Monthly Archives: February 2013

Second Sunday of Lent, 24th February 2013, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Philippians 3.17-4.1, Luke 13.31-end Preacher Canon Robert Titley We live in a world in which the supermarket that sells you your bagels also wants to be your bank; a world in which the UK has had its creditworthiness downgraded, … Continue reading

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Lent 2 – St. John the Divine – 24 February 2013

The tragedy of today’s Syria, although not in the headlines every day, nonetheless goes on, and we remain at least vaguely conscious of it somewhere in our minds. Other human disasters also continue, most of them never hitting the headlines … Continue reading

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St John's Choir

Do you enjoy singing? The choir of St John’s is looking for new members. Contact the new Director of Music, Matthew Searles, for more buy cheap generic priligy online information: 07590 527234, matthew.searles@me.com

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May Fair

This year’s May Fair will take place on Saturday 11th May.  Would you like to join a team of people to co-ordinate the stalls around St Mary Magdalene?  Many thanks to Fenella Warden who is handing on this task after … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday – St John the Divine – Wednesday 13th February 2013

Readings: Joel 2: 1,2, 12-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b – 6:10; Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21 May the words of my lips, and the meditations of all our hearts, be forever pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer. … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday, February 13th 2013, St Mary’s, morning

Reading Matthew 6.1–6, 16–21 Preacher Canon Robert Titley Among the reports of Pope Benedict’s resignation was a picture of him walking with the Queen during his 2010 visit; a memorable picture, when you remember their predecessors and the strife between … Continue reading

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Are we free from traditions and unwritten laws? Exodus 34:29-end; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4.2; Luke 9:28-36 Today, the readings are about a number of extraordinary individuals: Moses, Elijah, Jesus, and even, Paul, and how they have shaped us. But I would … Continue reading

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Sunday Next Before Lent, 10th February 2013, St Mary’s, evening

Reading Exodus 3.1-6 Preacher Canon Robert Titley Almost everybody who’s anybody in the Bible serves their time in the desert. John the Baptist begins his ministry from there; after his conversion, St Paul goes off to Arabia for three years; … Continue reading

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Sunday Next Before Lent, 10th February 2013, St Mary’s, morning

Readings 2 Corinthians 3.12—4.2, Luke 9.28–43a Baptism of Josephine Piling Preacher Canon Robert Titley You are sitting just fifteen metres above sea level. I am a little higher, but it’s still not what you’d call a mountain top. Nevertheless, our … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday before Lent, 3rd February, St Mary’s, Evening

Sermon on Genesis 1:1 – 2:3 & Matthew 6:25 to the end There’s an old hypothetical experiment that you sometimes hear about. Take a chimpanzee and take a typewriter. Typewriters are a bit old-fashioned these days but never mind. Sit … Continue reading

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