follow and to serve – to bring some essence of healing into the world’s grief. 

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Harvest Sermon at Mitchel Troy 2019

15th October 2019

Revd Owen Williams, Sunday 29th Sept 2019
Perhaps we may be tempted to be comforted with a harvest festival with its familiar hymns, old pictures of harvests safely gathered in, and yes it is good that we can come together to celebrate – we are part of God’s creation and we offer thanks and recognise our stewardship that is given to us. But now we all have a nightmare facing us – wake up!

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The Kingdom and Treasure

23rd September 2019

Sermon by Bishop Dominic, St Thomas, Monmouth, Aug, 2019. Well, today’s Gospel begins with encouraging and comforting words, but then the comfort blanket is thrown off and we are challenged by what it means to live the life of the kingdom.

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Mary and Martha

23rd September 2019

Martha’s story is a reminder that no matter how busy we are, we need to choose the better part and find time to be with God and to listen to him. Sermon by Bishop Dominic, St Mary’s Monmouth 21 July 2019.

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The woman bent double

23rd September 2019

St Luke balances stories of men with stories about women and this morning we heard the story of the woman who was bent double and had been like that for 18 years. Sermon by Bishop Dominic

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The Pool at Bethesda

17th June 2019

Sermon by Rev Janet Bromley, Sunday 26th May 2019  St Thomas
…But is this telling us the truth about God’s healing power – is it intermittent – only there for those who can beat the queue?

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Sermon for Trinity Sunday

17th June 2019

Archdeacon Ambrose Mason, at St Thomas’ Church 16th June 2019.
This Sunday our Readings tell us quite a lot about God and we are given some insights into him as God-who-is-three-persons.

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You always have the poor with you

14th April 2019

Sermon by Bishop Dominic Walker at St Mary’s, 7th April 2019 on the Anointing at Bethany (John 12:8)

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The Sermon on the Plain

24th March 2019

Bishop Dominic Walker, St Thomas’ 17th February, 2019
Today’s Gospel is a summery of this world turned upside down and the words are familiar because they echo the teaching from the Sermon on the Mount with a series of Blessing (Beatitudes) and Woes.

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Stilling of the Storm

24th March 2019

Bishop Dominic Walker, St Mary’s Monmouth 24.02.19

Every time I have visited the Holy Land I have seen new places – or familiar places but in a new way. Until last December, I had never seen the Sea of Galilee as anything but sunny and calm surrounded by beautiful mountains. Last time however, I saw it with the wind blowing, the rain pouring down and the waves looking angry.

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