Sermons

Sermon for Trinity 5 2021

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary? On Wednesday I led class worship, as I usually do, in St Francis School where a child told me it was her birthday and she was 7. Oh it’s mine, too, I said. How old do you reckon I am? (Word to the wise- never do this!). 89?...

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Sermon for Trinity 4 2021

Jesus, aware that power had gone forth from him, turned to the crowd. It’s been a hard year for carers and those in the medical profession. I remember having a chat with a nurse in one of our Nursing Homes in January where things were so bad she felt herself swimming...

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Sermon for Trinity 2 2021

Whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him. (2 Cor 5:9) Well, the Euros have started- that is, the European football Championship -and this week the English Manager Gareth Southgate wrote an open letter to the people of England, disclosing his...

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Sermon for Pentecost 2021

In our own languages we hear them speaking about God’s deeds of power. (Acts 2:11) Bonjour, Guten Morgen, Buon Giorno, Hola, Bore Da, Hello! Do you speak another language apart from English? I’m so glad I was given the chance  to learn French and German when I was at...

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Sermon for Trinity Sunday 2021

Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? And I said, ‘Here I am; send me.’ (Isaiah 6:8) Recently our son Jamie, who is a great fan of musical theatre and a good singer played the lead role in the 1980s themed musical ‘The Wedding Singer’. How did he do that in these...

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