Category: Sermons

Advent Sunday

Sermon by Fr David McGladdery 27 Nov 2016
We tend, as human beings, constantly to be striving for some ultimate goal – that state of perfection, which will give us total fulfilment.

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Christ the King

Father David’s sermon 20th Nov 2016
What kind of king is Christ, and how does he exercise his authority?

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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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