Monthly Archives: January 2014

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For explorers, refreshers and those thinking about Confirmation. Wednesday evenings from 12th March. Contact Teresa.

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Third Sunday of Epiphany, 26 January 2014, St Mary’s, evening

Reading: Matthew 8: 1-13 Preacher: Canon Robert Titley I was too young to do National Service and have never had a job abroad, but if any of you were posted or ever got a job away form these shores, then … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Epiphany, 26 January 2014, St Mary’s, 11.30am

Readings: Matthew 4: 12-23;  Isaiah 9: 1-4 Preacher:  Ruth Martin In planning an effective campaign you have know that the time is right, be in the right place, have the message ready and the resources, to carry it out. At one … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Epiphany, 26 January 2014, St John the Divine

Reading:  Matthew 4:12-23 and the conversion of St Paul Preacher:  Revd Neil Summers When I was younger, I sometimes felt a bit envious of those stories, whether told by well-known evangelists, or otherwise very ordinary people, in which they could … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Epiphany, 19 January 2014, St Mary’s, 11.30am

Reading:  John 1: 29-42 Preacher:  Revd Alan Sykes In our culture, when we think of lambs, we tend to think of frisky little creatures gambolling in the fields as Spring begins to suggest itself – though I’ve never seen lambs … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Epiphany, 19 January 2014, St Mary’s, 9.30am

Reading:  John 1.29-42 Preacher:  Canon Robert Titley If you are starting a business in Richmond you’ll need to have a multi-platform promotion strategy. You’ll need fliers on the street and postcards in the bars; you’ll need to be easy to … Continue reading

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Baptism of Christ, 12 January 2014, St Mary’s, evening

Readings: Joshua 3.7-17, Hebrews 1.1–12 Preacher:  Canon Robert Titley Water, water everywhere. Today is the Feast of the Baptism of Christ, and this morning we saw the Spirit descend on Jesus at his baptism (Matthew 3.13–end) when the unimaginable coming … Continue reading

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Baptism of Christ, 12 January 2014, St John the Divine

Reading:  Matthew 3. 13-end Preacher:  Revd Neil Summers Yesterday morning, Diana remarked how glad she was that things are back to normal, referring to all the exceptions and disruptions that the Christmas season brings to our usual routines.  I knew … Continue reading

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Baptism of Christ, 12 January 2014, St Matthias

Readings: Isaiah 42: 1-9; Acts 10: 34-43; Matthew 3: 13-end Preacher: Revd David Gardiner May the words of my lips, and the mediations of all our hearts, be forever pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer. Amen. … Continue reading

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Baptism of Christ, 12 January 2013, St Mary’s, morning

Sermon for the Baptism of Christ and on the occasion of the baptism of Harry George Marshall, known as Harry Reading: Matthew 3: 13-end Preacher: Revd Alan Sykes This is my Son, the beloved, with whom I am well pleased. Those … Continue reading

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